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Planning for flooding and tracking the risk

Planning for flooding and tracking the risk

Although the spring thaw is likely still a few months down the road, some groups are already looking ahead to see what can be done to mitigate any potential flooding.
New grant program created to help rural coaches

New grant program created to help rural coaches

Rural sports programs can now take advantage of a new grant program that will give coaches opportunities to advance their skills and create better athletes.
Spruce View wins $50,000 for arena repairs

Spruce View wins $50,000 for arena repairs

Spruce View's Diamond Jubilee Recreation Centre will be getting some much needed upgrades after the community west of Bowden won a community-support contest put on by UFA. On Jan.
Highway 2-27 draft plan presented to steering committee

Highway 2-27 draft plan presented to steering committee

A first draft of Mountain View County's new Highway 2-27 area structure plan (ASP) was presented to the steering committee overseeing the project on Jan. 14.
Area woman helps save young girl's life

Area woman helps save young girl's life

A Mountain View County woman is being commended for her efforts in helping save the life of a young girl in Arizona on Jan. 11.
Medical marijuana production facility not wanted, MP told

Medical marijuana production facility not wanted, MP told

About 50 Mountain View County residents attended a Jan. 10 information meeting hosted by Wild Rose Conservative MP Blake Richards regarding a medical marijuana grow operation being proposed for a rural property north of Cremona.
Key factors of child development

Key factors of child development

January is a time of beginnings. It feels fresh and full of potential and possibilities. Many of us are thinking about making changes in the new year and being intentional about those changes. The same can be said for children.
Survey seeks input

Survey seeks input

Mountain View County council has approved a $25,000 survey that will gather ratepayer input into everything from taxes to councillor representation to satisfaction with agriculture programs. During the Jan.
Draft 2-27 area structure plan coming before committee

Draft 2-27 area structure plan coming before committee

The first draft of the proposed new Highway 2-27 area structure plan is scheduled to be presented to the committee overseeing development of the plan on Jan. 14, said director of planning John Rusling.
Snow budget $600,000 overspent

Snow budget $600,000 overspent

Although it is no mystery to residents, Mountain View County (MVC), as well as the region in general, has been pummelled with wintry weather recently, leading to less-than-ideal road conditions.
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