Letters

Rimbey has become a destination town

I am not a friend of the mayor, but as a person who grew up and raised a family in Rimbey, I have to say that since Mayor Dale Barr has been on council, the growth and development we have observed in Rimbey is unprecedented, to say the least.

  • Oct 12, 2010

Young residents urged to vote Oct. 18

Although I am a young adult living in Rimbey and have not had much interest in politics thus far, I having been reading the articles submitted by the electoral candidates.

  • Oct 12, 2010

The stink remains, but it is of “sour grapes”

As a newcomer to Rimbey it is hard not to get caught up in the pre-election frenzy with all the issues coming to light.

  • Sep 29, 2010

No “cellar dwellers” at Beatty House

As Secretary of the Beatty House Heritage Society, I must for purposes of clarification, respond to the letter from Dave Karroll (Sept. 21st edition) in which he referred to individuals attending a meeting at the Beatty House as “cellar dwellers.”

  • Sep 29, 2010

Has council followed its code of ethics?

Was the Town of Rimbey’s protocol, policy or code of ethics followed? There may be a conflict of interest or other breakdown in the town management system.

  • Aug 31, 2010

Free to criticize council

Sheldon Ibbotson expressed an opinion. I believe that in Canada we still have a freedom of speech in our Constitution and the right to question authority and voice opinions about right and wrong.

  • Aug 31, 2010

Politicians not indispensible

My observation is that too many mayors, reeves and councillors tend to think they are indispensable.

  • Aug 24, 2010

Former CAO clarifies policy

Rimbey’s local purchase policy is intended to ensure that all local businesses have an opportunity to participate, on a competitive basis, in the supply of materials, equipment and services required by the Town of Rimbey.

  • Aug 24, 2010

Figures don’t lie, but liars and…

The rest of the statement I started above is: Figures don’t lie, but liars and those with special agendas will manipulate figures to their own understanding and advantage. I am not calling anyone a liar, and most certainly invite sincere questions about council’s actions.

  • Aug 24, 2010

Thanks to reporter for his integrity

I would like to congratulate Adam Eisenbarth on the quality of his reporting in the Rimbey Review this summer.

  • Aug 24, 2010

Rimbey council needs some courage

eading the Rimbey Review over the last couple of weeks, I was a bit intrigued to learn of a number of questionable decisions made by the mayor and council.

  • Aug 17, 2010

Will election offer choices for voters?

Who will we elect to take care of the town’s affairs?
It is time to start thinking about it.

  • Aug 17, 2010

Bible says to pray for political leaders

I feel it is time for me to no longer be “the silent type.” It is very disturbing to me that some people feel that the local newspaper is to be the means of launching a personal attack, via a letter writing campaign

  • Aug 17, 2010

Is there value in the mayor’s salary?

It’s the voters who must decide at the next election if the salaries that the council members have awarded themselves are truly reasonable and justified

  • Aug 10, 2010

Mayor now full-time job?

ayor Dale Barr has apparently promoted or elevated his position to full-time status, (seemingly with increased compensation) without any formal approval.

  • Aug 10, 2010

Market helps businesses

The past president of the Bluffton and District Chamber of Commerce is to be lauded for time and effort put into re-vitalizing the Centennial Rock site on Highway 20.

  • Aug 3, 2010

Town’s parade float truck is AWOL

Where is the truck currently stored, and what is currently being done to it?

  • Aug 3, 2010

New voices needed on councils

This letter is in reference to your article in the July 27 issue of the Rimbey Review, titled, “Speed limits cause concern.”

  • Aug 3, 2010

EMT questions town’s purchasing policy

I wish to question how the town spends my tax dollars.

  • Jul 27, 2010

Don’t shoot at rare birds

I have spotted in town this pair of Eurasian collared doves

  • Jul 13, 2010