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Local youth learns life lesson at 4-H Club Week

Local youth learns life lesson at 4-H Club Week

A local youth took part in 4-H Club Week at Olds College, July 20-26. Jeff Lunde, 17, of the Goldenrod Multi 4-H Club, joined about 120 4-H members from across the province at the event.

Beiseker researchers speak at international conference

Two soil specialists from Beiseker spoke at the International Conference on Precision Agriculture in Denver, Col., July 18-21.
Local farmers embrace social media

Local farmers embrace social media

The popularity of online social networking is exploding and farmers are getting in on the business opportunities it provides. Producers are blogging, Facebooking, Tweeting and YouTubing their way to increased sales.

Crossfield mayor to run for re-election in the fall

After one term on council, Crossfield mayor Phil McCracken will run again in this fall’s municipal election. “I feel that my first term was a learning curve,” said McCracken. “I was learning proper procedures.
Division 1 councillor is stepping down

Division 1 councillor is stepping down

After just one term on Rocky View County council, Division 1 Councillor Harvey Buckley won’t be running for re-election this fall. Despite many accomplishments and a memorable experience, Buckley said it’s time he slowed down.

Reeve's Task Force to host open houses around county

Rocky View residents will soon have the opportunity to provide their input into the future of the county. The Reeve’s Task Force has announced a series of four open houses to take place in various locations around the county, starting Sept.

Why Quebec, Ontario and BC want cap-and-trade

Here we go again…the more than $20 billion in net transfer payments from Alberta to other Canadian provinces (that’s an average of $5,000 per Albertan) just isn’t enough for some Canadian premiers.
Rocky View Handibus Society expands

Rocky View Handibus Society expands

Rocky View Handibus Society is preparing to take over handibus operations in Cochrane and the surrounding area, adding three buses to its fleet of 11.

Airdrie Chamber pushing for schools

The Airdrie Chamber of Commerce is fed up with the lack of schools within the city and wants an immediate change.

Irricana recycling project a huge success

A truckload of trash was diverted from the landfill, thanks to a community effort at Pioneer Acres 41st Annual Show and Reunion, Aug. 5-7.
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