Category: Grassroots

  • High River Library Prepares to Re-open

    High River Library Prepares to Re-open

    On July 2, 2020 the High River Library building will open again to the public. You’ll see some changes in both routines and requirements to protect everyone’s health and safety, but please know that how we fulfill our vision doesn’t change what we want to be for you. High River Library is still a welcoming place to […]

  • Oilfields High School 2020 Graduating Class

    Oilfields High School 2020 Graduating Class

    *photos courtesy of Oilfields High School except where noted Congratulations Graduates of 2020 Oilfield High School from Town of Turner Valley! The community celebrates your success and perseverance in these challenging circumstances. You will shape the world and the world will shape you so be kind, be courteous, and be safe. Enjoy your celebrations and […]

  • Black Diamond Will Reward Local Shopping for Canada Day

    Black Diamond Will Reward Local Shopping for Canada Day

    Shop local for Canada Day and enter to win a prize pack courtesy of the Town of Black Diamond and local merchants. Visit local merchants and eateries on July 1 and save your receipts. A winner will be drawn from the entries with the greatest number of receipts. The more businesses you visit, the better […]

  • Kayben Farms: Summer Day Camp Registration is now Open

    Kayben Farms: Summer Day Camp Registration is now Open

    We have limited spaces available this year, so if you want a spot in one of our camps, be sure to register right away.  Register Now What campers will do each week: Get to know and care for the animals Work as a team to help build a lasting addition to the new “Natural Playground” […]

  • Okotoks RCMP Receive Call for Help to Assist in Water Rescue of a 7-year-old Boy

    Okotoks RCMP Receive Call for Help to Assist in Water Rescue of a 7-year-old Boy

    Okotoks, Alta. – On June 26, 2020 at approximately 5:00 p.m., Okotoks RCMP received a call for help for a 7-year old boy who needed to be rescued from the Sheep River, in the southeast section of Okotoks. Two adult civilians, one male and one female, entered the river to rescue the boy. Two persons, the […]

  • Christ the Redeemer Catholic Schools Re-Entry Plan

    Christ the Redeemer Catholic Schools Re-Entry Plan

    Over the past month senior leaders, site-based administrator’s, teachers and staff have been working under the guidance of Alberta Health Services and Alberta Education to develop a Re-Entry Plan focused on the safe return of our staff and students in the fall. We are expecting an announcement from the Minister of Education regarding which scenario […]

  • Foothills School Division: 2020-21 School Relaunch Committee Update

    Foothills School Division: 2020-21 School Relaunch Committee Update

    June 10, 2020 The Minister of Education and Chief Medical Officer of Health released information today regarding the 2020-21 School Re-Entry Plan.  Foothills School Division staff and the FSD School Relaunch Committee will be reviewing these requirements and recommendations relating to the three possible provincial scenarios. After a preliminary review of these measures, we are happy […]

  • Archie and Janet Hogg Park is Open for Camping by Online Reservation Only

    Archie and Janet Hogg Park is Open for Camping by Online Reservation Only

    As of June 15th you can book your camp spot online. In preparation for you to make a reservation through the online system you must have a Traveler’s Account with Camp Reservations Canada to make your camping reservation- Click Here Video on how to create a Traveler’s Account – Click Here Video on how to make a […]

  • Introducing Flourish Gin by Eau Claire Distillery – Designed to Inspire Creativity

    Introducing Flourish Gin by Eau Claire Distillery – Designed to Inspire Creativity

    The Alberta craft spirit scene welcomes a contemporary gin crafted for at-home cocktails. Turner Valley, Alberta – June 8, 2020 – Brilliant. Bright. Botanical. Eau Claire Distillery, is excited to announce their newest premium spirit, Flourish Gin. In these unprecedented times, Eau Claire Distillery wanted to create something that would bring Alberta, and Canada, together as a […]

  • Bloomin’ Turner Valley Contest

    Bloomin’ Turner Valley Contest

    Turner Valley is growing…some of the vest and most beautiful floral display in the Foothills!  Show us your bloomers and you could win a $100 for first place and $50 for the runner up in each category.  Mayor Crane and Council will judge the entries beginning July 24 with the awards being announced on August […]

  • Okotoks Facilities Will Open July 6

    Okotoks Facilities Will Open July 6

    The Town has immediately started the process to re-open its facilities after the provincial announcement that Stage Two of the relaunch will take effect June 12. The Town anticipates that areas of the Recreation Centre, including the pool, spray park and some ice surfaces at Pason Centennial Arenas will be open by July 6. “There […]

  • Disc Golf Course Coming to Okotoks

    Disc Golf Course Coming to Okotoks

    Disc golf is coming to Okotoks!  Disc golf is becoming a popular outdoor activity; it is similar to golf but a disc is used instead of a ball and the hole is a metal basket. The use of the Okotoks course will be FREE and available to users during normal park hours (5am to midnight).  With the help of volunteers, […]

  • Foothills Country Hospice: Celebrating Father’s Day

    Foothills Country Hospice: Celebrating Father’s Day

    Gotzke Family Story Foothills Country Hospice has gained a very special place in our family’s lives. I will never forget the day we walked into the building for our tour of the facility on behalf of my Dad, Roland Gotzke. The feeling I had the moment we walked in was surreal, hard, but beautiful at […]

  • Turner Valley Campground Open; Pool and Spray Park to Open in July

    Turner Valley Campground Open; Pool and Spray Park to Open in July

    The Town of Turner Valley staff are working hard to adjust plans to accommodate the opening of municipal facilities in response to the Province’s revised relaunch strategy. The Dr. Lander Memorial Pool and spray park are expected to open July 6 as part of the second stage. Turner Valley Municipal Campground opened on June 17 […]

  • Turner Valley RCMP Looking for Stolen Vehicle

    Turner Valley RCMP Looking for Stolen Vehicle

    Turner Valley RCMP advise that sometime between 1:00 and 6:30am, June 17, 2020, an unknown person or persons stole a black 2007 Chrysler Aspen SUV from a rural residence south of Hartell off of 514 Ave and Highway 22. Alberta License Plate # BPD 3158. RCMP are advising that if you observe this vehicle, Do […]