Airdrie U12 girls take silver

By: Zachary Cormier Airdrie FC’s Under 12 (U12) Tier 3 Girls team made waves in their provincials in Lethbridge. The FC, who went into the tournament seeded second in the division, came home from the tourney last weekend with silver medals around their necks. “I think it was a very positive experience,” said head coach Cory Hayter. The girls started the tournament strong with a 7-3 win against the Lethbridge Chargers. They followed that success up with a 5-1 win over Edmonton’s Read more […]

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Proposed 40th Ave. expansion raises concern with residents

By: Zachary Cormier Airdrie could see the development of newly expanded east-west thoroughfare near Sharp Hill as early as this summer. The City of Airdrie held a public feedback session for a planned expansion of 40 Ave. SE March 25 at City Hall to discuss some major changes to the roadway. The City is looking at aligning 40 Ave. SE along the south boundary of Airdrie from Kingsview Blvd. through to Range Road 292. This includes the development of a four-lane divided roadway as well Read more […]

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Photographer captures nature’s beauty

By: Zachary Cormier Stone Path Gallery is located in the basement of Ken Hoehn’s west Airdrie home. It is not a huge space by any means, with only two rooms that are large enough to accommodate about nine people without feeling cramped, but it is unique. Every square inch of wall is covered by beautiful images of nature. An incredible variety of wildlife is represented. There are pictures of wolves, bears, swans, ducks and birds of every colour and description, all of which were Read more […]

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Referees tough out criticism night after night

By: Zachary Cormier   The life of a hockey ref can be a difficult one. If you walk into your local hockey rink at any given time on a Saturday morning, you will likely hear cries of ‘c’mon ref’ or ‘get your head in the game’ coming from the stands or benches.   But if you look on the ice, you will likely see that the official in question is only around 13 or 14 years old.   It seems that no matter how old the players are, what level the game is, or how important Read more […]

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Airdrie filmmaker to begin production on webseries

  Story by: Zachary Cormier   Mitchell George has been busy as of late.   In the past year, the former Volunteer Coordinator of the Boys and Girls Club of Airdrie has become the organization’s Youth Outreach Worker and moved one step closer to graduating from MRU with a diploma in child and youth services.   “I’m no longer bossing children around, I’m guiding children as a youth outreach worker,” says the 22-year-old Airdrie native.   George Read more […]

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