Evelyn Kenny Kennel & Obedience Club comes to Trochu

The Evelyn Kenny Kennel & Obedience Club hosted a Dog Show at the Trochu Lions Campgrounds July 12-15.

The Calgary based club hosts an annual dog show each year. The group decided to change their location and picked Kneehill County for their new destination.

Kim Zippel, the Dog Show’s show chair person, said that the town has been welcoming, helpful and overall great with having the outdoor dog show in Trochu.

“This will be our first year of hopefully many in Trochu,” said

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Renee O’Brien acclaimed as Carbon Councillor

Congratulations to Renee O’Brien on becoming Carbon’s newest councillor. Carbon will have no need for an election as Mrs. O’Brien received the post by acclamation on July 12.

She has been a Carbon resident since she was 16 years old, having arrived to the Carbon community in 1989 from Grand Falls, Newfoundland. After graduating from Carbon School, she worked 13 years at Eagle Lake Nurseries in Strathmore and has worked the past seven years with ATCO Energy Solutions. “My

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Annual Linden Fire & Rescue fundraising breakfast raises $8225

Linden Firemen held their annual fundraising breakfast on Saturday morning, July 14, feeding about 480 and raising $8225. There were six door prizes for children and five for adults, consisting of a fire bowl, first aid kits, fire extinguisher, and carbon monoxide alarms. After breakfast was over and door prize winners were announced, the firemen put on a demonstration showing how a vehicle can be ripped open almost as easy as a tin can, for safer extrication of patient (if necessary)

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Gardener’s Report updates Council on Arboretum activities


The Town of Trochu held their regular Council meeting on Monday, July 16, 2018. 

Director of Operations Report

A cracked valve was replaced at the Arboretum and a broken water line was repaired. Summer students assisted with the levelling of the fountain. It was noted in the ‘Gardener’s Report’ that it took a full day with five people working and Tom Bigelow was awarded the electrical work for the irrigation electrical repair and power to Sara’s fountain

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