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Parking issues make noise with council

Parking issues make noise with council

Parking issues in downtown Black Diamond have grabbed the attention of town council, who are planning to have a meeting with residents and business owners to discuss the problems and possible solutions.

Sewer repairs to cause traffic headaches

Sewer repairs will cause some traffic headaches for commuters next week. The southbound lanes of Northridge Drive will be closed on Jan. 17 between No Frills and Elizabeth Street between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Man jailed for drunk dialing 911

Drunk dialing a 911 operator landed a Millarville man in jail overnight and he is now facing criminal charges for his behaviour. On Dec. 17 phone calls from a man, who was believed to be intoxicated, started coming in to 911 operators. Cpl.
EI premiums on the rise

EI premiums on the rise

Canadians and businesses will be paying a little more to the federal government in 2012 to cover increases in employment insurance premiums. Starting Jan. 1, the government took more for Employment Insurance (EI) premiums from workers and employers.
Salvage Centre to expand facility

Salvage Centre to expand facility

It’s a spot for hidden treasures and must-haves and soon it will be twice as big so all those gems can be kept safe from the elements.
PC nominee steps up in Little Bow

PC nominee steps up in Little Bow

New landfills, such as one proposed near Blackie, should be a last resort said a former municipal politician now looking represent the area in the provincial legislature.
New Year's baby comes on strong

New Year's baby comes on strong

His name means strength and Okotoks’ first baby of 2012 is already out to prove he is a tough guy. Talon Goldring was born at the High River Hospital on Jan. 4 at 8:28 a.m. and his parents say he comes by his name honestly.

Drunk driving explodes over past week

This weekend police charged seven people in suspected drunk driving cases ranging from bad driving to crashes that sent people to hospital. From Jan. 6 to Jan.

Greater protection urged for eastern slopes

A new report says measures to protect Alberta’s eastern slopes need to be improved because they are vitally important to the Province’s ecosystem.
Fieldhouse will provide a kick to minor soccer

Fieldhouse will provide a kick to minor soccer

An Okotoks mother is looking forward to the day a fieldhouse is built in the Aldersyde area because it will mean she will get some shut-eye on the weekends.