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Local police to increase focus on commercial vehicle safety this month

Airdrie RCMP and Sheriff Integrated Traffic Units will increase public education and enforcement efforts related to commercial vehicles on Alberta highways throughout the month of June.
Bert Church High School students win Skills competitions

Bert Church High School students win Skills competitions

Two sets of Bert Church students won gold in this year’s Skills Alberta competition in May. One team went on to win first place in Skills Canada.
Cochrane and developer to clean up contaminated site

Cochrane and developer to clean up contaminated site

The Town of Cochrane is cleaning up a 25-year-old contamination site in its downtown. Work will begin no later than Aug. 31 to clean up the 45-acre site, which was once used to preserve rail ties and other wood products.

Chestermere RCMP officers take to the lake this summer

The Chestermere RCMP detachment will have a new Marine Patrol Unit on the lake this summer.
Single vehicle accident on wet roads leads to injuries

Single vehicle accident on wet roads leads to injuries

On May 27 at about 1:15 p.m., the Airdrie Integrated Traffic Unit responded to a motor vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Highway 2 at the Yankee Valley Boulevard overpass.
Skate Park now open to public

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.

Progressive Conservative royalty plan - version 8.0

Last week, the Stelmach Government announced its eighth version of their new royalty framework. Thankfully, the PCs have finally got it pretty close to right.
Alderman Howard contemplates seeking a third term

Alderman Howard contemplates seeking a third term

Alderman Shawn Howard will be soul searching this summer to determine if he will run in the October municipal election. Howard has been on City council for two terms and is weighing his options before deciding if he will run for a third.

MP brings Memory Project to local communities

My grandfather Mel Richards was among the one million Canadians – almost 10 per cent of Canada’s entire population at the time - who answered their nation’s call to service in the Second World War.
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.