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Russell Skeet

High River Chamber Welcomes Cannabis Retailers

The High River Chamber of Commerce is jumping on board with local Cannabis shops opening up in Town. Chamber President Steven Muth says they're more than happy to see these stores open up in High Riv... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Claresholm Mayor Not Sure What Caused Councillor To Quit

A lot of confusion and speculation in Claresholm following the sudden resignation Monday, August 13, of Town Councillor Donna Courage. Elected in last October's civic election, she suffered an allege... read more..

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April Bouchard

Anderson Kicks Off UCP Nomination Bid

The Saskatoon Berry Farm was the setting for Highwood MLA Wayne Anderson's UCP nomination kick off Tuesday, August 14. Anderson's Financial Agent Nancy Murdoch, says the event was a great way to star... read more..

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Matt Bailey

Change of Use for Quadz Cannabis Appealed

An appeal for the conditional approval of development permit file for a change/intensification of use for a cannabis store at 309 1st Street SW took place Tuesday, August 14th, at Town of High River C... read more..

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Matt Bailey

Rural Crime Amongst the Most Important Topics Foothills MP John Barlow Will Be Discussing In Ottawa

High River's town council meeting on Monday had a special appearance by Foothills MP John Barlow. Barlow was on hand to discuss some of the important topics he will be tabling in Ottawa this coming f... read more..

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April Bouchard

HAWCS Deployed After Stolen Vehicle Spotted Okotoks At Costco

Two arrests were made at the Costco yesterday evening in relation to a stolen bronze Ford F350 from Calgary that made its way into Okotoks. Cpl. Korey Crerar, Supervisor for the Okotoks RCMP detachme... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Centre Street Bridge Closing Tuesday

The Centre Street bridge in High River is closing again this week. The Town will shut it down at midnight Tuesday, August 14 at 11:59 p.m. and it won't open again until Friday, August 17 at 11:59 p.m... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Claresholm Councillor Resigns

Less than a year after being voted into office, Claresholm Town Councillor, Donna Courage is stepping down. In a statement, Claresholm Mayor Doug MacPherson says he and the rest of Council were disap... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Keeping Safe Around Wayward Bears

Sightings of Black and Grizzly bears are not uncommon this time of year, but with the recent scorching Summer weather, where bears go to find food is likely to change. Human Wildlife Conflict Biologi... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Where to Light Up When Smoking Cannabis Survey

Just where should people be allowed to consume cannabis in the Town of High River, once it is legal, is the subject of a new survey. Town Manager Tom Maier says they want to hear back from as many pe... read more..

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Matt Bailey

Town Makes It Official As "The Foothills Kinettes Water Tower Park "

The Foothills Kinettes got some good news at the High River Town Council meeting Monday, August 13. Their dedication and perseverance over the last two and a half years is being recognized with the n... read more..

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Russell Skeet

High River Cannabis Retailer Faces Appeal

It won't be a rubber stamp for one downtown High River cannabis retailer. "Quadz Cannabis" on 1st Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenue's S.W. will appear before the Town's Subdivision and Development A... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Smoky Weather Fouls Meteor Showers For Local Astronomers

Smoky skies and stormy weather meant a disappointing weekend for locals hoping to catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower. The Big Sky Observatory located near the Twin Valley Dam cancelled thei... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Proctor Talks Policy At Parliament Hill

After a series of health issues, Okotoks extreme long distance runner Dave Proctor was forced to end his quest to run across Canada last month. Originally intending to complete the endeavor by himsel... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Feds Shelling Out More For Trans Mountain Pipeline

The cost of the Trans Mountain pipeline is going up. The Federal Government put $4.5 billion into buying it back in May and are now shelling out another $1.9 billion. Foothills MP John Barlow says t... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

SNAPS Bikers Raise Fourteen Thousand Dollars

The SNAPS eighth annual Leather and Chaps motorcycle rally on Saturday July 21 in High River this year, has managed to raise $14,000 to support the organization. Vice President for Foothills SNAPS Or... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Residents Discuss Water Utility Changes

An open house information session, allowed High River residents to voice their opinions on water utility rates on Thursday, August 9 at Town Hall. The rates affected by the change are water, wastewat... read more..

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April Bouchard

Local Young Lady To Compete In Miss Teen Canada

A shining young star from Okotoks will be competing in the Miss Teen Canada pageant this weekend. Taylor McCarroll, says she started the pageant circuit just a short time ago when she was 15-years-ol... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Extra Long Pool Closure This Year

The pool at the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex in High River will be closed for an extra week for maintenance this year. The pool will be closed for close to six weeks, from Saturday, September 1 t... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Twitter Diplomacy Not Good For Local Producers

Foothills MP John Barlow says it's farmers and ranchers that are paying the price for the Trudeau Liberals Twitter diplomacy with Saudi Arabia. Last week government officials took the Kingdom to task... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Fibre Optic Installation Causes Power Outage In Turner Valley

Some residents in the Town of Turner Valley experienced a brief power outage on Wednesday August 8. The power went out around 4:30 p.m., leaving 158 residents without power. Manager of corporate com... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

High River Moves To Complete Construction On 12th Avenue Happy Trails

Starting Monday, August 13, the Town of High River will be looking to complete the finishing touches on the Happy Trails along the south side of 12th Avenue from Montrose to Highwood High School. 480... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Fire Bans All Around The Foothills

A fire ban is now in effect for the M.D. of Foothills, M.D. of Willow Creek and the County of Vulcan. The fire bans do not cover campgrounds in High River or Okotoks. All open fires need to be extin... read more..

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April Bouchard

Alberta Government In Hot Water Over Highway Maintenance Contracts

Highway maintenance contractors have taken legal action against the Alberta Government after 40 per cent of maintenance contracts were awarded to a British Columbia company. Laurie Stretch, of Stretc... read more..

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Cory Gialleonardo

Blue-Green Algae Advisory In Place For The Twin Valley Reservoir

A batch of blue-green algae is blooming in the Twin Valley Reservoir. Alberta Health Services issued a health advisory warning on Thursday, August 9, for residents and visitors to the area, to avoid ... read more..

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Russell Skeet

High River Library Unveils The New Patio

The new patio at the High River Library held their official grand opening Wednesday, August 8 with well over 100 attending. Friends of the Library President, Kathy Lambourn, says it took about four y... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Open House to Discuss Utility Rates For High River

The Town of High River is hoping lots of residents come to an open house on Thursday, August 9, to find out about the new utility rates for water, waste water and storm water services. The Town's Chi... read more..

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Lorraine Hjalte

Nanton Pool Extends Hours To Help People Cool Off This Week

With all the extra heat this week the Nanton Outdoor Pool is offering extended hours. Recreation and Events Coordinator at the Tom Hornecker Recreation Complex, Leah Leadbeater says the idea came fro... read more..

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Lynsay McMullan

Cooler Temperatures On The Way

It's important to keep cool and stay indoors this week. An area of high pressure over the prairies is what's lead to this heatwave with a temperature forecast to hit 38 on Friday, August 10. Environ... read more..

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Russell Skeet

Province Changing Road Maintenance Contract Rules

The Province of Alberta will be handing out road maintenance contracts differently in the future. In the past it was mostly based on cost, but Transportation Minister Brian Mason says it's now going ... read more..

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