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$3.3M pledged for crop pest surveillance

The federal and provincial governments have announced a $3.3-million investment from Canada's Economic Action Plan toward a Crop Pest Surveillance System for Alberta.

Credit union returns $1.5 million to members in 2010

Despite a challenging economic climate in 2010, the Mountain View Credit Union was able to return $1.5 million to members last year.

Good open house turnout called 'very disappointing'

Foggy, freezing weather and snow-drifted roads took their toll on the first Mountain View County councillor open house of the season, held at Carstairs Community Centre Thursday night.The event drew fewer than a dozen and a half people.
Planning manager launches consulting business in Olds

Planning manager launches consulting business in Olds

Nathan Petherick is broadening his reach to include all of Central Alberta.

Region tapped for health-care needs

A cross-section of community members discussed health-care-related concerns during three area meetings this month.Alberta Health Services is in the process of hosting community and rural engagement sessions in 85 communities across the province.

MVC socked with $365,000 shortfall

The final numbers are in and Mountain View County's budget is $365,000 short.

RD County geared for spring cleanup

After last year's wet summer and fall and this year's March snowfall, Red Deer County staff is expecting one of the busiest spring cleanups in a number of years.

Police warn of paving scam's return

A seasonal scam, that targets seniors and rural residents, is just around the corner and will likely show up in Mountain View County within the next month.

Council holds firm to low-density ban cut-off

Mountain View County council has refused to make an exception to its ban on low-density country-residential development for applications filed after last November.Rebecca and Stephen Hagglund requested their Dec.

County sandbagger on loan for southeastern flood preps

Mountain View County has loaned out its sandbagger unit to the Alberta Emergency Management Agency in preparation for flood response in the southeastern part of the province.