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.
A beginning stage of moving forward for an expansion of the Sundre Fire Department was voted on this month by Sundre council. Mayor Terry Leslie says council made the decision to move ahead with expansion of the fire department and service groups in the old town office building rather than leasing out the space. He notes this was the first step when looking into a new tri-services building.
The 50th anniversary of rodeo at Olds College is being celebrated on campus this weekend. The Rodeo Club will welcome current team members and OC alumni to the Brawn Arena for the Alumni Rodeo performance at 1pm on Saturday, March 24th.
Dot's Day - a women's conference - is this weekend in Olds and it will celebrate women of all ages. That is according to Project Coordinator of the Youth Empowerment & Support Program (YES) Raelynn Notley. She says this was the perfect opportunity to bring women together while celebrating a late loved one and community builder - Dot Negropontes.
The Alberta government has announced it will spend $50-million dollars over the next five years to create three-thousand additional spaces for students and for scholarships. The province wants to see more post-secondary students in the field of technology. President Stuart Cullum anticipates Olds College will be able to access some of that tech funding by demonstrating a need and how it will benefit their students.
The Olds Grizzlys powered their way to provincial gold in Medicine Hat last weekend. They brought back the Hockey Alberta Pee Wee Female B banner thanks to a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory versus the host team.