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Crossfield school receives $10,000 grant to support music

A local school is celebrating the addition of numerous new instruments for its music department thanks to a grant from MusiCounts.

Airdrie police provide safety tips for ghouls, goblins on Halloween

It is that time of the year again when ghosts and goblins take to the streets on Halloween night. Airdrie RCMP hope to ensure the ghouls and vampires get more treats than tricks with this list of scary safety suggestions.

Crossfield wins award for " fantastic" Sustainability Plan

The Town of Crossfield recently won a prestigious provincial award for its new Crossfield Sustainability Plan (CSP).

Changes to Delacour Area Structure Plan rejected

In a split vote, Rocky View County council defeated an application to amend the Delacour Community Area Structure Plan (ASP), Oct. 5.

o Bow Valley Beef & Multi Club

On Sept. 29, the Bow Valley Beef and Multi 4-H Club had its first meeting of the year, where the new executive was elected.
County receives Olympic-sized thanks

County receives Olympic-sized thanks

A dedication ceremony was held Oct. 6, at the Chestermere Regional Recreation Centre, to honour Rocky View County’s long-time commitment to the facility.

Average farmland values on the rise

After gains of more than four per cent in 2009, the average value of farmland in Alberta increased by 2.9 per cent in the first half of 2010, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) farmland values report. Values increased by an average of 0.
Rocky View supports Spray Lakes Sawmills

Rocky View supports Spray Lakes Sawmills

The Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre (SLSFSC) expansion project received an $800,000 boost from Rocky View County, Oct. 6. The money comes from the County’s provincial Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) funding.
Veteran Beiseker councillor seeking re-election Oct. 18

Veteran Beiseker councillor seeking re-election Oct. 18

After about 20 years on council, Beiseker councillor Ray Courtman, 63, is seeking re-election, Oct. 18. “I just really love the village and would like to see it develop in some kind of fashion that pleases most people,” said Courtman.

Crossfield candidates square off at forum

Six Crossfield council and three mayoral candidates spoke in front of nearly 300 residents Oct. 4 ahead of the upcoming municipal election.