Tag: Community

  • Pat Stier, MLA, Delivers Cheques to Three Worthy Organizations

    Pat Stier, MLA, Delivers Cheques to Three Worthy Organizations

    Last week Pat Stier, MLA Livingstone-Macleod, had the honour of presenting three cheques to local organizations on behalf of the Provincial Government.  It has been a while since Pat had this pleasure as our previous government had a policy of not allowing our elected MLA to do this job unless he was a member of […]

  • In Loving Memory of Verne Trevoy

    In Loving Memory of Verne Trevoy

    TREVOY, Vernon William November 6, 1929 – November 9, 2016 It is with great sadness we announce that Verne Trevoy passed away November 9th at Eagle Ridge Hospital in Coquitlam British Columbia. He was predeceased by his son James in 1987 and wife Marguerite in 1996. Surviving are daughter Elaine Koop, son in law Larry, […]

  • The Leong Family Thanks You for Your Support

    The Leong Family Thanks You for Your Support

      Jhaque Danyel Stewart Leong, born on May 14th, 1987, passed away at the South Health Campus in Calgary, on September 30, 2016, at the age of 29 years as the result of a tragic car accident. The overwhelming support that we, the family, have received from people within the community has been humbling and […]

  • Okotoks RCMP Warning of Razor Found in Halloween Candy

    Okotoks RCMP Warning of Razor Found in Halloween Candy

    Okotoks, Alberta –  Okotoks RCMP are warning parents to check their children’s Halloween candy after receiving a report of a parent finding a razor blade in their child’s candy. The blade was discovered after the child dumped his candy into a bowl and it is believed to have been loose in his trick-or-treat bag. The complainant […]

  • Commuter Bus Service Starts October 11th, 2016

    Commuter Bus Service Starts October 11th, 2016

    The new commuter bus service between Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Okotoks, High River and Calgary starts on October 11th, 2016.

  • In Loving Memory of Jhaque Leong

    In Loving Memory of Jhaque Leong

    Jhaque Danyel Stewart Leong, born on May 14th, 1987, passed away at the South Health Campus in Calgary, AB at the age of 29 years as the result of a tragic car accident.  Jhaque will be lovingly remembered by his Parents, Danny and Deborah Leong, Grandparents, Bill and Ethel Stewart, and his two Sisters, Samantha […]

  • Hidden Garden Provides Respite in Calgary’s Downtown Core

    Hidden Garden Provides Respite in Calgary’s Downtown Core

    The City of Calgary officially reopened the Rooftop Plaza on Fire Station 1 at the end of July, located at 450 – 1 St. S.E., providing a rejuvenated green space for Calgarians who live and work in the downtown core, and for visitors to the city. The Rooftop Plaza renovation was undertaken to make much […]

  • Riparian Restoration Field Workshops in Black Diamond

    Riparian Restoration Field Workshops in Black Diamond

    September 17-18 & 24-25th Introduction to Streambank & Riparian Restoration in Alberta’s Foothills Hosted by the Town of Black Diamond, this 3rd Annual Riparian Restoration Workshops are designed for citizen land owners, city planners, engineers, councillors, consultants, and farmers. Our workshop participants come from all around Alberta. Community members are encouraged to attend for free! […]

  • Town of Okotoks Water Conservation and Leak Detection Program

    Town of Okotoks Water Conservation and Leak Detection Program

    The Town of Okotoks is working with EPCOR and Corix Water Products to implement a Water Conservation and Leak Detection Program. The program will continue to update or replace existing water meter infrastructure to provide advanced metering features. Starting summer 2016, approximately 8,400 residential and commercial properties throughout the Town will have their water meter […]

  • Town of Okotoks: Shane Olson is Moving On!

    Town of Okotoks: Shane Olson is Moving On!

    Economic Development Manager Shane Olson has tendered his resignation with the Town of Okotoks. His last day will be August 5, 2016. He will be pursuing a new career opportunity with Strathcona County as their Manager of Commercial Development within Economic Development & Tourism starting in September. Shane exchanged a few final thoughts with us, […]

  • Okotoks’ Pason Centennial Arena Expansion Project Open House

    Okotoks’ Pason Centennial Arena Expansion Project Open House

    Residents are invited to attend this open house for an opportunity to see the conceptual drawings and learn more about the Pason Centennial Arena expansion project. Expansion of the Pason Centennial Arena is set to begin this fall and will include one additional NHL-sized ice surface and one recreational ice surface. Members of the design team and Town staff will be on hand to […]

  • Thank You from Sheep River Health Trust ~ Charity Golf Classic

    Thank You from Sheep River Health Trust ~ Charity Golf Classic

    The Sheep River Health Trust is thanking all their sponsors for their participation in the 13th Annual Golf 4 Wellness Charity Golf Classic that was held on July 14th, 2016. Please continue to read who these sponsors were.

  • Exceptional Students Awarded Queen’s Jubilee Medal

    Exceptional Students Awarded Queen’s Jubilee Medal

        Outstanding young Albertans received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal in a special ceremony on Tuesday, July 26. Her Honour, the Honourable Lois Mitchell, lieutenant-governor of Alberta, presented the 2015 Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal to eight exemplary students at Government House. The medal recognizes the recipients’ volunteerism and leadership within […]

  • Alberta RCMP and AMA Join Forces for the #RoomToWork Campaign

    Alberta RCMP and AMA Join Forces for the #RoomToWork Campaign

    Edmonton, AB – The Alberta RCMP and the Alberta Motor Association (AMA) have partnered together for the #RoomToWork campaign. The campaign’s goal is to decrease the number of motorists who speed past emergency workers and tow operators when they are at the scene of an accident. AMA Service Vehicle Operators (SVOs) and emergency responders have […]

  • Black Diamond Announces Candidates in Upcoming By-election

    Black Diamond Announces Candidates in Upcoming By-election

    Meet the Candidates Candidate for Mayor – Glen Fagan I am married with adult children. I have lived in Black Diamond for 8½ years. Presently, I am employed as a Director with Dixon Networks. However, I will soon be reducing my involvement to part time consulting. I have over 35 years’ experience in the telecom […]