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Sheep River Library in Turner Valley to reopen on Monday

Sheep River Library in Turner Valley to reopen on Monday

Staff at the Sheep River Library have been working to ensure patrons can continue to access many of the facility’s services that they’ve enjoyed in the past.
Turner Valley cowboy poet spends pandemic penning new book

Turner Valley cowboy poet spends pandemic penning new book

Doris Daley poses a series of serious, humourous and thought-provoking questions to her friends in her book That's a Good Answer.
Online auction to recoup lost revenue at Millarville Racetrack

Online auction to recoup lost revenue at Millarville Racetrack

The Millarville Experience Auction runs throughout July, offering approximately 75 items to bid on until 5 p.m. on July 31.
Bird causes region-wide power outage on Canada Day

Bird causes region-wide power outage on Canada Day

More than 15,000 people across the Foothills were without power after a bird made contact with one of Fortis Alberta’s transformers near High River on July 1.
Mural depicts Black Diamond's charming features

Mural depicts Black Diamond's charming features

Turner Valley artist Mady Thiel-Kopstein captures town with whimsical painting.
Longview council approves new western-themed brand

Longview council approves new western-themed brand

Longview Village council unanimously approved the western-themed brand presented by the economic development committee’s branding subcommittee at a council meeting last month.
Bar U Ranch exhibit pays tribute to the Stoney Nakoda people

Bar U Ranch exhibit pays tribute to the Stoney Nakoda people

The role Indigenous people had in ranching life has now become a permanent fixture at the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site.
Black Diamond finds new way to celebrate Canada Day in light of COVID-19

Black Diamond finds new way to celebrate Canada Day in light of COVID-19

The annual Diamond Music Fest & Canada Day Celebrations in Black Diamond will be replaced with decorations and an incentive to shop locally on July 1.
Riverbend colony serving up vegetables, preserves at market

Riverbend colony serving up vegetables, preserves at market

The Riverbend Hutterite Colony is hosting a market every Saturday in Turner Valley from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Black Diamond from noon to 4 p.m.
Black Diamond streets boast new look with metal banners

Black Diamond streets boast new look with metal banners

Diamond-shaped metal banners featuring five different images hang on light standards along Highway 7 and 22.