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County takes preliminary step towards proposed train facility

County takes preliminary step towards proposed train facility

Canadian National Railway’s proposed 680-acre logistics park is on track. Rocky View Council voted unanimously in favour of granting first reading to a CN-requested road closure, market evaluation and purchase agreement, Feb. 1.

Bearspaw subdivision approved

In a nine to seven vote, Rocky View County council approved a subdivision dividing 13 acres in Bearspaw, Feb. 1. The land, which is just off of Bearspaw Summit Road, will result in two parcels, eight and five acres in size.

County councillors challenge first reading policy

County council chose to preserve its process of automatically approving first readings, Feb. 1.
Hay, pasture insurance deadline approaching

Hay, pasture insurance deadline approaching

Farmers have until Feb. 28 to insure their hay and pasture land this year.

Federal government supports business

Peek under the hood of any healthy economy and you’ll see that business, not government, is the big shiny V8 engine that really makes it run. When it comes to the economy, there is sometimes a role for government to play.

Women's health clinic opens in Langdon

Langdon is now home to a new women’s health centre, located within the year-old clinic on Main Street.

Altalink visits Crossfield Council

AltaLink representatives Kevin Strangway, manager of municipal relations, and Mark Johns, director of siting, were invited to Crossfield council Feb. 1, to speak about the Western Alberta Transmission Line.

CFIB "distorted results" on survey: CWB

The Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) is denouncing a study claiming it has failed to service its farmers in Western Canada.

Lutheran church hopes to partner with RVS

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church is hoping to be a Program of Choice and find school space in Airdrie, beginning in fall 2011.

Cochrane Christian School continues to grow, will add Grade 8 next year

Trustees voted to make Cochrane Christian School its own entity within Mitford Middle School at its Feb. 3 board meeting. Beginning in 2007 as a K-4 pilot project with 46 students, it has now grown to 122 students operating as a K-7.