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Rocky View Schools’ The Farm receives $12,500 donation from Wawanesa Insurance

Rocky View Schools’ The Farm receives $12,500 donation from Wawanesa Insurance

The Farm, an alternative school northwest of Airdrie, received a $12,500 donation from Wawanesa Insurance Company.
Local archeologist launches book about Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

Local archeologist launches book about Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

New book reveals the never-before-told stories of the historical village that once existed at Glenbow Ranch – the site of an important sandstone quarry in the prairies.
Airdrie Rural RCMP respond to shooting in Rocky View County

Airdrie Rural RCMP respond to shooting in Rocky View County

The suspect, Nolan Ryan Wade of Rocky View County, later returned to the scene and surrendered to police.
Rocky View County council briefs: May 10

Rocky View County council briefs: May 10

Rocky View County councillors approved expansion of Harmony Beef facility, speed limit change, and redesignation application for electric vehicle charging, solar farm, or data processing plant at the public hearings on May 10.
Springbank homeowner comes across break-and-enter in progress: RCMP

Springbank homeowner comes across break-and-enter in progress: RCMP

"The homeowner was approached by a masked individual with a firearm who forced the homeowner to the ground," Cochrane RCMP stated.
Ray Charles Tribute Orchestra coming back to Bragg Creek

Ray Charles Tribute Orchestra coming back to Bragg Creek

A Ray Charles tribute act is set to take the stage for the third time at a Bragg Creek establishment later this month.
Gardeners encouraged to plant native plant species

Gardeners encouraged to plant native plant species

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) hopes to encourage gardeners to naturalize their backyards in order to connect with nature close to home. Talk to a local nursery or plant provider to find out what's available.
Springbank neighbourhood dubbed BILD community of the year

Springbank neighbourhood dubbed BILD community of the year

A Springbank community has taken the crown for BILD Calgary's 2021 Community of the Year for the Calgary region for the fifth time in a row.
Bragg Creek community clean-up returning for second year

Bragg Creek community clean-up returning for second year

Spring cleaning is in full bloom in Bragg Creek, where the Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a community clean-up event on May 28, for the second year running.
UPDATE: Motorcyclist in collision near Cochrane succumbs to injuries

UPDATE: Motorcyclist in collision near Cochrane succumbs to injuries

Despite immediate and extensive first-aid efforts by bystanders and emergency responders, the 23-year-old man from Calgary died after his motorcycle collided with a stopped car