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West Rocky View dam opponents want Alberta government to kill idea

West Rocky View dam opponents want Alberta government to kill idea

Opponents of a provincial government proposal to build a dam on the Bow River just east of Cochrane are having trouble understanding why the project has even remained a possibility this long.
Burley family take on their biggest fight

Burley family take on their biggest fight

Less than one per cent of sarcoma diagnosis, which equates to only 200 world wide, have received the diagnosis of CIC – Rearranged Sarcoma, and Katie is one of them, according to a press release.
Rocky View County declines to comment on Bill 20

Rocky View County declines to comment on Bill 20

With the announcement of the provincial governments Bill 20, many of Alberta's rural leaders are joining the chorus of opposition to the province's sweeping amendments to the Municipal Government Act (MGA).
Provincial government hears from Cochrane residents on proposed Bow River dam at townhall

Provincial government hears from Cochrane residents on proposed Bow River dam at townhall

The provincial government could save a lot of time and money by just abandoning the feasibility study of a flood/drought mitigation project, according to a townhall in Cochrane.
RVC Council briefs: Water and Sewage fees on the rise

RVC Council briefs: Water and Sewage fees on the rise

Council amends Master Rates Bylaw, three per cent increase to water and wastewater services Rocky View County (RVC) council unanimously approved an amendment to the 2024 Master Rates Bylaw, which applies a three per cent increase in utility rates for
Cowgirl Cattle Company annual rendezvous at Madden Community Hall

Cowgirl Cattle Company annual rendezvous at Madden Community Hall

The Cowgirl Cattle Company held its 26th annual get-together at the Madden Community Hall on May 4.
Cinco de Derby dog races for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Derby dog races for Cinco de Mayo

Nearly fifty Chihuahuas took part in the annual Cinco de Derby Chihuahua races at Century Downs Racetrack and Casino in Balzac on May 4.
Cochrane's Matechuk wins gold at World Photographic Cup

Cochrane's Matechuk wins gold at World Photographic Cup

Cochrane based photographer Jacquie Matechuk won gold in the Wildlife category and won Best of the Nation.
Century Downs Racetrack hosting dog races for Cinco de Mayo

Century Downs Racetrack hosting dog races for Cinco de Mayo

A festive celebration for Cinco de Mayo will be held on May 4 at Century Downs with food trucks, Tequila tasting, and the highly anticipated annual Chihuahua races.
Open mic nights bring Airdrie's music scene to life

Open mic nights bring Airdrie's music scene to life

“Open Mic nights build community and culture in Airdrie. For a city with minimum live music venues (with a stage etc), there is sure a lot to talk about with this burgeoning music scene.”
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