Kneehill County COVID-19 Update #9

On April 30, 2020, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Alberta’s relaunch strategy--a safely staged COVID-19 recovery plan to gradually re-open businesses and services and get people back to work.

Following theses announcements, Kneehill County has been working to gradually re-open our facilities and in-person services, while taking every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our staff and residents. We’ve opened our day-use parks, campgrounds, and playgrounds to the publ

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Alberta moves to stage two of relaunch

Strong testing data shows active COVID-19 cases in Alberta are lower than expected, meaning stage two of the relaunch strategy can safely begin on June 12, a week sooner than expected.

Albertans can enjoy additional activities in their daily lives while the province continues to open up the economy.

“Albertans have demonstrated the care and common sense needed to move forward with our relaunch earlier than initially planned. Our data tells us our active cases are low, hospitalizations are

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Strong winds, flash floods hit Acme/Beiseker area

The month of May went out in dramatic fashion, especially for the villages of Beiseker and Acme. On the evening of May 31st a severe thunderstorm rolled through the area, bringing strong winds of 96km/hr, heavy rain, and a tornado which touched down briefly around 4:20pm, 15km southeast of Beiseker.

Heavy rains falling at five inches in a single hour pounded the village of Acme. Acme Mayor Bruce McLeod noted that flash flooding ensued in the village, causing at least 30 homes to be damaged, two

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Three Hills Detachment & Crime Reduction Unit of RCMP - Execute Search Warrant - Drug Trafficking & Weapons Possession

Trochu, Alberta – The Three Hills RCMP with the assistance of Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit have charged four individuals with charges relating to drug trafficking, drug possession and weapons offences.

On June 5, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. police obtained a search warrant and gained access to a home on Devilder Ave in Trochu, Alberta. A search of the house resulted in the recovery of prohibited weapons, proceeds of crime, a quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine and paraphernalia.

Adam MAT

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