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Irricana council rejects school division's bus stop changes

Irricana council rejects school division's bus stop changes

A recommendation by Rocky View Schools (RVS) to rearrange four Irricana school bus stops was rejected by council. The recommendation included moving the stop at the K.I.K.
Master plan to help guide County's decisions on parks

Master plan to help guide County's decisions on parks

Rocky View County councillors will soon have a comprehensive plan to help guide decisions about parks, trails and open spaces for the next 25 years.
County considers Community Standards bylaw

County considers Community Standards bylaw

The draft form of a contentious bylaw was presented to Rocky View County councillors, March 8.
Alberta proposes Missing Persons Act

Alberta proposes Missing Persons Act

Local RCMP say new legislation will make it easier for police when searching for missing people. Bill 8, the Missing Persons Act, proposed by the Alberta government on Feb.
City of Airdrie receives $7.5 million in municipal sustainability funding

City of Airdrie receives $7.5 million in municipal sustainability funding

Airdrie will receive about $7.5 million in Municipal Sustainability Initiative (MSI) funding for 2011-12. About $7 million will be for capital funding and roughly $500,000 will be used for operations.
Finance Minister comes unglued

Finance Minister comes unglued

I, along with most residents in Airdrie and Chestermere, was disappointed to see no funding for new schools detailed in Budget 2011.
Hundreds show support for more ice in Airdrie

Hundreds show support for more ice in Airdrie

Hundreds of kids and parents packed council chambers to request more ice surfaces in Airdrie, March 7. Representatives from the community’s main ice user groups presented City council with a needs assessment for additional ice surfaces in the city.
Police Notebook: Train collides with car, results in non-life-threatening injuries

Police Notebook: Train collides with car, results in non-life-threatening injuries

On March 5 at about 9:20 p.m., the Airdrie Rural RCMP and Airdrie RCMP Traffic Services responded to a collision between a Canadian Pacific train and a Toyota car about eight kms north of Crossfield.
Habitat for Humanity's Monklands project abandoned

Habitat for Humanity's Monklands project abandoned

The controversial Habitat for Humanity project at Monklands soccer park in Sagewood will not proceed.
MLA's bid to cut severance fails

MLA's bid to cut severance fails

Progressive Conservative MLAs voted down a private member’s bill put forward by Airdrie-Chestermere’s Rob Anderson to reduce severance packages, March 7.
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