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Signs help residents find urgent care

Signs help residents find urgent care

Visitors to Cochrane and Airdrie will have an easier time finding urgent care facilities thanks to new road signs located on highways.
Police Notebook: Calgary man killed near Irricana

Police Notebook: Calgary man killed near Irricana

The Beiseker RCMP is still investigating a fatal collision that took a man’s life just after midnight, Oct. 15 on Highway 9 near Range Road 270. A 29-year-old man from Calgary was struck by one vehicle and again by a second.
Status quo for Springbank development

Status quo for Springbank development

Rocky View councillors unanimously rejected a request to remove a set of emergency access gates in Springbank’s commercial park, Oct. 18. Approval of the request, made by the park’s developer, Prospect Canada Inc.
East Rocky View organics facility rejected by County

East Rocky View organics facility rejected by County

It may be a while before Rocky View residents see an organics facility. At the advice of staff, Rocky View County councillors turned down a $3.1 million grant from Rural Alberta Development Fund, on Oct. 11.
Nexen outlines plans to decommission plant

Nexen outlines plans to decommission plant

About 30 Balzac and area residents showed up to a Nexen open house at the Balzac Community Hall to learn about the decommissioning of the energy company’s nearby gas plant, Oct. 18.
Flu shot available to County residents

Flu shot available to County residents

Flu season. It’s as predictable as falling leaves and dropping temperatures. Yet, each flu season is a little different from the one before it. And because influenza viruses change, so does the annual influenza vaccine.
Minister announces end to CWB's monopoly near Acme

Minister announces end to CWB's monopoly near Acme

It’s official. Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced his new act to give Western Canadian farmers the same marketing choice enjoyed by their Eastern counterparts.
Springbank-area speed limit endorsed by County

Springbank-area speed limit endorsed by County

Rocky View County councillors unanimously agreed to post a 40 km/h speed limit on two roads in the community of River Ridge, Oct. 18.
Hall board looking to disband

Hall board looking to disband

The Crossfield Community Hall Board, currently made up of three members, has expressed interest to disband to Town council, citing lack of interest. The Crossfield Community Hall was built in 1990 and opened in 1991, and was debt free on opening day.
Grant writer not needed: Council

Grant writer not needed: Council

Irricana councillors rejected an offer from Boomtown Tourism Association (BTA) to pool resources with several municipalities to hire a professional grant writer for the whole group.
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