High River (Canada)

Type: City
Name: High River (Canada)
Country: Canada
Latitude: 50.580002
Longitude: -113.870003
population: 9,826
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Quilt raffle to support CIBC Run for Cure

Local quilter Renate Estereicher continues to support worthy causes with her artful creations.Her special colorful quilt, entitled Hidden Treasures, is being raffled off in support of the CIBC Run for the Cure. Estereicher said the quilt will be available ... [Published Cochrane Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Seniors at heightened risk in a natural disaster

Last year’s floods in Calgary caught people by surprise. The water came quickly, and although many Calgarians were on alert to leave, when the evacuation order was finally issued, speed was of the essence.One of the 26 Calgary communities that had to ... [Published Rimbey Review - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

7-11 Coming Back To High River

Written by Russell Skeet - The Eagle 100.9FM on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 The 7-11 in High River is coming back. Mayor Craig Snodgrass is hoping it'll be open again before the New Year. Photo - Russell Skeet.High River Mayor Craig Snodgrass says the ... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 8 reports

Wylie Park Residents Angered Over Construction

Residents, councillors and town planners attended Monday night's Wylie Park meeting (Photo by Chad Coughlin)A public meeting to discuss the ongoing Wylie Park pathway construction in Okotoks grew heated on Monday night, as residents are upset at a lack ... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

High River’s founding Rangers recall youthful exploits

By Kevin RushworthMULTIMEDIA EDITORSeventy-two years after becoming High River’s founding Girl Guides of Canada Rangers, four friends still reunite annually to rekindle their friendship, share laughter at their mischievous youth and recall fond memories ... [Published High River Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Okotoks-Foothills Regional Fieldhouse Finally Ready To Open

Written by Chad Coughlin on Saturday, 23 August 2014 construction has come a long way in the much anticipated fieldhouse project. The facility is set to open early September. (File Photo)It's been a long time coming but the Foothills-Okotoks Regional ... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Firearms Association Not Happy With Proposed Changes To Gun Laws

Written by Don McCracken on Saturday, 23 August 2014 (file photo)The federal government is looking at making changes to firearms legislation.one change would make firearms safety courses mandatory for first-time gun owners.The Vice-President of the ... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Over $3500 Raised by Okotoks A&W for MS Research

Written by Scott Roblin on Friday, 22 August 2014 Over $3,500 was raised in Okotoks for the "Cruisin' to End MS" day (Photo courtesy of A&W)Thousands of teen burgers were cooked up on Thursday for a good cause.The "Crusin' to End MS" campaign was put ... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Councillors Split Over Gifting Policy in Okotoks

Written by Scott Roblin on Friday, 22 August 2014 Okotoks council shot down a draft bylaw on Monday involving gifting (File Photo)Councillors for the Town of Okotoks were not too charitable with a draft bylaw that was scrapped this past week.The draft ... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Large changes proposed through downtown ARP

By Kevin RushworthMULTIMEDIA EDITORDesign guidelines put forward through the downtown’s Area Redevelopment Plan (ARP) by firm 02 Planning + Design could transform High River into southern Alberta’s most beautiful community, according to Stephen Carruthers, ... [Published High River Times - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: Beautification of Elizabeth Street Addresses Safety Concerns

Written by Chad Coughlin on Thursday, 21 August 2014 Senior Engineer with the Town of Okotoks Jeremy Huet speaks about the project at a town information session held last night. (Photo By: Chad Coughlin)The Town of Okotoks held an open house informational ... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Alberta Farm Workers Day Passes Without New Legislation

Written by Don McCracken on Thursday, 21 August 2014Wednesday marked the the tenth anniversary of Farm Workers Day in Alberta, ironically the only province that still excludes farm workers from employment, health and safety standards.The Alberta Union ... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 21 2014]

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"They gave me a commitment Monday morning, applying for their development permit, in their regular location downtown. It was good news, it's been a long time coming to get some news as to what their plans were, but that's just the way some of that stuff goes with corporate stuff, so but the timeline doesn't really bother me, they're coming back and that's the most important thing."
"The folks from the public there [Monday] seem quite set on getting the material out of there. And I think it was more from an environmental risk perspective, and that whole environmental risk perspective came to the surface [Monday night]."
...Open Spaces Specialist for the Town, Darlene Donovan says the program has been great as a living memorial and it's helped to beautify the parks, "Roughly 60 trees between the two parks I believe, starting in 2010, and every year people are welcome to donate to the program and purchase a tree and we put up a plaque on the sign in memory of the individual."
"It was a real big deal here in the mid-70's when a couple of Trumpeter Swans started showing up at Frank Lake for example. That is up to, I believe I counted upwards of 15-hundred swans at Frank Lake last October."

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Quilt raffle to support CIBC Run for Cure [Published Cochrane Times - 5 hours ago]
Seniors at heightened risk in a natural disaster [Published Rimbey Review - 23 hours ago]
7-11 Coming Back To High River [Published Okotoks online - Aug 26 2014]
Wylie Park Residents Angered Over Construction [Published Okotoks online - Aug 26 2014]
Memorial Trees Unveiled In High River [Published Okotoks online - Aug 26 2014]
Foothills Visitors No Longer Crying "Fowl" [Published Okotoks online - Aug 26 2014]
Inter-Provincial Trade Barriers Costing Busines... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 26 2014]
High River’s founding Rangers recall youthful e... [Published High River Times - Aug 26 2014]
Council To Hold Meeting With Upset Residents [Published Okotoks online - Aug 26 2014]
Sure They'd Stay, But Why [Published Okotoks online - Aug 25 2014]
Woman Airlifted by STARS After Crash Near Davis... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 25 2014]
Strathmore RCMP Seeking Information About Armed... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 25 2014]
Okotoks Considering Proposal to "Charge" Elizab... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 25 2014]
Application Deadline For Floodway Home Buyouts ... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 25 2014]
High River To Have Door-To-Door Food-Bank Drive [Published Okotoks online - Aug 25 2014]
Okotoks-Foothills Regional Fieldhouse Finally R... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 23 2014]
Firearms Association Not Happy With Proposed Ch... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 23 2014]
Peanut/Almond Butter Recalled Over Salmonella F... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 23 2014]
Over $3500 Raised by Okotoks A&W for MS Research [Published Okotoks online - Aug 23 2014]
Court Fines Cargill for Tampered Wastewater Sam... [Published The Meat Site - Aug 22 2014]
Councillors Split Over Gifting Policy in Okotoks [Published Okotoks online - Aug 22 2014]
Prentice Has Menzies In His Corner [Published Okotoks online - Aug 22 2014]
Miracle Treat Day funds support local families [Published High River Times - Aug 22 2014]
Large changes proposed through downtown ARP [Published High River Times - Aug 21 2014]
UPDATE: Beautification of Elizabeth Street Addr... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 21 2014]
Alberta Farm Workers Day Passes Without New Leg... [Published Okotoks online - Aug 21 2014]
Cargill plant fined over cut wastewater samples [Published Canadian Cattlemen - Aug 21 2014]
All You Need to Know About the Sport of Log Rol... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 20 2014]
Alberta court fines food giant Cargill $80,000 ... [Published 610 CKTB - Aug 20 2014]
Local Author Hopes To Bring Small, Free Librari... [Published Highriver online - Aug 20 2014]
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Alison Redford set out to change Alberta, but s... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 06 2014]
CALGARY — There was always something oddly — and, in hindsight, unduly — momentous about the 2011 selection and election of Alison Redford. To a certain set of Albertan, the kind of people elated over Naheed Nenshi’s win of the Calgary mayoralty the ...
Full Pundit: Canadians yawn, pundits obsess, ov... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 02 2014]
Let us now overanalyze four byelections In light of Monday’s by-election results, each of which it’s possible to read as good news for the Liberals, everyone seems to agree that “[Justin] Trudeau and his team are doing something right, while [Stpehen] ...
Federal byelection: Conservatives keep hold on ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 01 2014]
HIGH RIVER, Alta. — The federal Conservatives’ foothold on Alberta held firm on Monday, with maybe just a toe slipping off the perch in the riding of Fort McMurray-Athabasca. The Tories won both that northern riding and the southern constituency of ...
Calgary’s Cold War solution to warning citizens... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 19 2014]
CALGARY — In an age when citizens are as likely to follow Twitter or watch Netflix than listen to the radio or watch the nightly TV news, the city of Calgary is implementing an age-old method to alert people of danger: air raid sirens. Wikipedia Canada ...
The Alberta floods a year later: Calgary ponder... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 14 2014]
CALGARY — Cutting a straight line through several suburban neighbourhoods, emptying its cargo downstream of the downtown core, the tunnel would divert 500 cubic metres of water per second away from crucial office buildings, electrical transformers and ...
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