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Land assembly act amendments give more options to landowners

Property owners in Alberta will have more options open to them if their land is required for major infrastructure projects, and they will have access to full compensation and the courts under recent amendments announced in the Land Assembly Project A

Cremona Fire Dept. secures funding for water, ice rescue

The southwestern part of Mountain View County will soon have improved water and ice rescue capability after the Cremona Fire Department secured $10,000 in funding from county council for equipment purchases.
Cats, cats, and more cats: Founder of animal shelter has huge heart

Cats, cats, and more cats: Founder of animal shelter has huge heart

Once a day, the founder of Tails to Tell Animal Rescue in Crossfield witnesses a kitty stampede.

'Netook is dead' under proposed MDP densities

ìIf this goes through, Netook is dead,î developer Herb Styles said last Wednesday in response to Mountain View County's draft Municipal Development Plan, posted the previous day on the county website.

No major changes expected for Red Deer County MDP

No major changes are expected for the Red Deer County Municipal Development Plan currently under review, said Cynthia Cvik, director of planning and development services.

Fish and Wildlife officers encounter 'illegal activity going on everywhere'

The November 2011 general hunting season in the Sundre-Olds district has been more or less typical when it comes to violators and violations, says Fish and Wildlife officer Adam Mirus.ìAre we having good compliance? No,î said Mirus.

Oilfield activity increases in Sundre area

There has been a marked increase in oil and gas activity in the Sundre area during the past 12 months, Sundre Petroleum Operators Group (SPOG) members heard at Thursday's annual general meeting.
'Davis is the winner'

'Davis is the winner'

The former chair of the Alberta Beef Producers will carry the PC Party banner for Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills in the next provincial election.

Chinook's Edge ends year with $800K surplus

Chinook's Edge School Division ended the 2010-11 fiscal year with an $808,000 surplus, board of education members were told during their Nov. 23 board meeting.

Hearing set after woman's body found near Olds

A 29-year-old man charged after a woman's body was found in a ditch outside Olds in May will have his preliminary hearing in November 2012.