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Black Diamond council approves 2020 tax reduction

Black Diamond council approves 2020 tax reduction

Council passed third and final reading for its 2020 tax rate bylaw during its June 3 meeting.
High Country Helps offering assistance to the vulnerable

High Country Helps offering assistance to the vulnerable

The faith-based and inter-denominational non-profit society was created by a Millarville couple to connect neighbours with each other and the resources they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eden Valley residents with COVID-19 recovered

Eden Valley residents with COVID-19 recovered

The First Nations community has had no new cases in six weeks.
Recycling centre, campground to open soon in Turner Valley

Recycling centre, campground to open soon in Turner Valley

Plans to open the Dr. Lander Memorial Swimming Pool remain on hold until a provincial announcement is made. Town council officially cancelled Discovery Days.
Towns pay tribute to High Country seniors

Towns pay tribute to High Country seniors

Black Diamond school going above and beyond to support students

Black Diamond school going above and beyond to support students

Several Oilfields High School staff members are dedicating the majority of their time to the well-being of students and their families as they navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic.
New initiative points to open businesses in Black Diamond

New initiative points to open businesses in Black Diamond

Diamond logos in storefront windows are informing shoppers which shops are open for business.
Playgrounds opening Monday in Black Diamond and Turner Valley

Playgrounds opening Monday in Black Diamond and Turner Valley

Following the lead of Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer, the two Towns are moving ahead with opening their playgrounds on June 1.
Black Diamond couple keeping busy while self-isolating

Black Diamond couple keeping busy while self-isolating

Al and Della Dickie are enjoying working in their garden, flower beds and Al’s leather making shop, but they miss visiting with friends and family, attending church services and getting creative in their writing classes.
Bar U Ranch opens its doors Monday

Bar U Ranch opens its doors Monday

The Bar U Ranch National Historic Site is among several Parks Canada facilities opening on June 1, but it will come with limited services and access in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.