The Provincial and Federal governments are doling out $535 million for road projects across alberta.

In the Foothills MD it includes 22 kilometres of pavement overlay on Highway 762 between Highways 22 and 549.

In the County of Ranchlands 20 kilometres of overlay will be put down on Highway 22 starting 5 kilometres south of Highway 540.

$42 million has been committed to bridge repair and replacement but the Centre Street bridge in High River is not among them.

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Coastal Impressions

01 April 2017 10:00 am - 29 April 2017 4:00 pm

High River Library





Guy Weadick Early Bird Tickets Available Today!!

05 April 2017 12:00 am - 15 May 2017 12:00 pm

HIgh River Ag Society Rodeo Grounds





Brian Jean is Coming to Highwood Golf & Country Club!

28 April 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Highwood Golf and Country Club





Brian Jean is coming to the Okotoks Chamber of Commerce Trade Show

28 April 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Okotoks Recreation Centre





Classic Silent films at the museum - Laurel and Hardy

28 April 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Museum of the Highwood





The Art of John Snow Talk by Elizabeth Herbert

28 April 2017 7:00 pm - 29 April 2017 9:00 pm

Evanescence Gallery and Art Studio, High River





High River United Church Spring Garage Sale

29 April 2017 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

High River United Church (across from the post of, High River





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