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Meadowbrook School to welcome new principal

Brenda Valerio will be the new principal of Meadowbrook Middle School as of Aug. 26. “Brenda is the perfect fit for the principalship of Meadowbrook Middle,” said Rocky View Schools’ (RVS) Superintendent of Schools Greg Bass.
RCMP Bike unit will patrol parks and pathways this summer

RCMP Bike unit will patrol parks and pathways this summer

The Airdrie RCMP Bike Patrol Unit will be patrolling the city’s green spaces at the end of June. The unit, comprised of Cst. Patti Reid and Cst. Rob Frizzell, will be conducting patrols on city paths, parks and throughout Airdrie neighbourhoods.

Feds should leave securities regulation alone

The federal government is proposing new legislation to create a national securities regulator. This initiative, although well intended, is an unnecessary bureaucratic intrusion into a constitutionally protected responsibility of the provinces.

Charity game looks to score even more for victims of crime

Last year, we took our first shot at it and scored for victims of crime in our region. This year, we’ll hit the ice again and we’re looking to run up the score even higher.

Special education policy raises concerns locally

On June 11, Education Minister Dave Hancock said while the government is committed to including special needs students in regular classrooms, it is not prepared to increase funding.

Irricana accepts invitation to water rates meeting

A letter inviting Irricana council and residents to an intermunicipal meeting with other members of the Kneehill Water Commission was accepted by council. A date for the event has yet to be set.

Rocky View County hosting Highway 8 open house

Rocky View County is hosting an open house to gain input from residents on the Highway 8 corridor. The open house will take place at Redwood House in Redwood Meadows, June 23 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Local wine takes gold at international competition

Alberta-based berry and fruit wine company Field Stone Fruit Wines is celebrating its first Best of Type Award in the Fortified Wine Category for its recently released black currant dessert wine at the 2010 NorthWest Wine Summit competition in Oregon
Crossfield citizens vote on Town Office location

Crossfield citizens vote on Town Office location

Crossfield residents took part in a Vote on a Question, June 9, at the Crossfield Community Centre. The vote was to determine which of four sites the Town of Crossfield should use to build a new Town office.

Charity game looks to score even more for victims of crime

Last year, we took our first shot at it and scored for victims of crime in our region. This year, we’ll hit the ice again and we’re looking to run up the score even higher.