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Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Alta News
Hanover hosts 19th Festival this Sunday (08/27/15)
It's that time again! The Hanover community comes alive to celebrate with some old-fashioned fun and re-creations of days-gone-by this weekend. The historic area community hosts the Annual Hanover Festival Sunday, August 30, noon to 7 p.m. There are tours of the buildings, antique machinery displays, an ice cream social, and homemade food! Demonstrations of sheep shearing, wool spinning, wood carving, forge and blacksmithing, corn grinding, rope making, apple pressing, rug weaving, putting up hay, and sawmill operations will be offered.. ...
Audit report from AMU (08/27/15)
Auditor of State, Mary Mosiman today released an audit report on Alta Municipal Utilities, a component unit of the City of Alta. This report includes the resource and expenditure/expense activities of only Alta Municipal Utilities and other information...
Mayor, three council seats on Nov. ballot (08/27/15)
The City of Alta has the following seats available for the November 3rd election: Mayor, three city council positions, and three park board positions. If you are interested in being on the upcoming ballot, please stop in the City Clerk's office to pick up the packet. The filing period is Aug. 24 -- Sept. 17. If you have any questions, please contact City Clerk Megan Peterson at 200-2105...
Upcoming Alta blood drive (08/27/15)
What color do you bleed? Donate blood between August first and September 30. Save up to three lives with a single donation and also show your school spirit at the same time! How? Well, redeem your donation points for a limited-edition "can koozie" in your choice of school colors, at the online store, for just 200 points...
Kiwanis News (08/27/15)
Chris Reinert, Alta-Aurelia H.S. co-football coach, was Tuesday morning's guest speaker. Chris shares coaching duties with Grant Peckenschneider, both having replaced long-time coach Kevin Hammer. Chris is an Alta native and has spent eight years as P.E. ...
A tail-wagging fundraiser ends pool season (08/27/15)
A Dog Swim will be held at the Alta Swimming Pool, Saturday, Sept. 12, 1-3 p.m. The fee is $10 per dog. All of the proceeds from this event will be donated to a local citizen who rescues/houses abused and homeless dogs. Dogs should be leashed, except when they are in the pool. In the event of rain, the Dog Swim will be canceled and will not be rescheduled...
New cafe to be opening in Alta (08/21/15)
Another business will be gracing the old Rock Island depot that is located on Alta's Main Street. Kevin and Toni Hammer are expecting to be opening up the Buffalo Ridge Cafe on September 12. This is a business venture that the couple is very passionate about...
Demonstrations at Hanover Festival feature a national champion (08/21/15)
Working demonstrations and exhibits are popular events at the Hanover Festival, and this year a former National Champion from the area will be featured. Kevin Cone, Alta, will demonstrate the art of pitching horseshoes, a popular pastime in days gone by-but is still practiced today. ...
School board election nominees (08/21/15)
"It's all about the kids, making sure kids get an education. Alta has always done that," Alta School Board Incumbent, Ila Galvin stated. School board elections across Buena Vista County will be taking place on Tuesday, the eighth of September. Nominee candidates, including Galvin, Laura A. ...
Upcoming events in Alta (08/21/15)
Summer is drawing to a close, so with that end drawing near some events will be taking place in Alta to provide some fun to the community. These events are scheduled to take place the last weekend of August. Activities include bowling, golf, and a poker ride. Information about these events can be obtained from Clem Ledoux at 712-200-2302...