Emergency Management training session set for end of May


Accurate Assessment Group Ltd. was reported on to Council by Troy Birtles, Assessment Specialist. Comparison of 2016 to 2017 assessment on residential shows 2016 totals (rounded to the nearest million for this report) of $447 million vs. 2017 $467 million. It was lower for non-residential with 2016 $109 million vs. 2017 $64 million. For Designated Industrial Property (DIP) the difference was 2016 at $353 million vs 2017 at $383.5 million. On linear the differen

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A fresh look for Prairie College

After many teasers on social media, Prairie has unveiled the beginning of its fresh new online face on April 10th, with more updates to be released in the coming weeks.

Anthem Creative, based out of Edmonton AB, was hired to help the college simplify and re-style their design in order to better connect with their audience. In the Spring of 2017, Al Mertes, head of Prairie’s Marketing Department and Admissions, initially hired Anthem to complete a promotional video for the college. In Janu

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Emergency Services attend rollover on Highway 806

Police and Emergency Services were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover on Friday evening, approximately 11:40 p.m., April 6. The accident occurred just passed the curves north of Acme on Highway 806. The female driver of a sedan was northbound when she lost control on what was described as icy road conditions. She did not require extrication by rescue personnel. The driver was the lone occupant and was transported to hospital, where she was later released. Acme Fire Department and Linden Fi

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MLA Cooper announces nomination bid

OLDS: MLA Nathan Cooper has officially announced his intention to seek the United Conservative Party’s nomination for Olds-Didbury-Three Hills.

Speaking at a campaign-style rally at the Olds Ramada Hotel, Cooper stressed the importance of teamwork in the UCP’s efforts to defeat the NDP government.

“I really feel blessed to have such a broad, deep, and motivated team supporting both my candidacy and my family,” said Cooper. “This is exactly what Alberta needs going

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