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Airdrie RCMP arrests B.C. woman for selling $250,000 worth of fraudulent travel vouchers

Airdrie RCMP arrests B.C. woman for selling $250,000 worth of fraudulent travel vouchers

After a nearly two-year investigation, Airdrie RCMP have arrested and charged 40-year-old Alexandra Beckow of Surrey, B.C. for fraud over $5,000 and four counts of fraudulent use of credit card data.
Rocky View County issues fire ban

Rocky View County issues fire ban

Due to recent dry and windy conditions, Rocky View County Fire Services (RVCFS) has issued a fire advisory, effective immediately throughout the county.
Airdrie Food Bank teams up with Leftovers Foundation

Airdrie Food Bank teams up with Leftovers Foundation

The Airdrie Food Bank has announced a partnership with a Calgary-based food rescue organization in the hopes of alleviating food insecurity resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Environmental group vows to continue fight against Big Hill Springs gravel pit

Environmental group vows to continue fight against Big Hill Springs gravel pit

“A park experience is supposed to be a tranquil environment surrounded by nature, and having an industrial site on the doorstep of the park doesn’t seem to be compatible with that kind of environment."
Airdrie goalie participating in PWHPA mentorship program

Airdrie goalie participating in PWHPA mentorship program

Airdrie hockey player Farah Walker is enjoying some Olympic wisdom these days. Until mid-April, the 15-year-old goaltender is participating in Scotiabank’s inaugural Scotia Rising Teammates program, learning from Team Canada hockey goaltender Ann-Renée Desbiens.
New Horizon Mall celebrates Easter

New Horizon Mall celebrates Easter

With Easter just around the corner, New Horizon Mall is celebrating the holiday with a free scavenger hunt from March 18 to 31.
Airdrie up to 72 active cases of COVID-19, province remains in Step 2 with 6,000-plus cases

Airdrie up to 72 active cases of COVID-19, province remains in Step 2 with 6,000-plus cases

Active COVID-19 numbers have climbed locally and provincially, as Airdrie reported 72 active cases on March 22, while the provincial count reached above 6,000.
Crossfield considers Swirltex for wastewater treatment

Crossfield considers Swirltex for wastewater treatment

Crossfield Town council is weighing the pros and cons of commissioning a water filtration company’s wastewater treatment technology.
Progress continues on Calgary-Chestermere public transit link

Progress continues on Calgary-Chestermere public transit link

Inter-municipal plans to extend Calgary Transit service into Chestermere later this year are still chugging along.
Fireside School students publish short stories

Fireside School students publish short stories

Eleven students at Fireside School in Cochrane will see their short stories published in print later this year, after entering Polar Expressions Publishing’s 2020-21 Short-Story Competition.