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Council nixes 60 km/h zone in Eagle Hill area

Mountain View County council reversed the decision made in committee the previous week to set up a 60 km/h zone in the Eagle Hill area.Div. 6 Coun.
4-H played pivotal role for Canada's new rodeo queen

4-H played pivotal role for Canada's new rodeo queen

The freshly-crowned Miss Rodeo Canada 2012 gave credit to her 4-H background in helping her to garner her title.

Northwestern delays takeoff

Plans by Northwestern Air to offer twice-weekly service between Red Deer Airport and Kelowna, B.C. have been put on hold until early in the new year due to unresolved operational requirements from Transport Canada, an airline official said last week.
Get pipeline agreement in writing: ERCB

Get pipeline agreement in writing: ERCB

The Energy Resources Conservation Board strongly recommends that landowners ask questions when doing an initial consultation with a pipeline company and that they get a lawyer to take a look at the agreement before signing it.

Man pleads guilty in marijuana grow-op case

A 51-year-old man charged after police busted a large marijuana grow operation on public land northwest of Sundre in June has pleaded guilty to a charge of producing a controlled substance.
Council mulls 46.5% hike in snow removal budget

Council mulls 46.5% hike in snow removal budget

Mountain View County will budget just over $2 million for snow removal in 2012 under draft budget proposals reviewed by council's policies and priorities committee on Nov. 8.The figure represents a 46.5 per cent increase over the $1.

Chinook's Edge approves new school calendar

Chinook's Edge School Division trustees voted unanimously to approve a new school calendar that is a hybrid of the current calendar and one CESD proposed last month.
Wildrose's Smith and Anglin woo Sundre voters

Wildrose's Smith and Anglin woo Sundre voters

During a visit to Sundre last week, Wildrose Party Leader Danielle Smith said the election of a second female party leader in Alberta levels the playing field.
Cutting and carving towards the perfect mandolin

Cutting and carving towards the perfect mandolin

He has been compared to Michael Heiden, B.C.'s master mandolin creator.American bluegrass superstar Rhonda Lea Vincent sings his praises, even making supreme efforts to borrow his creations when she is in Alberta.
Pinkest Little Town title dubbed 'icing on the cake'

Pinkest Little Town title dubbed 'icing on the cake'

Having Cremona/Water Valley named the ìPinkest Little Town in the Westî was ìthe pink icing on the cakeî for organizer Peggy Good.