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Cochrane Humane Society offers unique programs

Cochrane Humane Society offers unique programs

Beginning in March, the Cochrane Humane Society (CAS) will be the only shelter in southern Alberta to offer the new Positive Approach Canine Education (PACE) Program.
Chestermere utilities company has new CEO

Chestermere utilities company has new CEO

Chestermere Utilities Incorporated (CUI) has a new chief executive officer. Fred Clarke, Chestermere Utilities Incorporated chairman, said he is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Blaha to the position.
Power usage spikes during cold snap

Power usage spikes during cold snap

With temperatures plunging below -30∞C last week, Alberta set a new record for electricity consumption. Citizens across the province used 10,315 Megawatts on Jan. 15 and 10,609 Megawatts on Jan. 16. This bests a record set in Dec.
Farmers seek independent Alberta wheat commission

Farmers seek independent Alberta wheat commission

Following the formal demise of the Canadian Wheat Board last month, Alberta producers have said theyíre overwhelmingly in favour of creating an all-wheat commission for the province.
Ag industry remains positive

Ag industry remains positive

Optimism among Canadian agriculture producers and agribusiness owners is at an all-time high, according to results released from the fifth annual Farm Credit Canada (FCC) National Vision panel survey last week.
Council clarifies equipment policy

Council clarifies equipment policy

An earlier motion by council to limit access to Town equipment by volunteers resulted in a resident not being permitted to use the Townís hoses to flood the outdoor ice rink.
MP gathers input at open houses

MP gathers input at open houses

Blake Richards continued his Rocky View County pre-budget consultation tour, speaking to Airdronians, Jan. 11. People were encouraged to thumb through a budget information packet and fill out a survey of where money should be spent or cut.
Local oilman runs for PC nomination

Local oilman runs for PC nomination

Michael Crawford is tired of standing on the sidelines. Crawford is seeking the Progressive Conservative nomination in the Airdrie riding.
MP gathers input at open house

MP gathers input at open house

Nine people attended Wild Rose MP Blake Richards pre-budget consultations at Genesis Place, Jan. 11. People were encouraged to thumb through a budget information packet and fill out a survey of where money should be spent or cut.
Young resident hopes to become Airdrie's next MLA

Young resident hopes to become Airdrie's next MLA

He was once bitten, but certainly isn’t twice shy. Bryan Young will represent the NDP in the new Airdrie-only riding in the upcoming spring election. This is the second time he has run in Airdrie.
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