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City council approves increase in remuneration

City council will get a raise in October after an ad hoc committee recommended a $7,500 per year raise for the mayor and a $3,500 per year increase for aldermen.

Airdrie school councils need our help

My son recently returned home from school upset at the news that the library at Nose Creek Elementary was being altered into a multi-use classroom/library because of a shortage of classroom space. He’s a big reader you see.
Fire interrupts Canada Day fireworks

Fire interrupts Canada Day fireworks

Airdrie’s Canada Day fireworks literally turned to fire, as hot embers ignited dry grass in Nose Creek Park on July 1.

Downtown commuters upset about new transit system

Some downtown commuters in Airdrie are upset about the implementation of the City’s Inner City Express (ICE) transit system, which will begin next fall.

AltaLink to host open house regarding project near Airdrie

AltaLink is hosting an open house to discuss the Airdrie Area Transmission Reinforcement Project, July 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, located at 64 East Lake Avenue.

Rocky View County clarifies process to re-zone land for agriculture operations

Rocky View County council adopted interim amendments to section 4.5 of Municipal Development Plan (MDP), June 29.

Commission secures additional $5 million for research

The Alberta Barley Commission is making sure farmers’ dollars go a long way. Since August 2009, the Commission has attracted more than $5 million in additional funding for research projects that benefit Alberta’s barley producers.

Airdrie school councils need our help

My son recently returned home from school upset at the news that the library at Nose Creek Elementary was being altered into a multiuse classroom/library because of a shortage of classroom space. He’s a big reader you see.
Division 4 councillor to seek second term

Division 4 councillor to seek second term

After one term on Rocky View County council, Division 4 Councillor Jim Rheubottom, 53, said his work isn’t done. In fact, he says he is just getting started making the changes he desires. He plans to run again in this fall’s municipal election.

Irricana home to new artist Co-op

Irricana is home to a new community venture. Grasshopper Gallery, located in a historical building on Main Street, is an art co-op complete with retail space, studios and classrooms.