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Police Notebook: Police seize marijuana after bust near Cochrane

Police Notebook: Police seize marijuana after bust near Cochrane

On Aug. 25, Cochrane RCMP stopped a vehicle travelling southbound on Highway 22 just outside of Cochrane. During the course of the traffic investigation, a substantial amount of marijuana was found.
Canola Council provides harvest tips for damaged crops

Canola Council provides harvest tips for damaged crops

Sclerotinia infection, late-season hail and frost have farmers wondering if they should harvest early. The Canola Council of Canada suggests growers take the time to make an informed decision.
Al Sacuta to run for election in Division 8

Al Sacuta to run for election in Division 8

Al Sacuta, one of Rocky View County’s most outspoken critics, will run for election in Division 8 this fall.
This is why direct democracy is so important

This is why direct democracy is so important

Last week, an organization called Envision Edmonton submitted to Edmonton City Hall the signatures of almost 100,000 residents, more than 10 per cent of the city’s entire population.
Candidate to seek election in Division 3

Candidate to seek election in Division 3

Division 3 in Rocky View County now has a candidate for the fall’s election. Jay Sarhan, 42, is the first candidate to announce his intention to run in the division, which is currently governed by retiring Councillor Gordon Branson.
Illegal abuse of Canadian generosity is unacceptable

Illegal abuse of Canadian generosity is unacceptable

Canadians are among the most compassionate and fairest people on the planet. So given our penchant for generosity, we understandably resent it when those traits get abused.
United Horsemen of Alberta unveils smaller vision for track

United Horsemen of Alberta unveils smaller vision for track

The United Horseman of Alberta’s (UHA) hopes are back on track as the organization plans a scaled down version of its proposed racetrack, hotel and grandstand in Balzac. On Aug.
RVS wants adults back in classrooms

RVS wants adults back in classrooms

Courses will be offered to adults through Rocky View Schools (RVS) beginning Sept. 8, and will go beyond traditional focuses of reading and writing.
Nominations open for trustee candidates

Nominations open for trustee candidates

The time is fast approaching for the residents of Rocky View Schools jurisdiction to decide who will shape and direct local education for the next three years. Elections for school trustees will take place Oct. 18.
This is why direct democracy is so important

This is why direct democracy is so important

Last week, an organization called Envision Edmonton submitted to Edmonton City Hall the signatures of almost 100,000 residents, more than 10 per cent of the city’s entire population.
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