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Rocky View County Recruits "Experienced" Trucks

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

From left to right: Deputy Reeve Solberg, Councillor Breakey, Councillor Habberfield, Reeve Boehlke, Councillor Ashdown, Councillor Arshinoff, Fire Chief Randy Smith, Councillor Kendall, and Councillor Lowther. Rocky View County Fire Services has added two “new-to-us” trucks to its fleet of Read More...

Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project Work Begins

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Rocky View County is beginning work on the Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation Project to protect the hamlet from future reoccurrences of the Hundred Year Flood.County staff and consultants from SunAgro Land Services and AMEC Foster Wheeler will be in the area in July on land close to the Bragg Creek and Read More...

Safe & Sound Testing Complete

Monday, June 20, 2016

On June 18, all subscribers to Rocky View County’s Safe & Sound emergency notification system received a test message to each of their contact methods (phone, text, e-mail, and TTY).If you are signed up with Safe & Sound and didn’t receive a notification, you can update your contact information by Read More...

Upcoming Safe & Sound Test

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

On June 18, beginning at 11 a.m., Rocky View County will be conducting a TEST of our emergency notification system, Safe & Sound.If you have signed up for Safe & Sound notifications, you will receive a TEST emergency notification to each of the contact methods you have listed on your account. If you Read More...

Residential Fire in Springbank

Monday, May 2, 2016

On Saturday, April 30, at 4:45 a.m., Rocky View County Fire Services received a report of a structure fire at 162 Country Lane Drive in Springbank.Fire crews from the Springbank and Elbow Valley stations arrived on scene at 4:55 a.m. to find heavy smoke conditions in the home. Firefighters were able Read More...

Rocky View County Accepts Provincial Grant of $32.8 Million for Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Rocky View County Council has voted to accept $32.8 million in funding from the Government of Alberta to complete flood defenses that protect Rocky Viewers living in Bragg Creek.The County will now engage engineering support that will further develop a Bragg Creek flood mitigation strategy. Read More...

Safe & Sound Household Emergency and Resource Guide

Friday, January 15, 2016

In Spring of 2016, we mailed Rocky View County’s SAFE & SOUND Household Emergency & Resource Guide (PDF) to all residents. The guide provides: An easy-to find place for information on your household service providers Information on preparing for emergencies Contact information for Rocky Read More...

Province Approves Langdon Flood Relief Funding

Friday, December 18, 2015

Langdon residents affected by an intense rainstorm on July 12 of this year may be eligible for provincial disaster funding to help repair damages.The Province of Alberta has approved Rocky View County's application for funding assistance under the Disaster Recovery Program (DRP). The funds will help Read More...

Bragg Creek Flood Mitigation

Thursday, November 26, 2015

At an open house on November 25, 2015, the Province of Alberta presented a flood mitigation proposal for Bragg Creek. The project consisted of approximately $33 million in funding to: Construct 3.4 km of earth dykes with rock erosion protection Raise the existing Bracken Road dyke and Bragg Read More...

Government of Alberta Flood Hazard Studies

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The Government of Alberta is conducting flood hazard studies throughout the province that will identify river hazards and produce new flood inundation and flood hazard maps. The studies will include the Upper Bow River and the Elbow River, which flows through Bragg Creek. Government of Alberta Read More...

County Shows Regional Co-operation

Thursday, October 15, 2015

L to R: Rocky View County Fire Chief Randy Smith, County Reeve Margaret Bahcheli, Beiseker Mayor Ray Courtman, and Village Fire Chief Bob Ursu.Rocky View County has once again demonstrated its commitment to sound regional co-operation.County Council has voted to donate a surplus water tender truck Read More...

County Applies to Disaster Recovery Program for Langdon

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Rocky View County Council has approved submitting an application to the Province’s Disaster Recovery Program that, if approved, could see financial assistance for residents flooded in the July 12 storm. The Province will likely approve or deny the application by mid-September, and additional details Read More...

Langdon Flood Debris Disposal

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Update: New no-fee cleanup dates added for the Langdon Transfer Site for flood affected materials: Wednesday, July 29, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Rocky View County Council has voted to cover the costs of disposing of flood damaged material for Langdon residents Read More...

County Reminds Residents to Use CO Alarms

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

In the past few weeks, a number of Albertans have narrowly escaped death from carbon monoxide poisoning, prompting Rocky View County to remind residents of the importance of detectors in their homes and workplaces.On average, 22 Albertans die in a fire each year. But 25 die from carbon monoxide Read More...

Train Derailment Near Kathryn

Friday, April 10, 2015

Photo courtesy of News Talk 770 / Corus EntertainmentJust after 10 a.m. on Friday, April 10, Rocky View County Fire Services received a call reporting a train derailment near the hamlet of Kathryn.Crews from three area fire stations responded. On the scene, they found 20 cars off the tracks, all of Read More...

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