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Letters to the Editor

'Walk of the Cross' shows town at its best

Dear Editor: I enjoyed your coverage of Easter in the last issue. ‘The Walk of the Cross’, which I’ve known as ‘The Way of the Cross’, was well attended and, I think, offered an additional story that speaks to the good community we have in Cochrane.

Government's cuts to pharmacies troubles reader

Dear Editor: On March 7 the Redford government announced sweeping unilateral cuts to pharmacy in the budget.

Theft a wake-up call for Cochrane resident

Dear Editor: Unfortunate proof that thieves are looking for an opportunity to strike in Cochrane: You’d think that a lock would deter a would-be thief from stealing property but not the case; my covered cargo mate trailer, containing two ATVs and a s

Town, fire firefighters make progress on new deal

The Town of Cochrane and International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) held a meeting on March 26 to discuss the pending collective agreement between the two parties, and according to IAFF president Jared Wallace the talks were a move in the righ

Locals to be recognized during national volunteer week

Cochranites will be kicking off National Volunteer Week in style, with a complimentary appreciation event for the kind-hearted residents among us.

Reader puzzled by how transit has been handled by many in council

Dear Editor: Remember when double-decker buses and heavy rail transit ideas were being promoted? We are nowhere close to double-deckers or heavy rail since those ideas went over like a lead balloon.

Gaydon an inspiration, says reader

Dear Editor: I am writing this letter in regards to a wonderful woman, Gaydon Willis. As so many of us know, she is the lady that has been writing about her cancer diagnosis in the Eagle and what she has gone through since.

Bethany staff concerned about affect on care

Dear Editor: Long-term care facilities across Alberta have come under the gun.

4-H club holds speaking event

The Jumping Pound 4-H Club held their annual public speaking competition. In the junior division, Caitlyn Matthews placed first, and Kylie Sibbald second, with alternate Kalsie Sibbald. Matthews then moved on to the district level of public speaking.

Reader looking for an additional option for transit

Dear Editor: Where’s Option 4? In regards to the ‘letter to the editor’ and the related articles in last week’s Cochrane Eagle, I really hope there’s a lot more folks like Mr.