30th Annual Rumsey Ride for STARS goes August 11, 2019

The 30th Annual Rumsey Ride for STARS is set for August 11, 2019 held at the TL Bar Ranch.

While the riders no doubt are well informed as to details about signing up and sponsorship, it may not be so well known that one doesn’t have to be a rider to get in on all the activities and to contribute to the fund raising opportunities.

This is primarily a two to three hour ride through the Red Deer River Valley, where riders have raised support in way of sponsors. But on site there will be thre

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Three Hills Public Works crew members have been busy clearing debris from last Saturday’s windstorm. Wind gusts of 90 to 100 km/h downed several large poplars, elms and snapped the tops of several pine trees. Some sidewalks were blocked and several fallen trees had to be pushed to the roadside to allow traffic through. No injuries were reported. Clean-up is still underway.

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Kneehill County Council invests in Torrington Fire

Through the budget process over the past two years, Council has invested in making Torrington fire a priority. In consultation with the Torrington fire department, the Torrington fire hall has had numerous updates. Painting of the interior and exterior of the hall were completed in June, as well as a racking system for bunker gear to allow for proper storage and drying of the gear. The Torrington Ag Society graciously accommodated the fire apparatus during the project. The fire hall meeting roo

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Fatal rollover near Swalwell

Linden Fire & Rescue, Kneehill Ambulance, Kneehill County Peace Officers and RCMP were dispatched to the scene of a fatal rollover at 1:19 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Two local men in their mid 20’s were discovered outside of an SUV after it rolled into a steep ditch on Range Road 25-0, between Township Road 30-0 and 30-2.  One man was found deceased and the other had major injuries, including to his back. STARS was unable to arrive in a timely manner, so he was taken by ro

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