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High Country councils merging recreation, FCSS committees

High Country councils merging recreation, FCSS committees

Black Diamond and Turner Valley councils have agreed to merge their FCSS and recreation committees as recommended by the Friendship Agreement Committee.
New Diamond Valley Chamber president says collaboration is key

New Diamond Valley Chamber president says collaboration is key

Andrea Glowatsky sees potential in connecting with local chambers, governments, service groups, social groups and other organizations.
Feedback sought on policing needs in the High Country

Feedback sought on policing needs in the High Country

Turner Valley RCMP are hosting an online survey and public meetings to gather information on policing needs throughout March.
Turner Valley peace officers crack down on speeders

Turner Valley peace officers crack down on speeders

Speeding violations in 2019 more than doubled the previous year's numbers due to peace officers stepping up their enforcement.
Provincial review on Longview concluded

Provincial review on Longview concluded

Minister of Municipal Affairs Kaycee Madu writes mayor saying the provincial inspection on the village is now complete.
Turner Valley RCMP bust alleged meth dealers

Turner Valley RCMP bust alleged meth dealers

Two men have been charged for alleged trafficking of methamphetamine on Feb. 11 after police investigated reports of drug activity in Eden Valley. According to a press release sent out on Feb.
Millarville teen in search of smiles

Millarville teen in search of smiles

Thirteen-year-old Alyssa Sanden is requesting smiling selfies from the public to raise money for Alliance for Smiles, which offers free surgery to children with cleft lips and palates in developing countries.
Young ranchers learn the ropes in school

Young ranchers learn the ropes in school

Seventeen-year-old Addison Nolette is among the students enrolled in the Black Diamond school’s cow-calf component of the Green Certificate Program.
Black Diamond selected for QUEST project

Black Diamond selected for QUEST project

The Town was one of four Alberta communities selected to participate in a project that will determine how to adapt the province's energy infrastructure to handle extreme weather events.
Film tax credit could boost industry in the Foothills

Film tax credit could boost industry in the Foothills

The Film and Television Tax Credit program offers Alberta-owned productions a refundable tax credit to help cover production and labour costs up to $10 million per project.