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Nature First moving ahead with plans

Nature First moving ahead with plans

An organization formed to work to protect and promote the environment in Airdrie and area has officially obtained not-for-profit society status. Ken Hoehn, chair of Nature First Airdrie and Rocky View Foundation, made the announcement Aug. 23.
Chestermere goats proving strong weed killers

Chestermere goats proving strong weed killers

If you took your dog out to John Peake Park this summer, you may have seen the goats chomping on the greenery along the water’s edge.
Cougar sighted near Cochrane RancheHouse

Cougar sighted near Cochrane RancheHouse

A cougar was spotted near the Cochrane RancheHouse Aug. 20, prompting the Town of Cochrane to report the sighting to Alberta Fish and Wildlife.
Staying entertained indoors during smoky conditions

Staying entertained indoors during smoky conditions

Some local businesses are coming up with creative ways to keep clients busy and active indoors, as wildfires in British Columbia are creating poor air quality conditions throughout the region.
Youth encouraged to join new agriculture council

Youth encouraged to join new agriculture council

The charitable organization Agriculture for Life is currently looking for young people to fill positions on its new Agriculture Youth Council. CEO Luree Williamson said she hopes some young Rocky View County residents will consider joining.
Bragg Creek trails looking for volunteers

Bragg Creek trails looking for volunteers

The long-running Moose Mountain Trail Races is still looking for volunteers to help support runners Aug. 25, as they make their way up and down the rocky and wooded trails of the popular Bragg Creek area network.
Unsafe trailer parking an issue in the county

Unsafe trailer parking an issue in the county

Summer means an increase of trailers on the road, as recreational campers are towed alongside the usual agricultural and commercial vehicles.
Fire ban in effect for Rocky View County

Fire ban in effect for Rocky View County

As of Aug. 9, Rocky View County (RVC) has been placed under a full fire ban, due to hot and dry weather conditions in the area. “We went to a fire advisory [Aug.
Chestermere celebrating first Pride Week

Chestermere celebrating first Pride Week

Chestermere is painting the streets all the colours of the rainbow Aug. 20 to 26, for the City’s first-ever Pride Week – an opportunity for residents to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.
Munro Farms makes great use of small space

Munro Farms makes great use of small space

Munro Farms is giving new meaning to the saying “size isn’t everything.