TD Tree Days comes to Keiver’s Lake

Just over 20 volunteers gathered at Keiver’s Lake, on a cool and cloudy Saturday morning, to take part in TD Tree Days. 150 trees of differing kinds, both evergreen and deciduous, were planted.

Communities in Kneehill County, and the Town of Three Hills, have been the beneficiaries in this program with recent plantings having been at Swalwell Dam and Anderson Park.

TD Tree Days is a program of the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, which provides funding for a vast array of grassro

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Local growing project raises record funds

Since the start of the Linden-Acme Canadian Foodgrains Growing Project in 2004, with a crop of wheat and the raising of $65,927.97, there have been some great years and some even better ones culminating by 2016 into a running total of $1,172,088.73 raised through this one project group (without taking into account the addition of matching government funds). This year’s 2017 crop, the silent auction, and donation supper topped all other individual years in both crop and donations to the tu

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Trochu All-candidate Forum to be held Thursday, September 28

Nominated candidates for Trochu were in attendance at Council’s Sept. 25 meeting. There were introductions and the announcement of an All-candidate Forum for Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Trochu Baptist Fellowship Centre.

Trochu CAO Carl Peterson noted in his report, regarding the Lagoon Effluent, that no authorization has yet been received from Environment, but Trochu’s file is second from the top, so they should hear back soon. “We are also still waiting on a proposed

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Tax Reform: Cause for Concern

Nearly 100 concerned locals made their way to the Beiseker Community Centre, on Monday, September 25th to learn how the proposed Federal tax reform would affect their daily lives, should it come into effect mid-January. The gathering was informative, but rife with consternation as the proposed reforms are highly controversial due to the steep tax hike they would incite. Arthur Olson (pictured above), of Compass Tax Law, in Calgary, gave the keynote address and was joined by attorney Terry Cody,

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