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RVC Coun. Greg Boehlke announces candidacy for re-election

RVC Coun. Greg Boehlke announces candidacy for re-election

Coun. Greg Boehlke is in for the long haul as he seeks another term on Rocky View County (RVC) council.
RVC council approves budget adjustment for twinning of Highway 566

RVC council approves budget adjustment for twinning of Highway 566

Rocky View County (RVC) council has approved a budget adjustment that will set the twinning of Highway 566 in motion. The item, which was unanimously approved during a regular council meeting July 28, is set to cost $16.5 million, with $4.1 million
Chestermere grant program aims to enhance community services

Chestermere grant program aims to enhance community services

A City of Chestermere community grant program is gearing up to infuse some life into the city, providing funding for projects that will enhance the community following the COVID-19 pandemic.
RVC teen headed to Poland for World Archery Youth Championships

RVC teen headed to Poland for World Archery Youth Championships

Rocky View County resident Andrew Smollett, 19, is headed to Wroclaw, Poland on Aug. 5 to compete in the World Archery Youth Championships in the Junior Male Recurve Division.
Pioneer Acres Museum to proceed with 51st Annual Show

Pioneer Acres Museum to proceed with 51st Annual Show

Irricana-based Pioneer Acres Museum is priming for its 51st annual show and reunion after last year’s iteration was cancelled for the first time in five decades amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chestermere re-opens municipal buildings for in-person visits

Chestermere re-opens municipal buildings for in-person visits

The City of Chestermere’s municipal buildings are once again open to the public, following extensive and lengthy closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cars and Country Stars event host to fun in the sun

Cars and Country Stars event host to fun in the sun

Irricana-based Cars and Country Stars event was host to accomplished Canadian country musicians and collector cars on July 24.
Crossfield set to host movie under the stars

Crossfield set to host movie under the stars

Bringing back an activity that has re-gained popularity amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Crossfield is hosting a drive-in movie screening at the Crossfield Rodeo Grounds on Aug. 13.
A View to the Past: Airdrie’s newest community reflects city's Scottish roots

A View to the Past: Airdrie’s newest community reflects city's Scottish roots

In previous editions of A View to The Past, I’ve discussed the history of some of Airdrie’s most enduring landmarks, The Nose Creek Bridge and The Water Tower on 1st Avenue.
Alberta set to lift all health measures as active cases rise above 1,500

Alberta set to lift all health measures as active cases rise above 1,500

As the end of July nears, active COVID-19 cases in both the city of Airdrie and the province of Alberta have continue on a upward trend.