Infrastructure work underway in Acme

Infrastructure work is well under way on a large portion of Cross Street in the Village of Acme.
As part of their infrastructure assessment, Acme performed pipeline video recordings on all their sewer lines and prioritized which lines needed the work first. The Mayor confirmed that 90% of lines were still in decent shape and 10% need work. While digging up Cross Street to repair sewer lines, water lines will also be updated to include the installation of water shut off valves for each residence.

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KREMA hosts Emergency Management Exercise

On Friday, October 12, 2018, the Kneehill Regional Emergency Management Agency (KREMA) participated in a table-top emergency management exercise at the Acme Community Center. Funded by an Alberta Emergency Management Agency provincial grant awarded to the region, representatives from the municipal offices of Kneehill County, Three Hills, Trochu, Linden, Acme, Carbon, KRFCSS and RCMP took part in the day’s events.

The mock emergency focused on implementing Incident Command System basics to

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Carbon’s Fire Department members held an Open House event on Wednesday evening, October 10 that had about 100 people arrive for chili, hot dogs, and a tour of the facility. All of Carbon Council attended including the Mayor and Administrator. Kneehill County Council had representation from Deputy Reeve King, Clr’s. McGhee, Christie and Penner, and CAO Al Hoggan. It was a come-and-go event but at one moment the hall was filled with over 60 people at the same time.

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Alberta prepared for cannabis legalization

Albertans can be confident the province is ready for legal cannabis following more than 18 months of preparation. After one of the largest public consultations in Alberta’s history, the government has built a legal cannabis system that keeps the drug out of the hands of children and keeps profits away from criminals. The system will also protect Albertans on our roads and in workplaces and public spaces.

The Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission (AGLC) is the agency responsible f

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