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Russell Skeet

Elections Alberta Says Meech Can't Run In Livingstone-Macleod

The Alberta Party's Tim Meech, is in the same trouble as Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel. Meech, who's the Party's candidate, here in the Livingstone-Macleod riding, was added to the list of cand... read more..

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April Bouchard

Okotoks Gearing Up For Rogers Hometown Hockey Festivities

The Town of Okotoks is gearing up for the Rogers Hometown Hockey tour this weekend with a week of hockey themed activities and events. The Downtown Event Zone will see a Badges vs Okotoks Youth ball ... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

French Immersion Will Be Offered in Junior Kindergarten

The Foothills School Division is looking to add French Immersion to two Junior Kindergarten programs. If enough students sign up the program will be added to Joe Clark school in High River and Percy ... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Police Committee Meeting Helps To Set Goals

The High River Police Committee is hard at work coming up with a new plan on just what the RCMP goals will be for the Town for the upcoming year. Sergeant Ryan Dlin says the recent police committee o... read more..

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April Bouchard

Local Professional Says Shopping Local More Important Than Ever

We all know the mantra of "shop local" but it's taking on a new urgency as expenses to business owners continue to increase with increases to the Canada Pension Plan for both employers and employees. ... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Reid Says Repealing Bill 6 Is About Choice For Producers And Workers

The UCP's Candidate in Livingstone-Macleod says thoughts of doom and gloom over the potential repealing of Bill 6 doesn't mean the UCP are abandoning the safety of farm workers. Roger Reid says any c... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Time To Nominate The "Volunteer Of The Year"

The Town of High River is taking nominations for the "Volunteers of the Year." The Town's Manager of Legislative Services, Kara Rusk, says there's more than just one category for volunteers. "We hav... read more..

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Russell Skeet

UCP Says NDP Playing Follow The Leader On Getting Oil To Market

The United Conservatives are lukewarm at best to the NDP's plan to spend billions on new rail tankers to move Alberta oil to market. UCP Leader Jason Kenney says more rail isn't what's needed. "What... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Barlow Says Butts Resignation A Sign SNC/Lavalin Scandal Is Serious

The intrigue around Parliament Hill over the SNC/Lavalin affair picked up a notch over the weekend with the resignation of the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary, Gerald Butts. Foothills MP, John B... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Muth Says Minimum Wage A Help And A Hinderance

There's lots of talk about the minimum wage going into this Spring's election. The NDP raised it to $15 an hour last year, but not everyone's on board. In particular small businesses and restaurants... read more..

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Russell Skeet

"United We Roll" Convoy Draws A Crowd On Parliament Hill

The "United We Roll" convoy hit Parliament Hill in Ottawa Tuesday, February 19. Foothills MP John Barlow says it was a sight to see. "Honestly, I had goose bumps walking up to the Hill this morning.... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Gardner Promises To Fight For Bill 6 In Campaign

The NDP's candidate in Livingstone-Macleod is not impressed with the UCP's plan to repeal Bill 6. Chain Lakes area rancher and M.D. of Ranchland Reeve, Cam Gardner, says what the NDP put in place in ... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Single Vehicle Crash Claims Life Of An Okotoks Woman

Police say an Okotoks woman lost her life following a car crash over the weekend. Around 12:08 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, Okotoks RCMP say they responded to a call of a single vehicle that hit a li... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Kenney, UCP Vow To Repeal Bill 6, Curriculum Changes and Take Pay Cuts

The United Conservative Party spent their Family Day long weekend gearing up for the coming provincial election. They gathered MLA's, Candidates and others in Edmonton for an "Election Readiness Conf... read more..

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Kevin Wallace

Booking Individual Alberta Campsites Opens Tuesday

Starting tomorrow, Tuesday Feb 19, you can book your 'Individual' Alberta campsite. While 'Group' and 'Comfort' camping site bookings opened up earlier this month with Kananaskis Country 'Backcountry... read more..

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Kevin Wallace

Family Day Closures

Today, Monday February 18, is Family Day a provincial holiday celebrated since 1990. It was established as an Alberta holiday by then Premier Don Getty. Civil services for the Town of High River are... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

High River Health Care Foundation Receives Donation from Cayley Odd Fellows

The Cayley Odd Fellows stopped by the High River Hospital on Friday to make a donation of $5000 to the High River Health Care Foundation. The donation will contribute to the "Delivering a Better Expe... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Spend Your Family Day Long Weekend In High RIver

It might be cold and snowy outside this Family Day long weekend, but there's still plenty to do. Rec-Plex Supervisor Tracy Morgan says they've got your Family Day weekend covered. "Saturday from 3 t... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Road Closures While Crews Work On Street Lights

Drivers and pedestrians are asked to take care while workers improve the streetlights on Macleod Trail between 7th and 8 street S.W. in High River. K-Line is working on behalf of Fortis on the upgrad... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Muth Says Economy Likely Behind "The Source" Closing

Another High River business has closed it's doors. "The Source" shut down about a week ago, and High River Chamber of Commerce President Steve Muth says it's just a sign of the times. "Yeah, unfortu... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Alberta Party's Meech Ready & Rarin' To Go

If the provincial election were called tomorrow the Alberta Party's Tim Meech would be able to hit the ground running here in Livingstone-Macleod. Meech says he's as ready as ready can be for when th... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

Annual Free Family Fishing Day This Weekend

  This Family Day weekend, Alberta families are invited to participate in the annual Family Fishing Weekend. On February 16th, 17th, and 18th, no fishing license will be required for anyone wan read more..

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Russell Skeet

Ranchland Reeve Takes Up The NDP Mantle In Livingstone-Macleod

The NDP has their candidate for the Livingstone-Macleod Riding, and it's not the usual candidate they normally run here. M.D. of Ranchland Reeve Cam Gardner has tossed his hat into the ring for the g... read more..

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April Bouchard

Okotoks Town Council Approves Conceptual Design Of Tiny Home Eco Village

Some updates were brought forth to Okotoks Town Council at their last meeting on Monday, February 11th, regarding the proposed Tiny Home Eco Village project. Dawn Smith, Environment and Sustainabilit... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

What to Expect with Okotoks' Public Transit Plan

  With the Transit Implementation Plan having been presented to and approved by Okotoks Town Council there is now have a much clearer idea of how transit will function in Okotoks. Colin Gainer, read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

FSD Calendar Set For 2019-2020 School Year

Families who are making plans for the next school year in the Foothills School Division can now check out the calendar for 2019 - 2020. Manager of Communications Candace Denison says the Board of Tru... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

French Classes To Be Offered To All Grade 4 to 6 Classes In FSD

The Foothills School Division is moving ahead with a plan to provide second language classes for every elementary school student, from Grade 4 to 6, by 2020. Acting Superintendent Pam Rannelli says w... read more..

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April Bouchard

HTA Student Sends Uganda Girls To School

The generosity of community residents has helped a Holy Trinity Academy student send 110 less fortunate girls in Uganda to school. 17-year old student, Bryanna Cuthill, organized a benefit concert th... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Calgary-Okotoks Flying School Ready For Takeoff

The Calgary-Okotoks Flying School is ready for take off. The school, located in Okotoks' Air Ranch community, is celebrating after receiving their license from Transport Canada on Jan. 31. Tim Ulmer... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Meech Hopeful Mandel's Ban Will Be Overturned

The man running for the Alberta Party here in the Livingstone-Macleod riding is standing firmly behind his embattled Party Leader, Stephen Mandel. Mandel has been barred from running in this Spring's... read more..

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