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County lands to be annexed unchanged despite review

The timeline for the Intermunicipal Development Plan between the City of Red Deer and Red Deer County is being reconsidered, but the proposed annexation of land ñ mostly to the east and west of the city ñ will remain the same following amendments app
Chinook's Edge chair, vice-chair re-elected

Chinook's Edge chair, vice-chair re-elected

The chair and vice-chair of the Chinook's Edge Board of Education were re-elected last week during the board's annual organizational meeting.

Trial delayed till February in Didsbury dog attack case

The trial of a 34-year-old woman charged after two people were attacked by two Akita dogs on a Didsbury-area property in July has been delayed to allow more time for the hearing.
MPC approves 2 towers for West Country cluster

MPC approves 2 towers for West Country cluster

After being delayed three months, CCI Wireless obtained approval Oct. 6 for two of its three remaining communication-tower sites in Mountain View County.
CLC held up as world-class learning environment

CLC held up as world-class learning environment

A group of 16 delegates from member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development toured the Community Learning Campus in Olds last week, highlighting the unique nature of the hybrid campus.
MISINFORMATION SHAPING PUBLIC INPUT: DEVELOPER

MISINFORMATION SHAPING PUBLIC INPUT: DEVELOPER

An attempt by developers to save the Netook Crossing project at Highway 2/27 east of Olds hit a snag last week when Mountain View County councillors took issue with claims that misinformation had shaped public input for the Municipal Development Plan
Moonlight meeting laid plans for cherished pioneer hall

Moonlight meeting laid plans for cherished pioneer hall

On March 10, 1911 an Olds-area newspaper notice announced the new country school in Innis Lake would have its grand opening in six days.The celebration promised a ìsplendidî program with a concert and box social.

Sundre applying for 100-bed seniors facility

The Mountain View Seniors' Housing (MVSH) board is expected to discuss a grant application this week that, if successful, could see a 100-bed seniors housing facility constructed in Sundre, say officials.

Rezoning approved for 3 parcels on Deer Springs quarter

Mountain View County council has approved three applications to rezone fragmented parcels within the Deer Springs quarter section southeast of Winchell Lake.The approval creates three separate titles ñ a 41.6-acre Agriculture-2 parcel, an 11.
New 4-H helmet safety rules praised

New 4-H helmet safety rules praised

New rules requiring inexperienced 4-H horse riders, regardless of their age, to wear helmets during practices and shows are being warmly welcomed by riders and instructors alike.