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New report outlines 20-year vision for Alberta education

Alberta’s education minister released a report June 2, outlining a vision for Kindergarten to Grade 12 education over the next 20 years. The report was created by a 22-person steering committee and took 18 months to complete.
Nose Creek is top fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House

Nose Creek is top fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House

Nose Creek Elementary was presented with a trophy and a plaque for being the top fundraising school in the Ronald McDonald House’s pull tab competition.
Beiseker calling for meeting on water rates

Beiseker calling for meeting on water rates

The Village of Beiseker is proposing an inter-municipal information meeting in hopes of dealing with problems facing ratepayers of the Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission.
Local  radio station provides scholarships for students

Local radio station provides scholarships for students

A local radio station will be providing $13,000 in scholarships over a six-year period for graduating students in Bert Church, Bow Valley, George McDougall and Cochrane High who plan to enter the field of music, journalism or other artistic studies a

Local police to increase focus on commercial vehicle safety this month

Airdrie RCMP and Sheriff Integrated Traffic Units will increase public education and enforcement efforts related to commercial vehicles on Alberta highways throughout the month of June.
Bert Church High School students win Skills competitions

Bert Church High School students win Skills competitions

Two sets of Bert Church students won gold in this year’s Skills Alberta competition in May. One team went on to win first place in Skills Canada.
Cochrane and developer to clean up contaminated site

Cochrane and developer to clean up contaminated site

The Town of Cochrane is cleaning up a 25-year-old contamination site in its downtown. Work will begin no later than Aug. 31 to clean up the 45-acre site, which was once used to preserve rail ties and other wood products.

Chestermere RCMP officers take to the lake this summer

The Chestermere RCMP detachment will have a new Marine Patrol Unit on the lake this summer.
Single vehicle accident on wet roads leads to injuries

Single vehicle accident on wet roads leads to injuries

On May 27 at about 1:15 p.m., the Airdrie Integrated Traffic Unit responded to a motor vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Highway 2 at the Yankee Valley Boulevard overpass.
Skate Park now open to public

Skate Park now open to public

The new Chinook Winds Skate Park is complete and now open to the public. However, the City wants to make it clear that the area immediately surrounding the park is a construction zone, which is closed to the public.