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Airdrie society pioneering community palliative care

A group of local residents and professionals has come together with the common goal of helping people live until they die. The Airdrie and District Hospice Society has been working since February to bring end-of-life care to individuals in Airdrie.

Airdrie Agricultural Society receives $84,000 grant

The Airdrie and District Agricultural Society’s fundraising campaign for its new community facility is underway.

RCMP ask for public's help in construction site thefts

The Airdrie RCMP is asking for the public’s help in preventing thefts from construction sites. On Nov. 2 at about 10:30 p.m., Airdrie RCMP received a complaint of a man stealing insulation from a house under construction.

Rocky View County under level two fire ban

Rocky View County is under a level two fire ban as of Nov. 3, due to dry, windy conditions. “We wanted to take preventive action, to avoid large, unneeded grass fires in the area,” said Rocky View Deputy Fire Chief Douglas Pieper.

Airdrie society pioneering community palliative care

A group of local residents and professionals has come together with the common goal of helping people live until they die. The Airdrie and District Hospice Society has been working since February to bring end-of-life care to individuals in Airdrie.

Local police officer receives award for work with youth

Airdrie RCMP Community Resource Officer David Henry has been selected as Alberta’s Youth Officer of the Year by Alberta Association of School Resource Officers (AASRO). Henry was nominated while he was stationed in St.

Politicians ignore the people at their peril

These are indeed interesting political times. We have a new mayor in Airdrie. Mayor Naheed Nenshi went from a virtually unknown academic to mayor of Calgary in just a few short weeks. A staunch fiscal conservative is now mayor of Toronto.
Always remember, freedom isn't free

Always remember, freedom isn't free

Nov. 11 has always been poignant for me, but this year my observance of Remembrance Day will be all the more moving after I had a chance to visit the places where our Canadian soldiers fought and died in our defence through two world wars.
Rally for school space draws hundreds

Rally for school space draws hundreds

About 200 parents and students rallied at A.E. Bowers Elementary School, Nov. 8, to sign Grade 8 student Leah Moore’s petition for more school space in Airdrie.

RVS student enrolment numbers up again

Enrolment across Rocky View Schools (RVS) has risen by nearly 800 students from the same period last year Rocky View Schools trustees learned, Nov. 4.