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Trail ride offers glimpse into ranching

Trail ride offers glimpse into ranching

Backcountry trail rides may be a popular southern Alberta attraction, but a national historic site south of Longview does things a little differently when getting its visitors into the saddle.

Seat on council up for grabs

A by-election will be held next month to fill the vacant seat on Turner Valley’s town council. The Town of Turner Valley is holding a byelection to replace former Coun. Barry Williamson Sept. 30 at the town office council chambers from 10 a.m.
Senior citizen reaches rare milestone

Senior citizen reaches rare milestone

A Black Diamond woman was the talk of the town when word got around that she reached a milestone few can boast about.
Mixed emotions over retail plans

Mixed emotions over retail plans

The potential for chain stores opening shop at the east end of Black Diamond resulted in mixed emotions among residents last week.
Group making plans for campground

Group making plans for campground

Plans to redevelop a campground severely damaged in last year’s flood will take place over the next few weeks.
Campground name honours former citizen

Campground name honours former citizen

Diamond Valley residents who rallied around changing a campground’s name to honour an avid volunteer had their wish granted last week.
Local merchant hoping event will grow

Local merchant hoping event will grow

A foothills merchant is bringing the ’50s back to Black Diamond for one day this summer.
Land changes allow for expansion

Land changes allow for expansion

A Black Diamond merchant looking to improve his grocery store had his community backing him at a meeting last week.
Town considering more green initiativesTown considering more green initiatives

Town considering more green initiativesTown considering more green initiatives

The Town of Turner Valley may be spending thousands of dollars in renewable energy initiatives this year to save taxpayers more money in the long run.
Cowboy memories come to life

Cowboy memories come to life

Visitors from around the world will get glimpse of the cowboy way of life more than a century ago in an afternoon of entertainment south of Longview this weekend.