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Mar 23

Millarville Horticultural Club: Bumblebee Nestboxes

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Every second Tuesday of the month (Sept to May) at 7:30pm a speaker is arranged to talk and share their knowledge with the club. We meet at the Millarville church house. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday April 10th. We will be making bumblebee nest boxes. The fee will be announced  when registering. The registration deadline […]

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Mar 21

Remembering Former Reeve Roy McLean

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Roy McLean passed away Monday, March 18 leaving a legacy of having served on Council for 21 years. First elected as Councillor for Division 2 in 1989, Roy became Deputy Reeve in 1994 and served as Reeve from 2000 until his retirement in 2010. Roy’s class, gentlemanly nature and diplomacy are qualities that are mentioned […]

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Mar 21

Beaver Pair Finds New Home at Cross Conservation

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By Holly Duvall, Executive Director, Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation In June 2016, a North American beaver kit was admitted into our care at the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC). She was estimated to be between four and six weeks old and had suffered an injury to her tail. Beavers naturally spend two to […]

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Mar 20

Black Diamond: Frozen Water Lines

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The extended periods of unusually cold weather have resulted in several frozen water lines in Black Diamond.  We can’t do anything to change Mother Nature’s weather, but there are some things that homeowners can do to lessen the risk of their water lines freezing.  If your lines freeze in spite of good winter-wise actions, homeowners […]

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Mar 19

John Barlow: #UNITEDWEROLL

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The “United We Roll” convoy reached Parliament Hill in Ottawa on February 19th & 20th. This convoy is a testament to the importance of Canada’s energy sector and the crisis it’s facing. Canadian energy workers deserve a government that defends their jobs, supports their industry and champions it worldwide. It was great to see constituents like Brad […]

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Mar 18

Turner Valley 2019 Discovery Day Opportunities

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The Town of Turner Valley has opportunities for the 2019 Discovery Day family event.  We are looking for market vendors, food vendors, volunteers and sponsors. The communities of Black Diamond and Turner Valley invite you to join them for the annual Diamond Valley Parade and Discovery Day being held Saturday, June 1, 2019. An annual […]

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