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Turner Valley couple battles fear, isolation amid pandemic

Turner Valley couple battles fear, isolation amid pandemic

“We didn’t really socialize much at all. It helps that we get along quite well. I have my quilting and sewing and Murray does little projects in the garage. We’re both fairly upbeat. We’ve got a lot to be grateful for.” ~ Sue Knowler
Towns' potential new name narrowed down to three

Towns' potential new name narrowed down to three

Residents and merchants in Black Diamond and Turner Valley have until Monday to select a new name for their community in the event the two towns merge.
Black Diamond magician pulls online entertainment out of the hat

Black Diamond magician pulls online entertainment out of the hat

After years spent performing at festivals, banquets and conventions, Malcolm Russell is embracing the COVID-19 restrictions with his new online show.
Turner Valley bee expert buzzing over Pollinator Week

Turner Valley bee expert buzzing over Pollinator Week

To mark Pollinator Week on June 21-27 Turner Valley's Alexandria Farmer and other members of the (Alberta Native Bee Council) will be holding online talks and promoting other activities to raise awareness about native bees.
New Turner Valley employee eager to hit the books

New Turner Valley employee eager to hit the books

Lisa Brown brings several years of experience drafting bylaws and policies, overseeing records management and assisting with the dissolution of Grande Cache.
GALLERY: Foothills ranchers carry on branding tradition

GALLERY: Foothills ranchers carry on branding tradition

Each year, after the herds of the Foothills finish calving, comes branding time.
Upgrade to Black Diamond hospital helipad announced

Upgrade to Black Diamond hospital helipad announced

AHS announces for construction of new heliport after STARS unable to land at Oilfields General Hospital
Eased parking restrictions among changes in Turner Valley bylaw

Eased parking restrictions among changes in Turner Valley bylaw

Turner Valley Town council recently approved third and final reading to amendments in the municipality's land use bylaw that administration and council spent the past several months tweaking.
Oilfields High School teacher goes above and beyond with indigenous students

Oilfields High School teacher goes above and beyond with indigenous students

“I keep doing it because it’s needed and because I see short and long term dividends in the kids, not just in their education but how they interact with other students and staff and the positive things that they’re doing on their own reserve.”
Determined Eden Valley teen to walk the stage at graduation

Determined Eden Valley teen to walk the stage at graduation

Oilfields High School graduand Tylie Jimmy John will join her peers in her school’s graduation ceremony on June 25 as she begins the process of pursuing a career in criminal justice as a way to help her community.