Most municipalities held their first organizational Council meeting for the new term on Monday, October 25, 2010. Carbon is the exception, as there was no election, and their meeting was held earlier.
From a fresh Council, the Village of Acme appointed Mayor Bruce Mcleod, followed by Deputy Mayor Fred Theaker.
Incumbent Valorie Reed will be Mayor of the Village of Carbon. Shirley D. Buyer will now be the Deputy Mayor.
Carol Calhoun will continue for a second term as the Reeve for Kneehill County

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Single Motor Vehicle crash claims life

 

The Drumheller RCMP and the Calgary Medical Examiner's office are investigating a fatal single motor vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 23, 2010.
Eric Johnson Stewart, 19, formerly of Murray Harbor, P.E.I., was the lone male driver of a westbound pickup truck. His truck went off the road, into the south ditch, flipping and rolling several times, before coming to rest on it's roof. Witnesses report observing a pickup truck traveling at a high rate of spee

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Trochu is the Pinkest Little Town in the West

 

Trochu has claimed the title of "Pinkest Little Town in the West." From their population of 1,133 Trochu managed to raise over $27,000 for the fight against breast cancer. No doubt about it, the whole town really came together for this event. The total money raised for Wild Pink Yonder 2010 was $75,000. Trochu contributed over 1/3 of that total.
Their fundraising efforts ranged from trading change for a pink paper peony, selling pink lemonade, hosting a live and silent auction, a dance, and s

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Town of Trochu goes Green

The Town of Trochu wanted their sign lit up, but they didn't want to have to pay a power company each month for the cost of lighting. That's where Dwayne Ibsen stepped in. The owner of IBCO, a renewable energy company, he was able to bring ideas to the table. The L.E.D. lights are wind and solar powered. They are programmed to automatically come on at dusk, and remain lit until dawn. "This system will provide lighting all year round," says Dwayne. The lights can run for five nights without the

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