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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

One dog dead after attack in Stonegate

A small dog that was off-leash was killed by a large mix-breed dog also off-leash in a on-leash green space in Airdrie’s Stonegate neighbourhood on Oct. 16, according to Lynn Mackenzie, Municipal Enforcement (ME) team leader at the City of Airdrie. Whether or not one or both of the owners will face fines under the City’s Dog Control Bylaw is still ...

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

Major damage after fire at Rangeland RV

Story ImageA fire at Rangeland RV in Balzac on Oct. 16 caused major damage to the dealership’s main showroom and service building, according to Anna Melnick, communications coordinator with Rocky View County (RVC).

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

RCMP Notebook: RCMP charge driver with Impaired Driving after collision

The driver of a Volkswagen passenger vehicle, which caused a serious collision on Main Street near Summerfield Boulevard on Oct. 12 at 1:30 a.m., has been charged with Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Impaired Operation Causing Bodily Harm, according to RCMP Media Liaison Constable Jason Curtis.

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

Airdrie named second most entrepreneurial city

The results from the 2014 Entrepreneurial Communities report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) are in and the combined municipalities of Airdrie, Rocky View County, Cochrane and Chestermere hold the number two spot for Canada’s best places to start and grow a business.

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

City team wins national award for Economic Development campaign

Story ImageThe City of Airdrie’s Economic Development team won a Marketing Canada award on Sept. 29 in the advertising category from the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC) for the Take Your Business to New Heights campaign.

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Thursday Oct 23, 2014

Calgary Airport runway noise on Airdrie council’s radar

Story ImageAirdrie City council continues to look into concerns from residents about increased noise due to the new runway expansion at the Calgary International Airport, which opened on June 28.

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Oct 23

Seven-day-a-week accessible transit to Calgary coming to Airdrie

Starting in January 2015, Airdrie Transit will provide residents transportation in to Calgary for specialist medical appointments on an as-needed basis after Airdrie City council approved a request by staff to make changes to the accessible transit program at their regular meeting on Oct. 20.
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Oct 23

Christmas wood-chipping program extended for another year

The City of Airdrie will continue to offer special community-wide wood chipping to residents after the Christmas holidays only, after council unanimously approved accepting a report from the Environment Advisory Board (EAB) that showed the cost to offer regular wood chipping is prohibitive.
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Oct 23

Council to introduce procedural bylaw

How Airdrie City council meetings are operated will soon be run by a new procedural bylaw after council voted to have one drafted by Legislative Services at their meeting on Oct. 20.
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Oct 23

RVS requests 17 new portables for 2015/16 school year

Just like our population, business is booming in Airdrie and the Airdrie Chamber of Commerce is right there showing small businesses that Airdrie is a great place to set up shop and to prosper.
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Oct 23

RCMP offer tips for safe cycling

Airdrie RCMP Media Liaison Constable Jason Curtis said he’s hoping some simple tips will encourage kids, and their parents, to practice safe cycling habits on city streets.
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Oct 16

Airdrie to get new kindergarten to Grade 8 school in Windsong

Premier Jim Prentice unveiled Phase 3 of the education capital projects on Oct. 8 with the announcement of 55 new schools and 20 school modernization projects throughout the province including one new school in Airdrie.
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Oct 16

RCMP lay number of charges during safe driving campaign

RCMP Media Liaison Constable Jason Curtis said officers from Airdrie conducted a number of CheckStops while taking part in Operation Impact - a national initiative to remind motorists of the need to practice safe driving habits - from Oct. 10 to 13.
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Oct 16

RCMP Notebook: Airdrie school children victims of thief

Seven students at Airdrie’s Muriel Clayton Middle School and C.W. Perry Middle School were victimized by a thief in early October after the locks on their bikes were cut and their two-wheelers stolen.
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