Fire Chief/Deputy Fire Chief appointed to Torrington Fire Department

Brad Buchert, Senior Manager of Transportation, started the March 13 Kneehill County Council meeting with a verbal report on recent snow events. A couple of snow plows were out on County paved roads in the afternoon of Friday, March 2, with three plows and two one-tons and graders on Saturday, and again on Sunday, March 4 with plows and 11 graders, and again on Monday, March 5, Tuesday and right through to Friday, March 9. Wind rows were cleared and hamlets looked after. By utilizing the GPS Sy

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Alberta Ombudsman addresses Trochu Council

Administrator’s Report

Carl Peterson, CAO for the Town of Trochu, informed Council, at their March 12 meeting, that discussion at a recent LGAA (Local Government Administration Association of Alberta) meeting was mostly about changes in policies and required bylaws needing amending. Templates of these bylaws would be forwarded to the Town. Michelle Roh, Alberta Ombudsman, gave an overview of the function of the expanded mandate of the Ombudsman’s office which will include municipali

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Three Hills RCMP - Fatal Collision on Highway 27

Three Hills, Alberta - On March 13 at approximately 8:10 am Three Hills RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Hwy 27 east of Torrington. A semi tanker travelling southbound on Range Road 252 entered onto Hwy 27 and the trailer was struck broadside by a westbound Jeep Patriot. The lone occupant of the Jeep, a 17-year-old male from Olds was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the semi did not suffer any injuries.

An RCMP collision re-constructionist attended and the cause of th

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Students participate in Career Connections program

Career Connections is a leading-edge, community based model of education allowing students to design their own unique futures. Intentionally using this model to craft meaningful career development opportunities is helping to challenge and deepen student understandings of classroom theory. Through our model, student engagement soars and students achieve higher results accordingly. While forging personalized pathways, our students are excited about where their education is taking them. And so are

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