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Wildrose MLAs look to hold PCs accountable as they start fall session

The fall sitting of the Alberta legislature kicked off Oct. 23 and West Central Alberta MLAs are ready to tackle representing their respective ridings.

Food bank receiving much support from county

The Mountain View Regional Food Bank has been faring well this season, thanks to the many volunteers and organizations that devote their time and resources to the valuable community asset.

River flood protection berm options outlined for MVC council

Mountain View County councillors have been presented with possible options regarding flood protection on the Red Deer River upstream of Sundre.

Canada moves to accept trace levels of unapproved GMO contaminants

As genetically modified farming spreads and batches contaminated by unapproved genetically modified products turn up more frequently around the world, Canada is moving to ease agricultural import restrictions.
Red Deer county councillor Don Nesbitt resigns

Red Deer county councillor Don Nesbitt resigns

No byelection will be held following the resignation of Coun. Don Nesbitt from Red Deer County council Oct. 9, say officials.

Abandoned well regulations coming into effect Nov. 1

New provincial regulations coming into effect on Nov.

Bear awareness stressed following sightings

With two bear sightings reported in the Sundre area over the past week, residents and visitors are being reminded of the dangers of bear and cougar encounters and how to avoid them.
Beattie re-elected Mountain View County reeve

Beattie re-elected Mountain View County reeve

Mountain View County Div. 4 councillor Bruce Beattie has been re-elected to a second term as county reeve by his fellow councillors.During last week's regularly scheduled county council meeting, Div.

Council defeats Acme Road motion

In a split decision, Mountain View County councillors have defeated a motion put forward by Deputy Reeve Patricia McKean regarding a $16.4-million upgrade of the Acme Road.

Roads top issue at Munro open house

Last week's Mountain View County Div. 6 open house at the Harmattan Community Hall saw residents ask questions about county roads and gravel pits, among other things, says division councillor Paddy Munro.