Tag: Southern Alberta

  • RCMP & Alberta Emergency Alerts ~ Updates on Wildfires in Southern Alberta 9:45pm

    RCMP & Alberta Emergency Alerts ~ Updates on Wildfires in Southern Alberta 9:45pm

    Updates from the RCMP and Alberta Emergency Alert on the situation of the wildfires burning out-of-control in Southern Alberta as of 9:45 pm October 16th, 2017.

  • RCMP Southern Alberta – Weekend Update: March 3 – 5 2017

    RCMP Southern Alberta – Weekend Update: March 3 – 5 2017

    Pincher Creek: Dewey (Todd) Starzyk Breaching Release Conditions Background..February 8th, 2017 RCMP Pincher Creek arrested and charged Dewey (Todd) Starzyk, age 53 with multiple offences in relation to a shots fired call at his residence in Pincher Creek. Starzyk was taken into custody after a stand off with the RCMP Emergency Response Team. He was […]

  • 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, […]

  • Black Diamond Tim’s Grand Opening and Prize Winners

    Black Diamond Tim’s Grand Opening and Prize Winners

    Tim Hortons Grand Opening in Black Diamond a couple of weeks ago was standing room only for a large part of the day.  All the staff was kept busy filling orders and making fresh coffee. Proud owners, Jeff and Brad Woolcott were also seen helping to cut the cake and serve a few of the […]

  • RCMP Turner Valley: Fatal Collision near Priddis

    RCMP Turner Valley: Fatal Collision near Priddis

    Priddis, AB – On October 7th, 2016 at 10:22a.m. Turner Valley RCMP responded to a single vehicle rollover on Highway 22 W, near Coal Mine Road, in Priddis, AB. The sedan was travelling westbound on Highway 22 when it left the road and rolled in the North ditch.  There were two occupants in the sedan. The male […]

  • 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.

  • Old Time Family Dance in Turner Valley

    Old Time Family Dance in Turner Valley

    Gather your family and friends for an old fashioned family dance at the Flare ‘N Derrick in Turner Valley on September 10th. The fun starts at 7 and goes until 10pm. It’s only $15 for adults and kids, 16 and under, are free. The United Church in the Valley is putting on this event to […]

  • Okotoks RCMP on Scene at a Vehicle in the Bow River – Deerfoot Trail South

    Okotoks RCMP on Scene at a Vehicle in the Bow River – Deerfoot Trail South

    Okotoks, Alberta – At 2:55 p.m. today, Okotoks RCMP were dispatched to attend a collision which occurred on Highway 2, Deerfoot Trail, on the Dunbow Bridge.  Preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle travelling northbound on Highway 2 drove into the median on the bridge which caused the vehicle to be launched into the river below. […]

  • NDP Defeats Wildrose Motion to Allow Political Parties to Spend as Much in Campaigns as Gov’t Spends on Advertising

    NDP Defeats Wildrose Motion to Allow Political Parties to Spend as Much in Campaigns as Gov’t Spends on Advertising

    EDMONTON, AB: Monday, NDP MLAs doubled down on their overhauling of election financing by defeating a Wildrose motion to level the playing field with election spending, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. The motion, introduced by Wildrose MLA for Barrhead – Morinville – Westlock Glenn van Djiken, would have amended the NDP’s proposed $2.3 million general election spending cap […]

  • CAP Card Helps to Create Equitable Access to High River Programs and Services

    CAP Card Helps to Create Equitable Access to High River Programs and Services

    HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town of High River has launched a new Community Access Program (CAP) that will provide discounts on many town programs, activities and support services to residents that meet specified household income requirements. “Programs like CAP help to ensure that all residents can enjoy the recreation, programs and services that the town […]

  • Okotoks Annual Chili Fest and Cook-Off

    Okotoks Annual Chili Fest and Cook-Off

    Saturday, August 27, 2016 – 10:00am to 3:00pm Western-themed activities take over downtown Okotoks, including the central event – a chili cook off. Come down to taste the chili creations or register a team and compete! Spice up your weekend with chili sampling, children’s activities, live music, and an outdoor artisan street market! Compete in the Chili […]

  • Despite Massive Increases to Spending, MRI Wait Times Increase 11 Weeks Under NDP

    Despite Massive Increases to Spending, MRI Wait Times Increase 11 Weeks Under NDP

    EDMONTON, AB: Despite the NDP promising better results in health care after throwing more money into a broken system, wait times for MRIs have skyrocketed by a shocking 11 weeks in just one year, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. For 90 per cent of patients, wait times have increased from 24 weeks in June 2015 […]

  • Frogs, Toads and Tiger Salamanders Oh My!

    Frogs, Toads and Tiger Salamanders Oh My!

    OK, well we don’t actually have toads on the park… but we do have two different types of frogs and tiger salamanders!  These cute little salamanders are voracious predators, feeding on insects, frogs and other smaller salamanders by moonlight. They live in two-foot deep burrows near ponds and are very common all across North America. Their habitat is getting […]

  • The Rodeo May Be Over But the Research Continues

    The Rodeo May Be Over But the Research Continues

    Vet Med students go behind the chutes at the Calgary Stampede By Fabian Mayer As far as summer jobs go, Teryn Gilmet and Nita Hynes found themselves pretty good ones. The two second-year University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) students worked behind the chutes at the 2016 Calgary Stampede doing animal welfare research […]