Tag: blackdiamond

  • Black Diamond Open House Updated Residents on Current Programs

    Black Diamond Open House Updated Residents on Current Programs

    Last week the Town of Black Diamond held an Open House that was attended by approximately thirty people. The main purpose of the Open House was to showcase programs and services that the town is currently involved in. For those of you who were unable to attend this event the following programs are services were […]

  • News from Oilfields High School

    News from Oilfields High School

    Earlier this year, the Millarville Run to the Farmer’s Market held a t-shirt logo design contest for our Grade 7 and 8 Digital Tech students. Although they are going with a previous design, the vote of the Race Committee was: 1)      Zach  – $75 2)      Jaedyn  – $50 3)      Venus  $25 Congratulations students! Congratulations also […]

  • Project Green Day – May 23rd, 2015 Black Diamond & Turner Valley

    Project Green Day – May 23rd, 2015 Black Diamond & Turner Valley

    The Towns of Black Diamond and Turner Valley are asking volunteers to come out and help with Project Green Day on Saturday, May 23 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon. Both communities will be spruced up for the summer, thanks to this annual event. We will be looking for volunteers to help plant trees on […]

  • Bluerock Gallery Presents Fred Stenson’s “Who by Fire” Book Event

    Bluerock Gallery Presents Fred Stenson’s “Who by Fire” Book Event

    Join us Sunday, May 17, from 1 – 4pm and meet Fred Stenson, local author of prize-winning historical fiction. Fred will read from his newest book “Who by Fire” at 1:00, and following the reading will be available for signing books. Fred Stenson writes in several genres, including fiction, non-fiction and film.  His most recent novel, Who By […]

  • Looping of the Friendship Trail Meeting Clarifies Proposal

    Looping of the Friendship Trail Meeting Clarifies Proposal

    The conversation to loop the Friendship Trail in the Black Diamond and Turner Valley area continued last night at a meeting of the Healthy Development group. The meeting was held at the Turner Valley Golf Club and was attended by approximately 30 people.

  • Reminder to Join the Conversation: “Looping the Friendship Trail”

    Reminder to Join the Conversation: “Looping the Friendship Trail”

    The “Healthy Management” group meeting is tonight at 7:00pm at the Turner Valley Golf Club – come and join in the conversation about looping the Friendship Trail.

  • Looping the “Friendship Trail”

    Looping the “Friendship Trail”

    This Tuesday, May 12th the “Healthy Development” group will be holding their meeting at the Turner Valley Golf Club at 7:00 pm. This group have recently been on two walks to explore the possible routes for a looping of the Friendship Trail. The first of those was from the golf clubhouse down to the river […]

  • Lions Den: Gearing Up for Busy Fundraising Season

    Lions Den: Gearing Up for Busy Fundraising Season

      Submitted by Lion Carol Gibson Project Green Day is May 23rd with the Foothills Lions Club hosting a BBQ for volunteers. Foothills Lions Club Family Spray Park grand opening is May 30th at 12 Noon. Bring the family and enjoy the day. Lions Environmental Metal Roundup will be held June 6th – 13th at […]

  • Black Diamond Uses Different Approach for VIC

    Black Diamond Uses Different Approach for VIC

    The Black Diamond Town Council has decided not to incur the expenses related to operating a Visitor Information Centre (VIC) this year.  The funds that normally supported a VIC will be placed in a reserve for future tourism initiatives. The Town is asking if any business would like to open a small section of their […]

  • FSD Announces New Principal and Vice-Principal Appointments

    FSD Announces New Principal and Vice-Principal Appointments

    Foothills School Division announces several school leadership selections HIGH RIVER, AB, May 6, 2015 Foothills School Division (FSD) is pleased to announce administrative changes involving four schools in Okotoks and High River, all effective August 2015: Bryan Brandford, Principal, École Secondaire Highwood High School, High River – Currently serving as principal of École Okotoks Junior […]

  • Diamond Valley Project Green Day: Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Diamond Valley Project Green Day: Saturday, May 23, 2015

      The Towns of Black Diamond and Turner Valley are asking volunteers to come out and help clean up their communities at Project Green Day on Saturday, May 23rd from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Both communities will be spruced up for the summer, thanks to this annual event. Various areas of both towns will […]

  • Join Diamond Valley “Pathways and Trails” Walk

    Join Diamond Valley “Pathways and Trails” Walk

      By Chris Weingarth The first “Pathways and Trails” walk met at the Turner Valley Golf Club Monday afternoon and had a tremendously informative and inspiring walk. We followed a route that took us down to the river behind the driving range and then upstream to the old suspension bridge across from the gas plant and back […]

  • STIX Hockey Academy: Summer Camps

    STIX Hockey Academy: Summer Camps

      Day Camps: Black Diamond: August 17 – 21 Nanton: August 24 – 28 Our Day Camps are designed for players between the ages of 6-13 and are focused on developing basic hockey skills. These camps run from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. Each camper will have 2 hours of on-ice time […]

  • No Voter Apathy Evident this Election!

    No Voter Apathy Evident this Election!

    Local polling stations are reporting a steady stream of voters all day long, with several busy surges. The Unoffical Report on Advance Polling stations from Elections Alberta showed a 31% increase in voter turn out compared to the 2012 Advanced Polls. One official at the C. Ian McLaren polling station in Black Diamond commented that […]

  • Veterans on Horseback Coming to the Foothills

    Veterans on Horseback Coming to the Foothills

    [break][break][break][break][break][break][break][break][break] Communities For Veterans Foundation – The Ride Across Canada is operating a horseback ride across Canada with veterans and for veterans. Watch for the riders in Black Diamond this afternoon around 3:00 to 4:00 pm. They will be riding in from the south along Government Road to Black Diamond Town Office. Why are we […]