County Celebrates Grand Opening of Maintenance Shop

 

Pete McRae, Operations Director for Kneehill County, introduced to Council, at its June 14 meeting, Mike Avramenko - newly hired Road Supervisor - South. Mike worked over 20 years with City of Calgary Public Works and the last three years with Mountain View County. Since his starting date in early May, he noted that the last two hard winters and wet springs have been exposing a variety of weaknesses in the County's infrastructure, and to no one's surprise. it would take time and money to fix

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Mechanical Failure Blamed In Single Vehicle Rollover

Mechanical failure is believed to be the cause of a single vehicle rollover that occurred on Monday, June 20th. Three occupants, including a female passenger, an infant, and a male driver were heading northbound to Trochu on the Highway 21, when their minivan lost control and veered into the east ditch. The driver over-corrected in an effort to bring the van back on the road, and then rolled into the west ditch, where the van landed on it's side. All occupants were treated for minor injuries at

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Kneehill County presented Matt and Tara Sawyer, of Acme, with a congratulatory plaque for their having won the 2011 Provincial title of Outstanding Young Farmers. They were invited to Kneehill County's June 14 regular meeting so Council could offer their personal congratulations and wish them well for the National title, to be held in Brandon, Manitoba, November 2011. Reeve Calhoun and Clr. Wittstock of Division 3 (Acme area) posed for a picture with these Outstanding Young Farmers.

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Acme Students Win ATB Young Artist Competition

 

Jihoo Kim and Benjamin Wolstenholme-Schmidt are Grade 4 students of Acme School, whose artwork was chosen from hundreds of entries across all corners of Alberta in the inaugural ATB Financial Young Artist Competition, that had ATB Financial teaming up with the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton.
The contest was open to all Grade 4 students who were asked to submit a piece of art that, in conjunction with their social studies curriculum, told an Alberta story. Mr. Kim's colorful crayon drawing

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