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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.

In education, average isn't good enough

An editorial in the Calgary Herald last week left me, and likely every other parent with school-aged children, very concerned. It was reported that a 15-year-old Airdrie boy could not handwrite his own name.
Village staff member to run for school board

Village staff member to run for school board

After years of working in small towns doing administration work, a local resident is hoping to find out what it’s like to be an elected official.
Beiseker Mayor to seek re-election

Beiseker Mayor to seek re-election

After three terms on council, Beiseker Mayor Bruce Rowe has announced he will run in this fall’s municipal election.

Breakdown of water lines addressed

Public Works Supervisor Mike Rigg reported there have been several water line breaks in town in recent winters and each can cost several thousand dollars to fix.

Pricing sought for Crossfield civic building

Crossfield council directed administration to look into the costs of modifying plans for the proposed civic building, Aug. 17.
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.

Kneehill Water Commission to host public meeting

The Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission board is hosting a meeting at the Acme Community Centre, Aug. 30, and the public is urged to attend. Last summer, the board requested that the Province conduct a financial review of the Commission.

RCMP crack down on impaired driving

The Alberta RCMP is cracking down on impaired drivers to reduce accidents this month. “If you drive impaired, your luck will run out — you will get caught,” said James Stiles, an officer with the “K” Division Traffic Services.
School resuming in Rocky View

School resuming in Rocky View

Students in Rocky View will soon be 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.