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Documentary wins Peoples’ Choice Award

Documentary wins Peoples’ Choice Award

Longview: John Scott story wows at Calgary festival
Black Diamond students rock in community-wide initiative

Black Diamond students rock in community-wide initiative

C. Ian McLaren School’s almost 200 students placed rocks they painted throughout the community on Oct. 1 in an initiative to bring the community together.
Town nominates avid volunteer for prestigious award

Town nominates avid volunteer for prestigious award

Turner Valley Town council and administration nominated Maureen Nelson for the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards in recognition of her 15 years of service on various committees and her ongoing commitment to her community.
Turner Valley post office to relocate

Turner Valley post office to relocate

The former RBC building on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Main Street will soon undergo renovation work to serve as the community’s post office, which has been located at 132 Main Street since 1987.
Summer profitable for many Black Diamond merchants

Summer profitable for many Black Diamond merchants

With Canadians staying close to home as a result of travel bans, Black Diamond experienced an influx in visitors from close to home, resulting in the busiest season yet for many businesses.
Black Diamond firefighters tackle education with technology

Black Diamond firefighters tackle education with technology

Members of the Black Diamond Fire Department are using Zoom meetings and homemade videos to educate Kindergarten to Grade 6 C. Ian McLaren School students about kitchen fire safety during Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10.
Energy provider offering discounts to High Country business owners

Energy provider offering discounts to High Country business owners

Foothills Energy Co-operative is offering wholesale energy rates to its business members for the next four months in hopes to provide financial relief during the tough economic times many are facing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Turner Valley's outdoor pool nears capacity in two-month season

Turner Valley's outdoor pool nears capacity in two-month season

Patrons at Dr. Lander Memorial Swimming Pool in Turner Valley totaled 4,489 over the eight weeks the facility was open, compared to 8,343 during 14 weeks of operation in 2019.
Turner Valley council takes first look at 2021 budget

Turner Valley council takes first look at 2021 budget

Administration presented council with a detailed documentation of the Town’s projected $5,867,097 in expenses and $5,548,607 in revenues at its Sept. 21 meeting, revealing a $318,490 difference.
Foothills elected officials say Halloween is going ahead

Foothills elected officials say Halloween is going ahead

Despite the ongoing cancellation of concerts, community events and other public gatherings, Halloween is not among them, according to government officials. Turner Valley's haunted house and children's Halloween party, however, have been cancelled.