Carbon announces new CAO; Linden appoints new Mayor

Vanessa Van der Meer, Linden’s Mayor has become the new Administrator for the Village of Carbon, to start June 4, the day before the by-election.

Mrs. Van der Meer removed herself from the position of Mayor of Linden but will remain on as a councillor. “I removed myself from the position of Mayor as I felt that I wouldn’t be able to give 100%. The last thing I want to do is let down my community, as well as the neighbouring community I will be working for.” Mrs. Van der

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Trochu Council holds mill rate for 2018

Shelley Jackson-Berry gave her 2017 review of FCSS. Volunteers completed 189 taxes for low income residents and seniors this year (2017 tax year) versus 141 last year. The main focus of FCSS is helping individuals, families, and the social well being of the community. FCSS moved into the ‘old’ medical building, which Shelley noted as “wonderful”.

Council Reports

Highlights of the Council reports included Clr. Armstrong speaking about policing and statistics which show ar

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Former resident shares Hawaiian earthquake/volcano experience

With Hawaii’s recent earthquake and volcano activity, current resident of Hawaii, who is also a former resident of Three Hills, expressed his concerns about the recent events.

“It is getting much worse each day and people are leaving the Big Island more each day,” said Jason Brown, formerly of Three Hills.

“Everyone is on alert. It’s a sad but real situation.”

On May 9, Jason felt tremors from the 6.9 earthquake. Since then, more than 20 fissures have opened

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Badlands Motorsport Resort granted extension

Delegations: FCSS and Community Futures Wildrose

Shelley Jackson-Berry, Director for Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services presented Council with the FCSS 2017 annual report. The $466,361.04 budget received financial support of 23.4% from area municipalities and 76.6% coming from the province. The 23 programs delivered, benefitted 6305 individuals and realized 217 volunteers with 10,457 volunteer hours valued at $140,175.20. Councillors individually complimented Shelley and th

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