WARNING – Blue Green Algae observed in Emerson Lake

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...

Filming in Town: Traffic Impacts
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Filming in Town: Traffic Impacts

Filming in Town: Traffic Impacts September 14, 2020 HIGH RIVER, AB: Filming is taking place in the Town of High River from Monday, September 14 to Friday, September 25. The nature of the filming will include graphic post-violent content as well as actors with prop weaponry on site. Periodically, there will be loud noises including...

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...

Labour Day: Upcoming Town of High River Closures
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Labour Day: Upcoming Town of High River Closures

Labour Day: Upcoming Town of High River Closures September 4, 2020 HIGH RIVER, AB – Town of High River facilities will be closed and services unavailable for Labour Day on Monday, September 7. This service interruption to all facilities includes telephone and email inquiries to Customer Services. Regular facility services will resume on Tuesday, September...

Northwest Lift Station Replacement – Traffic Advisory
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Northwest Lift Station Replacement – Traffic Advisory

Northwest Lift Station Replacement – Traffic Advisory HIGH RIVER, AB:  Preliminary work for the replacement of the Northwest life station is tentatively scheduled to get underway the week of September 7. The replacement lift station will be built on the southwest corner of High Country Drive and 7th Street NW. The lift station construction is...

Town Hall and Operations Facilities Re-Opening – September 8 and 14
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Town Hall and Operations Facilities Re-Opening – September 8 and 14

Town Hall and Operations Facilities Re-Opening Residents asked to observe AHS safety protocols as these facilities officially re-open HIGH RIVER AB – The joint administrative building on Macleod Trail or ‘Town Hall’ officially re-opens to the public on September 8, 2020. Preventing the spread of COVID-19 continues to be important, but so is serving our...

Phased Re-Opening of Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex
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Phased Re-Opening of Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex

Phased Re-Opening of Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex HIGH RIVER, AB:  Town of High River staff are working hard to make sure our residents stay safe and healthy as we re-open recreation facilities. This means taking extra precautions and opening the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex (BSRC) in phases to ensure we help limit the spread of...