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Black Diamond bookstore offers something for everyone

Black Diamond bookstore offers something for everyone

Spisherbocker Books opened its doors in December. The independent bookstore aims to cater to everyone in the community and has had a warm reception so far.
No rush to update Diamond Valley driver's licences

No rush to update Diamond Valley driver's licences

Turner Valley and Black Diamond driver's licences, vehicle registrations or Alberta identification cards will not need to be updated with the new Town name until they are up for renewal.
Historic party planned for New Year's Eve in Turner Valley

Historic party planned for New Year's Eve in Turner Valley

The amalgamation of Turner Valley and Black Diamond takes effect at midnight on Jan. 1. To celebrate the occasion, and to ring in the New Year, the party in Turner Valley will go well into the night.
Foothills RCMP offers tips for a safe and secure holiday season

Foothills RCMP offers tips for a safe and secure holiday season

Between Dec. 11 and Dec. 17, Foothills RCMP responded to 33 collisions on area roads and highways.
Black Diamond gallery giving warm welcome to newcomers

Black Diamond gallery giving warm welcome to newcomers

Anonymous donor funds 125 gifts from Bluerock Gallery for refugees and immigrants
New meaning for Diamond Valley Christmas song

New meaning for Diamond Valley Christmas song

The song "Diamond Valley Christmas" was written over 20 years ago. Now, Brent McAthey hopes it has a unifying message for the two towns as they merge on Jan. 1.
Entire house is overflowing with Christmas cheer

Entire house is overflowing with Christmas cheer

Rocio Prieto spends the month of November turning her home south of Priddis into a Christmas wonderland with decorations everywhere you look.
Black Diamond's fire chief recognized for 35 years of service

Black Diamond's fire chief recognized for 35 years of service

Jamie Campbell and three other Black Diamond firefighters received service awards during a ceremony on Dec. 6.
GALLERY: High Country Lodge Christmas Light Tour in the books in Black Diamond

GALLERY: High Country Lodge Christmas Light Tour in the books in Black Diamond

High Country Lodge residents toured the town with Mayor Brendan Kelly on Dec. 13, searching for the best Christmas light displays Black Diamond has to offer.
Emergency services Candy Cane Stop in Black Diamond Friday

Emergency services Candy Cane Stop in Black Diamond Friday

Local emergency services personnel will be handing out candy canes to drivers on Centre Avenue in Black Diamond during a Candy Cane Stop on Dec. 16.