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Bells toll for Nova Scotia victims

Bells toll for Nova Scotia victims

Emergency personnel and residents gathered at four churches across the High Country to pay tribute to the 23 victims in last weekend's mass shooting in Nova Scotia.
Initiative bringing joy to the High Country area

Initiative bringing joy to the High Country area

Share the Joy Foothills supports local businesses while bringing joy to those struggling through the COVID-19 crisis.
Survey gives Turner Valley RCMP policing goals

Survey gives Turner Valley RCMP policing goals

Results of the Turner Valley RCMP online survey reveal people generally feel safe, but remain frustrated with ongoing property crime.
Turner Valley hops on board regional waste pilot project

Turner Valley hops on board regional waste pilot project

The Town of Turner Valley is participating in a regional curbside garbage collection pilot program with Okotoks and Black Diamond from June 2 to Dec. 31.
Recycling fees waived for Black Diamond homeowners

Recycling fees waived for Black Diamond homeowners

Council approves a temporary bylaw that waves the recycling fee until the facility is back up and running.
Volunteering a family affair for Black Diamond mom

Volunteering a family affair for Black Diamond mom

Cindy Wright is the third generation of her family to volunteer in the community, and it's rubbing off on her teenage daughters.
Black Diamond Parade cancelled

Black Diamond Parade cancelled

Black Diamond’s Emergency Co-ordination Centre has cancelled the Diamond Valley Parade and Project Green Day to prevent social gatherings in light of COVID-19.
Funding for proposed solar farm in Black Diamond denied

Funding for proposed solar farm in Black Diamond denied

The proposed 1.7 megawatt solar photovoltaic solar farm was not approved for funding through the Municipal Community Generation Challenge.
Black Diamond campground closed

Black Diamond campground closed

Seasonal campers are scrambling for a place to stay following the announced closure of the Bob Lochhead Memorial Park campground in Black Diamond.
Groups standing behind High Country businesses

Groups standing behind High Country businesses

Several organizations have come together to ensure businesses in the region are getting the support they need through the COVID-19 pandemic.