To the Editor:
On June 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm there will be a public hearing for any affected individuals or groups to comment to Kneehill County Council about the proposed Municipal Development Plan.
I suspect that many of the landowners in Kneehill County might surprise themselves if they consider their quiet commitment to and stewardship of the incredible natural wildlife habitats that are part of their own lands. They also may be surprised to know Kneehill County has defined the Environmentally S

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To the Editor;
On June 26, 2017 there will be a public hearing for any affected individuals or groups to comment to Kneehill County Council about the proposed Municipal Development Plan.
This is the most important planning document for the County. For the most part the goals and policies will make anything go in this county. Your residence or farm may be the next victim to spot zoning by a neighbour. Your favorite natural area may be the victim of inappropriate economic development.
Are you concern

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To the Editor:

The winds of change seem to be blowing strongly these days. When we moved from the north to this area about 12 years ago, we were astounded by the atmosphere of service and volunteerism – particularly Seniors Outreach. Its founders were truly altruistic arranging services for health and wellness for this region of several communities. We immediately became involved. Kudos to the coordinators over the years who spent countless volunteer hours to make the program the envy of t

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To the Editor;

Badlands Motorsports Resort (BMR) is a proposed racetrack for high powered cars and motorcycles, up to 400 per day in the Rosebud River Valley, in the southeast corner of Kneehill County bordering Wheatland County. Four Kneehill councillors ignored the entire community and landowners of the Rosebud River Valley at two public hearings. Rosebud River residents are clear - the valley is to valuable as wildlife habitat. Too many threatened species rely on the sanctuary of the valley.

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