Meet Chase Brown, Alberta Party Candidate

Chase Brown is a fourth generation Albertan and rancher, who grew up in the Wintering Hills, north of Hussar. He will be completing his Bachelors of Management with a Major in Economics from the University of Alberta this spring. He is running as a candidate for the Alberta Party in hopes of provincially representing our riding of Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills.

Describing his Alberta Party, Brown says, “Although it is a centrist party, it translates to being both socially and fiscally respons

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RCMP release 2018 crime statistics

Three Hills RCMP covers a detachment area of 2,383 km2. There are six members, in total, including Sgt. Gabriel Graham.

A look at crime statistics, comparing 2017 to 2018, sees a reduction in drug related cases, down from 10 to seven.

Liquor Act offences were down to four from nine.

Common Police activities include things like false alarms - 124 from 193, suspicious person / vehicle / property - 125 from 129, persons reported missing - seven from two and spousal abuse - 74 from 32.

In 2018 ther

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Lawnmower Man in the spotlight again

Just when it seemed that “The Lawnmower Man,” or Theunis Wessels as he is known in these parts, was out of the eye of the media, his photo recently turned up once more, this time on the silver screen.

Cecilia Wessels took two photos of the tornado, and then decided to take one more with her husband and the tornado to give their family in South Africa perspective of how far away the twister was, its size compared to her husband Theunis, and ultimately to prove to family that they wer

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Drumheller RCMP execute search warrant on home, charges laid

Drumheller, Alberta - Drumheller RCMP with the assistance of the Emergency Response Team, negotiators and Police Dog Services executed a Search Warrant on a residence in the 1400 block of 4th Avenue SW in Drumheller early yesterday morning. Police say there was information that firearms were present in the residence and the additional resources were requested to minimize risk to the public, police and the offenders.

The following persons were arrested in the residence and are facing numerous ch

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