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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.
Springbank trustee spearheads star-gazing evenings next month

Springbank trustee spearheads star-gazing evenings next month

The Springbank Community Association (SCA) is offering local-area residents a chance to view the night sky in all its splendor with the aid of some high-tech telescopes, binoculars, and a smart phone app during four come-and-go sessions to be held next month.
Springbank Curling Club hosting annual Winespiel

Springbank Curling Club hosting annual Winespiel

Wine – and glory – will be up for grabs at the 28th annual Winespiel, a curling competition hosted at the Springbank Park for All Seasons from March 4 to 6.
Balzac Billy predicts six more weeks of winter

Balzac Billy predicts six more weeks of winter

After crawling out of his burrow at the Blue Grass Ltd. Nursery, Sod & Garden Centre, east of Highway 2, local groundhog/weather forecaster Balzac Billy looked around and spotted his shadow, indicating six more weeks of winter.
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