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Water Tower Down, Remediation Continues

Work is continuing at the site of the old High River water tower. Mayor Craig Snodgrass says it's been moving along at a fair pace.... "We're into Phase 2, which is basically removing the top metre…

K-Country Gets And Facelift

The Provincial Government took time out Wednesday morning to tout all it's done for Kananaskis Country. The Province earmarked $28.3 million towards improvments in the parks and protected areas…

Canada Day Run Approaching

A client with the Foothills Advocacy In Motion Society is having a banner year. Katherine Rocher has been making banners for the Terry Fox run in High River for 17 years and now she's unveiled her…

Cyber Attacks Back For Another Round

Another day, another round of cyber attacks on company's and individuals. So far Canada hasn't been hit, but Russia, the Ukraine, Poland, Italy, the UK, Germany, France and the U.S. are all feeling…

RCMP Hunting For Missing High River Girl

High River RCMP are asking for our help in locating a missing girl. 17 year old Natasha Flanders has been missing since Saturday, June 24, after last being seen at Chinook Centre in Calgary. Mounties…

Little Bow To Get Restoration Work

The Town of High River plans to do some remediation work at the headwaters of the Upper Little Bow which runs right through the town. Parks Planning Supervisor Kim Unger says the area they'll be…

Water Pressure Being Checked Wednesday Morning

The Town of High River water and utilities crews will be doing regular testing of water distribution systems Wednesday morning between 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. Residents and businesses may notice slight…

Public Health Agency Issues Warnings

The Public Health Agency of Canada has put out a couple of warnings. The first involves an investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella cases, including four in Alberta, from raw chicken or raw…

Preventing Skin Damage With Sunscreen

With plenty of long, sunny days ahead of us it's important we remember to slather on the SPF. To prevent skin cancer and premature aging, Alberta Health Services recommends using sunscreen that…

PC's Working To Get The Vote Out

The Alberta PC's are busy signing up new members and getting in touch with existing one's all in hopes of getting them out to vote in the upcoming unity referendum. The PC's need 50 per cent, plus…

Film And TV Producers Now Have Set Rules To Follow

High River now has a new bylaw to govern filming that's done for movies and television shows. The Manager of Economic Development, Jodi Dawson says in the past, production companies had to come to…

Arts And Culture Board Jubilant

The Jubilations mural on the side of the Highwood Printing building in High River will be repaired. Town council originally decided to cut off payment to the artist and leave it the way it is,…

Collision At Okotoks Overpass

Okotoks RCMP responded to a collision north of Okotoks on Tuesday morning. The collision took place just after 7 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Highway 2 overpass coming into Okotoks. A pick-up…

Be Bear Aware

Alberta Parks has issued a couple of bear warnings. One is for the Sandy McNabb camping area west of Turner Valley where a light brown black bear was seen Sunday passing through the campground. It…

Anderson Hopes To Change The EBC Minds On Riding Changes

Highwood MLA Wayne Anderson says he's going to spend a fair bit of time this summer making sure Alberta's Electoral Boundaries Commission doesn't bust up the Highwood Riding. The Commission's plan is…

FortisAlberta to Open Office in Okotoks by End of Year

The Okotoks Business Park will be welcoming a new neighbour by the end of 2017. FortisAlberta last year purchased the land along 32nd Street that formerly served as a snow storage lot for the Town of…

Energy Regulator To Answer Questions On Lexin

The Alberta Energy Regulator is holding a pair of meetings locally regarding Lexin Resources. Cara Tobin with the regulator's public affairs department says they'll be discussing the company's…

Last Meeting Before Summer Schedule

High River council meets for the final time before the reduced summer schedule Monday. Among the items to be discussed is a recommendation from the Town's Arts and Culture advisory committee on what…

New Emergency Preparedness Guide

Looking for some guidance on how to be prepared for an emergency? The Town of High River has a new simplified version of the Household Emergency Guide on the Town's Emergency Management website. "The…

Excise Tax Means Increases for Entertainment Industry

Foothills MP John Barlow is pointing out a new escalator tax could set a dangerous precedent at the federal level. The federal government included an escalator tax on beer, wine and spirits based on…

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