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Citizens cool off with lower restrictions

Citizens cool off with lower restrictions

Diamond Valley residents struggling to beat the heat can turn on their outdoor taps for the first time in more than a year.
Residents ready for fresh eggs

Residents ready for fresh eggs

Diamond Valley residents given the nod to keep egg-laying hens in their backyards are clucking with excitement.
Rodeo brings ranching to life

Rodeo brings ranching to life

A foothills man who spent close to 25 years working on ranches is showing people how it’s done this weekend.
Trail ride offers glimpse into ranching

Trail ride offers glimpse into ranching

Backcountry trail rides may be a popular southern Alberta attraction, but a national historic site south of Longview does things a little differently when getting its visitors into the saddle.

Seat on council up for grabs

A by-election will be held next month to fill the vacant seat on Turner Valley’s town council. The Town of Turner Valley is holding a byelection to replace former Coun. Barry Williamson Sept. 30 at the town office council chambers from 10 a.m.
Senior citizen reaches rare milestone

Senior citizen reaches rare milestone

A Black Diamond woman was the talk of the town when word got around that she reached a milestone few can boast about.
Mixed emotions over retail plans

Mixed emotions over retail plans

The potential for chain stores opening shop at the east end of Black Diamond resulted in mixed emotions among residents last week.
Group making plans for campground

Group making plans for campground

Plans to redevelop a campground severely damaged in last year’s flood will take place over the next few weeks.
Campground name honours former citizen

Campground name honours former citizen

Diamond Valley residents who rallied around changing a campground’s name to honour an avid volunteer had their wish granted last week.
Local merchant hoping event will grow

Local merchant hoping event will grow

A foothills merchant is bringing the ’50s back to Black Diamond for one day this summer.