Trochu's Operations Director explained to Council at their Dec. 13 meeting, the order in which roads are prioritized for snow ploughing. First on the list are facility access roads (businesses, elevators, and the reservoir). This would be followed by residential, then vector streets, and then special areas such as the cemetery or hall parking lot. If there is a special event at the hall or a funeral at the cemetery, these specific roadways/lots move up in priority. Council has requested that Car

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Leona Lynn, Treasurer of St. Mary's Auxiliary is happy to present a $1,500.00 cheque to St. Mary's Lodge manager, Faith Henkel. The amount is earmarked for furniture additions needed at the Lodge.

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Many eager hands and much energy contributed to the on going success of the Three Hills Area Food Bank's annual Christmas Hamper project last Saturday. The Three Hills Ghostpine 4-H Club helped prepare Christmas hampers. To complete an annual 4-H project, each member is expected to participate in a community service project. The Christmas Hamper project is excellent for the 28 members, from the rural areas of Carbon, Wimborne, Trochu, and Three Hills, to participate in.

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Standing Up for Canada's Aboriginals: Many of you will have seen the media reports of the outrageous chief and council pay data released by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.  For example, approximately 50 reserve politicians took home paycheques larger than the Prime Minister in 2008-09.
Approximately 160 reserve politicians were paid more than their respective provincial premiers in 2008-09. Over 600 received an income that is equivalent to over $100,000 off reserve; and one Atlantic Canada r

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