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Long-time resident announces election bid for alderman seat

Long-time resident announces election bid for alderman seat

Wendy Potter-Duhaime, long-time resident of Airdrie, has announced her plan to run for Airdrie City council. “I am very excited to take this step in my life,” said Potter-Duhaime.
Airdrie mom aims to reinvigorate local democracy

Airdrie mom aims to reinvigorate local democracy

Concerned citizen Jennifer Berg has decided to stand up and take action against voter apathy by running for alderman in this fall’s municipal election.
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.
Variety of views heard at Reeve's Task Force town hall

Variety of views heard at Reeve's Task Force town hall

About 125 Rocky View residents and officials attended the first public meeting hosted by the Reeve’s Task Force on Growth Planning at Balzac Community Centre, Sept. 1.
Auditor presents investigation findings

Auditor presents investigation findings

The much-anticipated financial investigation of the Kneehill Water Services Commission revealed years of deficit budgets, resulting in violations of the Municipal Government Act.
Residents support Water Commission despite report

Residents support Water Commission despite report

Despite a damning report by a provincial auditor, community leaders and residents spoke out in favour of the Kneehill Water Services Commission at a public meeting at the Acme Community Centre, Aug. 31.
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.
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