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Turner Valley utility rates could increase with new bylaw

Turner Valley utility rates could increase with new bylaw

Council gave first reading to a proposed utility rate bylaw with a five-tiered billing system for water consumption.
Sheep River Library looking for additional funding

Sheep River Library looking for additional funding

The Sheep River Library is looking for a 3.1 per cent increase in funding from Turner Valley and Black Diamond councils as 2020 budgets are considered.
Two new councillors elected in Bearspaw Band

Two new councillors elected in Bearspaw Band

Eden Valley Coun. Rex Daniels was re-elected for his fourth term and is joined by new Coun. Pierre Lefthand, while in Morley Anthony Bearspaw returns alongside newly elected Roderick Hunter. Chief Darcy Dixon was re-elected.
Light shines in Black Diamond-Turner Valley

Light shines in Black Diamond-Turner Valley

High Country: Shared promotions means both communities benefit from holiday event
Townspeople rub elbows with celeb

Townspeople rub elbows with celeb

Standing Still filming crew spends six days in Turner Valley capturing the local flavour.
Longview to shine with display of lights

Longview to shine with display of lights

Village staff and volunteers are stringing up more than 20,000 lights along the highway, Tales and Trails Campground and Smith-Fuller Centennial Park.
New Black Diamond thrift store to feed the hungry

New Black Diamond thrift store to feed the hungry

Retired businesswoman Erin Hryniuk plans to use proceeds from the thrift store to open a Gleaners society in Calgary.
Oilfields High School students getting crafty for market

Oilfields High School students getting crafty for market

Proceeds from the Black Diamond school's Winter Market on Dec. 2 will pay for more materials for elective courses and programs.
More funds needed for Field of Dreams in Black Diamond

More funds needed for Field of Dreams in Black Diamond

Ball diamond almost completed, yet $45,500 still needed to cover wheel-chair accessibility upgrades.
Councils on board with economic development plan

Councils on board with economic development plan

The Black Diamond and Turner Valley Intermunicipal Economic Development Strategy offers such suggestions as hiring a new staff position.