Tornado sparks Emergency Preparedness Open House

Residents of Three Hills and surrounding area looked on in disbelief as a tornado touched down just four kilometres north of town.

Friday, June 2 was the kickoff for the Annual Cruise Weekend but just after 5 pm, people’s attention shifted to the sky.

What started as funnel clouds quickly developed into a full-blown tornado. It travelled eastbound, picking up dirt along the way and leaving behind a path of destruction.

Soon it would reach the acreages owned by Glenn and Donna Brown and ne

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Local Rural infrastructure project gets $562,500

The County of Kneehill will be provided $562,500 through the Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program (STIP) for the resurfacing of the access to Dry Island Buffalo Jump Park.

In total, Alberta’s Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program (STIP) will support 87 municipal road, bridge and community airport projects in 50 communities across the province in 2017-18.

Budget 2017 includes $100 million in STIP funding over three years—with more than $37 million approved for pr

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Lockdown and search at Drumheller Institution Minimum and Medium Security Units

DRUMHELLER, ALBERTA - (Marketwired - June 5, 2017) - Correctional Service Canada

On June 3, 2017, at about 1:55 p.m. a lockdown was put in place in the minimum security unit and the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search.

The search was ordered to ensure the safety and security of the institution, its staff and inmates. Normal operations will resume as soon as it is considered safe to do so.

Visits to the medium security unit hav

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