Operation Christmas Child 2019 is underway

Operation Christmas Child 2019 is underway now in Three Hills with collection week being November 18-23.

This project, under the auspices of Samaritan’s Purse, is now in its 26th year.

Logistics Coordinator Bobbie Bauer says of this project: “It starts with you packing shoeboxes full of small gifts. The gifts go to children in some of the most destitute parts of the world, as a tangible and very meaningful expression of God’s love.”

This year the boxes are being sent to

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Drumheller RCMP seize 5 restricted guns, two facing charges

Drumheller Alta, - On October 11th 2019 Drumheller RCMP were investigating a complaint from a concerned citizen about a suspicious vehicle. Later the same day, a patrol officer located the vehicle parked in Downtown Drumheller. While investigating the vehicle, a green 2004 Audi stationwagon, it was determined the plate on the vehicle was not a match and had been stolen. A female passenger of the vehicle was detained exiting a nearby business and soon after police entered the business to look fo

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The first to visit

Life-long benefactor of the Kneehill Historical Museum, Ethel Jasman-Skokowski, was the first to use the persons-with-disabilities ramp into the Village School last week and to ring the school bell. Her support combined with a grant of $7,000 from Alberta Tourism & Culture and the skill of local trades people gives community access to the recently restored Museum addition, to be officially opened to the public next June. Ruth Wright, a Historical Society director and enthusiastic guide, too

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Trochu seeks support for Seniors Facility

Kneehill County held their regular Council meeting October 8, 2019.

Policing Services Funding
As part of the Province’s consultation process in regard to policing costs, Council moved to direct Administration to send a response letter indicating Council’s concerns with the police funding proposal for Alberta. Alberta’s draft proposal includes 291 municipalities who are not currently paying for policing, to begin paying a percentage of frontline policing costs. Said the CAO, &ld

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