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Local charities stay afloat in recession

Local charities stay afloat in recession

Airdrie charities and non-profits have not experienced a significant decline in donations despite the recent recession. The Airdrie Food Bank’s 2010 numbers are similar to last years’.
Residents opposed to AltaLink transmission line

Residents opposed to AltaLink transmission line

Several Crossfield-area residents expressed concern about a proposed AltaLink transmission line route at an open house at the Crossfield Community Centre, Aug. 18.

Airdrie Fest will promote local businesses

The City is presenting the first annual Airdrie Fest, a community festival showcasing local community organizations and businesses, Sept. 11.

Fraudsters target Airdrie

Airdrie resident Joanne Hanowski didn’t believe the man who called her and told her he was an employee of Microsoft calling to check on her computer software.
Use caution when driving during harvest season

Use caution when driving during harvest season

Harvest is fast approaching and Rocky View residents are urged to use caution while sharing the road with farm equipment.

Government taking charge for the environment

I’ve always believed that the best government funding announcements are those that reduce the need for future government funding announcements.
Students should stay alert as school starts

Students should stay alert as school starts

Students in Airdrie are heading back to the classroom and Canada’s Public Health Agency is warning kids and parents to be alert to guarantee a safe beginning to the school year.
Use caution when driving during harvest season

Use caution when driving during harvest season

Harvest is fast approaching and Rocky View residents are urged to use caution while sharing the road with farm equipment.
Engineer to run for election in Rocky View

Engineer to run for election in Rocky View

Rocky View County’s Division 6 Councillor Greg Boehlke will have competition in this fall’s municipal election. John McMurray, 47, who lives on a quarter section between Airdrie and Irricana, will run for office for the second consecutive term.
Police Notebook: Couple killed on Highway 8, baby in stable condition

Police Notebook: Couple killed on Highway 8, baby in stable condition

The parents of a seven-week-old baby were killed in a head-on collision near Cochrane, Aug. 20.