High winds fuel Acme grass fire

Acme’s Fire Department was dispatched to a grass fire on Wednesday, October 25 at around 4:00 p.m. It spread quickly with the high winds and having started west of Acme, did have the potential to become a severe threat to the Village and some rural residences. The fire began on the south side of Hwy 575 and spread two miles in a south-eastern direction, crossing Hwy 806 and Township Road 292 (south of Acme) at the intersection. The fire came within 1/4 mile of the village. Firefighters tr

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Three Hills Council sworn in

The first part of the October 30 Town of Three Hills Council Meeting was designated the “Organizational Meeting” and dealt with the formal ordering of the New Council.

This means the official taking of oaths first for the Mayor, Tim Shearlaw, and then the elected Councillors: Al Campbell, John Hamm, Harold Leo, Marilyn Sept, Vernon Wiebe, and Ray Wildeman.

Harold Leo was the single nomination for the position of Deputy Mayor and took the oath of office to fill that role for one year

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November is Family Violence Prevention Month

November is Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta. This is an opportunity to draw public attention to an issue rarely talked about, with the hopes of evoking positive change in our communities. The Kneehill Family Violence and Bullying Prevention Committee, made up of Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), Kneehill Community Resource Program, Community Building Initiative, Golden Prairie Parent Link, Seniors Outreach and Victim Services, has been busy coordinating

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Veterans’ Week is November 5 - 11

Veterans’ Week is a time when all Canadians remember the men and women who have defended Canada and those who continue to serve in our military today. On Remembrance Day, Canadians come together at memorials and cenotaphs across our nation to honour our Veterans. We remember their exceptional achievements, their sacrifice, and the contribution they have made to Canada’s legacy.

This year is the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation and the 100th anniversary of the Battle

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