River Monitoring Update: July 3

River Monitoring Update: July 3
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River Monitoring Update: July 3

The Status of the Highwood River is Normal The rain from last week led to a slight increase in river levels and flow. The conditions are now shifting back and remain normal. The forecast indicates scattered showers but nothing significant. This will be the final river monitoring update for 2020.

Dust Control Will Occur Over Coming Weeks
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Dust Control Will Occur Over Coming Weeks

Dust Control Will Occur Over Coming Weeks HIGH RIVER, AB:  Dust control measures will be undertaken over the next few weeks on select back alleys and roads in town. The surfaces will be graded and then a contractor will come in to apply a dust control product. The dust control application is a liquid wax...

Centre Street Utilities Overhead Lines Relocation to Begin July 6
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Centre Street Utilities Overhead Lines Relocation to Begin July 6

Centre Street Utilities Overhead Lines Relocation to Begin July 6 HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town has requested utility companies relocate their existing overhead power lines to run underground on the former CP lands, now owned by the Town. Work is tentatively set to begin on the Centre Street Utilities Relocation Project starting Monday, July 6....

Centre Street Progress: 4th – 5th Closed July 6
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Centre Street Progress: 4th – 5th Closed July 6

Centre Street Project Progresses: Road Closed from 4th – 5th Ave Starting July 6 Beginning Monday, July 6, work crews will proceed one more block for the underground work on Centre Street. View Map (jpeg image) Please note: > Centre Street will be closed for construction from 4th Avenue to the north end of 5th...

Community Support Services Entering First Phase of Reopening
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Community Support Services Entering First Phase of Reopening

Community Support Services Entering First Phase of Reopening Programs Open for Scheduled Appointments HIGH RIVER, AB – As of Monday July 6, Greater Foothills Family Centre and Foothills Community Counselling will be visiting with clients face-to-face through scheduled appointments. This initial reopening phase marks the first time the community support centres will be opening only...

Costly Vandalism – Trees Targetted in George Lane Park
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Costly Vandalism – Trees Targetted in George Lane Park

Costly Vandalism in George Lane Park HIGH RIVER, AB:  Shortly before midnight on Sunday, June 28 several people went into group camping Site A in George Lane Park and caused considerable damage to surrounding trees. Two newly planted trees were chopped down. Two other trees had bark damage. One tree had the bark peeled off...

12th Avenue SW Happy Trails Advisory
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12th Avenue SW Happy Trails Advisory

12th Avenue SW Happy Trails Advisory HIGH RIVER, AB:  Residents are advised that the asphalt surface has been removed on a section of the Happy Trails adjacent to 12th Avenue SW. The asphalt was removed in preparation for water and sewer replacements in the area. The affected section of pathway stretches from 9th Street SW...

Upcoming Holiday: Closures and Interruption to Services
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Upcoming Holiday: Closures and Interruption to Services

Upcoming Holiday: Closures and Interruption to Services Reminder to Celebrate Canada Day Virtually HIGH RIVER, AB – Town of High River facilities are currently closed to the public and will remain closed for the Canada Day Holiday on Wednesday, July 1. There will be a service interruption to all facilities on July 1, including telephone...

River Monitoring Update: June 26
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River Monitoring Update: June 26

The Status of the Highwood River is Normal River Monitoring is winding down for the year. The river levels appeared stable this spring, and the snowmelt has nearly ended. Read the full River Monitoring Update. Have a great weekend!

3-hour Parking Signs Being Installed Downtown
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3-hour Parking Signs Being Installed Downtown

3-hour Parking Signs Being Installed Downtown 3-hour parking will be phased in as downtown users adjust to the Bylaw HIGH RIVER AB – New 3-hour parking signs will be installed in the Town’s downtown core shortly. The goal of three-hour parking is to ensure spaces are available for shoppers and customers of businesses in the...