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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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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Calgary Police determine stolen car not stolen

Story ImageAccording to a Calgary Police Service (CPS) media spokesperson, the plates on a car they pursued into Airdrie on July 18 were from a stolen vehicle and had been switched without the driver’s knowledge.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

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 elected to office next year.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Local 4-H member honoured with scholarship from Chrysler Canada

Story ImageMackenzie Henn, 18, from Airdrie was presented with a scholarship from Chrysler Canada on July 22, in recognition of her work with 4-H and the company’s 100 years in business in Canada.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Chinook Spray Park experiences glitches in hot weather, no closures

Story ImageSome Airdrie residents took to social media to complain about the Mattamy Homes Spray Park being closed at the Chinook Winds Recreation Centre during last week’s heat wave.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Airdrie Chamber of Commerce opposes changes to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Changes to the Government of Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) introduced on June 20, will have a negative impact on some Airdrie businesses, according to Linda Bruce, chair of the Advocacy and Policy Committee and second vice president of the board of directors of the Airdrie Chamber of Commerce.

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Jul 24

Organics recycling program shows success in three months

The City of Airdrie is now collecting more organics recycling than garbage three months after implementing the green cart program.
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Jul 24

Impact of recent hail storm won’t hit your premiums, Cooperators

Until it happens to their vehicle, many people are not aware of how a claim for hail damage will affect their insurance rates, according to Mike Acheson, owner of Rocky View Insurance Services and an exclusive agent for the Cooperators in Airdrie.
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Jul 22

2014 Alberta Summer Games torch and relay route unveiled

The Airdrie 2014 Alberta Summer Games is just around the corner and the Torch Relay committee is giving a sneak-a-peak at the events with the reveal of the official Games torch and torchbearer uniforms.
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Jul 18

Civilian search of concern to police

The Calgary Police Service (CPS) has made it clear officers would prefer the public show their support for the Liknes and O’Brien families in a way other than organizing searches of public property.
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Jul 17

Police lay murder charges in relation to three missing persons

The Calgary Police Service (CPS) arrested Douglas Garland, 54, for the murders of Nathan O’Brien, 5, and Kathryn, 53, and Alvin Liknes, 66, on July 14.
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Jul 17

Fire in illegal fire pit destroys garden shed

A family in Summerhill is without a garden shed and its contents after failing to properly extinguish a fire in their fire pit on July 10.
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Jul 17

Residents in south Airdrie concerned about “increase in flight traffic”

The new runway at the Calgary International Airport (YYC) may be more efficient for the airport, but for some residents in Airdrie it’s a nuisance.
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Jul 17

Police apprehend man with seven-inch knife held to a City bus driver

On July 11 at 5:13 p.m., Airdrie RCMP received a call, of a man yielding a knife on an Airdrie Transit bus on Veteran’s Blvd. NW.
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