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Bylaw to ban fireworks

Bylaw to ban fireworks

Turner Valley residents in the mood to celebrate can no longer mark occasions with fireworks inside the Town boundaries. Changes to the Town’s fire protection bylaw prohibit residents from firing off fireworks anywhere in town starting Sept. 30.

Town of Black Diamond celebrates green milestone

A foothills community reached an energy-saving milestone this summer in its efforts to create pollution-free power in its facilities.

Residents voicing concerns about water situation

A Turner Valley resident’s appeal of two water projects in her community will go in front of a provincial appeal board in January.
Enrollment up at high country schools

Enrollment up at high country schools

Enrollment at two foothills schools is surging as Turner Valley and Longview Schools saw increases in student populations the first two weeks of school.
Soup cooking classes heating up

Soup cooking classes heating up

A foothills retreat is cooking up a storm this fall to offer warmth to women and children overcoming family violence.

Town' s river mitigation work on hold

Flood mitigation work in Black Diamond is at a standstill as the Town awaits approval to proceed with its remaining projects.
Resident ready to make an impact

Resident ready to make an impact

A Turner Valley man known for getting involved in his community is taking it to the next level as his Town’s newest councillor. John Waring was acclaimed to Turner Valley’s Town council when no one else stepped forward to run for the vacant seat.

Hands needed to complete spray park

Unexpected costs continue to put Turner Valley’s spray park behind schedule.

Mutilated pet found

Turner Valley RCMP are looking for answers after a mutilated cat was found in a resident’s back yard. The dead cat was discovered the morning of Sept. 7 and police are looking for people who may know what happened to the animal.
SPCA lagging in volunteers, funds

SPCA lagging in volunteers, funds

Lagging membership and unsuccessful fundraising is giving a foothills SPCA a run for its money this year.