Kneehill County aids the Village of Carbon in Flood Recovery

At the Special Council Meeting held Thursday, May 3, 2018, Kneehill County Council moved to aid the Village of Carbon in their Flood Recovery and Mitigation, providing $200,000.00 from the Contingency Fund Reserves to assist in repairs and reclamation.

While Kneehill County regularly experiences some measure of flooding from spring run-off every year, 2018’s Overland Flooding event was unprecedented. Late spring snow, combined with frozen ground and rapid snow melt, le

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Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story nominated for seven Rosie Awards

Falling Through the Cracks: Greg’s Story, a short film about the medical experiences of Greg Price (of Acme) before his premature death, became finalists for seven different Rosie Awards in the category of dramatic short (drama under 30 minutes). The finalists for the 2018 Alberta Film and Television (Rosie) Awards were announced on April 17, 2018. The winners will receive their prestigious awards at the 44th annual Rosie Awards gala in Calgary, May 12, 2018.

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Acme Fire Department dispatched to stubble/small structure fire

The Acme Fire Department was dispatched to yet another fire, for the second day in a row. On Tuesday, May 1, it was as mutual aid for a field fire to the north of Carbon. On Wednesday, May 2, it was another outside fire, this time east of Acme on Range Road 24-4, south of Grainger in the Township 28 area, almost to Hwy 9. The fire seemed to spread from the yard nearest the road coming deeper into the animal paddock area, where it destroyed a small structure. That barn was fully involved when Ac

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Kneehill County announces Rural Fire Chief

A new rural fire chief, Daniel Ross, former fire chief of Charlie Lake Fire Department, will be joining the Kneehill County Protective Services Department on May 22, 2018.

Kneehill County Council set the Rural Fire Strategy as one if its primary strategic goals to accomplish in 2018. The fire strategy is a key document which will provide guidance for Council to ensure the protection of Kneehill County residents in regards to a rural focused fire service.

Dan Ross joined the military out of high

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