Have you noticed something strange happening in our town lately? Everything seems to be turning shades of pink and thoughts of many people in the community are fixed on pink. I guess it's the challenge that's been handed to the citizens of Trochu. Can we be the pinkest town along the route of the Wild Pink Yonder group raising funds for finding a cure for breast cancer? Since winning the Big Tee in an ATB contest, and then the podium from the 2010 Olympics, everyone is ready for this new challen

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What happened to those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer that as kids, we never thought would end? Now they whiz by as calendars are packed with dates for special events and everyday tasks that have to be managed. It makes one's head spin trying to keep up with family and community affairs.
The Trochu Sr. Drop In Centre keeps busy six days a week as volunteers serve coffee and cookies to those who stop in for a visit, cards or scrabble games. August 10 was the day for celebrating the monthly birt

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Usually one goes to the library to borrow books, but this month is different at the Trochu Library. Thanks to Arts Alive In Kneehill and Librarian Sheri Campbell, quilting by Shirl's Girls is on display for the month of August during library hours. Articles are well displayed from small ones like soft books for young children, to runners for coffee tables and of course, quilts for beds. You'll have to stop in and see for yourself. Perhaps you'll find a book to borrow or use a computer to vote fo

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While folk at Camrose were remembering the Big Valley Jamboree of August 1, 2001 where a vicious wind caused destruction of the stage and the death of a lady near it, people in Trochu were remembering the plow wind that brought havoc to our town. It brought the community together as everyone pitched in to help clear streets and deal with uprooted trees. After a year since the big wind, there are still reminders that day and changes that a few minutes of nature's fury can accomplish. I'm not sure

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