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Alberta Air Tour to touch down in Beiseker later this month

Alberta Air Tour to touch down in Beiseker later this month

“For those that might be thinking of a different career or if you want to inspire your kids in school, we love talking to kids and showing them airplanes and letting them dream big.” 
Column: A much-needed break for rest and relaxation

Column: A much-needed break for rest and relaxation

The first week of August for me involved days of leisure, sunbathing, cool beverages, and pure unadulterated laziness. It was a much-needed break for some rest and relaxation following a busy couple of weeks in the newsroom.
Bragg Creek resident creates welcome bags for hamlet newcomers

Bragg Creek resident creates welcome bags for hamlet newcomers

After experiencing the stresses of moving firsthand, Jenn Pole wanted to help other Bragg Creek newcomers and created free welcome bags for newcomers.
Rocky View County crop conditions much improved from last year

Rocky View County crop conditions much improved from last year

The mostly-positive growing conditions this season are in stark contrast to this time last year, when the County declared a state of agricultural disaster during a prolonged heat wave that plagued western Canada in July and August 2021.
Airdrie triathlete makes podium in first two events at Canada Summer Games

Airdrie triathlete makes podium in first two events at Canada Summer Games

Airdrie triathlete Sophia Howell earned her first piece of hardware of the 2022 Canada Summer Games on Aug. 8, swimming, running and cycling her way to a third-place finish in the women's sprint triathlon. 
2021 Airdrie Mayor for a Day idea comes to fruition as new accessible swing is unveiled

2021 Airdrie Mayor for a Day idea comes to fruition as new accessible swing is unveiled

A new accessible swing was officially unveiled at Nose Creek Regional Park on Aug. 11, bringing to fruition an idea that had been hatched last year by Airdrie’s Mayor for a Day winner.
GALLERY: Pioneer Acres hosts 52nd annual show

GALLERY: Pioneer Acres hosts 52nd annual show

Pioneer Acres, a museum located just outside Irricana, hosted its 52nd annual show Aug. 5 to 7, offering attendees a glimpse into rural life in the early 1900s.
Photos: Wildlife, plant life abundant at Big Hill Springs Provincial Park

Photos: Wildlife, plant life abundant at Big Hill Springs Provincial Park

Summertime brings out the best at Big Hill Springs Provincial Park, located in between Cochrane and Airdrie. A trip in early August provides photographers the opportunity to take plenty of photos of the park's wildlife, fauna, and spring.
RVS launches First Bus Ride event and video to equip families for new school year

RVS launches First Bus Ride event and video to equip families for new school year

Rocky View Schools (RVS) has announced an initiative to help parents and guardians prepare their tots for their first bus ride this upcoming school year, with an informative video and in-person event, called First Bus Ride, to be held later this month.
Fire advisory issued for east Rocky View County

Fire advisory issued for east Rocky View County

During a fire advisory, all burning and fireworks permits are suspended, and burning is banned, with some exceptions.
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