Ribbon cutting ceremony held for AFD Petroleum Fuel Station in Carbon

AFD Petroleum held a supper-hour barbecue in the Village of Carbon on Thursday, Sept. 12 to officially mark the opening of the fuel station. Many were raving about the thick and delicious hamburgers but there were hot dogs, chips and pop as well. The Hon. Martin Shields and his daughter were also in attendance to support the event. “This is so great to have a fuel station come in, that can keep small rural communities viable, knowing that it won’t be a real money-maker,” said

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Trochu Pool liner upgrades begin

The Town of Trochu held their regular meeting Sept. 19, 2019.

Administrator’s Report

Upgrades to the swimming pool liner have begun and conversations are in the works with senior life guards to get opinions on other improvements that might result in more attendance through the season.

A Senior’s Housing meeting has been scheduled for Sept. 10. Administration advised Council that once the ASP (Area Structure Plan) is completed, funding and grant applications will be pursued. A traffi

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Three Hills Council hears delegations

The Three Hills Town Council Meeting of September 9, 2019 moved immediately to its two delegations once it was called to order at 5:32 and the agenda was accepted as presented and the minutes of the August 26 meeting were adopted.

The first delegation was Chris Montgomery, of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Canada’s Oil & Natural Gas Producers. He presented an update on the natural gas and oil industry supplying several charts including total wells drilled in We

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Good-bye and Thank You

It is with a very heavy heart that I write the last column of my 19-year career as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Battle River-Crowfoot. Since first being elected in 2000, I have been submitting my bi-weekly column to all local weekly newspapers. I am extremely grateful to those papers who consistently ran the column which allowed me to regularly connect with my constituents. I thank each of you for giving me the opportunity to circulate important information and provide critiques on governm

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