KREMA hosts Emergency Management Exercise

On Friday, October 12, 2018, the Kneehill Regional Emergency Management Agency (KREMA) participated in a table-top emergency management exercise at the Acme Community Center. Funded by an Alberta Emergency Management Agency provincial grant awarded to the region, representatives from the municipal offices of Kneehill County, Three Hills, Trochu, Linden, Acme, Carbon, KRFCSS and RCMP took part in the day’s events.

The mock emergency focused on implementing Incident Command System basics to

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Carbon’s Fire Department members held an Open House event on Wednesday evening, October 10 that had about 100 people arrive for chili, hot dogs, and a tour of the facility. All of Carbon Council attended including the Mayor and Administrator. Kneehill County Council had representation from Deputy Reeve King, Clr’s. McGhee, Christie and Penner, and CAO Al Hoggan. It was a come-and-go event but at one moment the hall was filled with over 60 people at the same time.

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Alberta prepared for cannabis legalization

Albertans can be confident the province is ready for legal cannabis following more than 18 months of preparation. After one of the largest public consultations in Alberta’s history, the government has built a legal cannabis system that keeps the drug out of the hands of children and keeps profits away from criminals. The system will also protect Albertans on our roads and in workplaces and public spaces.

The Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission (AGLC) is the agency responsible f

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Coveralls for all

Ken Drake (left), Manger of Operations with Artis Exploration Ltd., presents a $3,500 cheque to Trochu Fire Chief Richard Hoppins. This donation will assist with the purchase of Vehicle Extrication and Wildland firefighting approved coveralls. Every Trochu firefighter will receive a pair of these coveralls. Total cost for the coveralls for all 29 members is approximately $10,000.

Chris Armstrong (right), Ember Resources rep, presents a $3,000 cheque to Trochu Fire Chief Richard Hoppins. This d

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