Electronics Recycling Pilot Project begins in Trochu

All Councilors were present for the October 13th’ regular meeting of Trochu Town Council. Director of Operations Dave Nelson and Recording Secretary Toni Nelson were also in attendance. Mayor Barry Kletke opened the meeting promptly at 6:00pm.

After passing the minutes of the previous meeting, and approving the meeting’s agenda, Council expected to hear a delegation regarding the Siren and Noise Bylaw; however, the presenter did not show up to the meeting.

Council passed the Grantwr

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Province announces decision on Oil and Gas Assessment Review

On Monday, October 19, 2020, Minister of Municipal Affairs Tracy Allard announced the Province’s decision regarding the Oil and Gas Assessment review.

Rather than implementing one of the four original recommendations proposed--any of which would have resulted in significant tax revenue loss, drastic cuts in services, and extreme tax increases in the County-- the Province has opted to provide incentives and tax breaks for industry.

For the next three years, no property taxes will be charge

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Descendents of Andrew and Maria Kirk (parents of J.Fergus Kirk, Prairie College's first President) gathered at Prairie College on Tuesday to attend a chapel service honouring the Kirk Legacy in Three Hills. The College's "North Auditorium" was re-named "Kirk Chapel" after the family that contributed much and co-founded the College in 1922.

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Southern Alberta District RCMP Crime Reduction Unit lay drug trafficking charges

Linden, Alta. – On Sept.30, 2020, the Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit (SAD CRU) entered into an investigation into the trafficking of illegal drugs in the town of Linden.

As a result of the investigation 38-year-old Mandy Russell was arrested in the village of Rosedale. She was found to be in possession of what is believed to be 5.2 grams of cocaine, 28.8 grams of fentanyl, 20 grams of Crystal meth and 11grams of MDMA(Ecstasy) and has been charged with four counts of traffi

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