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Service clubs suffering as social distancing becomes the new norm

Service clubs suffering as social distancing becomes the new norm

Black Diamond and Turner Valley service clubs are being hit hard as fundraising becomes almost futile amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Black Diamond partnering with Okotoks in pilot program

Black Diamond partnering with Okotoks in pilot program

Black Diamond town council approved the Town of Okotoks’ proposal to collect and dispose of its solid waste through a regional curbside collection pilot project that will run from June 2 to Dec. 31.
Boys and Girls Club helping Foothills families

Boys and Girls Club helping Foothills families

The Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills has provided food to more than 70 families throughout the region to assist them during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Financial adviser in Turner Valley offering guidance

Financial adviser in Turner Valley offering guidance

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Tarah-Lee Cotie is offering complimentary financial goal analysis and retirement planning to Foothills residents during a time of uncertainty for many amidst a deflating economy and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Summer events cancelled in Longview

Summer events cancelled in Longview

Associations agree not to host Little New York Daze and Longstock Music and Arts Festival in light of COVID-19.
Turner Valley council cuts capital budget in half

Turner Valley council cuts capital budget in half

Council approves deferring $630,000 worth of projects to next year's capital budget deliberations to lighten the financial load.
Birthday parades hit the streets of Turner Valley

Birthday parades hit the streets of Turner Valley

Neighbours and friends come together to ensure birthdays remain special occasions for residents, despite social distancing regulations.
High Country businesses get generous despite financial woes

High Country businesses get generous despite financial woes

Some Black Diamond and Turner Valley businesses are giving more than they’re asking for in return, despite the struggles they’re facing in light of COVID-19.
Petition to revoke Longview CAO insufficient, says Village

Petition to revoke Longview CAO insufficient, says Village

A group of Longview residents is demanding a judicial review after a petition signed by more than a third of the village’s population – requesting the bylaw appointing Dale Harrison as chief administrative officer be revoked - was declared insufficient.
Eden Valley's request for help met with overwhelming response

Eden Valley's request for help met with overwhelming response

Organizations across the Foothills are supplying the First Nations community with much-needed food, hygiene items and baby supplies.