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Electric vehicle chargers hit the streets in Black Diamond

Electric vehicle chargers hit the streets in Black Diamond

Three electric vehicle charging stations are available to drivers at a cost of $1.75 per hour. A fourth charger is expected to be installed soon.
$2 swimming in Turner Valley for the long weekend

$2 swimming in Turner Valley for the long weekend

To celebrate the long weekend, the Dr. Lander Memorial Pool is Turner Valley is offering $2 drop-in swimming on Sept. 3 and 5.
Black bear spotted in Turner Valley

Black bear spotted in Turner Valley

Town posts notice to warn residents and provide tips to make their properties less attractive to bears.
Heliport construction nears completion at Oilfields General Hospital

Heliport construction nears completion at Oilfields General Hospital

Once complete, the $1-million landing pad in Black Diamond will require final approval from Transport Canada.
Amalgamation costs come early for Black Diamond, Turner Valley

Amalgamation costs come early for Black Diamond, Turner Valley

Expenses for everything from uniform re-branding to merging IT systems are coming due before towns amalgamate.
New temporary fishing restrictions in effect

New temporary fishing restrictions in effect

A new angling restriction, created by Alberta Environment and Parks to protect fish during times of high water temps and low stream flows, is in effect for areas of southern Alberta, including Foothills County.
GALLERY: Country fun at the 115th Priddis & Millarville Fair

GALLERY: Country fun at the 115th Priddis & Millarville Fair

Country Fun for Everyone was the theme of this year's Priddis and Millarville Fair, which celebrated its 115th year on the weekend.
Mobile mammogram screening unit coming to Black Diamond

Mobile mammogram screening unit coming to Black Diamond

Women 50 to 74 don’t need a referral to have a mammogram when Screen Test comes to Black Diamond Sept. 6 to 8.
Survey finds support for another traffic light along Highway 2A

Survey finds support for another traffic light along Highway 2A

Foothills County report details responses to questions about speed limits, intersection safety and traffic volume north of Okotoks.
Priddis & Millarville Fair marks its 115th year

Priddis & Millarville Fair marks its 115th year

The Priddis & Millarville Fair is back with two full days of country fun, including exhibits, activities and entertainment.