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Residents defend MLA Nixon

In its May 31 issue, the Gazette published an article (“MLA's track record less than exemplary” p. 18) regarding Wildrose MLA Jason Nixon's performance as our community's representative, based on an interview with Don Reimer, a former member of Mr.

County OK's ministry summaries

Mountain View County councillors have reviewed and approved a series of summaries outlining county issues and priorities as they relate to seven provincial ministries. The move came during the recent regularly scheduled council meeting.
Students embrace aboriginal lessons

Students embrace aboriginal lessons

Students at Reed Ranch School east of Olds learned many valuable lessons during the first-ever First Nations Culture Celebration day at the K-6 school on May 26, say officials.

Association wants tougher rules

Olds Rural Crime Watch Association (ORCWA) officials say the public should be further protected from dangerous criminals.

Linear taxation unchanged under revised act

Alberta's rural municipalities are glad to hear the current linear taxation system will be maintain under the revised Municipal Government Act (MGA), says Al Kemmere, the president of the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC
Westward Ho campground outlines plans

Westward Ho campground outlines plans

Westward Ho Campers Association has given the Mountain View County policies and priorities committee an update on recent work and future plans for the popular recreation facility 10 kilometres east of Sundre on the Little Red Deer River.

Hall supported

Mountain View County council has approved a $50,000 contribution to the Water Valley Community Hall Association's plan to build a new hall. The move came by way of motion at the recent regularly scheduled council meeting.
A decade of dominance in track and field

A decade of dominance in track and field

At Sundre High School, the track and field banners are a reminder of how far you can go by doing what you can, when you can.

MVC official says all residents against proposed facility will be heard

Although some Mountain View County residents are preparing a petition against a proposed motorsports facility, municipal officials say that's not necessary.

Council approves health allocations

Mountain View County council has approved health funding applications from five community groups. The approvals under the county's health funding policy No. 5001 came during the recent regularly scheduled council meeting.