M.D. supports agriculture plastics recycling; invasive species education

By Rob Vogt – Local Press WriterThe Municipal District of Willow Creek will commit $2,500 to agricultural plastic recycling and invasive species education.At its Dec. 14 meeting, the M.D. council reviewed a report from administration stating during the Nov. 23 meeting of the M.D.’s Agricultural Service Board, service board members reviewed the sponsorship and workshop budget line items, and discussion … Read more

Council endorses new coal policy calling for no new coal exploration, mines

By Rob Vogt Local Press WriterClaresholm town council has endorsed a new coal policy put forth by a grassroots coalition of Albertans including policy experts, indigenous groups, conservationists, recreation groups, ranchers and landowners.At its June 13 meeting, council endorsed “A Coal Policy for Alberta – 2022 and Beyond”, which has three components:1) No new coal exploration and no new coal mines.2) … Read more