Beiseker RCMP see increase in rural vehicle thefts

Beiseker RCMP Detachment seem to be investigating one vehicle theft after another, a wide-spread reality of the times. Monday and Tuesday, August 7 and 8th, RCMP were tracking down yet another couple of truck thefts (one in Acme and another in Linden), an abandoned stolen vehicle with a switched out license plate, as well as compiling suspect descriptions. When asked how many vehicles had been stolen as of late, RCMP Sgt. Demmon replied, “Too many.”

On Monday evening, sometime

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Extrication required in two vehicle crash

Three Hills Fire and Rescue, Three Hills RCMP, Kneehill County Peace Officers, three EMS ambulances and S.T.A.R.S. responded to a two vehicle crash Thursday, August 10 at about 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 27 East and Rge Rd 22-3.

Upon arrival crews discovered two pickup trucks that had collided. One truck had two males and one female passenger. The other truck had a single male occupant. Extrication was required on both vehicles.

S.T.A.R.S. landed on the highway and flew the driver

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Peter’s Pharmacy was a very busy hub of activities as customers came to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the opening in 1992. In addition to the store wide-sale customers were also able to enjoy cookies, ice cream and coffee, and a whole lot of visiting with friends.

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Vimy Ridge combat boots to be displayed at Trochu and District Museum

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, a pair of Vimy combat boots will be on display at the Trochu and District Museum from mid August until mid September.

The boots come on loan from Veteran Affairs Canada and were used at the 100th anniversary ceremony at Vimy Ridge, France on April 9, 2017. About 3600 pairs of empty boots, each adorned with a poppy, represented the number of Canadian soldiers killed in the iconic World War I battle.

Prince William and Prince H

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