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Monday Sep 15, 2014

RCMP warn drivers of increased wildlife on roads as days shorten

A Sept. 4 press release from Alberta RCMP said shorter days and a change in the weather mean more wildlife on the province’s roadways, leading to more accidents and more potential for serious damage to vehicles or injuries to the occupants. Superintendent Howard Eaton of the Alberta RCMP Traffic Services said there were 446 animal strikes on...

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Sep 11

Old Man Winter makes early appearance this summer

With just two weeks left of summer, Mother Nature had different plans for Airdronians, as residents were forced to dig out...
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Sep 11

Police make arrests in rash of vehicle thefts, break ins

Airdrie RCMP said in a press release that officers have arrested two people in connection with a string of vehicle thefts...
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Sep 11

RCMP on the lookout for local impaired drivers

Corporal Darrin Turnbull of the Airdrie RCMP said officers conducted three Checkstops on area roads the evening of Sept. 5...
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Politics >>

Thursday Jul 10, 2014

Airdrie MLA "disappointed" by budget numbers

The Government of Alberta announced its final 2014 budget numbers on June 30 and it’s showing a $2.5-billion surplus for this year. This will be Alberta’s first surplus budget in six years, as the Province’s reported more than $45 million in revenue. ...

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Thursday Jun 19, 2014

Minister impressed with work of Airdrie community organizations

TileAlberta Minister of Human Services Manmeet Bhullar paid a visit to Airdrie on June 13 to tour the city’s community support facilities. During his tour, the minister visited the Airdrie Food Bank, Community Links, and the Airdrie Boys and Girls Club and spoke highly of the service levels and people involved with support programs in Airdrie. ...

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Thursday Jun 19, 2014

PC leadership candidate Jim Prentice gives speech in Airdrie

TileProgressive Conservative Leadership Candidate Jim Prentice stopped by the Airdrie Bottle Depot on June 15 for a meet-and-greet. The bottle depot, along with Sierra Springs Liquor Store, hosted the event. Prentice spoke to a crowd of more than 150 people on the importance of building-up Alberta’s infrastructure and restoring public confidence in...

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Thursday May 29, 2014

Airdrie MLA to host Seniors Town Hall meeting

TileAirdrie MLA Rob Anderson is trying to raise awareness about funding for long-term care facilities like Bethany Care Centre. Anderson will be speaking at the Woodside Seniors Club at 411 Woodside Dr. on June 4 to get the ball rolling on advocacy and awareness surrounding funding cuts to long-term care facilities in the province. ...

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Education >>

Thursday Sep 11, 2014

RVS enrolment significantly increased for 2014/15 school year

Though final numbers will not be available until after Sept. 30, Rocky View Schools (RVS) enrolment has increased by approximately 1,400 students this school year. The division now has 20,879 students registered as of Aug. 26 at their 46 schools. “We are significantly up in enrolment,” Superintendent of Schools Don Hoium said at the Sept. 4 board...

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Sep 11

Chestermere MLA starts petition to end mandatory school fees

Chestermere-Rocky View MLA and Education Critic Bruce McAllister has called mandatory school fees “a hidden tax and undue...
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Aug 14

Two new schools in Airdrie set to open to students in September

Airdrie students will be able to open the doors of two new schools this fall.
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Jul 03

RVS Chair looks back over school year, praises programming

Rocky View Schools (RVS) closed the door on another school year on June 26 as students attended their last day of classes...
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Canadian Press >>

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014

As international response to Ebola ramps up, Doctors Without Borders warns it's still too slow

DAKAR, Senegal - International efforts to stop the accelerating spread of Ebola in West Africa were ramping up Tuesday, but a medical charity warned that the response is still dangerously behind and time is running out to act. Public health experts and the governments of West African countries buckling under the pressure of the disease have...DAKAR, Senegal - International efforts to stop the accelerating spread of Ebola in West Africa were ramping up Tuesday, but a medical charity warned that the response is still dangerously behind and time is running out to act.

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Tuesday Sep 16, 2014

Iraqi officials: Prime minister has completed Cabinet, filling key posts of defence, interior

BAGHDAD - Iraqi lawmakers say the country's prime minister has made his decision on the...BAGHDAD - Iraqi lawmakers say the country's prime minister has made his decision on the remaining posts in his Cabinet, including the critical positions of interior minister and defence minister.

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Tuesday Sep 16, 2014

Taliban suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops in strike on convoy near US Embassy in Kabul

Story ImageKABUL - A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military...KABUL - A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.

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Tuesday Sep 16, 2014

2 killed in pileup involving dozens of cars on Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Emergency services say two people have been killed and an...THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Emergency services say two people have been killed and an unknown number injured in a pileup at least 150 cars and trucks on a Dutch highway shrouded in thick mist.

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