Village of Carbon Mayor resigns

The Village of Carbon is not having a good start to 2018. The fire department was shut down for a couple of days, its Fire Chief called into question, a newly hired Administrator resigned and spring brought severe flooding.

The election results of October 2017 didn’t last the first six months of a four year term before one councillor quit and now the Mayor has resigned.

This creates a situation in which one by-election hasn’t even come to fruition and now a second by-election has be

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Kneehill County passes 2018 Operating Budget; No Municipal Tax Rate Increase

Kneehill County to evaluate special water tax for Hamlets

To apply the special benefiting tax levy Bylaw 1764 of $562.96 per year for 15 years on the Water Service Areas, Council has to pass it each year as new roll numbers are applied. The Hamlets have historically not been charged this special benefitting Water Service Tax and Clr. Keiver asked why. “Hamlets are benefitting anyway so why not tax them as well?” It was briefly explained that the intent at the time was to bring water

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Three Hills Home Hardware Building Centre wins second place in Canada for Proud of My Home Awards

Three Hills Home Hardware Building Centre was honoured for category finalist in the Home Hardware Proud of My Home Award for Best Home Hardware Building Centre Store Under 15,000 Sq. Ft. The awards ceremony was held at Home Hardware’s annual Spring Market on April 14, 2018 in St. Jacobs, Ontario.

When the actual awards were presented, Three Hills Home Hardware Building Centre would win second place, in Canada, out of 650 stores. Dealer-Owner, Randy Zacher, is honoured to be a finalist in

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Carbon community gets behind flood cleanup

When seeking volunteers to help with clean up after the flooding receded in Carbon, social media was a great tool. “We received an excellent response for clean up crews,” said residents Terry and Val Reed. “There were many village residents, Hesketh-Orkney 4-H Club, children, Carbon Lions Club; they were all helping with the clean up. Local businesses have donated equipment and manpower to help. The Village of Carbon Public Works have put in many man hours as well. The campgro

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