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Chinook's Edge to receive $1.8M in new funding

Chinook's Edge to receive $1.8M in new funding

Chinook's Edge School Division's cut of over $107 million in recently restored education funding will be just under $1.8 million, CESD Superintendent Kurt Sacher confirmed last week.
Acts of vandalism reported

Acts of vandalism reported

Olds detachment has had to deal with six incidents in the past week.A Bowden fire truck had its driver's window smashed out sometime during the weekend of Oct. 15.In Olds, a newer Chevrolet Silverado was vandalized overnight on Oct.
Successful harvest nets above-average yields

Successful harvest nets above-average yields

This fall has brought in a successful harvest for both Mountain View and Red Deer counties thanks to the warm and dry conditions this season.
Ending wheat board monopoly good for farmers: area director

Ending wheat board monopoly good for farmers: area director

The introduction of legislation on Oct. 18 to end the monopoly on the Canadian Wheat Board's selling of western Canadian grain is seen as a good move by the area's CWB representative.ìI support the move.
Sundre wrestles with decline in high school enrolment

Sundre wrestles with decline in high school enrolment

The Town of Sundre will be meeting with Sundre High School administration and other stakeholders to discuss what might be done about a projected drop in enrolment at the school over the next decade, say officials.
Mountain View drops plans for community engagement site

Mountain View drops plans for community engagement site

Mountain View County will not go ahead with its planned community engagement site, council decided Oct. 6.
County lands to be annexed unchanged despite review

County lands to be annexed unchanged despite review

The timeline for the Intermunicipal Development Plan between the City of Red Deer and Red Deer County is being reconsidered, but the proposed annexation of land ñ mostly to the east and west of the city ñ will remain the same following amendments app
Chinook's Edge chair, vice-chair re-elected

Chinook's Edge chair, vice-chair re-elected

The chair and vice-chair of the Chinook's Edge Board of Education were re-elected last week during the board's annual organizational meeting.
Trial delayed till February in Didsbury dog attack case

Trial delayed till February in Didsbury dog attack case

The trial of a 34-year-old woman charged after two people were attacked by two Akita dogs on a Didsbury-area property in July has been delayed to allow more time for the hearing.
MPC approves 2 towers for West Country cluster

MPC approves 2 towers for West Country cluster

After being delayed three months, CCI Wireless obtained approval Oct. 6 for two of its three remaining communication-tower sites in Mountain View County.
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