Town begins study to transform former CP rail lands

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Town begins study to transform former CP rail lands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 13, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town of High River has initiated a study to explore how the community can redevelop the former Canadian Pacific (CP) railway corridor, which was acquired by the Town in January 2016. To complete the study, the Town has hired O2 Planning + Design and...

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Council passes bylaw to regulate recreation facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 23, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: At the May 23 regular meeting of High River Council, the new Recreation Facilities Bylaw 4513/2017 was passed for the purpose of regulating and promoting the responsible use, enjoyment and protection of the Town’s recreation facilities. “There has been a lack of a formal structure...

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High River Visitor Information Centre to open at museum

For immediate release Friday, Apr. 28, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: The High River Visitor Information Centre (VIC) will be opening at the Museum of the Highwood as of May 1 through a new and exciting partnership with the Town. Friendly and knowledgeable staff will be available to help visitors plan their trip, make reservations for...

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New brand, ‘rooted in people,’ showcases High River’s strengths

The Town of High River’s new branding narrative was presented to council at the Monday, Feb. 13 council meeting. The selected concept, “rooted in people” will be used as the foundation to shape the town’s marketing and communication efforts over the next several years. The concept was developed by Anstice Communications after several months of...

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New bylaw modernizes municipal election process

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Monday, March 13, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: At the March 13 regular meeting of Council, a new municipal election bylaw was passed that clarifies the rules for Town elections in accordance with the Local Authorities Election Act. Bylaw 4514/2017 also rescinds 56 outdated bylaws that are now incorporated into the new Bylaw....

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Capital improvements to begin at the recreation complex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 7, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: The 2017 capital budget was approved by Council in early January and allocated $1 million to parks and recreation maintenance and upgrades. These upgrades will begin with the aquatics facility which will be temporarily closed from April 11 to July 2 (reopening July 3). “This...

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Foothills Community Counselling program now open

High River Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is now offering a new Foothills Community Counselling program (FCC) based on a sliding fee scale. “The program offers affordable counselling services for adults, children and youth and includes individual, family and couple’s counselling,” says Toby Malloy, lead counsellor for FCC. Counselling with Malloy and other trained...

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What makes a town great? Well, it starts with a great brand

Submitted by the Economic Development Department and Anstice Communications The Town of High River will be holding a branding public engagement session in the coming weeks. The purpose will be to discuss a revitalized brand to help tell High River’s story and attract new residents, investors and tourists to our amazing town. We will be looking...