Classifieds January 26 - February 2

LAND WANTED: Cultivated acres to buy or rent. Contact Al Gorr, c/o Gorr Ranches 403-443-8456. j12mc 

CROPLAND WANTED TO RENT. Please call Jeff 403-994-0392. 5j26p 

Wanted Cultivated Land For Lease or Purchase. Looking for land for the upcoming spring. Offering competitive, flexible, negotiable agreements. For more information, please call 403-333-3153. 8f23p 

3.92 acres 1.5 miles off HW 21 between Trochu and Three Hills. 932 sq. ft. home. 2 BR up; 2 down. Laminate flooring on main. Wood stove upstairs. Bsmt partially developed. 3 car hot water in-floor heated detached garage with 10 x 10 doors/openers – wired for 110 and 220. Large garden; small dugout; various outbuildings. 442-2791. j21mc 

Cropland Wanted to Rent: 2011 and beyond for long-term: Hwy. 21 east, Twining & Swalwell north. Please inquire: Francis deBeaudrap 403-546-7080, cel. 403-442-2602. 19a20p 

WANTED~PASTURE LAND TO RENT OR LEASE. WATER, CORRAL & FENCE REQUIRED. 100 HEAD-PLUS OF CATTLE. (No less than 75 Head/Pasture). Area: Alberta & Saskatchewan. Term: May to September, 2011. Please contact Tim 403-546-2278, ext. 8. 17a27p 

135 acres hayland for rent. Carbon area. 403-572-3378. 7m9p 

Thinking Auction? Call Us!~We have the expertise for your Sale. Farm Auctions & Estate Sales. Linalta Auction Services. Darren Toews (403) 312-4175. 8f23c 

Elnora Motors (2005)~CARS:~2008 Buick Lucerne CXL 125,000 kms $13,500~2008 Chevy Uplander Van 33,000 km, loaded $18,000~2006 Buick Allure CXL 130,000 km $12,000~2004 Buick Park Avenue, loaded, 130,000 kms $15,500~2003 Pontiac Sunfire, 5 spd std, $3,500~TRUCKS~2008 GMC SLT Crew Cab diesel, 130,000 km $37,000~2006 GMC 1/2 ton Crew Cab SLE 98,000 km $21,500~2005 GMC SLE 1/2 ton Xcab 4x4, 99,500 km $15,500~2004 Ford Ranger Ext. Cab 2WD, 5 spd, 90,000 km $7,300~For more info on these units, call us at (403) 773-3622. Talk to Mel. Check out our website at d22mc 

2007 Chev Cobalt LT, well equipped, 4 dr, extra clean. Only 32,000 km. Only $9,400~2006 Chev Optra Hatchback, only 63,000 km $7200~2006 Chev Uplander Ext. Van 82,000 km, new front rotors and pads, 2 new tires, LT model, $9,450~2006 GMC Canyon SLE Z72 4 dr Crew Cab, only 47,000 km $12,450~2006 Mazda 3, red, 4 dr, 5 speed, 94K, $9,940~2006 Dodge Dakota Club Cab 4x4, extra clean & equipped, 76,000 km and only $12,950~All units "CAR PROOF" and~mechanically inspected~and well equipped~Personal warranty on vehicles at no extra charge. Phone Rollie - 52 years automotive experience in Three Hills 443-5477. j12mc 

Live the Dream of Self-Employment! Local small business loans available. Government subsidized business training program for unemployed individuals. Call Community Futures Wild Rose for more info 1-888-881-9675. s22mc 

K's Footcare Clinic, St. Mary's Health Care Centre, Trochu, Mondays, February 7 and 14, 2011. 9 am - 3 pm. Appointments 403-442-3955. 1j26p 

Jeld-wen Windows and Doors~Contractors discount to everyone~THREE HILLS GLASS~Authorized Dealer~403-443-7898~ m7mc 

OLDER ADULTS' (60 YEARS OF AGE +) EXERCISE PROGRAM From February 10/11 until April 21/11, there will be an Older Adult Exercise Program running Mondays and Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Physiotherapy Department of St. Mary's Health Care Centre, Trochu. This program will include strengthening, flexibility, balance and endurance exercises. You will need to commit to attending twice a week.The cost will be $20.00. Please register by calling the Physiotherapy department at 403-442-3955. Space is limited so call soon. 2f2c 

Trochu Baptist Church invites kids Kindergarten to Grade 6 to KIDS ROCK for fun Bible teaching each Thursday evening in February and March from 7 to 8 pm at TBC's Fellowship Center. $10 for 8 sessions or drop in for $2 per evening. For more info call: Sheryl Haller 403-442-2031. 3f2c 

Moms and Tots Drop In Bowling at Hillside Lanes started Jan. 12 and will continue every week until April 27. Moms can bowl two games, child care and a snack provided for children age 2-5 (4 & 5 can bowl if they want). Bring your own toys for your children. Cost per family $10 per session. First morning FREE. Any questions, call 403-443-2003. 2j26c 

Three Hills Rural School Telephone Whist: Phone Allen 443-7268 for info. Final night - March 2. 3j26c 

A come and go Bridal Shower will be held for Sami Stotschek, bride of Tony Watmough, on Saturday, Feb. 5 from 2-4 pm. Located in the Sunterra Room in the basement of the Trochu Hall. 4f2p 

Board Development Workshops for all non-profit organizations. Making your work as a board member easier: Board Chair, Treasurer & Secretary duties simply clarified and policy development made easy. Various sessions and times available. Call KALS for details 403-443-5556. 2j26c 

Bridal Shower to be held for Tania Kung on Sun., Jan. 30, 3 pm, at Linden MB Church. All welcome. 2j26p 

Why are we paying to have our ground water contaminated? Why are we paying to have our property rights taken away? An information meeting regarding Bill 24 will be held Feb 1, 2011 at 7:30 pm in the Trochu Community Centre. Guest Speaker: Rob Anderson, MLA for Airdrie - Chestermere. Presented by the Alberta Surface Rights Group. (amalgamation of Pine Lake & Red Raven) This is a meeting you need to attend to find out why. Sponsored by Westview Co-op. Your one stop for high performance lubricant products. Visit our website: 2j26p 

Please send your completed stories for the Town of Three Hills History Book – of businesses, family, and Home Based Business – Cut Off date : March 1, 2011  to: June Kanderka  at 403-443-7388  email –  or History Book Committee – Box 113, Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0. 3f9c 

Kneehill Early Years Fair~Finding your child's strengths!~For parents and children 0 - 4~Wed., February 16, 2011~12 – 6 pm~Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, Three Hills. You MUST register by February 9 – phone 403-443-3800 or follow the Early Years Fair link at 2f2c 

VALENTINE~Baked Spaghetti Supper~THURSDAY, FEB. 10~5-7 pm~Trochu Community Centre~Adults $10, 5-12 $5,~under 5 free~Sponsored by Trochu & Elnora~United Churches~ 3f9c 

Baby Shower for Ivy Hempel (parents are Jan and Trevor Hempel) at the Acme United Church on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2010 at 2 pm. Everyone welcome. 2f2p 

Rehoboth Christian Ministries Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction will be held February 5, 2011 at the Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church. Cost is $15 for adults, $10 for ages 7-12. Tickets are available at Peter's Pharmacy, New To You and Rehoboth Office in Three Hills. In Trochu you may purchase tickets at Balkwill's Pharmacy. Doors open at 5:30 and Dinner at 6:00. Proceeds will go towards the renovations and equipment for our new location on Main Street. 2f2c 

Come Celebrate With Us! Retirement Tea & 65th Birthday in honour of Frances Simpson. Come & Go, Feb. 5, 2-5 pm, CommUnity Drop In Centre/Pioneer Place. 2f2p 

Three Hills - Available immediately: 2 bedroom 4-plex. No smoking, no pets, no children. Call 1-403-507-5094. j23mc 

Link Self Storage Units~& RV Storage~Located at~825 Central Ave., Linden, AB~Chain linked fenced lot~with security cameras~403-443-1004 or 403-443-0680~8x20 Storage Unit $125/month~RV Storage $25/month~ s17mc 

FOR LEASE~Prime retail or Office space~Main Street, Three Hills~NEWLY RENOVATED~Phone 403-335-9127~ a7mc 

Three Hills: 2 bdr basement suite. $700/month including utilities. F/S, W/D. Separate entrance. Available Feb. 1. N/P, N/S. Damage deposit and references required. 780-552-3088. j12mc 

OFFICE - Spacious. Ample storage. All util. incl. A/C in summer. Affordable. Call 443-7069. 4f16p 

HR 4 bedroom house, 5 appliances, 4 bathrooms, single car garage, fenced yard. Finished basement, NS, NP, $1,100 SD, rent $1100 per month plus utilities. Ref. a must. Phone 403-443-1450 and leave a message. 3f2p 

4 bedroom home, 4 appliances, attached garage. Rent $1100 per month plus utilities. NS, no cats but small dog under 12 kg. $1100 SD. Please leave a message 403-443-1450. 3f2p 

Available immediately: Bright 2 bedroom adult-only apt. with cathedral ceilings, 4 appliances, $600 includes town utilities. ALSO 2 bdr. basement suite. Newly renovated, 4 appliances, $695 includes utilities. ALSO 2/3 bedroom upstairs apt. in 3-plex. $550 includes utilities. ALL apartments no smoking, pets or partying. References. Phone 403-443-5040. 10m23p

Linden – 3 bdrm townhome, 1 1/2 baths, 3 yrs old, 5 appliances, close to parks, $900/mo + utils, $900 SD. Call Christine @ 403-546-2628. o6mc

For Rent - House in Trochu: 4 bdr + 2 bathrooms, attached garage, large yard. No pets or smoking. References required. 1 month Damage Deposit. $1000 + utilities. Available immediately. Phone 780-960-3483. 6f23p

For Rent - 3 bedroom newer Mobile Home in Trochu. 442-4223. n24mc

1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent in Linden and Three Hills. Contact or 403-443-8361. 25j1p

ELNORA - 3 bdr apt available Jan. 1. $725/mo. includes all utilities. Ample parking, yard. Call 403-348-6594. d8mc

Acreage for rent, Carbon area: 3 bdr. bungalow, 1 1/2 baths, double attached garage, 1/4 mile off pavement. Available Feb. 1. Phone 403-820-0549. 2j26p

MORRIN HOTEL~(30 minutes from Three Hills):~Rooms for rent - weekly/monthly~Satellite, microwave, fridge~Phone 403-772-2255~ 4f9p

Available Feb. 1, 2011: Fully furnished one bedroom basement suite, washer and dryer, satellite TV, all utilities included. $550 per month plus DD. No pets, NS. Phone 403-443-5798 or 403-443-1585. 3f2p

For Rent - Trochu: Built 2010, 2 bedroom homes with 5 appliances, single car garage, NS, NP $1100 per month plus utilities and security deposit. Available March 1. Phone 403-443-1450, leave message. 3f2p

2 BR apartment. Clean, friendly building. Free laundry. Available Feb. 1. $600/mo. in Carbon. 20 minutes to Drumheller or Three Hills. 403-572-3480 or 403-201-2390. 3f2p

4 br/1 ba house.  4 appliances. New paint and flooring.  716-8street N.  $750.00 +  403-443-5594 or 403-445-1522. 2f2c

Roommate Wanted in Three Hills, AB. Close to Prairie College. $495.00/month includes rent, heat, water, electric, satellite TV and high speed internet. Please call 403-443-9355. 3f9p

2011 SEED FOR SALE~WHEAT~Glenn - Fusarium resistant~- new for 2011~Unity VB - Midge tolerant~CDC Go - Most common~in Area 2,~Waskada - new, good resistance to FHB~Harvest - very popular, early~BARLEY~Bentley - new 2-row malt~rough awn~Metcalfe - old reliable -~2 row malt - rough awn~CDC Austenson - 2 row feed~available in 2012~Sundre - 6 row smooth awn -~GP variety~OATS~Mustang - feed oats, high yield~PEAS~Thunderbird - new~medium yellow, 2.1 standability~CDC Meadow - proven~early yellow, 2.9 standability~FLAX~CDC sorrel - large seed, 112 day~CDC Bethune - medium seed~111 day~CANOLA~Call for varieties available~We have access to many other varieties not mentioned and will try to source any others for you~King's Seed Farm Ltd.~403-443-0005 Harold~403-443-3333 David~ 30j15c

Round Bale Hauling &~Tub Grinding Service~(Self-loading Bale Truck~& Haybuster Tub Grinder)~Delton Boese 403-546-2166~ a21mc

HAY FOR SALE - First and second cut - no rain. 403-546-2170. 28ap27p

SEED FOR SALE~Cert. Copeland Barley~Cert. Meadow Peas~Phone 403-823-3177~cel. 403-820-0491~Donald Mueller~ 19m4p ~
Small square bales - alfalfa/grass mixed field hay. Cut early with high feed value. Baled and tarped without rain. Call for more info 572-3370. 4f9p

For Sale - Greenfeed and Hay. Big rounds. 403-572-3378. 7m9p

MARY KAY COSMETICS~Has a skin care program for every type of skin. Excellent moisturizers, glamour and body care. Karen Penner 403-443-2370, Consultant over 30 years. mc

DAVIS'S FIREWOOD: Seasoned wood - pine & tamarack. Deliveries available. Ph: 403-546-2521. 18j26p

FIREWOOD - Quality dry bulk or bagged firewood. Spruce & pine, birch, or aspen. Prompt reliable service. Stacking & delivery available. Phone Lance (403) 506-9663. j21mc

FOR SALE - Very sturdy wooden table with 6 chairs, $300.00. Ph 443-5366. 2j26p

Bison/Buffalo meat for sale. Locally raised, lean and tasty. 45 minutes NE of Calgary. Phone 403-899-0057. 4f9p

For Sale - Kenmore 24" kitchen range, white, good condition, $75. Water bottle dispenser, white stand-up floor model, holds 18 litre bottle, $25. 403-443-5681. 2j26p

D'ARCY DRYWALLING~& PAINTING~Interior & exterior painting, drywalling, boarding & taping, stuccoing, parging, texture ceilings. Oscar 443-7599, Three Hills. j15mc

Web Designs Galore - Websites starting at $100. "Custom Design & Reasonable Rates" Graphics, Hosting, URL's. Visit my portfolio Call Cindy 403-442-4365 or e-mail a18mc

HIGH SPEED INTERNET~for town and"Connecting the Community" 24j29p

Acme Daycare Centre ~Curiosity Corner:~Spaces available for children~ages 12 months to 6 years.~Fun, Safe, Educational~AB Government Licenced~and Accredited Daycare Facility.~Government Subsidy Eligible,~Our Before & After School~Program is operating!~(We are in the process of~licensing this program as well).~Spaces are available for~children ages 6 to 12~For more information~please call 403-546-0028~ n17mc

HELP FOR SENIORS~Light housekeeping, meal preparation, respite help for caregivers & personal companions for Continuing Care residents - all available. Reasonable rates with bondable insured staff. Please call HELPING HANDS toll free at 1-888-364-2476. n26mc

FOR HIRE: Skid Steer & HD Grapple Fork~- Digging Bucket, Snow Bucket~- 2T Truck~- 20' 5th W Deck Trailer~- Building demo, concrete removal~Call 403-443-3770. m11mc

Three Hills and District~Chamber of Commerce~RENTAL PROGRAM~White Tablecloths~(rectangular and round)~White Linen Napkins~Wine Glasses~Vases~Mirror Tiles~Glass Beads~Head Table Skirting~Call Marlene 443-5898~ m6mc

PATCH 'N PAINT does interior "make-overs"  drywall repair/ new paint and re-paints/new texture and re-texture. Call Ken Brauen 403-443-0583. o7mc

Are you looking for someone to:~* Paint? * Renovate your home?~* Do exterior work?~* Bathroom Renovation?~Give Rocking A Carpentry a call at 403-443-5265. Or email 3f2p

NILGIRIS~TEA HOUSE~OPEN SATURDAYS 10-10~SUNDAYS, 3-10~Light lunches,~Evening Suppers~& Delectable Desserts~Ph: 403-443-7547~"Sip Back & Relax"~ a16mc

ECLIPSE~hair design~Mondays 10-5:30~Tuesdays 10-12:30~Wednesdays 10-5:30~Thursdays 10-5:30 AND 7-9~Appointments &~walk-ins welcome~Ph 403-443-2729~ d22mc

Alcoholics Anonymous~and Alanon Meetings~Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. at Knox United Church basement, Three Hills. A.A. 403-443-7970, Alanon 403-443-7216. 51d22p

The family of Robert (Bob) Garrett would like to express their sincere and heartfelt thanks to friends and family for their kindness, generosity, and support in our time of loss. We extend a thank you to Dr. Neffgen and the nursing staff at the Drumheller Hospital, as well as a very special thank you to Dr. Olfert who was a great help during Bob's illness. Thanks also to the Courtney-Winters Funeral Home and the members of the Carbon Baptist Church. A special thank you to Rev. Wendy Galloway of the Carbon United Church and Rev. Richard Kauenhofen of the Carbon Baptist Church for providing a beautiful service. We are truly blessed to live in such a wonderful community.~Vera Garrett~Bentley Garrett~Clark and Kelly Garrett~Jessica and Karlee Garrett~ 1j26c

Sincere thanks to Dr. Savage and all the Hospital Staff for their recent kind and loving care. Also, sincere thanks to my family and friends for their prayers and loving concern.~Sincerely~Karen Penner~ 1j26c

Volunteers Needed: Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is looking for volunteers who are familiar with completing basic income tax returns and would be willing to assist low income individuals with this task. Training is provided. For more information, call 403-443-3800. Please RSVP by February 11. 4f9p

WANTED - Savage lever action rifle, 22 Hi-Power 250-3000 or 300 Savage. Call 1-403-501-7165 or 1-403-793-1277. Have valid PAL. 3f9p

Live the Dream of Self-Employment! Local small business loans available. Government subsidized business training program for unemployed individuals. Call Community Futures Wild Rose for more info 1-888-881-9675. s22mc

Feed-Rite is an operating division of Ridley Inc. and its core business is the manufacturing and sale of animal feeds with production facilities based in rural communities and the larger agricultural centers throughout Western Canada.  Our employees enjoy a professional, challenging work environment as well as a comprehensive compensation package. CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT OUR LINDEN, ALBERTA FACILITY~Mill Operator~The duties of this position will include the organizing and coordinating of feed orders, unloading of raw materials, operation of roller mill, pellet mill and batch controller, inspection and testing of product and equipment, and stock inventory control. The position requires shift work and the ability to work safely in an ISOHACCP quality system environment. To be successful in this position the incumbent will be a highly organized team player with good communication skills, have a mechanical aptitude coupled with strong math skills and the ability to prioritize items quickly and accurately.  A 4th-class power engineering license is an asset, as well as an agricultural background.~The Qualifications~The position requires experience in the agri-feed, grain or related industry, welding and mechanical working experience, solid mathematical and mechanical aptitude with ability to comprehend and trouble-shoot mechanical systems and a desire to succeed are key.  A 3rd Class P.E. Certificate is an asset.~If you share our values – safety, teamwork, service, integrity and accountability – and are ready to join a great team, we'd love to hear from you! We are a welcoming, equal opportunity employer and invite applications from all qualified candidates. Please forward your resume in confidence to: Feed-Rite Employment Opportunities, Attn:  Daniel Leronowich, Linden, Alberta, 403-546-4433. Email:  Fax : 403-546-4108. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. o20mc

Our innovative farming operation has available employment opportunities. We are in search of people who have or are willing to obtain any of the following: Class 1, Pesticide Applicators License, Agronomy experience, Mechanical abilities, and large machinery experience. We offer excellent opportunities for motivated people, advancement possibilities, competitive wages and benefit package. Full/part-time or seasonal positions available. Please apply with resume and references to or fax 403-546-3709 or call 403-333-3153. 4j26p

South Central Alberta Agricultural Company requires an Ag Production Manager to join our growing operation. The position will report to the Farm Manager and be responsible for all aspects of a modern grain operation including but not restricted to Agronomics, Grain Marketing and Buying, Logistics, Planning/overseeing day to day activities, responsible for a team of people. This individual must be highly motivated, have excellent communication, organizational, leadership and problem-solving skills. A post-secondary education, or relevant experience would be an asset. Qualified applicants are invited to apply with references. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected will be contacted. Please call (403) 333-3153 for more information, or send resume to or fax to (403) 546-3709. 4j26p

Calgary Herald looking for a reliable carrier in Acme. The Calgary Herald and National Post are: 30-45 min. per day; no collection; approx. $130 to $150 per month; early morning delivery. Please call 403-235-8613 or email 1j26

NEED 2 STRONG MEN and 1 TRUCK. Have various items to go to dump. Will pay $200.00. Call Laurie for more details. 403-443-2747. 2j26p

Experienced Truck Driver looking for part-time local work. Have experience in grain hauling, freight and livestock. Acme, AB. 403-899-0057. 2j26p

Full time bookkeeper with some receptionist duties wanted for the law office of Norman L. Tainsh. Medical benefits available. Apply in confidence to Box 1234, Three Hills, AB T0M 2A0 or email resumes to 2f2c

Carrier Wanted in Three Hills: The Calgary Herald and National Post are looking for a reliable carrier in Three Hills. Approx 2 Hours per day; No collections; Early morning deliveries; Vehicle required; Approx $600 - $700 per month. Please call 403-235-8613 or email 1j26p

1 bedroom suite for rent. Close to downtown and PBI. $550/month including utilities. Equal S/D. Phone 443-7098. 1j26p

Computer Tutoring: one-on-one 45 minute sessions geared towards your needs. Various times available. Must pre-register. $15.00. Friday Feb. 4, 2011. Call KALS for details 403.443.5556. 2f2c

COMPUTER CLASSES 7-9 pm: The Basics - Monday, Feb. 7 for the brand new user $35. My Computer - 2 Mondays Feb. 14 and 28, learn how to personalize your desktop, organize folders, maintain file and various other tasks $60. To pre-register, call KALS 403-443-5556. 2f2c

I'd like to thank everyone for all your prayers and other acts of kindness during my stay in hospitals and since I've been home. A special thanks to my family for all their love and support.~Jean Tainsh~ 1j26c

Help Wanted~(Sales & Service Associate)~Skilled in sales and service, you will be a key player in developing and supporting our agency. You have, or will immediately acquire, a General Insurance License. Some travel may be required. If you have a commitment and drive to succeed and are computer literate, please forward your resume Insurance Group~Three Hills, AB~ j26mc

Sunterra Meats Trochu is now hiring food processing labourers to work in its export oriented pork processing plant. Previous experience in a production line work setting is not required, but would be an asset. The successful candidates will perform a variety of processing and packing tasks in a fast paced environment that is at the same time both safety and quality conscious. Training is provided, with regular evaluations. Job rotation is encouraged, and raises are based on both the skill level and dependability of the worker. This is a physically demanding job, requiring standing in a line position for up to 2 1/2 hours at a time. For the above positions we are offering $13.34/hr to start with a potential top rate of $18.00/hr. Assistance with housing can be arranged for those who may need it. Sunterra Meats Trochu is also looking for a maintenance technician to keep the plant running smoothly. Applicants with an electrical ticket are preferred. The successful applicant for this full-time position will be involved in the day to day maintenance and repair of all aspects of infrastructure at our pork processing plant, including those outside the applicant's area of specialization, and may at times also be called on to install or upgrade equipment. He/she will also need to take turns being on call on a regular rotation with others from the maintenance staff. Wages for this position will be negotiated based on training and experience. If you have questions, contact Andy at 403-442-4202, ext 263. Applications may be submitted on-line at, by email to, by fax to 403-442-2771, or in person at the plant, located at 233 North Rd in Trochu. 2f2c

Pastureland Wanted to Buy or Rent. Prefer for 30 or more cow/calf pairs in Huxley/Elnora/Trochu area but will consider others. Please call Kevin 403-888-5319. 8m16