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Partnership to receive millions for transit

Airdrie will receive part of the $800 million the Province recently announced for transit funding in the Calgary area, although it is not known exactly how much.

School division approves $2.5 million in maintenance

On June 17, Rocky View Schools approved a $2.5 million infrastructure and maintenance renewal program. Each year, Alberta Education makes funds available for facility maintenance and renewal projects. Rocky View Schools’ 2010/2011 allocation is $2.

Family pet wounded with pellet gun

A family pet was shot with a pellet gun on a 20-acre acreage southeast of Chestermere in Rocky View County, June 19. The incident occurred around 10 p.m., while the family was enjoying an outdoor birthday celebration.

Springbank Middle to receive parking lot upgrade

Springbank Middle School’s parking lot will be paved this summer. “Our existing parking lot at Springbank Middle School is not in good shape,” said Darrell Couture, associate superintendent of business and operations for Rocky View Schools.

Cat survives attempted drowning

Chestermere RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man who tried to throw a cat into Chestermere Lake, June 23. At about 10 a.m.

Beiseker residents weigh in on beautification project

About 50 people attended a meeting to gather public input on a main street beautification proposal at the Beiseker Community Centre, June 21. “We need to do something for our main street,” said Mayor Bruce Rowe.
Fallen girder halts traffic on Highway 2

Fallen girder halts traffic on Highway 2

At 12:30 a.m. on June 24, the Airdrie Integrated Traffic Unit responded to an incident at the construction zone near the Cross Iron Mills Mall on Highway 2, near Balzac.

Bragg Creek sewage treatment plant stalled

A potential solution to the 30-year-old water issue in Bragg Creek has been stalled until July 20.
Airdrie 4-H Beef Club celebrates 60 years at Golden Rod Hall

Airdrie 4-H Beef Club celebrates 60 years at Golden Rod Hall

On April 24, we celebrated our 60th anniversary at the Golden Rod Hall. The reunion was well attended with many original members. Everyone appreciated the slide show Dan McKinnon put together that gave us a history of the club.

Crossfield council looks for public input on sign selection

Crossfield Town council was presented with a report from administration concerning the replacement of the Town’s entranceway signs along the 2A corridor.