Drumheller RCMP Intercept And Arrest Copper Theft Suspect

Drumheller, Alta – On Dec. 30, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., an off-duty RCMP officer from Calgary was driving on Highway 573 East of Drumheller when he witnessed a lone male suspect in a gas plant compressor site who appeared to be stealing copper wire. Drumheller RCMP officers were notified and responded to the area; however, before their arrival, the suspect left the scene in a white Nissan pickup truck. Through collaboration with the off-duty officer, officers intercepted and stopped the suspe

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Budget Results In 3.49% Tax Increase

Three Hills Mayor Ray Wildeman opened the regular meeting of Town Council at 5:30 pm on Monday, December 11, 2023. This would be the final regular meeting of the year.

All members of Council and administration were present with the exception of Clr Miriam Kirk who communicated via teleconference.

The meeting agenda was accepted as presented as were the minutes of the special meeting of November 27, 2023, Regular meeting of November 27 and Special Meeting of December 4, 2023.

Management reports

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Three Hills RCMP Respond To 218 Calls To Service In November

Three Hills RCMP responded to 218 calls to service in November 2023. There were three 911 hangups, three abandoned vehicles, one animal call (cattle), five assaults - all victims declined to proceed, eight assists to Canadian/Provincial agencies - Fire/EMS and two breach of peace.

There were nine break and enters to businesses, one cannabis act, one child welfare act, one controlled drugs act, two warrant apprehensions, two criminal harassments - both charged, two drive while disqualified - cha

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Kneehill County Council Approves 2024 Budget

Kneehill County Council held their final meeting of 2023 on December 12th, called to order at 8:31 am by Reeve Kenneth King; Councillor Wade Christie was absent.

Council approved previous meeting minutes as presented, and approved an amended agenda with a few items added.

Council’s first item was 4.1, the Mount Vernon Booster Station Purchase. CAO Mike Haugan gave some backstory, explaining that the County intends to purchase the approximately 20-year-old station from the Town of Three Hi

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