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Stoney Nakoda First Nation declares state of local emergency

Stoney Nakoda First Nation declares state of local emergency

“So far, we’ve done good and I think we’re going to beat this,” said Stoney Nakoda Emergency Management director Mike Crawford. “Just stay home and avoid people.”
2020: the year in pictures

2020: the year in pictures

A selection of photos published by the Rocky Mountain Outlook in 2020.
A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

A look at the year in news for the MD of Bighorn, Stoney Nakoda and Kananaskis Country

The past year was a busy year for residents of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, the MD of Bighorn and Kananaskis Country.
'The value of your elders': First Nation using youth to spread COVID-19 message

'The value of your elders': First Nation using youth to spread COVID-19 message

MORLEY, Alta. — A First Nation in Alberta is turning to its youth to help spread the message to older members about the dangers of COVID-19.
New RCMP detachment set to open in Stoney Nakoda First Nation

New RCMP detachment set to open in Stoney Nakoda First Nation

“We’re not just creating a detachment – we’re bettering the service that we provide out there in more ways than just responding to complaints," said Cpl. Troy Savinkoff, interim commander of the new detachment.
Province appoints Stoney Nakoda First Nation member Cherith Mark to Banff Centre board of governors

Province appoints Stoney Nakoda First Nation member Cherith Mark to Banff Centre board of governors

"I am excited to lend my experience as an artist coming to Banff Centre, and as a member of the local community to this role on the board of governors.”
Stoney Nakoda receives national award for pandemic response

Stoney Nakoda receives national award for pandemic response

“It’s quite an honour for everyone here,” Crawford said. “It felt really, really good because it’s such a team effort. It’s not just one person, it’s the whole nation."
Chiniki Nation chief and council election taking place Tuesday

Chiniki Nation chief and council election taking place Tuesday

“We have done everything possible to keeper numbers down, our active, our positive cases down and to make sure we are super conscious and super conscientious about doing things that will make sure that people feel safe and are safe,” Evans said.
Cochrane RCMP join forces with Îyârhe Nakoda Youth Outreach to bring driver's ed to Stoney Nakoda

Cochrane RCMP join forces with Îyârhe Nakoda Youth Outreach to bring driver's ed to Stoney Nakoda

“They can have a chance to increase their tools— Driving that’s a need that’s essential especially because we live in a. Remote community,” Young said. “Driving is something we do almost every day.”
Nakoda Fire pushes to become full-time department

Nakoda Fire pushes to become full-time department

“When you have firefighters that are based here, we just care so much about the people and there is so much culture, which I think is huge,” said Colten Wildman, who at one point in 2019 was the only firefighter in the department. “I think we differ from other fire departments because we have such a strong cultural background here and our firefighters take a lot of pride in being from here and representing the Nation.”
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