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Letters to the Editor

Hope for Cochrane's new council

Dear editor: I attended the premiere of the Cochrane Environmental Action Committee’s (CEAC) video, When Two Worlds Collide, last Friday night at the RancheHouse and heard some of the candidates’ presentations in response to questions created by Coch

'One of the most important elections ever in Cochrane,' reader now believes

Dear editor: After just attending a third all-candidates forum Oct. 9, I have come to the conclusion that this is one of the most important elections that we have experienced in the 14 years that we have lived in Cochrane.

Open-ended survey belongs in the 'waste' says reader

Dear editor: Recently, my children and I participated in the Zero-Waste breakfast, which the town and the Cochrane Kitchen put on. I want to state up front that I am fully in favour of the Zero-Waste concept.

Reader believes Cochrane's needs and wants are very different

Dear editor: With the upcoming election, there is an ongoing dialogue over what Cochrane ‘needs.’ A 10-year substantial list of varying costs, which total $152 million.

Money wasted when new pool needed

Dear editor: How does Cochrane compare to the surrounding region? When it comes to the desperately needed Aquatic Centre, a facility many people, not just young families, could really use, we are still in the Stone Age.

ACFC says thank you

Dear editor: The Arts and Culture Foundation of Cochrane would like to send a big thank you out to the following for a great week celebrating culture in Cochrane: Alberta Culture, Cochrane Tourism, the Cochrane Eagle, Sign-A-Rama, Riverside Jazz Band

Councillor clarifies 'misinformation' on Aquatic Centre issue

Dear editor: When I have interviews with the media, write a column, send letters to the editor, or simply post information to my website or Facebook, it is very important to me to get the information I am providing as accurate as possible.

Gard earns praise

Dear Editor: How ironic that days after writing his brave letter to the Calgary Herald, Ted Gard was “retired” from Rocky View County (RVC).

Step 'n Stride highlights support

Dear editor: Once again, the good folks of Cochrane and district came to the aid of the many Parkinson families in Alberta, by sponsoring and participating in the Step ‘n Stride fundraising walk that took place here in Cochrane Sept. 8.
Officer's lack of compassion concerns reader

Officer's lack of compassion concerns reader

Dear editor: It is with a dying faith in human compassion that I am writing this letter. On Friday, I arrived at my farm to find the beloved family dog covered in blood.