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Community supports new animal shelter

The Rocky View Weekly is impressed with the hard work and dedication that has gone into the animal shelter opening in Crossfield in September.

Bring on Traxx

We hope Traxx will be transporting all Airdronians to and from downtown Calgary come Sept. 1. The buses are a veritable lap of luxury compared to conventional commuter buses.

Farm kids feel at home in county

As many of you likely know, the offices of Rocky View Weekly are located in Airdrie. We appreciate the city with its central location and quick access to services.

Airdrie residents in good hands

We would like to commend the City, Airdrie Fire Department and others for their prompt, professional and lifesaving reaction to the train derailment just north of Airdrie, Aug. 3.

Tough decision the right call

Rocky View County council made a difficult decision this week when it approved the Bragg Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. We applaud council’s efforts in researching and making a good decision despite pressure from the community.

More police, not more laws

According to police, a young man was fatally injured in a vehicle rollover caused by distracted driving in Springbank, July 18. Sadly, this was not the first such fatality and it will not be the last.

More police, not more laws

According to police, a young man was fatally injured in a vehicle rollover caused by distracted driving in Springbank, July 18. Sadly, this was not the first such fatality and it will not be the last.

There is no Calgary Stampede without animals

The Stampede wouldn’t be the Stampede without animals. Yes, it is tragic that six horses have died this year, but without the rodeo, the Stampede is just one big carnival.

There is no Calgary Stampede without animals

The Stampede wouldn’t be the Stampede without animals. Yes, it is tragic that six horses have died this year, but without the rodeo, the Stampede is just one big carnival.

Province wants praise for living up to a contract?

What has Alberta’s government come to? We are now congratulating politicians for living up to their promises. Sadly, it was considered news when the Province finally made good on its commitment to pay the 2.