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Police Notebook: RCMP asking for help with serious accident

On July 23 at about 1:20 p.m., Cochrane RCMP responded to a serious collision involving a motorcycle on Highway 1A, just east of the Morley Road. The driver of the bike sustained severe leg injuries.

Bearspaw development denied

Council turned down an application to subdivide a 16-acre parcel into seven two-acre parcels in Blazer Estates Ridge, 0.4 kilometres east of Bearspaw Village Road, July 27.

Bragg Creek Wastewater treatment plant approved

Council unanimously approved a controversial wastewater treatment facility in Bragg Creek, July 27.

Green light for conceptual scheme

Council unanimously approved a conceptual scheme for an industrial development on two sections of land in the East Balzac area, July 27.

Growers encouraged not to till fields

Ducks Unlimited Canada is pushing for farmers to keep their tillage equipment out of their fields if they plan on seeding winter wheat.

Alberta crop producers to receive support for heavy moisture

The federal and provincial government are providing funds through AgriRecovery for Alberta crop producers dealing with losses due to excess moisture and flooding.
Reeve Lois Habberfield to run for re-election

Reeve Lois Habberfield to run for re-election

Reeve Lois Habberfield is in for the long run. After three terms on council, Habberfield is letting her name stand again.

Popular alderman steps down after two terms

The most popular alderman in the last municipal election will not be running this fall. In 2007, Shawn Howard received 1,849 votes, 161 votes more than the next in line Marlene Weaver.

Alberta's oil patch has no reason to apologize

It will contribute $3.5 trillion to Canada’s Gross Domestic Product over the next 25 years. The royalties it pays the provinces to explore for resources will total $429 billion in that same period.
Airdrie women participate in Weekend to End Women's Cancers

Airdrie women participate in Weekend to End Women's Cancers

More than a thousand women and men took to Calgary streets on July 24 and 25, walking together in the sixth annual Weekend to End Women’s Cancers benefiting the Alberta Cancer Foundation. About 1,114 participants raised more than $2.
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