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Survey reveals need for improvements

Survey reveals need for improvements

While many Black Diamond residents would recommend their Town to others as a place to live, they say there’s still room for improvement.
Town putting brakes on speed limit

Town putting brakes on speed limit

Turner Valley residents will have to slow down in residential areas when speed limits drop this spring. The Town of Turner Valley is preparing to reduce its residential speed limit from 50 km/h to 40 km/h. At its Feb.
Black Diamond, Turner Valley reconsider amalgamation

Black Diamond, Turner Valley reconsider amalgamation

The amalgamation of Black Diamond and Turner Valley is back on the table, nine years after the idea was rejected in a plebiscite.
Residents eager to get around the block

Residents eager to get around the block

When a nine-year-old boy was suddenly surrounded by teens and threatened with a knife close to his Turner Valley home last fall, it prompted residents to resurrect their Block Parent Program.
Teens shine at Black and Gold ceremony

Teens shine at Black and Gold ceremony

An Oilfields High School graduand with a talent for taking initiative was recognized for her efforts last week.
Board won'    t cover appeal expenses

Board won' t cover appeal expenses

High Country taxpayers may have to shoulder the costs of a lengthy appeal process that stemmed from two Turner Valley resident’s claims the town’s drinking water is unsafe.
Parade taking new route this spring

Parade taking new route this spring

Minor changes to this spring’s Diamond Valley Parade route are expected to address concerns over parking and poor access in and out of town that have plagued the annual event for years. During its Feb.
Water rates rising in Turner Valley

Water rates rising in Turner Valley

Turner Valley merchants will have to dig deeper into their pockets to pay their water bills. Turner Valley Town council approved an increase to its commercial water rates effective March 1.
Seniors get minds and bodies into balance

Seniors get minds and bodies into balance

A Priddis man who watched his elderly friends struggle with the challenges of getting older is now offering seniors a better quality of life through brain-stimulating movement exercises.
Bar U tips hat to pioneers

Bar U tips hat to pioneers

Pioneers who broke the land to raise crops, cattle and horses are long gone, but their love of the land lives on in their descendants.