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Russell Skeet

AGLC Suspends Issuing New Retail Cannabis Licenses Due To Supply Shortage

Bad news for those looking to set up retail cannabis operations. The AGLC and the Province are suspending accepting any new applications and won't be issuing any new licenses until further notice. I... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Superintendent Search Underway for FSD

The search for a new Superintendent for the Foothills School Division is underway. Board Chair Larry Albrecht says after working with a consultant and engaging with the community they came up with a ... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Barton A 10 Year Old Legacy

High River's Tate Barton continues to rack up the awards and accolades. And they're well deserved, as the 10 year old picked up the Calgary Stampede's Western Legacy award in the Youth Category Tuesd... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Rural Crime Strategy Starting To Pay Off

The Province of Alberta is reporting gains are being made in the fight against crime in rural areas. Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Kathleen Ganley says she is pleased to share this good n... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Another Award For High River's Tate Barton?

High River residents are no stranger to 10 year old Tate Barton and the Ten's of thousands of dollars he's raised for cancer care here in town. He may be rewarded with a Calgary Stampede Western Lega... read more..

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April Bouchard

Woman Charged After Ramming Two Police Cars

A Black Diamond woman has been remanded into custody and is facing a long list of charges after hitting two police vehicles on Sunday while trying to evade police in Okotoks. Just after 10:30 p.m Oko... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Nanton Hosts UCP Candidate Forum Tuesday

The second in a series of debates for the four people running for the UCP nomination in Livingstone-Macleod goes Tuesday, November 20, in Nanton. They held the first one Monday, November 19, in Fort ... read more..

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April Bouchard

Millarville Arena Rebuild In Need Of Legacy Donors To Reach Completion

The Millarville Arena rebuild is well underway after the collapse of the roof this past March, with the first phase completed just in time for the Annual Christmas Market. Lisa Lloyd, Executive Direc... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Balloon Port Launches in High River

The High River Hot Air Balloon Launch Port, the first one in Canada is up and running north of the Lineham Canal. The first flights since it was official took place on the weekend. Organizer Jamie K... read more..

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Jessica Giles

Local 4-H Club In The Running For Western Legacy Award

The Longview 4-H Beef Club is up for a Calgary Stampede Western Legacy Award. They've been nominated in the sustained contribution by a group category for raising more than $232,000 for the High Rive... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Mailboxes In Blackie Broken Into

RCMP in High River are hoping someone saw something when the mailboxes in Blackie were broken into or vandalized last weekend. They don't have much to go by and the building for the boxes is open 24 ... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Former RCMP Officer Recalls Murder Case - Part Two

Just who was responsible for killing Debbie Stevens of High River and Laurie Boyd of Okotoks in the early 80's was a question on everyone's mind throughout the end of 1981 and beginning of 1982. A me... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Busy Times For Local UCP Members

Now that they've set the election dates UCP candidates in the Livingstone-Macleod riding will be out in force looking for party members votes. They're holding a series of forums around the riding bet... read more..

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Harrison O'Nyons

A Warm Windy Winter Awaits

It looks like we're in for a warmer winter than usual this year. Environment Canada says "El Nino" is bringing in warm winds from the West which most of us know makes for a very strong wind. Meteoro... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Peters Bid For Parole Denied

A man seeking parole after serving 25 years of a life sentence for killing Laurie Boyd and Debbie Stevens has had his request denied. Former Reform Party MP Art Hanger says even his parole officer se... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Five arrested in Vulcan Crime Bust

RCMP from Vulcan, Nanton and the Crime Reduction Unit arrested three males and two females on a rural property on Township Road 174 and Highway 23 on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2018. Along with the arre... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Former RCMP Officer Recalls Murder Case - Part One

A dark time in history is bringing up bad memories for residents of two towns in the Foothills as James Edwards Peters heads into a parole hearing on November 16th for the early 1980s murder of two wo... read more..

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April Bouchard

Local YouTuber About To Hit Major Milestone

An Okotoks resident has poured talent and hard work into building a successful Acapella YouTube channel, and after a few years it's paying off. Dave Elder, The Drive Show host at our sister station t... read more..

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Russell Skeet

UCP Pick A Date For Livingstone-Macleod Vote

The UCP have finally picked a date for their nomination election in the Livingstone-Macleod Riding. Actually it's two days, Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8. Friday, December 7 Fort Macl... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Wind & Snow Make For A Slow Commute

It's going to be a long, slow drive for those heading into the City for work Friday, November 16. Snow and blowing snow has drastically reduced visibility on area highways. Add in drifting snow, par... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Changes At Vulcan Tourism Heading Into Winter

There's a couple of changes at the Vulcan Tourism and Trek Station these days. Vulcan's Community Services Manager Bonnie Ellis, says they're doing some restructuring. "Our Tourism Coordinator has o... read more..

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April Bouchard

Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Campaign Deadline Approaching

The Annual Operation Christmas Child Campaign is close to wrapping up as the deadline for drop-offs approaches this weekend. Lisa Branch, Logistics Coordinator for the Foothills area campaign, says t... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Seasonal Road Closures Start Soon For Popular K-Country Routes

There's only a couple more weeks until popular routes out to Kananaskis Country shut down for the winter. As of Dec. 1, Highway 40 from the Highwood House Junction to Peter Lougheed Provincial Park w... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Missing Boater on Bow River Passes Away in Hospital

Emergency personnel were called to a water rescue just after 12:30 p.m. on November 15th, in the MD of Foothills. Okotoks RCMP, along with Foothills Regional Fire Department and Alberta Health Servic... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Province Puts Deadline on Policy Compliance

The Province of Alberta has issued ministerial orders for 28 private school boards that are still not complying with the Safe and Caring policies allowing students to form gay-straight alliances. Min... read more..

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Russell Skeet

New Territory For The Town Of High River

The Town of High River has found themselves in a situation they've never been in before. That of being a landlord. A condo in Town where the owner owed over $10,000 in taxes was up for public auctio... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Foothills Salvation Army Ready To Roll Out Christmas Campaign

The Salvation Army Foothills is looking for volunteers to help make the holiday season bright for those in need. Bell ringers are needed for their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign as well as voluntee... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

FSD Board Heading to Court to Get Clarification on Ward One Election

The Foothills School Division Board of Trustees is filing an application to the courts, in accordance with the Local Authorities Education Act, to see what their next steps should be concerning the Wa... read more..

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Jessica Giles

Car Crashes Into Shoppers Drug Mart

 At approximately 2:15pm Wednesday afternoon a vehicle crashed into Shoppers Drug Mart in High River. The black four door Jeep Compass hit two large glass windows. The incident happened about 20 read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

More Information Coming Forward About Dog Bite Incident

Information is coming forward to help reach a resolution on a dog bite incident involving a student at Joe Clark School at the end of October. Protective Services Coordinator Darlene Roblin with Foot... read more..

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