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Province lends a hand to regional water service

Province lends a hand to regional water service

Provincial funding will relieve three municipalities of financial responsibility to set up a corporation that supports the creation of a regional water service.
Future uncertain for area'    s visitor centre

Future uncertain for area' s visitor centre

Merchants may be the last hope to opening a visitor’s information centre in Black Diamond this season.
Turner Valley further secures electricity costs

Turner Valley further secures electricity costs

The Town of Turner Valley has secured its energy costs for its more than a dozen facilities another two years onto an existing electricity contract.
Town'    s volunteers to be honoured

Town' s volunteers to be honoured

Residents who work with youth, organize activities and lend a hand in the Diamond Valley area are getting a much-deserved pat on the back this week.
Seniors mark dual centennial milestone

Seniors mark dual centennial milestone

Excitement was buzzing in the Rising Sun Long Term Care as staff, residents and family celebrated an unusual milestone – the 100th birthday of two residents.
New initiative to keep seniors busy

New initiative to keep seniors busy

Limited activities will soon be a thing of the past for seniors living in the Longview area.
Town helps campground power up sites

Town helps campground power up sites

A popular campground known for enhancing summer tourism in Black Diamond is getting a much-needed boost this spring.
Urban hen pilot project receives no complaints

Urban hen pilot project receives no complaints

The idea of allowing backyard hens in two small communities ruffled feathers a year ago, but there hasn’t been any protest since the pilot project began.
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.