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Scenic run drawing more athletes each year

Scenic run drawing more athletes each year

A school principal is covering a lot of ground in preparation for a 13-kilometre run that will take him through the scenic foothills to the region’s biggest farmers market.
Popular event draws thousands

Popular event draws thousands

Thousands of people will converge on two small Foothills communities for one of the most anticipated festivals of the spring.
Triathlon testing athlete'    s endurance

Triathlon testing athlete' s endurance

Athletes of varying abilities are lacing up in preparation for an event that will test their endurance on land and in the water. Hundreds of men and women are challenging themselves to complete a 500 metre swim in the Dr.
Town still deciding whether to close road

Town still deciding whether to close road

Turner Valley councillors are seeking more information before deciding whether or not to close a residential road that’s raised concerns among citizens.
Town councillors easing tax impact

Town councillors easing tax impact

Black Diamond residents are getting a small break on their taxes this year. During its May 20 meeting, Black Diamond Town council approved a 2.91 per cent decrease in residential taxes over last year. When combined with the 4.
Residents want Friendship Trail extended

Residents want Friendship Trail extended

Avid walkers hope to further connect their communities with a 10 kilometre trail through Black Diamond and Turner Valley and connecting to the Friendship Trail.
Residents ready to cool off

Residents ready to cool off

Excitement is mounting in Turner Valley as families count down the days until the town’s newest park drenches youngsters. The grand opening of the 31,200 square-foot spray park located east of the Dr.
Ranch brings cowboy days back to life

Ranch brings cowboy days back to life

The days when cowboys relied on their horses and the land for their livelihood will be brought to life for another season at a one-of-a-kind historic site in the foothills.
MD residents get to weigh in on sports park

MD residents get to weigh in on sports park

Residents in the MD's west end have a chance to give their two cents about future recreation facilities in the area.
Citizens unite for Project Green Day

Citizens unite for Project Green Day

Diamond Valley volunteers will be rolling up their sleeves for a little spring-cleaning this weekend.