Drumheller RCMP report significant reduction in crime rates

Kneehill County held a regular meeting of council on Tuesday Nov. 10, 2020, which was called to order at 8:30 am by Reeve Jerry Wittstock.

The first item on the County’s agenda was item 3.1, the Drumheller RCMP Update. Sgt. Bourque from Drumheller RCMP joined Council via a conference call to present an RCMP update, including the recent crime statistics.

Drumheller RCMP reported the crimes in three categories, there were 19 total persons crimes, 91 total property crimes, and 12 total other

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Trochu Town Council hosts Public Hearing for Area Structure Plan

Trochu Town Council held a regular meeting, and a Public Hearing for Area Structure Plan, on November 9th, with all Councilors present. To allow space for additional guests, the meeting was held at the Baptist Fellowship Centre with chairs spaced appropriately and infrared temperature checks at the door.

Mayor Kletke opened the meeting at 6:00pm and Council carried previous meeting minutes as well as the agenda for the evening, with some minor additions. Joining the Councilors were Recording Se

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RCMP respond to 146 calls to service

Three Hills RCMP has dealt with 147 calls to service since Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Eight abandoned vehicles were reported. One Dodge Ram truck, stolen from Cervus AG Equipment, in Trochu, was recovered outside of town. An arson call, by Red Deer County, is being investigated. Four break and enters, in Trochu, are under investigation. Nine sheds, at a storage facility were entered. Golf clubs are reported missing. The theft of copper wire and damage to a chain link fence was reported at Link E

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Round Two Community Grants approved to Non-profits

Kneehill County held a regular meeting of council on Tuesday Oct. 27, 2020, which was called to order at 10:30 am by Reeve Jerry Wittstock.

The first item on Councils agenda, item 3.2, Pine Cliff Energy, Phil Hodge, CEO and Terry McNeill, COO. They are requesting for scheduled payments on the current municipal tax levy. Pine Cliff Energy is wanting to make payments monthly, instead of annually.

“We do value our partnerships with the oil and gas industry in Kneehill County. We value the co

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