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New provincial policing funding model will cost MD of Bighorn taxpayers more in 2020

New provincial policing funding model will cost MD of Bighorn taxpayers more in 2020

Taxpayers in the MD of Bighorn have historically not been paying for police services, but that is about to change after the province announced 300 new RCMP members for rural communities and changes to the funding formula to pay for those new positions
Baymag announces expansion, Bow Valley group airs concerns

Baymag announces expansion, Bow Valley group airs concerns

Of the concerns, the Bow Valley Clean Air society noted increased greenhouse gas emissions, nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter emissions, and decreased overall air quality
Alberta Transportation reveals preferred Dead Man's Flats and Trans-Canada Highway interchange plans

Alberta Transportation reveals preferred Dead Man's Flats and Trans-Canada Highway interchange plans

"If there were no developments, there would be no need to do anything for this interchange other than maintenance."
Business owners rebuilding after destructive fire

Business owners rebuilding after destructive fire

“I’m taking it one day at a time; [I’m] devastated, is what I’d say."
Intermunicipal development plan moving forward after provincial government announces its no longer required

Intermunicipal development plan moving forward after provincial government announces its no longer required

"We are so far along in the process at this point – my expectation is we will complete it."
Local business devastated by building fire

Local business devastated by building fire

Exshaw firefighters worked for seven hours to put out the devastating fire on Saturday morning (Nov. 30).
Harvie Heights residents voice concerns at open house for proposed hotel development

Harvie Heights residents voice concerns at open house for proposed hotel development

"It looks like they want to put an access on our only residential access into the community and almost the entire community is against that."
Lafarge reveals back mountain quarry expansion

Lafarge reveals back mountain quarry expansion

More blasting and less vibrations were some of the highlights at the recent Lafarge information session on Tuesday (Nov. 26), where officials revealed the quarry extension plan on the back mountain in Exshaw.  
Cougar gets stuck in tree at wolfdog sanctuary

Cougar gets stuck in tree at wolfdog sanctuary

“Why it decided to enter the enclosure, we have no idea, but once he was in there, he regretted that decision really quickly."
Budget 2019 changes affecting Bow Valley municipal grant revenues

Budget 2019 changes affecting Bow Valley municipal grant revenues

“We have an infrastructure deficit in this province and it just continues to crumble. We will have to replace it and we need money to do that.”