Trochu Fire Department Host NFPA 1001 Level 1 And 2 Training Courses

Nineteen students from the Carbon, Acme, Linden, Torrington, Three Hills, and Trochu fire departments are currently taking part in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Level 1 and 2 training courses instructed by the Training Officers from Trochu Fire Department.

On Saturday, January 27th these students participated in the live-burn portion of the training program, which sits at approximately the halfway point of the course, with final exams taking place at the end of April. The

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First Responders for the Kneehill area participated in the Dementia Experience on January 16. The Dementia Experience is an informative presentation on dementia, followed by the opportunity to experience a simulation of some of the cognitive and physical symptoms. Present were members representing the Three Hills and Olds RCMP detachments, Three Hills Victim Services, Carbon Fire and Kneehill County Protective Services.

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Council Approves CUPE Collective Agreement

Mayor Ray Wildeman called the regular meeting of Council for Monday, January 22, 2024, at 5:30 pm.

Council accepted the meeting agenda and the minutes of the January 8, 2024 meeting as presented. All members of Council were present. Greg Towne, Director of Finance, was on vacation.

Management reports began with CAO Ryan Leuzinger reporting that the position of Executive Assistant has been filled.

He dealt with various personnel items, assisted with payroll, participated in executive assistant i

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STARS LOTTERY Returns To Alberta To Support Critical Care, Anywhere

The lottery that goes above and beyond is back with the launch of STARS LOTTERY Alberta. From now until March 21, 2024, people from across the province can buy their tickets for their chance to win thousands of prizes – including one of three grand prize show homes – and be a part of STARS’ mission to provide critical care, anywhere.

“For nearly 40 years, STARS has relied on the support of Albertans to help ensure everyone has access to life-saving care, no matter who th

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