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Water ban continues year after flood

Water ban continues year after flood

Life has not been normal for those living and working in Black Diamond and Turner Valley since the flood of 2013. For the last 363 days, citizens have been told not to water their lawns, wash their cars or property or take long showers.
Cool Little Towns drawing attention

Cool Little Towns drawing attention

Foothills residents may see more tourists roaming around their cool little towns this summer.
Town recovering from flood

Town recovering from flood

A Turner Valley man no longer sees retirement in his near future as he rebuilds what he lost in last year’s flood.
Campgroud to reopen on Canada Day

Campgroud to reopen on Canada Day

Black Diamond merchants are hoping for a better summer with the re-opening of the town’s campground.
Visitor centre moving

Visitor centre moving

Diamond Valley’s visitor information centre is expected to turn heads this month.
Art show must go on at greenhouse

Art show must go on at greenhouse

A Black Diamond merchant is rising above the wreckage to host a popular event that brings art and nature together after her business was almost wiped out a year ago.
Town tries to keep taxes down

Town tries to keep taxes down

A decrease in this year’s tax rate doesn’t mean Black Diamond residents will pay less on their tax bill. While the tax rate will go down this year, rising property assessments will push tax bills higher.
Half marathon kicks off market opening

Half marathon kicks off market opening

A popular half marathon is losing volunteers as more and more people who previously helped with the event sign up to compete.
Business women are all the fashion

Business women are all the fashion

An upcoming women’s fashion show is about more than just showcasing leggings and flowing tunics that are all the rage this spring. Naramata Bench Clothing Co.
Towns partner for day of festivities

Towns partner for day of festivities

Two communities are joining forces to provide people from across the region a day of outdoor activities in one of the most anticipated events in Diamond Valley on June 7.
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