Drumheller RCMP apprehend wanted male and seize stolen vehicle - Seeking second male and stolen Fountain Tire truck

Drumheller, Alta. - Drumheller RCMP received a report at 7:30 am January 15 that a burgundy Ford F350 truck smashed into a bay door at Fountain Tire and a logo'd 'Fountain Tire' GMC truck was stolen. Later in the evening, the burgundy Ford F350 was involved in rural fuel thefts which culminated in a male being apprehended at a farm and the truck seized.

The male was arrested and taken to hospital. Police investigation is ongoing. The suspect cannot be named pending the swearing of an informatio

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Clubroot confirmed in Kneehill County

The first occurrence of Clubroot was recently confirmed in Kneehill County. Clubroot is a serious soil-borne crop disease that affects canola and other cruciferous crops. Clubroot causes the formation of galls on the roots, which leads to premature death of the plant. Clubroot was first confirmed in Alberta in 2003 when it was found in a canola field northwest of Edmonton, and it was declared as a pest under the Alberta Agricultural Pests Act in 2007.

Clubroot is spread mainly through the move

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Cannabis Facility able to proceed with building permit after meeting conditions

Trochu Town Council held their regular meeting January 14, 2019.

Administrator’s Report

Pacific Seaboard Investments (Kannaba) can proceed with obtaining a building permit for their Cannabis Facility (application 2018-24), after meeting conditions on the development permit. This is for re-purposing of existing building of approximately 9000 sq.ft. They cannot yet proceed further on the 2018-23 permit as conditions have not yet been completed. This is the new building of approximately 25,0

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Council meets new Manager of Protective Services

Mayor Tim Shearlaw called the January 14, 2019 Town Council meeting to order promptly at 5:30 pm. and having gone through all on the agenda, called adjournment at 7:00 pm.

Ray Noble, the recently hired Manager of Protective Services was the only delegation for the evening. Mr. Noble gave Council a brief introduction as to his background and family. He then outlined some of his research and learning since assuming his position and then fielded a few questions from the Councillors.

There was one

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