Embers Resources hosts second Rural Firefighters Recognition Night

Ember Resources held their second Rural Firefighters Recognition Night at the Trochu Community Centre on Wednesday, April 17. Twenty-six rural fire departments were involved, with nearly 180 first responders in attendance. The first recognition evening was hosted in Trochu in March 2016.

Ember Resources, a company based out of Calgary producing coalbed methane gas in Southern Alberta, partners with organizations who are “on the ground” in their areas of operation. Ember has been fin

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Kneehill County approves Mill Rate increase

The 2019 Tax rate Bylaw 1787 reflects the increase in mill rates to residential and farmland classes. Residential tax rate was increased by 3%, with the new rate being 0.002887879. Farmland was increased by 10%, with the new rate being .007524000. This translates per individual farmland to an average increase of approximately $26 for municipal tax. Residential changes in municipal tax would be an increase of about $8.40 (on $100,000), $21 (on $250,000), or $63 (on $750,000). “On average,&

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Slow down your approach to the Town of Three Hills, on Highway 21, or you could be fined. North and southbound traffic must not exceed 80 km/h as opposed to the 100 km/h speed limit. RCMP are on the job making sure that drivers comply.

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Soleterra d’Italia approved to expand market internationally

Soleterra d’Italia, a local speciality naturally cured meat producer, has gained approvals to expand its marketing reach internationally to the United States, Mexico, Japan and Taiwan. Other countries will be added as approvals for them follow.

Soleterra was formed by the joining together of two families’ expertise: Sunterra and the Price Family who have a long history in the agriculture and food business, and the Simonini family of Italy who have been making prosciutto and salami

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