Ghost Pine Wind Energy Centre up and running

 

There is a new face looming on Kneehill County's north horizon; the towering white turbines of Ghost Pine Wind Energy Centre, located a few miles north and west of the Town of Trochu. The 51 intimidatingly tall structures soar skyward, encompassing 122,000 acres of mildly rolling farmland and 30 County landowners. By day the whirring blades are a spectacle of graceful countenance, overshadowing an occasional rickety windmill, a vintage reminder of days past, with a promise of tomorrow. At ni

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The Three Hills and District Chamber of Commerce depends on volunteers to plan and achieve all that they do for the community. Each year, for over three decades, Volunteer of the Year Awards have been presented at the Chamber's Annual General Meeting. This year's recipients were Dennis Fox (left) and Don Alberts (right). Presenting the award is Chamber President Mark Hosking.

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Drop In gets Defibrillators

Doug Lyall, Managing Partner of Western Financial Group, Trochu; presents a cheque to Councillor Val Warnock to complete a series of donations of external defibrillators, to the community. This donation is the fifth and will soon be installed at the Trochu Drop In Centre, Main Street, with the others located in Trochu at: the Community Centre, Arena, Swimming Pool and Golf Course. Other contributions are: Trochu Ag Society, Trochu Fire Department (in memory of Arne Luoma) TroVal Graduating Clas

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For the period of Jan. 8 to Jan. 31, 2011 the Three Hills RCMP had 88 calls for service. The detachment had nine prisoners for the period and 65 charges laid for various offences.
Files of note:
1.  Jan 10, 2011 a Three Hills area man was arrested for possession of stolen property after a search warrant was executed at his property west of Three Hills. He was found to be in possession of a stolen truck and two stolen quads.  He was charged with three counts of possess stolen property.
2. Jan. 1

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