There is another United Conservative Party nominee for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake. Christine Moore - the current Division 6 councillor for Red Deer County - believes her municipal government experience will help her if she is successful in landing the UCP nomination.
A current councilor for Red Deer County is throwing her hat in the ring for the United Conservative Party Innisfail-Sylvan Lake nomination.
Christine Moore is the Division 6 councillor and says she was asked to run by many citizens.
Moore says rural crime prevention is at the top of her agenda. She lead a delegation of rural citizens to the legislature in November.
Along with a focus on rural crime prevention, education is also on Moore's agenda.
Red Deer County Division 6 is in the Poplar Ridge/Burnt Lake area.
Premier Notley has not announced when the byelection will be held for the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding.
Meanwhile, Penhold town councillor Mike Walsh, and Devin Dreeshen have also announced their intention to run for the United Conservative nomination in that constituency.
RCMP have recovered over $300,000 worth of stolen merchandise after executing a search warrant involving stolen property north of High River at a commercial location.. A 26-year-old Calgary man and a 27-year-old Didsbury woman have been arrested and released. They face on charge each. A 37 year old man from Black Diamond has been arrested and faces nine total charges. A 44 year old man from Black Diamond is now wanted for numerous offences in relation to this incident.
Corporal Courtney Harding says Olds RCMP scheduled several additional RCMP members to work in order to ensure public safety for the annual Oldstoberfest event. Enforcement and crime prevention included bike patrols by Olds RCMP and foot patrols as well as a police presence at the Oldstoberfest venues and grounds during the festivities. According to Corporal Harding, overall the RCMP members reported it was a good event with minimal issues until the later hours of each evening.
The Innisfail Legion was sold out on Wednesday, September 19th for the Innisfail Eagles 5th annual sportsman's dinner. Long-time Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean was the headliner for the evening's hot stove lounge discussion.
Margaret Erickson with the Olds Institute's Age Friendly Committee says they are hoping to see improvements at crosswalks in the town of Olds in order to make it more accessible for pedestrians and seniors.