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Wild Rose will remain Tory blue after Conservative incumbent Blake Richards swept his way to a second term in office, May 2. Richards ran away with the vote in his riding, scoring about 74.
Education Minister visits Airdrie in support of new legislation

Education Minister visits Airdrie in support of new legislation

Rocky View Schools hosted about 140 provincial trustees and provincial Education Minister Dave Hancock, May 3 to discuss Bill 18, The Education Act. The legislation was tabled April 27 and is said to give local boards more autonomy.

AltaLink and AESO present to City council

AltaLink and the Alberta Electric Systems Operator (AESO) presented City council with an overview of the Western Transmission Line project, May 2.
Resident raises concerns about manure-contaminated water

Resident raises concerns about manure-contaminated water

A local resident is concerned about ground and surface water on her land downstream of a feedlot, located about five kilometres northeast of Airdrie. Lori Harnack lives about six kilometres downstream from the Thorlakson Feedyards Inc.

Police Notebook: Airdrie residents arrested for cocaine trafficking

Two Airdronians were arrested for trafficking cocaine, April 30. Airdrie RCMP and its law enforcement partners concluded a weeklong undercover operation called Project KOWHIDE targeting local cocaine traffickers, last week.

Residents take a closer look at proposed annexation

A public hearing for the proposed Airdrie annexation of Rocky View County filled council chambers, May 2.
Sorenson makes it five straight in Crowfoot

Sorenson makes it five straight in Crowfoot

Kevin Sorenson cruised in a snoozer of an election, securing 84 per cent of the vote in his Crowfoot riding. The Conservative incumbent has never received less than 70 per cent support in his four previous elections.

Conservative MP sweeps Wild Rose with nearly 80 per cent support

Wild Rose will remain Tory blue after Conservative incumbent Blake Richards swept his way to a second term in office, May 2.

Police Notebook: Man murdered, body dumped near Kathyrn

A man who lived in the Airdrie area was found murdered near Kathyrn, April 22. At about 3 p.m., Beiseker RCMP responded to a report of a deceased person in a field near the intersection of Highway 566 and Range Road 274.

Community of Sharp Hill planning a park

Residents of Sharp Hill Estates have banded together to create a plan for a 22-acre Rocky View County-owned municipal reserve located in their community.
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