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DID may be off base

I'm vacationing in western Canada, enjoying the Calgary Stampede.



But I'm tuned in to what's happening in Happy Valley, and I have to say I have concerns about the Downtown Improvement District helping Webster's take on a second life.



Webster's got into this mess on its own and it should get out of it. There are plenty of supporters who can help, as today's letters showed.



The DID has good intentions but does the DID want to help every downtown business that gets into trouble?



No, it doesn't, I would think.



Help Webster's and you better want to help others. That's my view, and that's not what the DID or government should do in my view.



Just the view from western Canada. 

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