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Funds needed to make dream a reality

Funds needed to make dream a reality

Students and parents in Turner Valley are reaching beyond the community to realize their dream of creating an all-inclusive playground. The Turner Valley Parent and Teacher Association launched the crowd funding campaign Dare to Dream on Sept.
Towns agree to align fees, bylaws

Towns agree to align fees, bylaws

Two neighbouring Foothills communities continue to make strides in aligning their regulations, bylaws and fees. During Turner Valley Town council’s Sept.
Bike park on its way

Bike park on its way

A Black Diamond committee is gearing up to give avid cyclists mountain-like terrain they currently have to leave town to enjoy. The Town’s parks and recreation committee is making plans to build a bike park near the Oilfields Regional Arena.
Club' s lease extended

Club' s lease extended

An organization known for keeping youngsters busy outside of school hours has more assurance that it can continue to do so for years. During its Sept.
Regional appeal board offers fair process

Regional appeal board offers fair process

Residents in three small Foothills communities who object to housing developments in their municipalities will soon have a new route to make an appeal.
Regular tours for site on hold

Regular tours for site on hold

Slow progress made on rehabilitating a portion of Turner Valley’s heritage site thwarted plans to get the facility open for regular tours this year.
Landowners tired of dust

Landowners tired of dust

Dust and noise coming from a gravel pit south of Black Diamond has a number of acreage owners in an uproar.
Town may be new stop for electric cars

Town may be new stop for electric cars

Black Diamond is taking another step towards sustainable energy – this time targeting electric vehicles.
Imperial Drive will close on Aug. 31

Imperial Drive will close on Aug. 31

Residents in a Turner Valley subdivision have less than a week before a road closes that provided them direct access to Black Diamond, despite months of battling to keep it open.
Pathway construction on hold

Pathway construction on hold

Avid walkers in Longview will have to wait another year before enjoying the view of the foothills while strolling along the village’s first paved walking trail.
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