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New councillor officially on the job

New councillor officially on the job

New Division 1 Councillor Liz Breakey, who won a March 30 by-election to serve residents of Bragg Creek and the surrounding area, was sworn into office April 10.
Redford announces rural initiative in Beiseker

Redford announces rural initiative in Beiseker

Premier Alison Redford unveiled an eight-part plan for rural Alberta on April 9 at an outdoor gathering in Beiseker.
PC and Wildrose candidates meet at first Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills debate

PC and Wildrose candidates meet at first Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills debate

Olds-Disbury-Three Hills MLA candidates Darcy Davis (PC) and Bruce Rowe (Wildrose) met at the Irricana Community Hall on April 5 for a spirited public forum, hosted by the Town of Irricana.
Local trustees seeking stable education funding

Local trustees seeking stable education funding

Local school trustees are hoping the public will put childrenís education first when voting in this springís provincial election.
New principal at Glenbow Elementary in Cochrane

New principal at Glenbow Elementary in Cochrane

Rocky View Schools (RVS) announced April 10 that Glenbow Elementary in Cochrane is welcoming Brendan Trinca as principal, starting in August 2012.
Tip leads to impaired driving arrest

Tip leads to impaired driving arrest

The Airdrie Integrated Traffic Unit has laid multiple Criminal Code and Traffic Safety Act charges after an incident that occurred on Highway 2 north of Airdrie on April 7. At 11:54 p.m.
Police Notebook: RCMP crack down on speeding, ticket and arrest a number of offenders

Police Notebook: RCMP crack down on speeding, ticket and arrest a number of offenders

On the afternoon of April 3, members of the Airdrie Integrated Traffic Unit conducted a speed enforcement operation on Highway 2 near Airdrie. Over a two-hour span, officers stopped 17 motorists for speeding.
Two churches, pastor's house vandalized over Easter weekend

Two churches, pastor's house vandalized over Easter weekend

Vandals spray painted two Airdrie churches and a pastor’s home over the Easter weekend. Sometime over the Easter holiday between April 6 and 8, Airdrie RCMP responded to four complaints of vandalism at Airdrie Alliance Church, St.
Man loses control of car, drives onto train tracks

Man loses control of car, drives onto train tracks

A 39-year-old man drove through a fence and onto train tracks on Main Street near Summerfield Boulevard, April 9. At about 5 p.m.
Liberal Party candidate steps forward in Airdrie for provincial election

Liberal Party candidate steps forward in Airdrie for provincial election

Joel Steacy believes in the democratic process. That is why the Airdrie resident put his name forward as the Liberal candidate for the April 23 provincial election. “I don’t feel democracy is best served by not having a Liberal candidate,” he said.
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