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Letters to the Editor

Cochrane Dodge in spirit of Christmas

Dear editor: My heartfelt thanks goes out to Randy Meikle and the people at Cochrane Dodge. We were chosen to be the focus of a Christmas project organized by Cochrane Dodge.

Disaster averted

Dear editor: The Cochrane Music Society wishes to thank Val Townsend and the staff at The New Oak Tree for their tremendous support of our ‘Music of Christmas’ concert held Dec. 10.

Small-town values intact

Dear editor: Cochrane still has lots of small town attitude. I filled up my car with gas at the Fas Gas service station and was about to add windshield washer fluid.

'Experts' too quick to judge behaviour of young children

Dear editor: I just wanted to commend Lindsey Seewalt on her “Boys Will be Boys” article. I would be grateful if you could pass this message on to her. As a mom with a six-year-old boy developing on his own timeline, this really resonated with me.

Wal-Mart a concern

Dear editor: The walls are rising, the asphalt applied, greeters and associates employed; Wal-Mart is about to open. It will be another step towards an unwelcome mediocrity, a world dominated by cheapness and easy accessibility.

Visitor thinks Wal-Mart a 'mistake'

Dear editor, My son and his fiancé moved to Cochrane about six months ago and as soon as my first visit I was charmed by your town.

Cochrane Curling Club turns 100

On December 13, 1913, a meeting was held and the Cochrane Curling Club was born. A membership fee of $5 was established and the inaugural budget was established as follows: $125.25 to purchase curling rocks; ice maker $150 for the season; $.

Cobras clean up at league awards

The offensive juggernaut of Kyle Moortgat and Cody Stevens were recognized by the Rocky View Sports Association (RVSA) as top high school football players in the league at its year-end banquet Nov. 26 in Springbank.

Reader urges council to question budget

Dear editor: The most important figure I look for in the town operating budget is the change in net cost of operations. According to the executive summary, the increase in 2013 over 2012 is 5.7 per cent.

SPUR chair clarifies

Dear editor: Thank you for noticing the increased presence of Sustainability Partners Uniting Resources (SPUR) on Twitter last week.