Cycling without age movement launches

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...

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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...