Heartland cast and crew comes to Torrington

Heartland, the Series, a family drama that follows sisters Amy and Lou Fleming and grandfather Jack through life on a ranch did a full day of filming in the Hamlet of Torrington on Tuesday, August 1. Scenes revolve around three of the fictional characters out for a drive to utilize that new driver’s license and to see the stuffed gophers of Torrington. This is episode seven (of 18) for Season 11.

“We usually stay within High River for filming,” said the Locations Representativ

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Blue-green Algae (Cyanobacteria) bloom advisory issued for Pine Lake

RED DEER – A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in areas of Pine Lake. Residents living near the shores of this lake, as well as visitors to this lake, are advised to take the following precautions:

· Avoid all contact with blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water as soon as possible.

· Do not swim or wade (or allow your pets to swim or wade) in any areas where blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) is visible.

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Service road paving completed in Three Hills

Paving was completed on Thursday, July 20, concerning the west service road in Three Hills. The job took three days to lay the four inch City “B” mix and will come in under budget. Rubydale Asphalt Works was awarded the contract for the service road that runs parallel to Secondary Highway #583 and the new residential street paving in the Town’s northeast corner. Underground services have been completed at the subdivision while shallow services are still in the design phase. St

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Municipal Development Plan receives final approval

The Municipal Development Plan (MDP) was given final approval at the Kneehill County Council meeting for July 18, but not without some concerns. A bit of confusion reigned at the County’s July 18 meeting when Council held second reading of their Draft Municipal Development Plan, Bylaw 1735 and the motion was defeated. Clr. Wittstock abstained from voting as he had missed the public hearing. Clr. Holsworth and Clr. Calhoun voiced concerns with the different Environmentally Significant Area

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