Agriculture Services Roadside Invasive Weed Control

Invasive weed control remains a Kneehill County Agricultural Service Board priority. During the 2020 growing season, Kneehill County Agriculture Services Staff will continue the Roadside Invasive Weed Control program along the County right-of-way in the southern third of the County, from Township Road 30-4 to the southern border.

Two Agriculture Services spray units will be applying a residual, broadleaf herbicide and have been instructed to leave a one-meter, uncontrolled buffer strip between

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RCMP Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Team recover multi stolen vehicles

Carbon, Alta. – An ongoing property crime investigation led by the Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Team has lead to the recovery of five trucks, a boat and trailer and other vehicles.

On April 28, 2020, the resources of RCMP Air Services, Emergency Response Team and both Drumheller and Beiseker RCMP were all employed in the execution of a search warrant on a property in Carbon. Numerous stolen items were recovered and seized. Recovered items include:

- Momba LSE22 boat and trail

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Trochu Lagoon Expansion moving ahead

Trochu Town Council held their regular meeting on April 27, 2020. All Councillors were present by Zoom video, as well as Dave Nelson, Town Director of Operations.

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Barry Kletke at, 6:02pm.

The meeting began by reviewing housekeeping items. All meetings are on hold or to be held online, and the steering committee meeting will be held by Skype on June 3.

Various Councilor reports were presented.

CAO Carl Peterson reported that the Senior’s Housing Ste

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Kneehill County announces Re-Opening Plan

On April 30, 2020, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Alberta’s relaunch strategy--a safely staged COVID-19 recovery plan to gradually reopen businesses and services and get people back to work.

Read more about Alberta’s relaunch strategy here: https://www.alberta.ca/external/covid19-alberta-relaunch-strategy.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1NHAIzB_wIylhI3oERLfrtz0zTVkyMpgigaUHA8MoE88tfpftMyuzimKQ

In light of these provincial announcements, Kneehill County is also working to gradually re-open ou

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