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Half marathon a real treat

Half marathon a real treat

Hundreds of people will lace up early Saturday morning and make tracks towards southern Alberta’s largest outdoor market.
Councils give annexation plan green light

Councils give annexation plan green light

The Town of Black Diamond is moving ahead with plans to annex 740 acres of Foothills County land - 613 of which are developable - in preparation for five decades of growth.
Distillery application coming back to the table

Distillery application coming back to the table

While several people are stoked about the proposed expansion of a Turner Valley distillery, the Town’s planning and development co-ordinator says he can’t endorse it.
Glassblowers delve into prehistoric era

Glassblowers delve into prehistoric era

Colourful glass sculptures crafted from the hands of Black Diamond glassblowers hang from the ceiling of a popular prehistoric museum.
Festival portraying real west

Festival portraying real west

A Turner Valley distillery and nearby polo club are getting in on the action in an annual festival that celebrates western culture.
Tax rate providing some relief

Tax rate providing some relief

Several property owners in Turner Valley will have some financial relief with tax rates dropping for many this year.
Parade celebrating western heritage

Parade celebrating western heritage

Western pride will be evident as Black Diamond and Turner Valley celebrate their heritage with a parade and day of festivities Saturday. Black Diamond is hosting its annual parade, with this year’s theme celebrating western heritage, June 1 at 10 a.
Priddis man tells story of living with Alzheimer’s

Priddis man tells story of living with Alzheimer’s

Putting his boots on the wrong feet, struggling to read clocks and confused by technology, 60-year-old Neil Godfrey was at a loss when explaining this to his doctor three years ago.
Council, administration holding the line

Council, administration holding the line

Many Black Diamond taxpayers will see little change in their property taxes after town council approved this year’s rates. At its May 15 meeting, Black Diamond Town council approved a 0.
Donation Steer ‘Clark’ raises $45,662

Donation Steer ‘Clark’ raises $45,662

Two Nanton area boys stood tall and proud in the High River agricultural centre, holding the halter of the black Angus yearling they cared for since last fall as the bids grew higher.