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Public gets a glance at green initiatives

Public gets a glance at green initiatives

A community known for being a leader in green initiatives is showing off its projects in two facilities during a provincial showcase this weekend.
Future uncertain for visitor info centre

Future uncertain for visitor info centre

The fate of Diamond Valley’s visitor information centre is up in the air as the committee responsible for the facility struggles to keep it operating.

Town partners in green initiative

Black Diamond is joining forces with a rural county northeast of Calgary to further save the community money with its green initiatives.
Bylaw to ban fireworks

Bylaw to ban fireworks

Turner Valley residents in the mood to celebrate can no longer mark occasions with fireworks inside the Town boundaries. Changes to the Town’s fire protection bylaw prohibit residents from firing off fireworks anywhere in town starting Sept. 30.

Town of Black Diamond celebrates green milestone

A foothills community reached an energy-saving milestone this summer in its efforts to create pollution-free power in its facilities.

Residents voicing concerns about water situation

A Turner Valley resident’s appeal of two water projects in her community will go in front of a provincial appeal board in January.
Enrollment up at high country schools

Enrollment up at high country schools

Enrollment at two foothills schools is surging as Turner Valley and Longview Schools saw increases in student populations the first two weeks of school.
Soup cooking classes heating up

Soup cooking classes heating up

A foothills retreat is cooking up a storm this fall to offer warmth to women and children overcoming family violence.

Town' s river mitigation work on hold

Flood mitigation work in Black Diamond is at a standstill as the Town awaits approval to proceed with its remaining projects.
Resident ready to make an impact

Resident ready to make an impact

A Turner Valley man known for getting involved in his community is taking it to the next level as his Town’s newest councillor. John Waring was acclaimed to Turner Valley’s Town council when no one else stepped forward to run for the vacant seat.