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Landowner donates parcel for seniors' housing

Bragg Creek seniors are closer to realizing the dream of affordable and accessible housing options in their community thanks to a local landowner.

Farmer-friendly Parliament looks promising

The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) are hopeful of a farm-friendly focus during this fall’s Parliamentary session.

Fall classes to begin at Grasshopper Gallery

Classes at the Grasshopper Gallery on Main Street, Irricana will soon be underway. The gallery will offer beginner and intermediate classes in painting, card making, jewlry making and drawing.

Preventing Foot and Mouth disease

The recent outbreaks of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in South Korea, Japan, China and Vietnam serve as a reminder of the need for vigilance about biosecurity.
Local farmers struggling to make ends meet

Local farmers struggling to make ends meet

A study released Sept. 15 shows that the average farmer’s share of the consumer’s food dollar increased by about one percent this year to 27.1 per cent.
Second Division 5 candidate steps forward in Rocky View

Second Division 5 candidate steps forward in Rocky View

A second candidate has announced his intention to run in Rocky View’s Division 5 in this fall’s municipal election to take place, Oct. 18.

Spending outpacing growth in Alberta

A new 40-page report released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB), shows that most municipalities, including Airdrie and Rocky View County (RVS), were spending beyond their means between 2000 and 2007.
Irricana resident announces candidacy

Irricana resident announces candidacy

“I don’t have all the answers, but I am sure going to be looking into it and trying to come up solutions.” That is the key message that Irricana council candidate Larry Martin, 49, wants to get out during his election campaign.

Rocky View Schools' numbers on upward trend

Rocky View Schools’ (RVS) population has increased to more than 17,000 students this year, a four per cent jump from last September.
Familiar face to run for Rocky View council

Familiar face to run for Rocky View council

Rocky View County residents are being given another choice in the upcoming municipal election. Former long-time Rocky View County reporter Enrique Massot, 61, has announced his intentions to run for councillor in Division 9.