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Local options to celebrate New Year's Eve in RVC

Local options to celebrate New Year's Eve in RVC

While limited, a few communities around Rocky View County (RVC) will see events to mark the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019.
Compost facility draws opposition due to "stench"

Compost facility draws opposition due to "stench"

During a four-hour public hearing Dec. 11, Rocky View County (RVC) council attempted to find a compromise that would allow a compost facility – Thorlakson Nature’s Call Inc.
Council requests halt to SR1

Council requests halt to SR1

Rocky View County (RVC) council has requested the provincial government halt progress on the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir (SR1) project and re-evaluate its options, following a decision at a regular meeting Dec. 11.
Successful road construction season comes to a close

Successful road construction season comes to a close

Rocky View County (RVC) is celebrating a particularly successful road-construction season, with more than $16 million undertaken in rehabilitaton and improvement projects.
New Horizon Mall celebrates first Christmas with cultural events

New Horizon Mall celebrates first Christmas with cultural events

The New Horizon Mall in Balzac is celebrating its first Christmas since opening last spring with a variety of cultural events.
Second annual Christmas lights contest returning to Springbank

Second annual Christmas lights contest returning to Springbank

The Light Up Springbank contest is coming back to Division 2 this holiday season. Rocky View County Division 2 Coun. Kim McKylor began the community-wide Christmas lights contest last year.
Student Christmas card contest back for 10th year

Student Christmas card contest back for 10th year

The Rocky View Schools (RVS) Christmas card contest is back for its 10th year, and students in elementary and middle schools throughout the division are invited to submit their original creations.
Christmas on Main Street returning to Irricana

Christmas on Main Street returning to Irricana

Irricana's annual Christmas on Main Street event will offer fun activities for the whole family Dec. 7, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Holiday farmers’ market offered in Cochrane

Holiday farmers’ market offered in Cochrane

Cochrane residents hoping to avoid the traditional holiday-shopping frenzy have an alternative place to make their Christmas purchases this season – the local farmers’ market.
Christmas Cheer Campaign provides gifts to seniors

Christmas Cheer Campaign provides gifts to seniors

Seniors Secret Service’s Christmas Cheer Campaign will once again ensure isolated local seniors have a gift to unwrap this holiday season. “Many seniors are very socially isolated,” said Executive Director Andrea Brumwell.