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Open house dates slated for unveiling of draft MDP

Mountain View County has scheduled a fresh round of public open houses to unveil the first draft version of a revised Municipal Development Plan.The open house dates are set for Tuesday, Nov. 29 at the Sundre Legion; Thursday, Dec.

Area students scoring above provincial averages

Students in both Chinook's Edge School Division and Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools fared well against their provincial counterparts in provincial achievement tests and diploma exams written in June.

Groundwater atlas focuses on Calgary-Edmonton corridor

The province has announced a new mapping tool to help municipalities and Albertans better understand the quality and quantity of underground water resources.

P&P votes for reduced speed, 3 stop signs in Eagle Hill area

Mountain View County's policies and priorities committee has endorsed a plan to reduce the speed limit from 80 km/h to 60 km/h near the intersections of Twp. Rd. 340 and range roads 43 and 44 to address concerns from some residents of the area.
Growing projects provide funds for Third World relief

Growing projects provide funds for Third World relief

Local growing operations have stepped up to the plate, or have continued a tradition of helping to resolve hunger and other issues plaguing Third World countries across the globe.

Kneehill County and Olds see spike in doctors

The increase of doctors in Kneehill County from two to nine in the last year and a half hasn't gone without notice.Reeve Bob Long said more people are choosing to visit local doctors since numbers have stabilized.

Safe Harbour Society helping Central Alberta's less fortunate

With cold winter weather about to set in, the Red Deer-based Central Alberta Safe Harbour Society for Health and Housing is reminding people in need across the region that services and supports are available for the asking.

Funds requested from county for kids farm safety program

The Alberta Farm Safety Centre has once again requested that Mountain View County's Ag Service Board contribute funding to its UFA Safety Smarts program, which offers free farm safety training to rural elementary-aged (K-6) students throughout the pr
First phase of Red Deer River berm completed

First phase of Red Deer River berm completed

Mountain View County has completed the critical first phase of the four-kilometre berm designed to stop overland flooding from a new channel of the Red Deer River upstream of Sundre.Prentice Creek Contracting carried out the work between Oct.

MV probes lower-weight Big Prairie Bridge option

Mountain View County administration will report back to council on the cost of building a 40-tonne replacement bridge for Big Prairie Road instead of a planned 80-tonne structure.