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Millarville mechanic crowned Stampede princess

Millarville mechanic crowned Stampede princess

Janelle Mackenzie is stepping out of her comfort zone as Calgary Stampede royalty.
Jacket Racket keeping community warm

Jacket Racket keeping community warm

Turner Valley's United Church in the Valley is implementing its outdoor winter clothing initiative again this winter.
Black Diamond quilters hosting show

Black Diamond quilters hosting show

Griffiths Girls Quilt Group exhibiting bursts of colours in annual event Oct. 5.
Hike of the week

Hike of the week

Indian Oils Trail provides a pleasant half-day hike along the way to the summit.
Firefighters face new challenges

Firefighters face new challenges

Black Diamond Fire Chief Jamie Campbell said the newer homes being built often burn faster and produce more carcinogens than those built decades ago.
Longview group sharing plans on solar generation project

Longview group sharing plans on solar generation project

The Longview Economic Development Committee will provide details and answer questions on the proposed project at a public meeting Oct. 9.
Black Diamond historic building survived fire, economic busts

Black Diamond historic building survived fire, economic busts

For seven decades the building played an important role in the community.
Hike of the week

Hike of the week

Pocaterra Cirque is especially glorious in the fall with a scenic mountain valley, vibrant golden larches and deep red leaves of fireweed.
Feedback positive for Turner Valley's proposed land use bylaw

Feedback positive for Turner Valley's proposed land use bylaw

Planning co-ordinator Gerry Melenka said administration has a good idea of what the town wants.
More questions than answers by parents at Oilfields High School meeting

More questions than answers by parents at Oilfields High School meeting

Parents questioned the Foothills School Division about potential growth patterns, cost implications and setting a precedence for small schools if it decides to add Grade 9 to the K-8 Millarville Community School.