High River Flooding

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High River Giving Up On Neighbourhood

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - An Alberta town hit hard by flooding last spring has decided to buy out one neighbourhood and leave it undeveloped.High River Mayor Craig Snodgrass said council has agreed with eng...
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Will This Stop Future Floods?

CALGARY - Premier Alison Redford has announced new steps to prevent a repeat of the disastrous floods that struck southern Alberta last summer.Redford told a Calgary audience that reviews are set to b...
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Staying Put On A Flood Plain

CALGARY - So far less than 10 per cent of Albertans who lost their homes in the June floods have decided to accept a government offer to buy them out.Of the 250 eligible people in the floodway zone, 2...
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Why These High River Residents Are Thankful

By next year's Thanksgiving, Deborah Moshenko hopes to be living in a custom-built home raised off the ground on the land where her current home, which was ravaged by the June flood, sits. For now, sh...
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Deadline Set For Flood Relief Cash

EDMONTON - Alberta has set a deadline for people who were affected by the devastating June floods to apply for disaster recovery money.The province estimates more than 100,000 people in 30 communities...
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Mounties Pay Up

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - Residents of a flood-ravaged Alberta town will be compensated for having their doors and windows busted in during the crisis.The town council in High River, Alta., says it will be...
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Flood Victims May Not Need This

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - It's prepped and ready to go, but a temporary housing site in Calgary to help victims of June's flooding might not be required.Temporary housing has already been provided for peopl...
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Flood Victims' Hotel Room Burglarized

CALGARY- A High River family has been dealt a devastating blow, less than three months after the June flood destroyed their home. The Hamelin family was forced to move into a trailer after being displ...
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High River Bracing For Big Rain

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - The potential for heavy rainfall in the High River area over the next several days has the community taking precautions against floods.The town was devastated by severe flooding 10...