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Thursday Dec 18, 2014

Our view: Here we go again

Not one phone call, not one town hall meeting, not one Letter to the Editor, not one mailout to voters, not one open house at the constituency office. Not one. Apparently Airdrie, we as voters don’t matter. ...

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Thursday Dec 11, 2014

Our view: Thankful for our officers

A driver arrested for going nearly 170 kilometres per hour flying down the highway with twice the legal blood alcohol limit? Incidents like that one make you want to stay inside and away from the highways on the weekend.

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Thursday Dec 4, 2014

Our view: Tax increase needed

While no one wants to pay more and see the family budget affected, in some cases it’s needed.

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Thursday Nov 27, 2014

Our view: To live-stream or not?

Would residents take more of an interest in municipal politics if council meetings were live-streamed? That’s the question one business owner would like residents to vote on. (See story page 12).

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Thursday Nov 20, 2014

Our view: A look at the numbers

Initially we were going to defend our snow removal process, until we looked at the numbers.

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Thursday Nov 13, 2014

Our view: Unplug Airdronians

The worst in the province Airdrie, the worst in the province.

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Nov 06

Our view: Lest we forget

We’ve been planning our Remembrance Day coverage for months now, searching for local veterans to share their heroic stories of service, and this year we’ve tracked down some remarkable former soldiers. See stories page 17 through 19.
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Oct 30

Stay safe this Halloween

Soon children and adults will be taking over the streets, dressed in terrifying costumes, going door-to-door giving home owners one major ultimatum, “trick or treat?”
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Oct 23

Our view: Proposed provision to bylaw goes too far

Do you know what’s worse than having the same question asked 50 times? Answering the same question 50 times.
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Oct 16

Our View: Another day, another school

Another day, another government announcement it seems.
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Oct 09

Enviable bravery

Every once in a while, there comes a story that resonates with everyone, and the story of George McDougall student Cailtin Haacke certainly took Airdrie’s attention.
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Oct 02

Motorists need to slow down

We were happy to hear the young girl that was hit by a car on a crosswalk in the Meadowbrook neighbourhood on Sept. 26 was unharmed in the accident and didn’t sustain any long-term injuries. (See page 1 and 7).
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Sep 25

Seniors care cuts not acceptable

We were glad to see Bethany Care workers, residents and local politicians come out to support a protest outside the Airdrie location, Sept. 17. See story on pages 1 and 2.
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