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Fracking grievances aired at Eagle Hill

Fracking grievances aired at Eagle Hill

The Energy Resources Conservation Board is currently reviewing all its regulations in light of new extraction technology and will make an important announcement soon on the disclosure of chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing process, an ERCB off
Heavy equipment school aims to lead industry

Heavy equipment school aims to lead industry

Like many of the 75 people who attended Interior Heavy Equipment Operator School's (IHES) inaugural open house last week, Michael Moffat came looking for a change.

Algae warning for Pine Lake

The provincial government was advising people last week to take precautions at Pine Lake after the presence of blue-green algae was discovered.

Senior housing board ready to select new governance model

The board of the Mountain View Seniors' Housing (MVSH) will be presented with a recommendation on Sept. 22 on what type of governance structure the agency should adopt for its future.

Developer warns of 'dangerous precedent' as MVC shelves levy

A major developer for the Highway 2/27 area east of Olds said Mountain View County was setting ìa dangerous precedentî after council voted to suspend the offsite levy process, pending reviews of the Municipal Development Plan and 2/27 Area Structure

County offers woodlot owners free info session

Mountain View County is hosting an information session this Saturday, Sept. 17 entitled ìWeeds, Woodlots, and Wild Mushrooms.î It will be held at the Water Valley Community Hall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fundraiser date set for house fire victims

Fundraiser date set for house fire victims

A benefit fundraiser is being held this weekend for the Mountain View County family who lost their rural home in a wind-aided fire on Sept. 2.ìThe family is overloaded right now.

Province hosting wildfire risk open house for Coal Camp

Residents in the Coal Camp area, 50 kilometres west of Sundre along the Red Deer River, have the opportunity to learn the best method to reduce wildfire risk at a provincial government sponsored open house in Sundre this Thursday, Sept. 15.
Sonja still game after challenging first season

Sonja still game after challenging first season

In the rugged world of bull riding, Sonja Pfeiffer is a rare breed.Last summer, the Cremona-area woman became the first female bull rider in Foothills Cowboy Association history, making her debut at the Water Valley Stampede.

Campground will close without tax-exempt status, pastor warns

The Western Baptist Church will be forced to close its campground in Mountain View County after losing its tax exemption on the property, a Calgary pastor told council's policies and priorities committee on Aug. 24.