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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.
Woofmas Pet Market fun for four-legged friends

Woofmas Pet Market fun for four-legged friends

For the second year, pet lovers in Langdon and area can pick up holiday goodies for their four-legged friends at the Woofmas Pet Market, happening Dec. 1.
Census shows County population around 40,000

Census shows County population around 40,000

Despite Rocky View County’s (RVC) latest municipal census indicating an estimated 40,000 people call the county home, the newly-released data is unlikely to garner additional funding from the province.
Irricana Library receives funding boost

Irricana Library receives funding boost

A $20,000 donation from the Irricana Lions Club will allow the Irricana and Rural Municipal Library to make much-needed upgrades to its public-use computers and provide clients with free memberships, while continuing to grow its programming.
New CAO appointed for Rocky View County

New CAO appointed for Rocky View County

Beginning in December, Al Hoggen will take over as Rocky View County’s (RVC) permanent Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), according to a press release issued by the County Oct. 17.
New event aims to empower young women

New event aims to empower young women

A new event aimed at inspiring the young women of Rocky View County will take place Nov. 24 at the Days Inn & Suites in Airdrie.
Updates proposed for Animal Control Bylaw

Updates proposed for Animal Control Bylaw

Changes could be in store for pet owners in Rocky View County (RVC). Lorraine Wesley-Riley, manager of RVC Enforcement Services, appeared before the County’s Policy and Priorities Committee (PPC) Nov.
Balzac market offers alternative holiday shopping

Balzac market offers alternative holiday shopping

The upcoming Balzac Christmas Market, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Balzac Community Hall, will provide Rocky View County residents an opportunity to get an early jump on holiday shopping.