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Province lends a hand to wetlands

Province lends a hand to wetlands

Wetlands damaged by rapid waters that swept through Turner Valley during the 2013 flood are getting the attention they need this year.
Dry conditions increase opportunities for fires

Dry conditions increase opportunities for fires

Black Diamond firefighters prevented extensive damage from occurring when a shed caught fire and burnt to the ground in a Maplewood yard on March 27.
Gardeners eager to begin seeding

Gardeners eager to begin seeding

Above average temperatures have gardeners eager to get their hands dirty this spring. The Diamond Valley Community Garden is holding its spring registration in mid-April so gardeners can begin preparing their plots for a fruitful growing season.
Flood projects near completion

Flood projects near completion

A town that’s been dedicating more than half of its resources to flood recovery projects for almost two years is finally seeing a light at the end of the tunnel.
Councils partner to keep transfer station operating

Councils partner to keep transfer station operating

Three municipalities are pitching in to ensure a facility that collects yard waste and excess garbage in Black Diamond can continue operating.

Funding sought for upgrades

Two municipalities are working together to get government funding to update their sewage services. Black Diamond and Turner Valley are jointly applying for the New Building Canada Fund’s small communities grant to fund two thirds of the $1.
Chef teaching tricks of the trade

Chef teaching tricks of the trade

Mouth-watering meals and snacks enjoyed by regular users of the Oilfields Regional Arena could soon end up on kitchen tables.
Seniors to see fire-safety improvements

Seniors to see fire-safety improvements

Residents at a Black Diamond seniors facility could feel an added sense of security in the coming months.

Transportation society may soon head west

A non-profit organization that gives people with limited abilities a lift to important appointments is looking to expand its services.
Tax increase reflects service boost

Tax increase reflects service boost

Turner Valley taxpayers digging deep into their pockets this year should soon notice a payoff in improved services, say Town officials.