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Chestermere schools compete to raise donations for local food bank

Chestermere schools compete to raise donations for local food bank

Two elementary schools in Chestermere used the motivation of competition to help support their local food bank in December 2020. From Nov. 30 to Dec.
Bragg Creek's Holloway earns World Juniors silver

Bragg Creek's Holloway earns World Juniors silver

The 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship did not go Canada’s way, as the tournament hosts and heavy favourites fell 2-0 in the gold-medal game to the United States on Jan. 5.
West Bragg Creek trails experiencing unprecedented popularity amid pandemic

West Bragg Creek trails experiencing unprecedented popularity amid pandemic

The West Bragg Creek day use area has seen record-breaking attendance this season, according to the association that maintains its trails.
Tenth death reported in Airdrie due to COVID-19

Tenth death reported in Airdrie due to COVID-19

Airdrie has recorded its tenth death since the pandemic first arrived in Alberta nearly ten months ago.
Small businesses feeling the pinch of credit-card fees as e-commerce ramps up

Small businesses feeling the pinch of credit-card fees as e-commerce ramps up

OTTAWA — Industry groups say small businesses are being hammered by high credit-card fees on online purchases as the shift toward e-commerce continues. Visa and MasterCard reduced the fees they collect from businesses to an average annual rate of 1.
Airdrie author reflects on first book

Airdrie author reflects on first book

Shirley Heslop grew up in a way many young people could not begin to grasp. She documented her life in her first book, titled Shirley Mae of Jangle Creek, which tells of growing up poor in the backwoods of southern Saskatchewan.
Airdrie and area communities see drop in COVID-19 cases

Airdrie and area communities see drop in COVID-19 cases

Airdrie has seen a drop in cases as it is now reporting 156 active, which is down 18 from the day previous.
Second Alberta health care worker dies of COVID-19

Second Alberta health care worker dies of COVID-19

While the province's death toll keep growing, the government is attempting to vaccinate as many Albertans as possible. On Tuesday, Shandro defended the speed of the vaccinations and said 26,269 people had been vaccinated as of Monday. 
Obstetric patients being directed outside the community due to outbreak at St. Paul hospital

Obstetric patients being directed outside the community due to outbreak at St. Paul hospital

Outbreak at Lac La Biche healthcare centre still active
Airdrie RCMP investigates slashed tires in CrossIron Mills parking lot

Airdrie RCMP investigates slashed tires in CrossIron Mills parking lot

Airdrie Rural RCMP are requesting public assistance in identifying two males responsible for an act of mischief Dec. 4 in the parking lot of CrossIron Mills Mall in East Balzac.