Blogs for Hardisty, Alberta

Friday’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline was met with cheers from some and jeers from others. The deputy mayor of Hardisty, Alta., is one of those cheering the approval. Dean Lane said it’s fantastic that it’s moving ahead. “These are relation-building pipelines that should’ve been built, as far as I’m concerned, back in the '70s," Lane said. "Hopefully we’ll see them through and we’ll get the Keystone, and hopefully one ... More...

Monday March 27, 2017 09:39AM - 0 Comment(s)



KILLAM – On March 21, 2017 at 3:06 p.m., Wainwright RCMP responded to a break-and-enter to a rural residence near Irma. Numerous property items, firearms and a truck were stolen from the home. Quick follow-up by investigators led to a tip that the stolen truck was in Hardisty. Killam RCMP members located the stolen truck in Hardisty and arrested a man without incident. Though the suspect provided a false name to investigators, his true identity was later confirmed by his fingerprin... More...

Friday March 24, 2017 09:24AM - 0 Comment(s)



Did you know that, in celebration of Canada's 150th centennial, the Town of Hardisty and the Hardisty Library have partnered to offer FREE library memberships to residents of the Town of Hardisty? Today`s library isn't your grandparents' library - today, libraries are vibrant, active areas with more than just books and reading time with tots. Today, libraries provide residents with access to the Internet, computers, movies and television series on DVDs, books, ebooks, electronic magazines,... More...

Friday March 17, 2017 09:49AM - 0 Comment(s)



Hardisty Agricultural Society grant applications are now available. Deadlines are April 30, 2017 and August 30, 2017.  Please fill out the attached form and return to the Hardisty Agricultural Society. It can be emailed to agsociety@hardisty.ca or mailed to Box 377 Hardisty AB T0B 1V0. More...

Tuesday March 14, 2017 09:36AM - 0 Comment(s)



Officials from the towns of Hardisty and Sedgewick, the Village of Amisk, and Flagstaff County met with members of the RCMP on Monday, March 6 to discuss the rural crime rate, perception of crime, and to discuss options for response. More...

Friday March 10, 2017 03:34PM - 0 Comment(s)



By Scott Stevenson, CBC News Posted: Mar 06, 2017 7:00 AM MT Last Updated: Mar 06, 2017 7:00 AM MT The mayors of two communities in east-central Alberta are asking for help fighting an increase in crime. Amisk Mayor Bill Rock and Hardisty Mayor Anita Miller have approached the RCMP for help fighting crimes they say are making people worry in their communities. They had a meeting with the RCMP on Wednesday and have another meeting scheduled for Monday. The mayors say they're he... More...

Monday March 06, 2017 09:49AM - 0 Comment(s)



 After more than a century serving the Town of Hardisty, CIBC has closed the doors to its Hardisty branch. Trucks were outside today, taking down the red and gold CIBC signage. Hardisty continues to be served by the financial institutions ATB and Encompass Credit Union. More...

Friday March 03, 2017 01:43PM - 0 Comment(s)



Mayor Anita Miller and Chief Administrative Officer Sandy Otto (Town of Hardisty), and Mayor Bill Rock (Village of Amisk) joined Acting Commanding Officer Marlin Degrand, who oversees all criminal operations and programs for the RCMP in Alberta, and Commanding Superintendent Shahin Mehdizadeh, who is responsible for all 27 detachments in the Eastern Alberta district. The teleconference brought to the attention of the RCMP the concerns of elected officials and residents throughout Flagstaf... More...

Thursday March 02, 2017 11:58AM - 0 Comment(s)



Thursday February 02, 2017 01:01PM - 0 Comment(s)



 Your very own HARDISTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY is hoping to host BVJ Small Town Saturday Night.  2017 Marks the 25th Anniversary for the Big Valley Jamboree and you can find out more HERE or on the BVJ site More...

Wednesday February 01, 2017 01:58PM - 0 Comment(s)



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