Historic investment in rural policing

Alberta is adding more than 500 RCMP positions in rural communities across the province and fostering new public safety partnership with municipalities.

The Government of Alberta’s new police funding model will inject more than $286 million over five years into frontline law enforcement for these additional RCMP officer and civilian positions. This new cost-sharing partnership will see small and rural communities begin to pay a portion of frontline policing costs, bringing them into line

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Ground-breaking held for Water Treatment Plant Upgrades

Town of Three Hills Administration and Council gathered on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, with Chandos Construction and ISL Engineering to break ground on the Water Treatment Plant Upgrade Project. This $16.7 million project is the largest that the Town has undertaken since the original Plant was built in 1981.

In 2018, Town of Three Hills Council started the process of planning upgrades to the Town of Three Hills Water Treatments Plant. After successful receiving $8.9 million in grant funding through A

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Jasper Lorentzen receives Grammy Award Nomination as member of Po’ Ramblin’ Boys

The U.S. bluegrass band Po’ Ramblin’ Boys is one of five bands being nominated for a Best Bluegrass Album at the 2020 Grammy Awards.

Jasper Lorentzen, second son of Tim and Vanessa, and grandson to Lorentz and Mary Lou of Three Hills, joined the band at its formation in 2014.

Jasper says that he started learning classical guitar when he was 8 or 9. When he was about 15 he switched to the upright bass and has been focused only on the that since then.

The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys

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Trochu Housing Corporation presents to Kneehill County

Delegations

Sam Smalldon, President of Trochu Housing Corporation, made a presentation to County Council on Nov. 26 at 9:00 a.m., to ask the County to consider a partnership regarding the Seniors Housing Project Concept. Mayor Kletke wrote in a cover letter, “Having Kneehill County as a partner is critical to seeking capital grant funding. Our request is for your support and partnership in our community-driven Seniors Housing Project in order to keep the momentum and have our business cas

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