Kneehill County announces Rural Fire Chief

A new rural fire chief, Daniel Ross, former fire chief of Charlie Lake Fire Department, will be joining the Kneehill County Protective Services Department on May 22, 2018.

Kneehill County Council set the Rural Fire Strategy as one if its primary strategic goals to accomplish in 2018. The fire strategy is a key document which will provide guidance for Council to ensure the protection of Kneehill County residents in regards to a rural focused fire service.

Dan Ross joined the military out of high

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Ground-breaking ceremony set for Sunday, May 6

For 62 years, Prairie Tabernacle Congregation has functioned without owning its own building, but that is about to change. For the first 37 of those years (1956-1993) the church congregation was an arm of Prairie Bible Institute, and so it used the school’s facilities, including the tabernacle building that was included in its name. In 1976 the congregation began saving money to build a fellowship hall. No firm construction plans were developed but that money would become the financial fo

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Prairie College named Top Christian Workplace

In 2016 Prairie College was recognized as a top Christian workplace, by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute, after having all employees fill out an in-depth survey detailing their levels of satisfaction with the College. Recently the school obtained an even higher score, as a top Christian Workplace for 2018.

All of this success stands in direct juxtaposition to the deep decline Prairie was facing before current President Mark Maxwell began his tenure, which prompted BCWI President Al Lopus

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UPDATED: Emergency crews battle afternoon grass fire


With the clean up of floods barely over, Carbon Fire Department got an unexpected and early start to its fire season when they were dispatched to a grass/field fire on Tuesday, May 1 at around 2:20 p.m. The fire began a mile east of Hwy 21, at township Road 30-0. The smokey grey billows could be seen from quite a distance but at its base it seemed to glow from within, as the heat in those flames quickly whipped itself in a South-easternly direction toward the Village of Carbon. The Carbon

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