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Marketing strategy aims to grow Black Diamond, Turner Valley

Marketing strategy aims to grow Black Diamond, Turner Valley

The Inter-municipal Economic Development Committee is working to further strengthen tourism and business in the neighbouring communities.
Big changes for Turner Valley students this week

Big changes for Turner Valley students this week

Staggered recesses and assigned washrooms are among the changes Turner Valley School students will experience as they return to school this week.
Millarville Farmers' Market numbers down slightly

Millarville Farmers' Market numbers down slightly

Attendance has dropped slightly for Foothills County’s largest farmers’ market in a time when face masks and hand sanitizer have become the norm.
Calgary driver flees from single-vehicle rollover

Calgary driver flees from single-vehicle rollover

Four people were injured in the Tuesday afternoon collision, including a 23-year-old man from Eden Valley.
Parents oppose no spectators rule in Black Diamond's arena

Parents oppose no spectators rule in Black Diamond's arena

Hockey mom Page Emerson has started a petition insisting that parents be allowed to watch their children play sports after the Oilfields Regional Arena implemented a no spectator rule.
New school year unlike any other in High Country

New school year unlike any other in High Country

Oilfields High School staff hope to provide much of what the school has traditionally offered while abiding by Alberta Health Services' ever-changing guidelines surrounding COVID-19.
Turner Valley town council amends its advertising bylaw

Turner Valley town council amends its advertising bylaw

The amendment states the Town is no longer required to advertise statutory hearings in the local newspaper for two consecutive weeks.
Black Diamond arena opening Monday to limited use

Black Diamond arena opening Monday to limited use

The Oilfields Regional Arena opens Aug. 24 to pre-booked user groups only to prevent the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Development permit approved for Black Diamond's Mountain View Village

Development permit approved for Black Diamond's Mountain View Village

The proposed $52 million Mountain View Village has met all of the requirements to begin Phase 1 of the mature adult and senior housing village, which will boast eight villas and a 52-unit condominium on five acres of land west of the Oilfields General Hospital.
Registration at all-time low for Boys and Girls Club program

Registration at all-time low for Boys and Girls Club program

As of mid-August, the Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills had just 15 children registered in its before and after school care program in Black Diamond, a drop from 45 last school year.