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Teen art a mood changer for patients

Teen art a mood changer for patients

After spending some time in hospital getting surgery as a youngster, a Black Diamond teen is determined to make the experience as sunny as possible for others.
Art, plants the perfect combination

Art, plants the perfect combination

Local green thumbs with an appreciation for art can get the best of both worlds at a Black Diamond greenhouse this weekend.

Citizens chat it up with council

About 30 citizens got face-to-face with Turner Valley councillors last week to meet their elected officials and address issues ranging from parking to economic development.
Land redesignation approved for distillery

Land redesignation approved for distillery

A Turner Valley distillery is moving ahead with plans to expand after its request to redesignate former farmland to allow for agriculture, commercial and industrial use was approved Monday.
Update: Police nab motorcyclist doing 224 km/h

Update: Police nab motorcyclist doing 224 km/h

A Calgary motorcycle driver is facing a mandatory court appearance after allegedly being nabbed travelling more than twice the speed limit.
Towns exploring small-scale transit

Towns exploring small-scale transit

A grassroots committee has identified a need for public transit in Black Diamond and Turner Valley. Now it’s deciding how to implement it.
Building survived some tough times

Building survived some tough times

One of the buildings that survived the 1949 fire in Black Diamond still stands today, a relic of the past with an early history that’s been long forgotten.
Teen talent to shine in show

Teen talent to shine in show

Solving a murder mystery is the least of an Oilfields junior high school student’s worries.
Graduand rises above hardships

Graduand rises above hardships

Overcoming some harrowing challenges in her childhood drove an Oilfields graduand to rise to the top in her own way.
Town on board with safety policy

Town on board with safety policy

Strict rules are now in place to ensure Black Diamond Town employees are protected when stepping onto private property - prompted by the murder of a peace officer in the Foothills seven years ago.