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Camrose wins EcoAction Challenge

The City of Airdrie, together with partners the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, One Simple Act and Earth Day Canada, are happy to congratulate the City of Camrose, Town of Sundre and Village of Breton for winning in their respective categor

Province pledges to cover teachers' wages

The Alberta government has decided to cover a looming teachers’ pay increase, a surprise move that will relieve some of the pressure on cash-strapped school boards in the province.

Airdrie businessman convicted of fraud

The owner of an Airdrie company has been convicted of fraud, theft and misrepresentation for failing to pay more than $3 million to nearly 50,000 clients over a four-year period.
AltaLink open house informs residents

AltaLink open house informs residents

More than 40 people attended an AltaLink open house at the Airdrie Best Western Express, July 7.

County adopts new non-residential design guidelines

Rocky View County council adopted a new document to aid in planning and designing non-residential development, July 6.
Lily Beetle devastating local gardens

Lily Beetle devastating local gardens

A devastating garden pest has been found in Rocky View County and green thumbs want to create awareness.
New Weed Act introduces expanded  invasive species list

New Weed Act introduces expanded invasive species list

The Government of Alberta’s new Weed Control Act came into effect June 16.
Division 5 Councillor to seek third term

Division 5 Councillor to seek third term

After two terms on Rocky View County council, Division 5 Councillor Earl Solberg will seek a third term in this fall’s election. “I guess what I like the best is the continuous variety of challenges,” said Solberg.

Thank you to the prime minister for a job well done at G8 and G20

Just over a week ago, the G8 and G20 summits wrapped up in Ontario. Predictably, the mainstream media focused their attention on the meathead protesters rather than the actual progress made at the summits.

Federal government ending early release of prisoners

In our corrections system, punishments rarely seem to fit the severity of the crime and the rights of criminals that the system has incarcerated are often put ahead of the rights of the victims and law-abiding citizens it is supposed to be protecting