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Historical society event to mark Millarville's 130th anniversary

Historical society event to mark Millarville's 130th anniversary

The Millarville Historical Society is hosting an event at the MRAS Hall to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the Foothills County hamlet.
Black Diamond looking for volunteers to finish bike track

Black Diamond looking for volunteers to finish bike track

Volunteers are needed to complete hand work on the new mountain bike track in Black Diamond on Saturday, Aug. 13, and are asked to register in advance on the Town's website.
Brewery expansion getting closer following public hearing

Brewery expansion getting closer following public hearing

Brauerei Fahr is looking to build a 25,000-square-foot facility, complete with brewery and taproom, in Turner Valley.
Turner Valley fly fisherman authors collection of essays

Turner Valley fly fisherman authors collection of essays

Jim McLennan has been casting the line since he was 12. Naturally then, the longtime fly-fisher, author and Turner Valley resident has no shortage of writing on the subject for his recently published book 'Trout Tracks: Essays on Fly Fishing.'
Hot weather prompts warning from Environment Canada

Hot weather prompts warning from Environment Canada

People are urged to take appropriate precautions as this latest spell of hot weather prompts warnings over much of Alberta and B.C.
Turner Valley does away with cat licensing, says bylaw not working

Turner Valley does away with cat licensing, says bylaw not working

Despite feedback from the public to keep the requirement for cat licensing, Turner Valley council voted to scrap it and will recommend that the incoming Diamond Valley council look into other solutions.
Historic monument damaged near Longview

Historic monument damaged near Longview

The Little Chicago-Royalties monument was damaged when unknown thieves stole plaques from the monument, damaging stonework in the process.
Community rallies after vandalism at Turner Valley Spray Park

Community rallies after vandalism at Turner Valley Spray Park

Turner Valley Mayor Barry Crane was thrilled with the community response to vandalism at the spray park after an incident on Saturday, July 16.
Okotoks and Foothills water woes to be eased by $15.9M provincial grant

Okotoks and Foothills water woes to be eased by $15.9M provincial grant

The province announced Provincial Water for Life grant funding for the Foothills Okotoks Regional Water Project that will go a long way towards easing water worries in the region
Work underway on mountain bike track in Black Diamond

Work underway on mountain bike track in Black Diamond

The Town of Black Diamond is preparing to host mountain bike races for the 2023 Alberta Summer Games.