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New initiative points to open businesses in Black Diamond

New initiative points to open businesses in Black Diamond

Diamond logos in storefront windows are informing shoppers which shops are open for business.
Millarville Farmers’ Market set to open June 20

Millarville Farmers’ Market set to open June 20

The 2020 Millarville Farmers' Market season comes with numerous restrictions for vendors and visitors alike.
Playgrounds opening Monday in Black Diamond and Turner Valley

Playgrounds opening Monday in Black Diamond and Turner Valley

Following the lead of Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer, the two Towns are moving ahead with opening their playgrounds on June 1.
Black Diamond couple keeping busy while self-isolating

Black Diamond couple keeping busy while self-isolating

Al and Della Dickie are enjoying working in their garden, flower beds and Al’s leather making shop, but they miss visiting with friends and family, attending church services and getting creative in their writing classes.
Bar U Ranch opens its doors Monday

Bar U Ranch opens its doors Monday

The Bar U Ranch National Historic Site is among several Parks Canada facilities opening on June 1, but it will come with limited services and access in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Black Diamond school celebrating its graduates

Black Diamond school celebrating its graduates

Posters featuring the faces of Oilfields High School's approximately 50 grads will be placed in front of Town's municipal building later this week.
Longview 4-H steers way to fight COVID-19

Longview 4-H steers way to fight COVID-19

Foothills: Club has raised for than $230,000 for foundation
Tax reductions on the way for most Turner Valley homeowners

Tax reductions on the way for most Turner Valley homeowners

Turner Valley's 2020 tax rate bylaw offers a slight decrease for most homeowners and little to no change for most commercial and industrial property owners.
Black Diamond council waives rental fees for youth-focused club

Black Diamond council waives rental fees for youth-focused club

Black Diamond Town council approved the Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills' request to waive its April, May and June leasing fees for the Oilfields Regional Arena in a unanimous vote at its May 20 meeting.
Turner Valley clean up initiative receives overwhelming response

Turner Valley clean up initiative receives overwhelming response

Several of the 12 large garbage bins placed throughout the community to assist residents with their spring cleaning were overflowing last weekend.