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Airdrie insolvencies rise in 2010

Airdrie is the only municipality in central and southern Alberta where insolvencies increased in 2010.
Airdrie residents encouraged to keep Westside Recycling Depot clean

Airdrie residents encouraged to keep Westside Recycling Depot clean

Airdrie residents are being reminded to work together and promote responsible recycling to keep the Westside Recycling Depot free of illegal dumping.

Airdrie sees small decrease in power usage this Earth Hour

Airdrie residents used a fraction less energy during this year’s Earth Hour. FortisAlberta reported that compared to the same hour on March 19, 2011, Airdrie showed a 0.

TELUS invests $3.5 million in Airdrie

TELUS is investing $3.5 million in expanding its wireless network in Airdrie this year. The company will invest $650-million across Alberta in 2011.
Police Notebook: Police seize more than $2 million worth of marijuana

Police Notebook: Police seize more than $2 million worth of marijuana

Airdrie RCMP recently seized more than $2 million worth of marijuana at two separate grow operations. On March 17, the Airdrie RCMP executed a search warrant in the Channelside neighbourhood and seized 1,090 marijuana plants, worth about $1,362,500.
Local rancher tops ranch horse sale

Local rancher tops ranch horse sale

A local rancher’s six-year-old registered quarter horse topped the ranch horse sale at the 2011 Calgary Bull Sale, March 3.
Trustee focuses on building community through new role

Trustee focuses on building community through new role

Born into a farming family just outside of Drumheller, Norma Lang is one of 13 children and she managed to carve out a niche over the course of her lifetime. Farming wasn’t her path and she branched out into the business world.

RVS to discuss bus stop changes at next meeting

Interim CAO Annette Culp was instructed to invite Rocky View Schools Transportation Department officials to the next council meeting in anticipation of holding a public discussion to address school bus stops, The school board had proposed three bus s
Outspoken judge to run for Liberals in Wild Rose

Outspoken judge to run for Liberals in Wild Rose

Recently retired Alberta provincial court judge John Reilly will run as a Liberal candidate in the Wild Rose riding in the upcoming federal election.

Incumbent looks to make it five in a row in Crowfoot

Crowfoot MP Kevin Sorenson may have to defend his MP status as the prospect of a 41st federal election is certain. Sorenson has decimated his opponents in four consecutive elections beginning in 2000 when he was a member of the Canadian Alliance.