Linden Fire Department attends sulphur fire

Linden Fire Department was dispatched Saturday evening, June 17, at about 6:50 p.m., to an outside fire which turned out to be a smouldering pile of sulphur powder inside the compound of Spring Coulee Compost, south of Linden at Twp. Rd. 30-0 and Range Rd. 25-4. Upon arrival, firefighters found a large pile of sulphur powder, with the surface of approximately one third of it smouldering. Sulphur dioxide is a toxic gas in the smoke when sulphur burns. Wind was carrying the smoke cloud in a north

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Trish Mandel named Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Trish Mandel who was recognized as Acme’s 2016 Volunteer of the Year.

She volunteers a lot, wearing different hats. Trish was instrumental in starting the Acme Angels group. Acme Angels organize children’s events such as movie night, annual Easter egg hunt, family winter fest, Halloween haunted house, family Christmas Party and annual Christmas outdoor lighting contest). Trish is one of the organizers for the school spell-a-thon and bike safety course. She also or

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Police investigating break and enter

Linden, Alberta - At approximately 6:20 am on June 17, 2017, Beiseker RCMP were called to a break and enter in progress at the Convenience Store in Linden, Alberta. Two males backed a pickup through the wall of the convenience store to gain entry but they were met by the convenience store owner. The two males fled the scene in the stolen truck that they were driving. The truck was recovered but the males have yet to be located. Police are looking for two males, with slim builds. Both were weari

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Last Sunday, area firefighters received their Exemplary Service medals in recognition of 20 years of outstanding service, from the Governor General of Canada. Pictured (l-r): Kneehill County Reeve Bob Long, Trochu Fire Department members Alan Adam - 21 years, Ken Wohl - 52 years, Ken received his Third Bar representing 30 years following the 20 year medal, Richard Hoppins - 21 years and Torrington Fire Department member Michael Bauer - 24 years.

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