Author Archives: Enrique Massot

Rocky View election night: Follow the results

Rocky View County has released the following information: Once the polls close on Monday, Oct. 16 at 8 pm, you can follow Rocky View County Municipal Election results in the following ways: Twitter Rocky View County will Tweet the results of each polling station count and the advance vote counts for each division as soon […]

County News in Election mode

The County News Online will not be publishing articles authored by Enrique Massot for the remainder of the 2017 Election Campaign. To find information about Division 1 Candidate Enrique Massot, please visit Thank you.

Opinion: Div. 8 candidate refutes opponent’s allegations

(Note from Janet Ballantyne – Rocky View Gravel Watch): One of the candidates in Division 8, Samanntha Wright, has been attacked in a most misleading manner by her opponent, Eric Lowther.  Her response is pasted below. By Samanntha Wright Candidate, Div. 8 Bearspaw I have been bombarded by emails asking me to respond to my opponent’s […]

Resident update – October 15

By Jerry Arshinoff Incumbent, Rocky View Div. 2 Springbank 1) Election is Tomorrow If you are in Division 2, the polling station is at​ the Springbank Heritage Club, 244168 RR 33. ​ It will be open for voting from 10 am – 8 pm tomorrow. The Heritage Club is the only voting location ​for Division 2. For […]

Advance screening: Ghost Valley’s journey through clearcut logging

Forest, Fins & Footprints featured at Beaupre Hall  On Thursday, November 23, @ 7 pm, the Ghost Valley community is invited to an advance screening of “Forests, Fins & Footprints.”  This is the movie that was made to document our community’s journey through clearcut logging. Come see our amazing landscape and our amazing community on […]

Opinion: Councillor gets special treatment

By Kim Magnuson Springbank I do wish that more people could come to Rocky View Council meetings on Tuesdays to see the antics that occur regularly, but I do understand that most people have other commitments. The September 12 Council meeting was full of such antics.  The most offensive was the abuse of process used to deal […]

Opinion: Raging controversy over RV2020 advertisement

By Janet Ballantyne Rocky View Forward As the spokesperson for Rocky View Forward, I would like to comment on Rocky view 2020’s advertising in the Rocky View Weekly.  We have absolutely no problem with RV2020 advertising during the election campaign.  We expected them to and are doing the same ourselves.  We do, however, object to […]

Opinion: A biased report from Division 2-3 candidate debates

By John Beveridge Springbank resident Candidate Debates for Div. 2 Springbank and Div. 3 Elbow Valley took place earlier this week at the Heritage Club in Springbank. I would like to give you my synopsis of the event. Before doing that however, you need to be introduced to the characters involved. On the north side […]

Opinion: The real scoop on Rocky View’s property taxes

By Rocky View Forward For the County News Online When the County talks about taxes, it always emphasizes the low residential property tax rate in Rocky View, especially relative to the tax rates in our neighbouring municipalities. Many of us had bought into this messaging.  But, while the County’s assertion is technically correct, it is […]

Springbank candidates’ forums

By Jerry Arshinoff Councillor, Div. 2 1) Council Candidate Forum(s) – an attempt to briefly answer a question posed by many: – Oct 4 organizers invited Div 2 candidates only. Requests to invite Div 3 were refused despite all Springbankers having to face the same issues. If elected reps from Div 2+3 cannot agree on SB […]