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Annual Pedestrian Improvement Project Begins – Pathway Closures
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Annual Pedestrian Improvement Project Begins – Pathway Closures

Annual Pedestrian Improvement Project Begins – Pathway Closures HIGH RIVER, AB:  The Town’s annual pedestrian improvement project is underway from now to October 17, with a focus on upgrades and replacement of pathway surfaces in multiple locations to benefit residents and pathway users. The project will require the closure of some pathways as well as...

Pool Opening Postponed as Repairs are Completed
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Pool Opening Postponed as Repairs are Completed

Pool Opening Postponed as Repairs are Completed HIGH RIVER, AB: The pool opening at the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Centre (BSRC) will be postponed from the October 19th opening date. This is to complete repairs associated with the expansion joint that joins the shallow end of the pool to the deep end with a water tight...

High Country Drive Temporary Lane Closures – September 28
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High Country Drive Temporary Lane Closures – September 28

High Country Drive Temporary Lane Closures – September 28 HIGH RIVER, AB:  There will be temporary lane closures on High Country Drive between 7th Street NW and Centre Street on Monday, September 28. The closures are necessary as workers perform a video inspection of the sanitary sewer line that was recently installed as part of...

FCSS Downtown Information Booth Coming for Residents
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FCSS Downtown Information Booth Coming for Residents

Family & Community Support Services – Downtown Information Booth HIGH RIVER, AB: A new Information Booth is being located downtown that will provide information about the Town’s Family and Community Support Services (FCSS.) It will be located on the southeast corner of 3rd Avenue SW and 1st Street SW. At the Information Booth, residents will...

Drive Safely and Show Courtesy to Flaggers Doing their Job
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Drive Safely and Show Courtesy to Flaggers Doing their Job

Drive Safely and Show Courtesy to Flaggers Doing their Job High River is proud to be a film friendly community. Whenever we welcome cast and crews to High River there are detours and flaggers in place to direct traffic as filming occurs. For the safety of other drivers, pedestrians, flaggers and the film crew, please...

WARNING – Blue Green Algae observed in Emerson Lake
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WARNING – Blue Green Algae observed in Emerson Lake

WARNING: A Blue-Green Algae bloom has occurred at Emerson Lake.  This is a natural occurrence related to high temperatures and lack of rain.  Please stay out of the water. It is urgent that residents keep pets out of any water where blue green algae is evident. Blue green algae can be very toxic and even...

Centre Street Re-opening Between 3rd Avenue and 6th Avenue
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Centre Street Re-opening Between 3rd Avenue and 6th Avenue

Centre Street Re-opening Between 3rd Avenue and 6th Avenue HIGH RIVER, AB:  Centre Street between 3rd Avenue SE and 6th Avenue SE is tentatively scheduled to re-open to traffic (weather permitting) on Saturday, September 19. The remaining section of Centre Street between 6th Avenue SE and 7th Avenue SE will remain closed until the Centre...

COVID-19 Testing Station Leaving Bob Snodgrass Rec Centre
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COVID-19 Testing Station Leaving Bob Snodgrass Rec Centre

COVID-19 Testing Station Leaving BSRC HIGH RIVER, AB:  Alberta Health Services (AHS) has advised the Town that its COVID-19 testing station at the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Centre will be closing down this week. AHS will be opening a new testing site in Okotoks on Wednesday, September 16. Tests will be available by appointment only. To...

Watermain Valve Replacement 6th St SW Sept 11-13
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Watermain Valve Replacement 6th St SW Sept 11-13

HIGH RIVER, AB:  Starting Friday, September 11, crews will be installing a valve on the watermain on 6th Street SW just north of the intersection with 9th Avenue SW. There will be minimal disruption to traffic on 9th Avenue SW. However, there will be no through traffic on 6th Street SW between Macleod Trail and...