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Fire chief steps down

Fire chief steps down

After three years as its head, Rocky View Fire Services Chief Wayne Brown stepped down from the organization, last week. Brown, 59, accepted a position at the City of Calgary in the development and building approvals department.
Rocky View County redesignates land for industrial park

Rocky View County redesignates land for industrial park

In a split vote, Rocky View County council approved rezoning of 525 acres of farmland located east of Indus, Sept. 7. The land was redesignated to facilitate the development of Fulton Industrial Park, a limited service industrial park.
Police Notebook: Chestermere police asking for the public's help

Police Notebook: Chestermere police asking for the public's help

The Chestermere RCMP is asking the public for help in locating the suspects who stole an all-terrain vehicle and trailer from a residence. On the morning of Sept. 2, a Willowmere Close resident discovered that his vehicles were stolen from his home.
Candidate steps forward in Rocky View County Division 2

Candidate steps forward in Rocky View County Division 2

A candidate has come forward in Rocky View County’s Division 3 for this fall’s election. Kim Magnuson, a 10-year resident of Springbank, is hoping to be a member of the new council after election day, Oct. 18.
Government restoring the principle of fair representation

Government restoring the principle of fair representation

Representation by population was a guiding principle in determining the allocation of seats in the House of Commons at the time of Confederation.
Federal government getting tough on crime

Federal government getting tough on crime

Last week, Public Safety Minister the Honourable Vic Toews, asked me, as our local Member of Parliament, to make the formal announcement that Correctional Service of Canada is investing in increased capacity within the Drumheller Institution and Bowd
Former CRP director running for County council

Former CRP director running for County council

Former Calgary Regional Partnership (CRP) Executive Director Rick Butler has announced his intention to run for Rocky View County Division 1 councillor in this fall’s municipal election.
Steadfast volunteer joins the race to become mayor

Steadfast volunteer joins the race to become mayor

Former City of Airdrie employee Peter Brown, who led the charge in fundraising for Genesis Place, will be running for mayor in the fall election.
RVS chair to seek re-election

RVS chair to seek re-election

The Rocky View Schools board chair will run again in this fall’s election. Sylvia Eggerer has been on the school board for four years and has been chair for three. “I’ve found that this is not a one-term position,” she said.
Satisfaction survey results released, trustees pleased

Satisfaction survey results released, trustees pleased

Rocky View Schools’ 2010 satisfaction survey results yielded widespread praise from trustees, despite the division’s failure to meet all of its targets. The report, delivered by RVS Superintendent of Schools Greg Bass, was completed in late August.
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