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Workshops to focus on local food initiatives

Workshops to focus on local food initiatives

Rocky View County and Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD), in partnership with Wheatland County and Mountain View County, are hosting two, one-day workshops this winter to help assess the local food trend.
Crossfield withdraws from Calgary Regional Partnership

Crossfield withdraws from Calgary Regional Partnership

In a 3-2 vote, Crossfield town councillors decided to withdraw from the Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP), Dec. 6.
Crossfield mayor not impressed with review of transmission plans

Crossfield mayor not impressed with review of transmission plans

Crossfield Mayor Nathan Anderson said he is skeptical about the Alberta Government’s recent appointment of an independent panel of experts to review plans for two high-voltage transmission lines.
Rocky View County council approves interim budget

Rocky View County council approves interim budget

County councillors approved an interim operating and capital budget effective Jan. 1 to March 31 on Dec. 13. The move was made to enable the municipality to stay in compliance with the Municipal Government Act.
Cochrane, Rocky View pull out of joint planning agreement

Cochrane, Rocky View pull out of joint planning agreement

After eight years of joint planning in the Horse Creek Road non-residential area, Rocky View County and the Town of Cochrane have recently decided to pull out of the agreement.
Chestermere RCMP busts major grow-op

Chestermere RCMP busts major grow-op

A marijuana grow operation worth nearly $300,000 was uncovered by members of the Chestermere RCMP, Dec. 6.
Rocky View council rejects road closure application

Rocky View council rejects road closure application

After a lengthy discussion and five-week hiatus, council rejected an application to close and consolidate a portion of Range Road 42 in the county’s northwest. On Nov.
Cochrane musician plays at St. Andrews United Church

Cochrane musician plays at St. Andrews United Church

Cochrane’s Monica Munro, who released her first album Down to the River in 2010, played for a packed St. Andrew’s Church in Cochrane, Nov. 28.
Cattle ID tags' phase two results released

Cattle ID tags' phase two results released

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) announced results of Phase Two of its Applied Research Project last week, but not everybody was thrilled with the outcomes.
County gives final approval for Agriculture Master Plan

County gives final approval for Agriculture Master Plan

Council gave final approval to the Rocky View Agriculture Master Plan (AMP), Nov. 29.
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