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Fee fiasco

We were surprised by council’s decision to waive the application fee for the resubmission of a Conrich-area subdivision proposal , which was refused Feb. 12.

Utopian dream

In a world of alternative facts, extreme partisanship and all-too-frequent gaslighting, it can be exhausting to approach the topic of politics.

Way of life

Bearspaw residents are fighting to preserve their community and their way of life, however, some councillors don’t appear to see it that way. The Feb.

Developing our identity

The City of Airdrie is hosting an open house Feb. 20 to seek public input on a plan to revitalize the community’s downtown – and we’re hoping to see residents take advantage of the opportunity.

Policy issue

The decision by Deputy Reeve Al Schule and Coun.

Finite resource

Though we know some residents will be upset by the new rules surrounding potable water usage in Airdrie, we must admit water is a valuable resource that must be protected.


While we respect an individual’s right to change their mind, it did raise eyebrows when a staunch opponent to the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1) opted to make an about-face and sell his property to the province .

Future fail

For those who attended the Jan. 21 City of Airdrie council meeting, the parade of speakers in support of a family seeking redistricting on their property seemed endless.


We were surprised when councillors attempted to skip a report from administration Jan. 22 .

It stinks

If you were out and about Jan. 10, your nose was likely overwhelmed by the offensive odour that permeated through parts of the city. It was unpleasant and very noticeable. We can understand why residents near the Thorlakson Nature’s Call Inc.