What's Happening in Southwest Alberta?

Entries in Pincher Creek (4)


MANDATORY EVACUATIONS in some areas of SW Alberta

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for some parts of the MD of Pincher Creek, Cardston County, and the Blood Reserve.  For more information, refer to the Alberta Emergency Alerts here: http://www.emergencyalert.alberta.ca


Economic and Social Innovation in SW Alberta

Successfully navigating economic change demands social innovation, and local community volunteers are leading the way.  Read more in this CBC article about Pincher Creek's new RCADE at the Lebel Mansion.

Matthias Eden programs a humanoid robot made by the Calgary-based company called EZ-Robot during the Coder Rodeo in August. Photo Credit: James Van Leeuwen 



AUC rejects AltaLink transmission line proposal

The Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) has turned down a proposal by AltaLink to construct a transmission line from the Pincher Creek area to the proposed Chapel Rock substation at the interconnection with the existing 500 kV north-south line west of Highway 22.  The project is part of the Southern Alberta Transmission Reinforcement initiative.

Click here to link to a story in the Lethbridge Herald from Saturday, December 3rd. 

Click here to read the story in the Pincher Creek Voice.  This story includes a link to a copy of the Decision on the Livingstone Landowners Group website.  The decision is not yet posted on the AUC website, but should soon be available here.  Watch for Decision 2011-468.

Click here to access project information on AltaLink's website. 



Pincher Creek named as "Great Lifestyle Community" by Alberta Venture

Pincher Creek's relaxed lifestyle, sense of community, and recreational opportunities led Alberta Venture magazine (albertaventure.com) to include Pincher Creek among its Five Great Lifestyle Communities.