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Bearspaw residents speak out at Task Force meeting

Bearspaw residents speak out at Task Force meeting

About 175 people attended the third Reeve’s Task Force meeting, held at the Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre, Sept. 22. Many of the residents spoke out against the Growth Management Strategy (GMS) and in favour of property rights for landowners.
Rocky View Fire Station 72 breaks ground

Rocky View Fire Station 72 breaks ground

Rocky View County administration, stakeholder and firefighters gathered for the official groundbreaking of Station 72, located just East of Balzac near the CrossIron Mills complex, Sept. 23.
Crossfield councillor seeking position on school board

Crossfield councillor seeking position on school board

Norma Lang wants to be Ward 1’s new trustee for Rocky View Schools (RVS). She has worked as a councillor in Crossfield for the last six years and has a Commerce degree to augment her fiscal-minded nature.
Harvest lags behind in Prairies due to cool, wet weather

Harvest lags behind in Prairies due to cool, wet weather

A rainy and cold summer has battered the Prairies and harvest is drastically behind schedule. Normally, harvest is approximately 60 per cent done in Alberta at this time of the year, but it is currently hovering at 25 per cent completion.
Farm safety affects us all

Farm safety affects us all

Diligence in planning can go a long way in preventing farming and agricultural accidents, according to a study by the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA).
Div. 9 candidate offers fresh perspective

Div. 9 candidate offers fresh perspective

Another candidate has announced her intention to seek election in the County’s Division 9, bringing the district’s total up to four candidates.
Child approached by man in truck

Child approached by man in truck

RCMP are warning parents to keep a vigilant eye on their children after there was a report of a man attempting to lure a child into his truck in Airdrie.
Airdrie author running for alderman

Airdrie author running for alderman

Jeff Willerton is a man of few words when he speaks about the upcoming election. “It was a last minute decision,” he said. “Someone convinced me the other day to do it.
Cameron runs for aldermanic seat

Cameron runs for aldermanic seat

Trevor Cameron is hoping his family-oriented approach will help him score a seat on Airdrie City council. Cameron and his family moved from Calgary three years ago and he has known he would run for council for the last year-and-a-half.
Young candidate hopes to change Airdrie as alderma

Young candidate hopes to change Airdrie as alderma

Twenty-one-year-old Rachelle Reed wants to see change in the community and she is ready to take matters into her own hands.
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