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Bragg Creek wind storm leads to lengthy power outages, fatality

Bragg Creek wind storm leads to lengthy power outages, fatality

Several communities in southwest Rocky View County, including Bragg Creek, Redwood Meadows, and the Tsuu T’ina Nation, experienced high winds on Dec. 1, resulting in thousands of toppled trees, long-lasting power outages, damage to critical infrastructure, and a fatality.
Online auction supports Beiseker resident following cancer diagnosis

Online auction supports Beiseker resident following cancer diagnosis

“There are a lot of people on there he doesn’t even know, both bidding and donating items,” she said. “As far as his outlook, he’s very positive. He believes he’s going to fight this, we believe he’s going to fight this, and he’s not stopping."
Meals on Wheels hosting Virtual Christmas Tree Decorating fundraiser

Meals on Wheels hosting Virtual Christmas Tree Decorating fundraiser

Airdrie Meal on Wheels Society is hosting its second annual Virtual Christmas Tree Decorating fundraiser this holiday season, aimed at raising money to continue helping locals in need.
Airdrie's largest employer celebrates 45th anniversary this year

Airdrie's largest employer celebrates 45th anniversary this year

Propak Systems, one of Airdrie’s longest standing businesses, commemorates its 45th anniversary this year, having grown from a small family-run company, to the city’s largest employer - boasting 1,100 employees worldwide.
Province closely monitoring new COVID Omicron variant

Province closely monitoring new COVID Omicron variant

The new COVID-19 variant was first detected in South Africa and has been declared a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization.
Airdrie RCMP, fire fighters to compete in annual charity hockey game

Airdrie RCMP, fire fighters to compete in annual charity hockey game

Members of the Airdrie RCMP and Airdrie Fire Department will lace up their skates and battle it out on the ice this weekend, in support of the Airdrie 1st Club.
Tree of Hope lighting ceremony taking place at Airdrie City Hall tonight

Tree of Hope lighting ceremony taking place at Airdrie City Hall tonight

According to the Airdrie and District Hospice Society, the Tree of Hope is lit every Dec. 1 in Nose Creek Regional Park, in memory of those whose lives have been lost, and as a symbol of resilience for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. The light-up ceremony is typically on the opening night of the Airdrie Festival of Lights. 
Airdrie RCMP seek help in locating missing 14-year-old

Airdrie RCMP seek help in locating missing 14-year-old

According to RCMP, MacLean has brown hair and blue eyes, with a slim build. He is 5'7" tall and weighs 134 pounds. He was last seen wearing faded blue jeans, a Tupac shirt and a Vulcan jacket.
UPDATE: Bragg Creek still in midst of power outage

UPDATE: Bragg Creek still in midst of power outage

According to FortisAlberta's website, an unplanned power outage occurred in the area around 11 p.m. on Nov. 30. 
Airdrie Transit team lead among ‘top 40 under 40’ in transportation industry magazine

Airdrie Transit team lead among ‘top 40 under 40’ in transportation industry magazine

A City of Airdrie employee has been named one of the top young innovators in the transportation industry, as part of Mass Transit Magazine’s 13th annual 40 Under 40 competition.
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