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Column: A much-needed break for rest and relaxation

Column: A much-needed break for rest and relaxation

The first week of August for me involved days of leisure, sunbathing, cool beverages, and pure unadulterated laziness. It was a much-needed break for some rest and relaxation following a busy couple of weeks in the newsroom.
Library Link: Resume writing made easy

Library Link: Resume writing made easy

One of the problems with writing a winning resume is that you may know you’re the best person for the job, but you may not be the best at communicating that in a resume.
Airdrie Fire Department responds to second structure fire this week

Airdrie Fire Department responds to second structure fire this week

The Airdrie fire department responded to a structure fire in the early morning of Aug. 12. Two homes that were under construction in Airdrie’s southwest Chinook Gate neighbourhood caught on fire and were completely engulfed in flames.
CMRB growth plan released, effective as of Aug. 15

CMRB growth plan released, effective as of Aug. 15

When reached for comment on the release of the growth plan, RVC stated the municipality will be providing a public update to council in September. At that time, council will address how the growth plan might affect the county. 
Airdrie triathlete makes podium in first two events at Canada Summer Games

Airdrie triathlete makes podium in first two events at Canada Summer Games

Airdrie triathlete Sophia Howell earned her first piece of hardware of the 2022 Canada Summer Games on Aug. 8, swimming, running and cycling her way to a third-place finish in the women's sprint triathlon. 
2021 Airdrie Mayor for a Day idea comes to fruition as new accessible swing is unveiled

2021 Airdrie Mayor for a Day idea comes to fruition as new accessible swing is unveiled

A new accessible swing was officially unveiled at Nose Creek Regional Park on Aug. 11, bringing to fruition an idea that had been hatched last year by Airdrie’s Mayor for a Day winner.
Cause of Hillcrest fire under investigation, GoFundMe page set up for impacted families

Cause of Hillcrest fire under investigation, GoFundMe page set up for impacted families

“Homes on either side of the fire scene definitely received exterior damage," Rabel said. "And due to the extreme heat at the time of the fire, there was also some exterior damage to homes and property directly behind where the fire occurred.”
Angela Pitt steps down as Rajan Sawhney’s UCP leadership campaign chair

Angela Pitt steps down as Rajan Sawhney’s UCP leadership campaign chair

According to Pitt, her resignation from Sawhney’s campaign team is so she can focus more on her efforts toward serving her constituents.
RVS launches First Bus Ride event and video to equip families for new school year

RVS launches First Bus Ride event and video to equip families for new school year

Rocky View Schools (RVS) has announced an initiative to help parents and guardians prepare their tots for their first bus ride this upcoming school year, with an informative video and in-person event, called First Bus Ride, to be held later this month.
Airdrie ranks as one of the best small cities in Canada, according to Resonance Consultancy data

Airdrie ranks as one of the best small cities in Canada, according to Resonance Consultancy data

“It’s a very welcoming and inviting city and we continue to go that way,” Brown said. “Even though we are still growing, we still haven’t lost who we are and our roots.” 
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