The Linden Fire Department was able to perform their annual Linden Coulee burn off on Tuesday evening, April 11. This year it was the northern section of the coulee dam that received the treatment. The controlled burn is to help prevent the quick spread of burning, tall, dry grasses in the event of an accidental fire. The department uses the event as a practice night and it takes about two hours.
Today, Wednesday, April 12, marks the 100th Anniversary of the final day of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Four Canadian Divisions and one British Division saw 3,598 die and 7,004 wounded from its April 9th beginning to April 12th, 1917.
The Kneehill Historical Museum has received a Field Message Book, and other related items, that take us back to that important time in Canadian History. The following article describes what has been obtained.
Records, appearing to belong to SGT. MCDOUGALL, Robert (4
Highlights of Trochu’s April 10 Council meeting was that Seniors Outreach is in financial crisis, the Town’s operations department made a case to have its own high pressure sewer steamer, and Council is finalizing an agreement for a recycling program for “Sooner, rather than later.”
The Director of Operations told Trochu Town Council that staff was inconvenienced when the equipment used for steaming and flushing of frozen storm sewers (that the Town shares with another c
Businesses on both sides of 17th Avenue, south of Highwy #583, in Three Hills, were either evacuated or temporarily locked down for about three hours on Monday, April 10.
Three Hills Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the south end of 17th Ave at about 11 a.m. Apparently a piece of excavation equipment had accidentally struck a high pressure natural gas line, causing a rupture.
Fire crews controlled the area with assistance from Kneehill County Peace Officers and Town Bylaw Enforcement Offic