Trochu Arboretum celebrates 30 years

The Trochu Arboretum celebrated its 30th Anniversary on Thursday afternoon, August 15 with cake (decorated beautifully by 13-year old Ashley McNaugton), refreshments, a commemorative tree from the Town (as announced by Chris Armstrong), and some notable history by Roy Ashcroft. Clr. Armstrong started the history rolling, stating that he and his wife were married at the Arboretum 19 years ago. “The Town is ordering the tree to commemorate this anniversary and show further generations the c

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G.R. Imbach Business Centre demolished

This week saw one of Prairie’s oldest structures, the G.R. Imbach Business Centre, come down, opening space for a new and revitalized campus for Prairie’s future. What has in recent years been called the G.R. Imbach Business Centre, was built in 1942, exactly 20 years after Prairie started classes. When it was built it was simply called the “Main Office Building”, and its three floors were the hub of campus life. The bottom floor of the building housed the Book Room, whi

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No major injuries in two-vehicle crash

Three Hills Fire and Rescue, Three Hills RCMP and EMS ambulance responded to a two vehicle crash on Friday, August 16 at 4:38 pm.

Crews travelled to the intersection located just west of the Three Hills Landfill.

Apparently a southbound pickup and utility trailer had been T-boned by a westbound car.

The driver of the pickup was pinned in the vehicle and had to be extricated. His female passenger was able to open the passenger door and was uninjured. The driver of the car was also uninjured. The

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Discovery Kneehill County

Kneehill County held their Discovery Fair on Monday, August 12 from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Trochu Community Centre. It was a well organized event featuring project and service information, interactive demonstrations, kid’s activities, door prizes and a free barbecue supper. The passport contest was very successful as those in attendance received a stamp as they visited each display booth. Completed passports were then entered for prize draws. County residents were also able to vote on their

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