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Wednesday Aug 20, 2014

City of Airdrie crews deal with “average” spring melt

TileWarmer temperatures rolled through southern Alberta in the past few weeks, providing a teaser of the spring season that officially begins on March 20. With the rising temperatures came melting snow and ice, leading to higher than normal water levels in Airdrie’s creeks and storm ponds. ...

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Aug 18

BBB warns Airdrie residents to be wary after storm

After major hail storms that damaged local businesses, cars and homes on Aug. 6 and 7, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is...
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Aug 14

Residents clean up after hail wreaks havoc on Airdrie

For the second time in as many months, Airdrie and the surrounding area felt the wrath of Mother Nature on Aug. 7 as...
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Aug 14

BBB warns Airdrie residents to be weary after hail damage

After major hail storms that damaged Airdrie businesses, cars and homes on Aug. 6 and 7, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is...
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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 Aug 14, 2014

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

TileAirdrie students will be able to open the doors of two new schools this fall. W.H. Croxford High School, Airdrie’s new high school, currently under construction on the corner of Yankee Valley Boulevard and Chinook Winds Drive and C.W. Perry School the new middle school, located off First Avenue and Sagewood Boulevard, will both welcome students...

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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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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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Canadian Press >>

Wednesday Aug 20, 2014

Fighting outside rebel-held Ukrainian city kills 9 government troops

TileKIEV, Ukraine - Nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of a town neighbouring the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, a Ukrainian official said Wednesday, as the government battled to gain control of a major railroad and highway linking the area to Russia. Government efforts to quell the pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine are...KIEV, Ukraine - Nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of a town neighbouring the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, a Ukrainian official said Wednesday, as the government battled to gain control of a major railroad and highway linking the area to Russia.

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Wednesday Aug 20, 2014

Palestinian rocket attacks, Israeli airstrikes after collapse of Gaza cease-fire talks

Story ImageGAZA, Palestinian Territories - Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and...GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes on Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.

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Wednesday Aug 20, 2014

Liberian security forces deploy to quarantine a capital slum to stop Ebola's spread

Story ImageMONROVIA, Liberia - Security forces deployed Wednesday to enforce a quarantine around a...MONROVIA, Liberia - Security forces deployed Wednesday to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government's fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving residents.

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Wednesday Aug 20, 2014

Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued ahead of visit by attorney general

Story ImageFERGUSON, Mo. - Police and protesters in Ferguson have shared the streets again at night,...FERGUSON, Mo. - Police and protesters in Ferguson have shared the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.

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