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Appeal board rules not to hear appeal

The Red Deer County Intermunicipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board ruled that they did not have the jurisdiction to hear an appeal from a resident applying for several building permits.
Axe falls in MVC: ops director, planning manager, 5 others let go in county reorg

Axe falls in MVC: ops director, planning manager, 5 others let go in county reorg

Operational services director Steve McInnis and planning manager Nathan Petherick were among seven Mountain View County employees terminated on March 10 as part of a corporate reorganization, chief administrative officer Tony Martens said.

Human trafficking a $42.5-billion industry

Human trafficking is a growing problem around the world and here in Canada, a volunteer with the Action Coalition on Human Trafficking Alberta told an audience recently at the Mountain View County office.

Family pets perish in trailer fire

An investigation continues into the cause of a fire that ravaged a trailer located on Fallen Timber Road.The residents were not home when the fire started on the evening of March 14, Cremona fire chief John Newbery said.

Slo-pitch group weighs options as Springbrook field fees loom

Central Alberta Slo-Pitch Association could look elsewhere to play ball this season if fees are implemented for use of the Springbrook baseball diamond.The association made repairs to the fields in 2005 in exchange for use of the field.

Minimum tax bill raised to $50

Council has raised the minimum property tax in Mountain View County from $10 to $50.

Berm study could make county liable

Going ahead with an engineering analysis of the earthen berm at Westward Ho could make the county liable for its removal, CAO Tony Martens said last week.

Acme family wins Oustanding Young Farmer award

Acme residents Matt and Tara Sawyer took the Alberta/NWT regional Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year award after Thursday evening's 32nd annual awards banquet at the Olds College Alumni Centre.ìWe're very honoured,î said Matt Sawyer.

Proposed noise bylaw deemed too restrictive

Mountain View County's proposed noise control bylaw is ìtrying to kill a fly with a hammer,î one councillor objected last week.ìThere's areas here where we're really stepping over the boundaries of what government should be doing,î Div. 4 Coun.

Equipment sales business OK'd for east of Innisfail

The Red Deer County Municipal Planning Commission approved a temporary development permit for a business located adjacent to Highway 2 east of Innisfail.