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Reminder: Millarville Farmers’ Market opens June 20

Reminder: Millarville Farmers’ Market opens June 20

The 2020 Millarville Farmers' Market season comes with numerous restrictions for vendors and visitors alike.
Length of stay restrictions lifted at Black Diamond's campground

Length of stay restrictions lifted at Black Diamond's campground

Black Diamond Town council voted to remove restrictions on how long campers can stay in the Bob Lochhead Memorial Campground after the Province implemented Stage 2 of its economic relaunch strategy.
Turner Valley pool, spray park to open for the season next month

Turner Valley pool, spray park to open for the season next month

CAO Todd Sharpe says patrons can expect big changes in the Dr. Lander Memorial Swimming Pool and Foothills Lions Club Spray Park operations this season.
Corporation struggling to fill raw water reservoir in Turner Valley

Corporation struggling to fill raw water reservoir in Turner Valley

A change in the federal standard for manganese levels is among the hurdles the Sheep River Regional Utility Corporation is facing to bring its raw water reservoir to full capacity.
Facilities prepare for Stage 2 reopening in Black Diamond/Turner Valley

Facilities prepare for Stage 2 reopening in Black Diamond/Turner Valley

Managers of the Sheep River Library and Focus Family FITness say they’re sticking to their original reopening plans despite the Province implementing Stage 2 of its economic relaunch strategy a week early.
Black Diamond council to discuss rules around RV parking

Black Diamond council to discuss rules around RV parking

Willow Ridge homeowner Glen Fagan is requesting that the Town of Black Diamond change its land use bylaw to allow him and his neighbours to park their RVs in their front driveways.
Reopening date for Turner Valley Gas Plant not yet determined

Reopening date for Turner Valley Gas Plant not yet determined

Further measures are required to ensure the historic site adheres to AHS guidelines in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.