Standardized rates will soon be implemented at the RecPlex

Standardized rates will soon be implemented at the RecPlex
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Standardized rates will soon be implemented at the RecPlex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, November 15, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: At its November 14 Regular Meeting, High River Council approved an amendment to the Town’s Rate Bylaw that will allow for the standardization of user drop-in and rental rates at the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex. “We have been working on clarifying and simplifying the user...

Future recreation facilities to be explored in feasibility study
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Future recreation facilities to be explored in feasibility study

For Immediate Release Monday, Nov. 6, 2017  HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town of High River will be exploring possible long-term recreation facility options in a feasibility study that will be presented to the public and council in early 2018. An open house will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex...

Town to recognize major donors of legacy project 
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Town to recognize major donors of legacy project 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 24, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: In July, the Town announced the start of a special fundraising project that will raise money to fund the completion of a section of the Happy Trails in the southwest part of town. The section of Happy Trails to be completed runs from the north...

Cycling without age movement launches
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Cycling without age movement launches

In 2016, High River Family & Community Support Services, in partnership with the High River Senior’s Collective and Our High River, applied for a grant from the Government of Canada, New Horizons for Senior’s Programs. In February 2017, the Town of High River was the successful recipient of a $25,000 grant for the Cycling Without...

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School and playground zone hours to be harmonized

Based on recommendations made by the High River Policing Committee, the hours of operation of school and playground zones have been harmonized throughout High River. Council approved the amendment to the Traffic Safety bylaw at the July 17, 2017 regular meeting of council. The operating hours for both school and playground zones is now from...

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Update on the southwest dike

For Immediate Release Tuesday, July 18, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: In February of 2016 High River council approved the “reverse s-curve” alignment of the southwest dike that would see the dike run south from 12 Avenue S.W., along the Town boundary, curving east to connect with 88 Street. Negotiations with the primary landowner have been...

Centre Street flood gate
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Centre Street flood gate

As part of our ongoing flood mitigation strategy, infrastructure improvements are being made to the Centre Street Bridge. In November of 2018, a flood gate was installed on the south side of the bridge. Permanent dikes have been constructed on either side of the Centre Street Bridge that protect the level of river flows seen...

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Town thanks Kinsmen Club of High River for improvements to park

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 28, 2017 HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town would like to thank the Kinsmen Club of High River for their extremely generous contributions to improving Little Bow Park and Campground this summer. “The Kinsmen Club of High River approached the Town with the project and has been working with us in...

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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...