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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Accused murderer’s case held over, search called off

TileDouglas Garland, 54, the Airdrie man accused of the murders of Calgary’s Alvin and Kathy Liknes and Nathan O’Brien, made a brief court appearance in Calgary Provincial Court on July 16. Garland appeared via CCTV from the Calgary Remand Centre where he remains in custody. ...

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Jul 24

Calgary Police determine stolen car not stolen

According to a Calgary Police Service (CPS) media spokesperson, the plates on a car they pursued into Airdrie on July 18...
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Jul 24

Airdrie MLA calls for new drunk driving legislation

Airdrie MLA Rob Anderson and the Wildrose Party said the party would revisit the province’s Impaired Driving legislation if...
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Jul 24

Local 4-H member honoured with scholarship from Chrysler Canada

Mackenzie Henn, 18, from Airdrie was presented with a scholarship from Chrysler Canada on July 22, in recognition of her...
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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 Jul 3, 2014

RVS Chair looks back over school year, praises programming

TileRocky View Schools (RVS) closed the door on another school year on June 26 as students attended their last day of classes for the year. As the year wrapped up, the Airdrie City View asked RVS Board Chair Colleen Munro her thoughts on how the school year went. ...

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Jul 03

Alberta Education clarifies math curriculum

Alberta Minister of Education Jeff Johnson said the department will be implementing some clarifications to the kindergarten...
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Jun 26

Airdrie will soon have a new RVS Community Resource Centre

At the June 19 board of trustees meeting, Rocky View Schools (RVS) board of trustees approved the establishment of a...
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Jun 19

Heron’s Crossing School one step closer to new playground

Students at Heron’s Crossing School may soon be burning off extra energy on a new playground thanks in part to a joint...
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Canadian Press >>

Saturday Jul 26, 2014

Man gets one-year sentence for break-in where Olympic curler's ring stolen

BOYLE, Alta. - An Alberta man has received a one-year sentence for his role in the theft of a ring belonging to Olympic curling champion Brad Jacobs. RCMP say Terrell Cardinal, 23, pleaded guilty in Alberta provincial court earlier this week to two counts of break-and-enter, which happened at a motel room in Boyle, where Jacobs was playing in a...BOYLE, Alta. - An Alberta man has received a one-year sentence for his role in the theft of a ring belonging to Olympic curling champion Brad Jacobs.

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Saturday Jul 26, 2014

Nissan recalls more than 220,000 vehicles over faulty air bag, bringing total recall to 664K

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a...NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.

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Saturday Jul 26, 2014

Nigeria to screen airline travellers after first Ebola arrives by plane from Liberia

Story ImageABUJA, Nigeria - Nigerian officials say they are screening passengers arriving from...ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigerian officials say they are screening passengers arriving from foreign countries for symptoms of Ebola, after a traveller from Liberia died of the contagious disease in Lagos.

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Saturday Jul 26, 2014

Attacks across Afghanistan kill 15 people; recount in presidential election halts for holiday

KABUL - Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming...KABUL - Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.

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