Tag: Turner Valley

  • 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…

  • Alberta’s Highway Cleanup

    Alberta’s Highway Cleanup

    Community groups and volunteers were out in force on Saturday despite the cool and, sometimes blizzard-like, conditions in the Foothills. They were the people with the orange garbage bags and safety vests in the ditches cleaning up. Thanks to everyone who went out despite the weather to make our highways pretty for the upcoming tourist…

  • Do You Know Where to Vote on May 5th?

    Do You Know Where to Vote on May 5th?

    [break][break][break][break][break][break][break][break][break] If you are wondering where to vote on May 5th, 2015 here’s your information: Black Diamond residents vote at C. Ian McLaren School, 402 – 3rd Street SW, Black Diamond. Longview residents also vote at C. Ian McLaren School, 402 – 3rd Street SW, Black Diamond. Turner Valley residents vote at Turner Valley School.…

  • “Healthy Development” Group Schedule Walks

    “Healthy Development” Group Schedule Walks

    [break][break][break][break][break][break][break][break][break] Submitted by Chris Weingarth This is the first of the walks scheduled as follow up to the April 7 “Healthy Development” meeting where we continued the conversation about “Pathways & Trails” development in Black Diamond and Turner Valley. At that last meeting we heard presentations by Gary Taylor, General Manager at the Turner Valley…

  • Turner Valley Budget Approved

    Turner Valley Budget Approved

    Turner Valley – At a Special Meeting of Council held Monday, April 27, Council passed Bylaw 15-1044 authorizing the rates of taxation for the 2015 tax year. Decreases in third party requisitions and an increase in assessment due to growth have helped to ensure the increase in homeowner’s taxes is minimized. The municipal mill rate…

  • MD of Foothills: Fire Restriction Order – Burning / Fire Ban

    MD of Foothills: Fire Restriction Order – Burning / Fire Ban

    There is a Burning Ban on all open fires including burning barrels and Fire Works in the Municipal District of Foothill #31 and the Village of Longview. All open fires are to be extinguished and any open burning permits cancelled. This ban will be in effect until all areas in the MD of Foothills and…

  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centres Temporarily Closed

    Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centres Temporarily Closed

      High River, AB:  Foothills Regional Services Commission announces that local Collection Centres have been closed temporarily until further notice. These collection centres will undergo an updating of their hazardous waste collection capability before reopening. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centres closed: High River Firehall Black Diamond/Turner Valley Transfer Site Priddis Transfer Station Okotoks Fire Station…

  • Foothills School Division joins forces with Global Sport Academy Group taking sports program delivery to the next level

    Foothills School Division joins forces with Global Sport Academy Group taking sports program delivery to the next level

    Partnership launches with grade 7-9 boys hockey program HIGH RIVER, AB, April 28, 2015 – Foothills School Division is partnering with the Global Sport Academy Group to offer enhanced sports programming for student athletes. Beginning in September 2015, Foothills School Division (FSD) and Global Sport Academy Group will collaborate on a hockey program for boys…

  • Diamond Valley Community Garden Has Plots Available

    Diamond Valley Community Garden Has Plots Available

    The Diamond Valley Community Garden is run by local volunteers and is a sub-committee of the Town of Black Diamond Parks & Recreation Board.  Gardeners come together each year to learn more about healthy gardening and to share their insight with others. Registration Forms for the 2015 season can be downloaded here, and your fees…

  • 50 Shades of Brown….or is it?

    50 Shades of Brown….or is it?

    Spruce-up Black Diamond’s Downtown – meeting held to brainstorm some ideas.

  • Register Your Entry for the Town of Black Diamond Parade

    Register Your Entry for the Town of Black Diamond Parade

    Registration is now open for the Annual Black Diamond Parade.  Make sure you get your entry in.