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Russell Skeet

$23 Million Too Rich For A New Pool For High River

It doesn't look like the Town of High River has an appetite to ask taxpayers to fork over $23 million for a new swimming pool. Mayor Craig Snodgrass says they're looking at fixing the existing pool, ... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Taxes Going Up In Nanton

Looks like taxpayers in Nanton are going to see a small rise in their municipal tax bill for 2019. Mayor Jennifer Handley says municipal assessments are down, as is funding from other levels of gover... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Big Spike At Alberta Shelters Every Year On New Year's Day

A new study from the University of Calgary shows a spike in the number of women seeking out space in Alberta shelters following the holidays. Executive Director of the Rowan House Women's Emergency S... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

New Condo Rules in Alberta

New rules regarding Alberta condominiums have been released by the Alberta Government. Last year, the Provincial Government established rules to protect condo buyers, and these new rules focus on con... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Junior Achievement Approaches a Century Of Teaching Finance To Kids

It all starts with a lemonade stand for grade 4 students in the Foothills, as the Junior Achievement program works with kids from elementary to high school on critical financial and entrepreneurial sk... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

The Geminid Meteor Shower and Comet 46P A Good Reason To Look Up

Backyard astronomers had plenty to see within the last few days on December 13-16, as both the Geminid meteor shower and Comet 46P made their appearances. The meteors get their name from the Gemini c... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Annual Christmas Bird Count Set For Tuesday

A big day for local bird watchers Tuesday, December 18, as they set out for the annual High River Christmas Bird Count. Organizer Greg Wagner says they have about 40 people heading out to take part i... read more..

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April Bouchard

Mitchell Family Grateful As Lukah Makes It Through Surgery

A joyful day for the Mitchell family Monday, December 17, as Okotoks little Lukah Mitchell has made it through surgery after an organ donor was located for her Sunday, December 16. People have been f... read more..

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April Bouchard

Foothills Salvation Army Puts Call Out For Volunteers

The Foothills Salvation Army has put out a call to the community for volunteers to assist with their ongoing Kettle Campaign. Lieutenant, Chad Cole, says they still have quite a few vacancies to fill... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Alberta Party's Meech In Full Campaign Mode Already

The man who'll carry the Alberta Party banner into the spring Provincial election is already gearing up for the campaign. Tim Meech says slowly, but surely he feels he's changing hearts and minds, on... read more..

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Russell Skeet

New Program Keeps The Lights On For Those Escaping Domestic Violence

One energy provider in Alberta is stepping up to help women escaping domestic violence. The Executive Director of the Rowan House Women's Emergency Shelter, Sherrie Botten, says Direct Energy is doin... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Local Trio of Teachers Brings Cutting Edge Learning Style To Classrooms

By employing a multi-disciplinary learning style known as "Project 0" from Harvard's Graduate School of Education, a local group of teachers are noticing benefits to their classroom engagement in lear... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Turner Valley RCMP On The Lookout For Suspects Involved In A Break And Enter

Turner Valley RCMP are looking for a trio of suspects, after a break and enter incident at a property in Priddis, Monday, December 10. The property owner was awakened early that morning by the sound ... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Okotoks Girl Lukah Mitchell Receives Critical Organ Donation

On December 16 it was announced that the Lukah Mitchell, the one year old girl that has been battling for her life, has received a critical organ donation, that both she and her family have been anxio... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Magic Of Christmas Bus Brings Festive Cheer To The Foothills

On a quiet, unassuming morning on Saturday December 15, Santa and a bus full of elves and volunteers from around the Foothills community were out caroling and delivering essential items to families ar... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

High River's Fire Hall Sounds Off On Ice Safety

If you're fancying a game of pond hockey or shinny, you might want to be cautious about where you plan to skate outdoors. High Rivers Fire Chief Lance Bushie says, when it comes to the Highwood River... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

FSD Looks For Feedback On Proposed Okotoks School Boundary Changes

With the new Meadow Ridge School opening in Okotoks in September 2018, the Foothills School Division (FSD) has hit the drawing board to determine new school boundaries in and outside the town. Curren... read more..

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Russell Skeet

"They Will Find You" Says Vulcan Cyber Security Expert

Bomb threats in Calgary and other major city's in North America on Thursday, December 13, had police departments run ragged trying to track down potential explosives. Vulcan Cyber Security Expert Dav... read more..

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April Bouchard

Avalanche Canada Issues Avalanche Warning

Avalanche Canada has issued a warning for recreational back country users which is in effect immediately until day end on Sunday, December 16th. Following a prolonged drought in late November and ear... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Lukaszuk Leaks Audio Detailing "Kamikaze" Campaign Against Brian Jean

An audio recording which appears to be a conversation between high ranking party officials around a "Kamikaze" or "Stalking Horse" campaign against former Wildrose Party Leader, Brian Jean, in his UCP... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

Jack Molyneux to Serve as Ward One Trustee

The Foothills School Division has determined who will serve as their ward one trustee. The FSD has announced that Jack Molyneux will sit as their Ward One Trustee. This comes after much deliberation... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Calgary Police Confirm Bomb Threats To Be A Phishing Scam

On Thursday December 13, Calgary police mobilized to respond to an influx of bomb threats made across the city and after a thorough investigation, found that the threats were a "hoax" and CPS are conf... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Wind Causing Highway Chaos

If you were planning on heading south Thursday, December 13, 2018 RCMP are saying "Don't." High winds are causing all kinds of problems south and west of High River and RCMP from Nanton to Claresholm... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Missing Man Found Safe

High River RCMP have located 32 year old Andre Joseph Theberge. He was reported missing Wednesday, December 12, and there was concern for his health and well being for issues that may have required m... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Town Owned Property To Be Sold

The Town of High River is putting a prime piece of property on the market in the spring. Council approved listing the property that backs onto George Lane Park for sale at 410 Macleod Trail S.W. at t... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Helmets Mandatory At The Bob Snodgrass Rec-Plex

If you're planning on attending one of the drop-in sessions to ice skate at the Bob Snodgrass Rec-plex in High River, you're going to need to bring a helmet. As of last January, the arena has made it... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Teacher Trio Promotes Outdoor Learning

A group of teachers in the Foothills School Division are promoting the concept of getting their kids out of their classrooms and into the environment, to help supplement their lesson plans. On Decemb... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Okotoks Town Council Ready To Roll Out 2019 Budget

Okotoks Town Council has approved the 2019 budget. The budget includes $58.9 million for operations and $28.6 million for capital expenditures, including $20.8 million for 2019 capital projects and $... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Aldersyde Area Search Leads To Murder Charges

A 10 day search of a property near Aldersyde by Calgary City Police back in October has led to second degree murder charges being laid against two Calgary men. 39 year old Robert Floyd Cudney and 34 ... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Stier Sees Foothills Benefits In New AHS Spending

The Province adding over 100 new paramedics and dozens of new ambulances is great news, depending on where you live. Livingstone-Macleod MLA Pat Stier says the NDP's announcement last week add's 10 a... read more..

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