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Italian opera to grace stage at Polaris Centre in Balzac this month

Italian opera to grace stage at Polaris Centre in Balzac this month

“For myself and Barbara, who make up Divas Opera, Italian opera is our passion,” she said. “We love singing it and performing it because it’s so captivating for the audience. It grabs you. It’s the music that everyone loves and recognizes."
Former RVC councillor passes away after battle with cancer

Former RVC councillor passes away after battle with cancer

"He is an example of a person who didn’t take money, but he instead chased trying to make where he is a better place.”
Rocky View County school bus driver retiring after 55 years

Rocky View County school bus driver retiring after 55 years

Having driven the route for 55 years, Poffenroth, said it will be tough to say goodbye to a good crew of kids he currently has along his school bus route.
Kathyrn School prepares for return of annual walk-a-thon fundraiser

Kathyrn School prepares for return of annual walk-a-thon fundraiser

The funds raised from the walk-a-thon help supplement costs for field trips, guest speakers, and other special events at the school.
SR-1 project now estimated to cost $744 million

SR-1 project now estimated to cost $744 million

Construction on the SR-1 project is officially underway
Orchestral concert in Balzac set to feature movie soundtracks this month

Orchestral concert in Balzac set to feature movie soundtracks this month

RMSO principal conductor, Carlos Foggin, anticipates a full house for both upcoming concerts where they will perform music from Star Wars, Apocalypse Now, and Platoon.
Spring Energizer Night returns to promote Chestermere and area organizations

Spring Energizer Night returns to promote Chestermere and area organizations

Families can sign up their kids for sports and summer camps, while adults find a new hobby at the Spring Energizer Night taking place on March 28 from 6:30 pm till 8:30 pm in the Chestermere Rec Centre MPP Room.
Elbow Valley Elementary School highlights French-Canadian culture

Elbow Valley Elementary School highlights French-Canadian culture

Assistant Principal of Elbow Valley Elementary School hopes French Culture Week brought students together last week to learn and highlight French language and culture in Canada.
Springbank Community Association requests input in how RVC spends SR1 compensation funds

Springbank Community Association requests input in how RVC spends SR1 compensation funds

RVC council is taking their policy on how to spend the $10 million received in compensation for SR1 back to the drawing board, while Springbank Community Association has yet to provide input.
Springbank ski jumper reflects on historic bronze medal performance at Beijing Olympics

Springbank ski jumper reflects on historic bronze medal performance at Beijing Olympics

For Springbank ski jumper Abigail Strate, it’s only just recently sunk in that she’s an Olympic medalist.
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