Linden candidates Forum held

The Linden all candidate public forum of September 26 was considered a success with a good number of civic minded Lindenites coming out to hear the six candidates give their vision and promises for Linden if they should be elected as one of the Village Councillors.

Of the six candidates running, four are incumbents and they have provided a good track record over the years of their serving on Council. These are Kelly Klassen, Darwyn Moon, Flo Robinson, and Vanessa Van der Meer. Sonia Ens, known

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Carbon candidates meet for noon Forum

Carbon candidates held a forum at the Curling Rink at noon on Tuesday, October 3. Six residents attended. New candidates Kelly Garrett and Bryan Peever were available as were incumbents Gus Nash and Keith Bramley. Due to work obligations, Incumbents Marty Morgan and Clark Garrett were unavailable. Marty would make himself available on October 6 at the gas station, timed for between 10 and 11 in the morning.

Kelly Garrett is a 35-year resident of Carbon and has two grown daughters. She worked as

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Fire crews battle wind and flames

All Kneehill County fire departments, Three Hills, Linden, Acme, Carbon, Trochu and Torrington were actively involved at some point in helping to put out a bale fire at a feedlot east of Linden on Sunday, October 1.

The afternoon winds, heralding an approaching storm, whipped the fire into a frenzy of smoke and burning bales. It was a chaotic scene with fire departments, all their tankers and equipment, hoses, and a multitude of tractors roaring back and forth removing bales. There were at leas

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Cutting down on 911 mis-dials

This week, members of the Three Hills RCMP responded to calls ranging from 911 mis-dials to Break and Enters. Responding to crime pretty much sits at the top of our list of calls for service. On occasion, we find ourselves responding to what we think is a crime only to find someone on the wrong end of an embarrassing apology.

911 mis-dials seem to be near the top our list this week with five calls to service. This doesn’t seem like a lot of calls, however when you look at the time spent o

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