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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Summer Games are finally here

It’s here! After years of planning, the date has finally arrived - the 2014 Alberta Summer Games will have kicked off by the time you read this. See related stories on page 21 to 26. ...

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Thursday Jul 17, 2014

Airdrie comes together to search

We are deeply saddened that the Calgary Police Service have ruled the disappearance of Nathan O’Brien, 5, and Kathryn, 53, and Alvin Liknes, 66, a homicide. See story on page 1.

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Thursday Jul 10, 2014

Missing persons case devastating

The cities of Calgary, Airdrie and people across the country are waiting with bated breath for a break in the missing persons case of Calgarians Nathan O’Brien, 5, and his grandparents Alvin Liknes, 66, and Kathy Liknes, 53. See story on page 1.

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Thursday Jul 3, 2014

Canada Day a huge success

If there is one thing Airdrie residents know how to do it’s party.

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Thursday Jun 26, 2014

The Province may listen if we speak

We were glad to hear Mayor Peter Brown say that he feels the Province is listening to Airdrie’s needs in his State of the City address on June 18. See story on pages 1 and 2.

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Thursday Jun 19, 2014

Looking back at Alberta flood 2013

It’s hard to believe it has been a year since the most devastating natural disaster to hit Alberta in recent memory. (See story on page 8).

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Jun 12

Green bin program is a huge success

We are glad to see the City’s organics pick-up program showing early signs of success. (See story on page 1).
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Jun 05

Gassing rodents is just not right

We were flabbergasted to hear that the City of Airdrie gasses the community’s Richardson ground squirrels with carbon monoxide and then fills in their holes in the spring. (See story on page 7).
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May 29

Does dog bylaw go far enough?

We were upset to hear that a teenage girl in Fairways was bitten and injured by a dog on May 19. (See story on page 1). We are, however, relieved the injuries were non-life-threatening and to our knowledge, it seems the girl will recover.
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May 22

Converting RCMP building great idea

We think City council’s decision to turn the former RCMP building on Edmonton Trail into a multi-use affordable housing building is another great step in creating places to live for Airdrie’s less fortunate. (See story on page 1).
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May 15

Dress code debacle

An Airdrie private school has been feeling the heat for a dress code that some parents are calling biased and exclusive after a parent pulled her son from the school when he was told he could not wear a dress to school. (See story on page 3).
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May 08

Council stands up for cities rights

We commend Airdrie City council for deciding not to support three Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP) decision items to be considered at an upcoming meeting of the 14-municipality organization. (See story on pages 1 and 2).
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