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Residents opposed to AltaLink transmission line

Residents opposed to AltaLink transmission line

Several Crossfield-area residents expressed concern about a proposed AltaLink transmission line route at an open house at the Crossfield Community Centre, Aug. 18.

Kneehill Water Commission to host public meeting

The Kneehill Regional Water Services Commission board is hosting a meeting at the Acme Community Centre, Aug. 30, and the public is urged to attend. Last summer, the board requested that the Province conduct a financial review of the Commission.

RCMP crack down on impaired driving

The Alberta RCMP is cracking down on impaired drivers to reduce accidents this month. “If you drive impaired, your luck will run out — you will get caught,” said James Stiles, an officer with the “K” Division Traffic Services.
School resuming in Rocky View

School resuming in Rocky View

Students in Rocky View will soon be heading back to the classroom and Canada’s Public Health Agency is warning kids and parents to be alert to guarantee a safe beginning to the school year.

Delegate nominations open for Alberta Beef Producers

Nominations are open for Alberta Beef Producers (ABP) delegate positions and Rocky View County ranchers are encouraged to let their names stand.

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.

In education, average isn't good enough

An editorial in the Calgary Herald last week left me, and likely every other parent with school-aged children, very concerned. It was reported that a 15-year-old Airdrie boy could not handwrite his own name.

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.
Local businesswoman opens animal shelter

Local businesswoman opens animal shelter

Crossfield residents can rest easier knowing stray animals will be cared for. Tails to Tell Animal Shelter, located at 903 Mountain Ave., will take in abandoned and rescued animals starting Sept. 1.

Building guidelines adopted

City council unanimously adopted a set of sustainable building guidelines for future civic facilities, Aug. 16. “I’m certainly appreciative of having this done before this term wraps up,” said Ald. Shawn Howard.