Arson suspected in late night barn fire
Acme Fire Department was dispatched to a fire on the east side of their Village Saturday evening, around 11:30 pm. Linden Fire & Rescue was called in for backup, as was Carbon. Carbon was asked to stand down when firefighters realized upon arriving at the scene that an old abandoned barn was already fully involved.
There was no hope to save it, only to control it's spread to nearby fields and a residence, also abandoned. The barn and residence was on Heritage Drive, just across the road fro

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The ground breaking ceremony for the new Kneehill County maintenance shop took place on August 17th. The shop is to be built at the same site as the existing shop, and building will begin immediately. Completion is estimated in late spring of 2011. Pictured above, all members from Kneehill County Council, and the project team, Scott Builders.

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Three Hills Health Centre received a generous donation from Courtney Berg Industries Ltd., of Linden AB., in the form of a new Biliblanket and a new Neonatal Vital Signs Machine.  Pictured are Sandy Courtney and Michelle Shereck, Site Manager.  The equipment will plan an important part in the future care of Kneehill County infants.

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Kneehill County Operations Director, Rob Mayhew advised Council at its Aug. 17 meeting that the structure for a bulk fill station in Trochu is up, the approach is in, and underground tie-ins are complete, as is the cement. "We are just waiting on power and the bulk fill will be ready for use." As for the Selkirk WSA, the reservoir is expected to be complete by the end of August, with only some inside work left. There has been 45 km of distribution line plowed in, and with the spider plow now cau

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