June Kanderka appointed Returning Officer

The regular meeting of Three Hills Town Council for June 12, 2017 was called to order by Mayor Tim Shearlaw promptly at 5:30 pm.

A delegation scheduled on the agenda to come before Council was postponed to the June 26 Council Meeting.

Following the acceptance of the minutes of the May 23rd meeting and there being no business arising out of the minutes the next item was “Old Business”. This was a follow up of a request from Senator Douglas Black for nominations of local citizens to r

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Railway Avenue paving project complete

Trochu Council meeting - June 12, 2017: Railway Avenue paving project has been completed. “Insitu-form will complete the re-lining of the sewer main, Top Shot will complete the manhole rehabilitation, though scheduling is not confirmed.” There was a meeting with Environment & Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD), regarding the wetlands assessment, which gave some possible options going forward. A contract with Can Pac Recycling has been agreed upon and now requires signatures

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Celebrate Canada 150 in Trochu

Canada Day weekend will be a big one in Trochu this year. Not only will it be a Canada 150 celebration, but the Trochu Elks are marking 90 years of service to the community, Trochu Motors just turned 70, the 4H movement has been active in Alberta for 100 years, and the Bank of Montreal (not the Trochu branch) is 200 years old.

On Friday evening the 16 team slo-pitch tournament swings into action at the three diamonds on the Lions’ Sports Grounds. It wraps up on Sunday. Trochu’s outd

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Collision on Hwy 21 results in tragic loss of life

Traffic on Hwy 21 was rerouted following a two-vehicle collision Friday evening, which resulted in loss of life for a teenage girl. Carbon Fire and Linden Fire & Rescue, along with EMS, Beiseker RCMP and Alberta Sheriffs were dispatched to the scene at 7:36 p.m. June 9, 2017, located approximately two kilometres north of the Hwy 9 intersection. RCMP report that the weather in that location at the time included heavy hail and rain and is thought to be a possible factor in the collision betwe

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