Carbon residents concerned over uptick in crime

The Village of Carbon, like many communities, has become frustrated with all the thefts and were motivated to hold a public information meeting Thursday evening, October 5, at the hall. Over 50 people were in attendance, along with two RCMP members of Drumheller, organizers that have started the process of forming a Citizens on Patrol group, the Mayor, and a recent victim. Those in attendance heard from the rural citizen of his frustration at seeing his truck being stolen and his ill-fated atte

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Chamber of Commerce hosts Three Hills Candidates Forum

Six fresh faces joined the six incumbents bidding for re-election at the 2017 Candidates Forum for Three Hills Town Council, hosted by the Three Hills Chamber of Commerce, on Thursday evening, October 5th. With the upcoming election on October 16th each candidate was given opportunity to present themselves and their motive for running in a three minute opening statement. Furthermore, they were presented with 13 questions from the public which they sought to answer as best they could on the spot

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Acme Curling Club receives Community Facility Enhancement Program grant

Kneehill County Deputy Reeve Jerry Wittstock, of Division 3, presented Glen Rieger, of the Acme Curling Club, a cheque for $9,000 at this mornings, Octover 10, 2017, Kneehill County Council Meeting. The funding request was in the spring of 2017 when the Club submitted an application to the Community Facility Enhancement Program.  The Community Facility Enhancement Program is a provincial program, Kneehill County contributed by matching 25% of up to $9,000 for upgrades to the Acme Curling R

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Brian Jean makes whistle stop in Three Hills

October 5, saw a crowd gather to hear United Conservative Party (UCP) leader candidate Brian Jean speak of his personal background, his association with Three Hills, the vision of the UCP to “take back Alberta”, and to urge supporters to have a current membership and to register to vote for the leader.

Brian Jean is from Ft. McMurray and has lived in Alberta for 50 years.  From 1977-1981 Brian was a student at Prairie College, in Three Hills. He then went to Portland Orego

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