Carbon candidates meet for noon Forum

Carbon candidates held a forum at the Curling Rink at noon on Tuesday, October 3. Six residents attended. New candidates Kelly Garrett and Bryan Peever were available as were incumbents Gus Nash and Keith Bramley. Due to work obligations, Incumbents Marty Morgan and Clark Garrett were unavailable. Marty would make himself available on October 6 at the gas station, timed for between 10 and 11 in the morning.

Kelly Garrett is a 35-year resident of Carbon and has two grown daughters. She worked as

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Fire crews battle wind and flames

All Kneehill County fire departments, Three Hills, Linden, Acme, Carbon, Trochu and Torrington were actively involved at some point in helping to put out a bale fire at a feedlot east of Linden on Sunday, October 1.

The afternoon winds, heralding an approaching storm, whipped the fire into a frenzy of smoke and burning bales. It was a chaotic scene with fire departments, all their tankers and equipment, hoses, and a multitude of tractors roaring back and forth removing bales. There were at leas

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Cutting down on 911 mis-dials

This week, members of the Three Hills RCMP responded to calls ranging from 911 mis-dials to Break and Enters. Responding to crime pretty much sits at the top of our list of calls for service. On occasion, we find ourselves responding to what we think is a crime only to find someone on the wrong end of an embarrassing apology.

911 mis-dials seem to be near the top our list this week with five calls to service. This doesn’t seem like a lot of calls, however when you look at the time spent o

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Elnora School chosen in Adopt a School program

The Elnora School has been chosen as a recipient for the Indigo 2017 Adopt a School program. This means that the Coles Parkland Mall store, in Red Deer, will fundraise on its behalf during a three-week campaign, providing an opportunity for this high-needs school to purchase new books and educational resources that are in very short supply.

From September 16 – October 8, the Adopt a School program will unite 185 high-needs elementary schools with local Indigo, Chapters and Coles stores, r

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