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Black Diamond town council adopts advertising bylaw

Black Diamond town council adopts advertising bylaw

Black Diamond's advertising bylaw, approved by council on Sept. 16, requires the Town to advertise bylaws, resolutions, meetings, public hearings and other events on its website, and then allows administration to select additional methods if it chooses.
Backyard concert in Longview a hit

Backyard concert in Longview a hit

Award-winning band The Travelling Mabels performed its first concert in nine months in matriarch Eva Levesque’s backyard Sept. 19 and 20 to an enthusiastic audience.
Black Diamond shuttle service to roll out this fall

Black Diamond shuttle service to roll out this fall

The Town of Black Diamond is just weeks away from launching its shuttle service, but there’s much work ahead from deciding on fares to choosing a name.
Granary Road celebrating all things apple with festival

Granary Road celebrating all things apple with festival

Granary Road is hosting its fourth annual Apple Fest Sept. 26 and 27 featuring games, demonstrations and activities – as well as a market with all things apple.
Harvest Festival to be Black Diamond's first public event in months

Harvest Festival to be Black Diamond's first public event in months

The Harvest Festival, a partnership between the Town of Black Diamond and the Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills, will feature First Nations drumming and dancing, a market and carnival games as part of Alberta Culture Days.
Sheriffs ticket motorists driving up to 180 km/hr near Longview

Sheriffs ticket motorists driving up to 180 km/hr near Longview

Sheriff Highway Patrol members ticketed the drivers of five vehicles, allegedly involved in the Philllydunk Rally and Road Show’s Justice Road Race in Calgary, driving at speeds as high as 180 km/hr on Highways 22 and 543 on Sept. 13.
Foothills artists to showcase skills in most beautiful art tour

Foothills artists to showcase skills in most beautiful art tour

Eight art galleries and private studios are participating in The Most Beautiful Art Tour in Alberta for Alberta Culture Days Sept. 25 to 27.
Longview area historic ranch rounding up the competition

Longview area historic ranch rounding up the competition

The Bar U National Historic Site is hosting its chore horse competition on Sept. 20.
Black Diamond, Turner Valley prepare for amalgamation negotiations

Black Diamond, Turner Valley prepare for amalgamation negotiations

The Towns are submitting a letter of intent to the Minister of Municipal Affairs on Tuesday to formally enter into amalgamation negotiations.
Turner Valley brewery's hefeweizen earns world title

Turner Valley brewery's hefeweizen earns world title

Brauerei Fahr earned the Best Bavarian-Style Hefeweisse title for its prize Fahr Hefe in the 2020 World Beer Awards, beating out a wide selection of classic and world famous German hefeweizens in a category often dominated by German breweries.