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Town council re-elects Mayor Taylor in Irricana

Town council re-elects Mayor Taylor in Irricana

A familiar face will be leading Irricana Town council for the next three years. Former Mayor Josh Taylor was re-elected by his fellow councillors by a 3-2 margin during an organizational meeting, Nov. 1.
Always remember, freedom isn't free

Always remember, freedom isn't free

Nov. 11 has always been poignant for me, but this year my observance of Remembrance Day will be all the more moving after I had a chance to visit the places where our Canadian soldiers fought and died in our defence through two world wars.
City council representatives for boards/committees 2010-2013

City council representatives for boards/committees 2010-2013

City council representatives for boards/committees Airdrie City council had its first organizational meeting Oct. 28 to determine various boards’ representatives.
Council upholds parking bylaw

Council upholds parking bylaw

Parking in front of Time to Play Preschool will remain at a one-hour maximum. Airdrie City council upheld the restriction, Nov. 1, stating there is no precedent that 15-minute parking stalls would alleviate any issues compared to a one-hour zone.
Police Notebook: Suspect sought after armed robbery

Police Notebook: Suspect sought after armed robbery

RCMP responded to an armed robbery call at Fas Gas Convenience Store on Main Street in Airdrie during the early morning hours of Oct. 29. The man entered the store and demanded cigarettes from an employee.
Airdrie girl taking school crisis petition to the Legislature

Airdrie girl taking school crisis petition to the Legislature

A Grade 8 student in Airdrie has big aspirations and they start with getting more schools for her community. In April, Leah Moore started a petition urging the provincial government to immediately address the school shortage in Airdrie.
Major health survey coming to Airdrie

Major health survey coming to Airdrie

Residents of Airdrie and several nearby communities will soon be participating in the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS).
Railway maintenence continues this week

Railway maintenence continues this week

Canadian Pacific rail tracks in Airdrie continue to be upgraded as Veterans Boulevard closes Nov. 8 and 9 for a 48-hour period. The closure, unanimously approved by City council Nov.
Emergency room crisis - How did we get here?

Emergency room crisis - How did we get here?

What if tomorrow I told you the PC government had determined that because food is essential to the health of its citizens, it would be taking over the production, transportation and delivery of all food for Albertans? I highly doubt your reaction wou
County council elects new reeve

County council elects new reeve

Rocky View County councillors selected both a new reeve and deputy reeve at their organizational meeting, Oct. 25. Division 4 Councillor Rolly Ashdown is Rocky View’s new reeve while Division 1 Councillor Rick Butler was elected deputy-reeve.
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