Liquor Store opens in Linden

Brian and Sara Choi have operated the Linden Bottle Depot for about 1-1/2 years but on May 1, 2017 they made Linden history with the opening of the first ever Liquor Store.

Sara and Brian have been married for 30 years, coming to Alberta from Halifax. They really enjoy Linden. “People have been so nice, kind, and polite.” The couple realized that they needed another business that would give them a better income than just bottle returns alone and a liquor store seemed a good fit. &ld

Read more

Bylaw amendments receive third and final readings

Three Hills Mayor Tim Shearlaw called the regular meeting of Council, for May 8, 2017, to order at 5:45 pm. This followed two public hearings that dealt with Land Use re-designations. There were no opponents to either, both having had first reading by Council.

Council directed Administration to re-activate the electric billboard on the front of the Tickle Trunk. The re-activation must not cost over $3,000 or Council will have to revisit the issue.

As a result of the public hearings held earlier

Read more

Torrington Fire Department attends Stairclimb Challenge

Five members of the Torrington Fire Department joined about 500 other Firefighters, from around Alberta, to raise money and awareness for firefighters and citizens living with cancer.

The Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge is an annual fundraising event to help support the work done by Wellspring Calgary. Wellspring Calgary is a warm and welcoming community organization that offers a range of support, free of charge to anyone living with cancer.


Firefighters, in

Read more

Danielle Scoffield, a grade eight student at Carbon School, won Honourable Mention in the Think Globally Art Contest sponsored in part by the Government of Alberta. Danielle was treated to a night in Edmonton, a presentation of awards and a tour of the Alberta Legislature Building. David Eggen, Minister of Education, presented Danielle's painting which was displayed in the Legislature Building.

Read more