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A few hiccups for Black Diamond's newest officer

A few hiccups for Black Diamond's newest officer

Dillon Cranston, who was hired to fill the peace officer vacancy in Black Diamond, will serve as a bylaw officer until restrictions around COVID-19 lift and he can complete his training.
Black Diamond council loosens up on campground stay requirement

Black Diamond council loosens up on campground stay requirement

Campers at the Bob Lochhead Memorial Park campground can now stay a minimum of a week following Black Diamond council's decision last week. Campers were previously required to stay a minimum of a month.
High Country businesses happy to be open despite added costs

High Country businesses happy to be open despite added costs

Businesses across the region are paying out of pocket to keep up with provincial protocols to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Black Diamond council approves 2020 tax reduction

Black Diamond council approves 2020 tax reduction

Council passed third and final reading for its 2020 tax rate bylaw during its June 3 meeting.
High Country Helps offering assistance to the vulnerable

High Country Helps offering assistance to the vulnerable

The faith-based and inter-denominational non-profit society was created by a Millarville couple to connect neighbours with each other and the resources they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eden Valley residents with COVID-19 recovered

Eden Valley residents with COVID-19 recovered

The First Nations community has had no new cases in six weeks.
Recycling centre, campground to open soon in Turner Valley

Recycling centre, campground to open soon in Turner Valley

Plans to open the Dr. Lander Memorial Swimming Pool remain on hold until a provincial announcement is made. Town council officially cancelled Discovery Days.
Towns pay tribute to High Country seniors

Towns pay tribute to High Country seniors

Black Diamond school going above and beyond to support students

Black Diamond school going above and beyond to support students

Several Oilfields High School staff members are dedicating the majority of their time to the well-being of students and their families as they navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic.
New initiative points to open businesses in Black Diamond

New initiative points to open businesses in Black Diamond

Diamond logos in storefront windows are informing shoppers which shops are open for business.