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Federal government ending entitlements for prisoners

Our justice system has the power to retire a killer from Canadian society, but it never intended to provide the murderer with a retirement behind bars.

Witnessing Canada's mission

By the time you are reading this, I will be returning home from one week in Afghanistan.
SMDP's first White Out Day a success

SMDP's first White Out Day a success

St. Martin de Porres High School held its first White Out Day May 27, educating students about the dangers of impaired driving.
Airdrie skate park now open to public

Airdrie skate park now open to public

The new Chinook Winds Skate Park is complete and now open to the public. However, the City wants to make it clear that the area immediately surrounding the park is a construction zone, which is closed to the public.

Airdrie RCMP warn students to be safe this grad season

As the end of the school year approaches, students in our community are preparing for graduation celebrations, proms and after parties.

Seniors' housing complex clears key hurdle

County Council unanimously approved the rezoning of farmland to allow construction of a rural senior housing complex, June 1.

Rocky View Schools changes school time tables

Rocky View Schools is putting all nine of its high schools on a four-block time table this September. The change will provide students with more choice, said Superintendent of Schools Greg Bass.
Local  radio station provides scholarships for students

Local radio station provides scholarships for students

A local radio station will be providing $13,000 in scholarships over a six-year period for graduating students in Bert Church, Bow Valley, George McDougall and Cochrane High who plan to enter the field of music, journalism or other artistic studies a

County pledges more than $1 million for recreation

Rocky View County council approved more than $1 million for recreation funding, June 1. Local pools, parks, hockey rinks, playgrounds and community centres will benefit from the funding.

New report outlines 20-year vision for Alberta education

Alberta’s education minister released a report June 2, outlining a vision for Kindergarten to Grade 12 education over the next 20 years. The report was created by a 22-person steering committee and took 18 months to complete.