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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.
Local farms inviting public to Open Farm Days

Local farms inviting public to Open Farm Days

If you’ve ever wanted to walk in a mile in a farmer’s boots, you’re in luck – Alberta Open Farm Days is back Aug. 18 and 19. This annual event allows county residents and other curious folk the chance to peek into what farmers do.
County assessors will inspect properties this summer

County assessors will inspect properties this summer

Rocky View County (RVC) professional assessors will be out in force this summer, updating assessed property values and collecting information to ensure everyone in the county pays their fair share on property and education taxes.
Interim CAO takes grassroots approach to organizational change

Interim CAO takes grassroots approach to organizational change

As Rocky View County (RVC) council continues the process of hiring a permanent County Manager, interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Rick McDonald plans to use his time with the organization to learn about the municipality and suggest possible c
Ag Tour highlights county's farming diversity

Ag Tour highlights county's farming diversity

One hundred and thirty-one participants got a glimpse into agriculture in southwest Rocky View County (RVC) July 19, as part of the County’s annual Agriculture Tour. This year’s tour focused on operations in the Jumping Pound and Bragg Creek areas.