Town facility holiday hours and closures

Town facility holiday hours and closures
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Town facility holiday hours and closures

Many Town facilities will be closed or offering modified hours over the holidays, essential services such as the Fire Department and RCMP response will not be impacted. Town Office, Operations, Recycling Centre • Monday, Dec. 24 – Closed • Tuesday, Dec. 25 – Closed • Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Closed • Monday, Jan. 1 –...

Town’s Fire Chief talks ice safety on lakes and ponds
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Town’s Fire Chief talks ice safety on lakes and ponds

Town of High River Fire Chief, Lance Bushie, is offering some ice safety tips for residents and visitors this winter season. “Alberta experiences frequent freeze/thaw weather cycles and this can affect the consistency of ice thickness on lakes and ponds,” says Bushie. “The best thing you can do is keep yourself and your pets away...

Changes coming to the 2019 Town Crier
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Changes coming to the 2019 Town Crier

The Town recently launched a survey to collect feedback from readers about the distribution and quality of content for the Town Crier. The survey ran throughout November and we would like to thank all participants for providing us with some very informative and valuable feedback that will help us improve the Town Crier going into...

Council looking to sell property in the spring
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Council looking to sell property in the spring

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 Council putting Town-owned property on the market come spring HIGH RIVER, AB: Council has decided to place a Town-owned property on the market as early as spring 2019. The property is located at 410 Macleod Trail S.W. “The property includes a lot that is 0.2 acres or just...

Pool repairs to start next month at the Recreation Complex
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Pool repairs to start next month at the Recreation Complex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 26, 2018 Council approves budget to start repairs to pool next month HIGH RIVER, AB: Town Council approved an additional $225,000 on Monday, November 26, 2018 to begin the necessary grounding remediation and repair work on the pool at the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex. “Now that Council has approved the...

Get ready for Christmas in High River!
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Get ready for Christmas in High River!

The Town of High River has once again launched its holiday event website, christmasinhighriver.com or highriver.ca/christmas. The site serves as a one-stop-shop for anyone looking to connect with a bit of festive spirit in High River during the upcoming Christmas and holiday season. Any group or individual that is planning a public special event, concert, package,...

Vital Signs report serves as ‘voice of the community’
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Vital Signs report serves as ‘voice of the community’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 High River’s Vital Signs report indicates improvements in livability, health and wellbeing HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town is excited to announce that the 2018 High River Vital Signs® report is now available and it indicates strong improvements in the quality of life in High River, based on feedback...

Cannabis legalization – What you need to know
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Cannabis legalization – What you need to know

Public Consumption of Cannabis The sale and consumption of cannabis became officially legal in Canada on Wednesday, October 17. In response to legalization, the Town developed and passed a new bylaw (Cannabis Consumption Bylaw 4554-2018) that regulates public consumption within High River. Prior to passing the bylaw, the Town asked for the public’s input on how they...

Council gives direction for new utility rates
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Council gives direction for new utility rates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Council provides direction to keep winter averaging and remove the inclining block structure for utility fees HIGH RIVER, AB: At its regular meeting yesterday, High River Council directed Administration to retain the current practice of winter averaging for wastewater within the Town’s utility rate fees and to eliminate...

Town pool shutdown extended until 2019
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Town pool shutdown extended until 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 5, 2018 Town pool shutdown extended until 2019  HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town of High River regrets to announce that the pool at the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex will not open as expected on Tuesday, October 9. “While we were preparing the pool for its reopening, a grounding test was...