Letters

Columnist’s observations impressive

I want to thank Michelle Stirling-Anosh for her March 21 column, headlined Native father a victim of circumstance?

Bush was right about weapons of mass destruction

I saw a crowd of people on TV shouting insults to George W. Bush, when he visited Calgary recently, saying he should be tried as a war criminal.

New lawyer for accused car thieves

The case against four people charged with the disappearance of about 30 vehicles from a car dealership took another twist on Wednesday.

Condoms are not the solution to AIDS

Of course, “Condoms save lives,” theoretically, just as “fidelity within heterosexual marriage and sexual abstinence” (Pope Benedict) also may.

Property owners should fear Bill 19

For anyone who owns a home, farm or business, or depends on one, the Alberta Conservatives’ new Bill 19 is something to be afraid of.

Why would anyone steal from a charity?

“If you need it and we’ve got it, you can use it at no cost, no qualifying, for as long as you need it.” This is the motto of The Lending Cupboard — a private charity that provides medical equipment free of charge to the people of Central Alberta and beyond.

Politicians will need vision to rebuild economy

Our economic houses are falling down and the interior rot that created this problem is beginning to show.

Midget hockey coach much appreciated

I am contacting the Red Deer Advocate in regards to an amazing person I have had the pleasure of knowing for the past year and a half.

Parents must speak out for special needs children

This letter is in response to a recent article in the Red Deer Advocate about disabled students.

Thanks to basketball coaches

Hats off to the teacher-coaches who spent extra hours with our Grade 5 students, playing basketball during the last few months.

Highway wildlife deaths could be reduced

I would like to comment on the remarks made recently Alberta Transportation Minister Luke Ouellette about the measures being taken to reduce the highway slaughter of wildlife here in Alberta.

City needs a games arcade

Red Deer needs a good arcade! We don’t have good enough arcades in the city. Yes, we did have Ruckers, but now a liquor store had to take it’s place.

Perhaps customer service will improve

I was encouraged by an item on CBC Radio a few mornings ago. It stated that the economic downturn gave employers a great opportunity to put emphasis on “quality service.” That was the best news I’ve heard in a long time.