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Decline in demand temporary at High Country food bank

Decline in demand temporary at High Country food bank

Volunteers at the Oilfields Food Bank are expecting an increase in demand in the coming months.
Gifts a godsend for Black Diamond healthcare workers

Gifts a godsend for Black Diamond healthcare workers

Scrub bags, ear savers, scrub caps and food were among items donated to Oilfields General Hospital staff the past two months.
Eden Valley receives cell service in response to COVID-19 outbreak

Eden Valley receives cell service in response to COVID-19 outbreak

TELUS is providing residents and first responders in the community with wireless cellular phone connectivity until the outbreak is contained.
Black Diamond merchants prepare to open alongside relaunch strategy

Black Diamond merchants prepare to open alongside relaunch strategy

Business owners choosing to follow Alberta’s relaunch strategy and open their doors next week will face some unique challenges as they juggle strict social distancing and sanitation regulations.
Black Diamond non-profit making face shields

Black Diamond non-profit making face shields

Before receiving its official papers as a non-profit, Foothills Makers of Diamond Valley's co-founders are using their skills and equipment to create face shields during the COVID-19 crisis.
Diamond Valley Community Garden opening comes with new rules

Diamond Valley Community Garden opening comes with new rules

Black Diamond's Emergency Co-ordination Centre announced last month that the community garden would resume operation this season.
Black Diamond council gives green light to campground opening

Black Diamond council gives green light to campground opening

The Bob Lochhead Memorial Park campground will open its doors for the season on June 1.
Turner Valley revamps clean-up initiative in light of pandemic

Turner Valley revamps clean-up initiative in light of pandemic

Large waste bins will be placed in neighbourhoods throughout town for the public to access May 15 to 29.
Eden Valley flattens the curve

Eden Valley flattens the curve

The First Nations community has had no new positive cases of COVID-19 since April 30.
Warm weather draws crowds to the Diamond Valley area

Warm weather draws crowds to the Diamond Valley area

Black Diamond senior peace officer Jim Berry said he’s noticing people congregating in parking lots and at picnic tables outside local restaurants the past couple of weeks, a behaviour that’s become concerning as COVID-19 cases in Alberta near the 6,000 mark.