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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Flags at Half Mast

Flags at Half Mast

Kneehill County’s flags are at half-mast to honour the passing of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Fire Restriction in Effect

Fire Restriction

April 9, 2021: A fire restriction is now in effect for Kneehill County due to continued dry conditions.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Next Council Meeting April 13, 2021.

Council Meeting

The Agenda and Package for Tuesday's Council Meeting are now available for download.
View Council Agenda

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Volunteer Recognition

Nominate a volunteer (1)

Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services and Volunteer Kneehill would like to award those volunteers or volunteer organizations whose achievements have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. Six succe...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Dust Control 2021

Dust Control

Residents can apply now for Calcium Chloride or Spec Crude Dust Control. Application and full payment are required by June 18, 2021.

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Assessment Inspections

Accurate Assessment News Flash

Accurate Assessment, Kneehill County’s contracted Assessment Company, will be conducting residential inspections starting Monday, March 29 through to the week of April 12, 2021, in the following areas: 

  • 31-21-4
  • 31-22-4
  • 31-23-4
  • 31-24-4
  • 31-25-...
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Visit our Assessment page for more information. County News & Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Road Bans: Effective March 15, 2021 at 7 AM

Road Bans

Kneehill County issues Road Bans during spring thaw to protect our roads from damage.

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Office & Shop Remain Closed to the Public

Coronavirus News Flash

Due to the extension of COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Province, the Kneehill County office and shop will remain CLOSED to the public until further notice.

COVID-19 Update... County News & Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Council Notes

Council Notes

A brief summary of Tuesday's Council Meeting.

View March 23, 2021 Council Notes County News & Announcements
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Neighbourhood Notes

Newsletter

Read the latest edition of Kneehill County's quarterly ratepayer newsletter. In this issue: Election Information, Business Spotlights, Clubroot Prevention, Bridge and Road projects, Development Process, Traffic Safety, and more!

Read it here! County News & Announcements
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Agripreneur & Business Spotlight

Agripreneur Spotlight

Kneehill County is proud to highlight the Agripreneurs and Businesses that make our community great. This spotlight features Digger's Greenhouse in Three Hills, opening for the season April 30.

Stop and smell the flowers... County News & Announcements
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Borrowing Bylaw 1833- Loan Guarantee to the Town of Trochu

Borrowing Bylaw

PUBLIC NOTICE

BYLAW 1833- BORROWING GUARANTEE

TO AUTHORIZE THE GUARANTEE OF A LOAN BY THE TOWN OF TROCHU

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of Kneehill County, in the province of Alberta, has given first reading to Borrowing Guarantee Bylaw 1833 which will, upon f...

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View Bylaw 1833 (PDF) County News & Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Book a Campsite Online!

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Reservations are now open for Keiver's Lake, Swalwell Dam, Braconnier Dam, and Torrington Campgrounds. Kneehill County's camping season starts May 21, 2021.

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News Flash

COVID-19

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Office & Shop Remain Closed to the Public

January 22, 2021

Due to the extension of COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Province on January 7, the Kneehill County office and shop will remain CLOSED to the public until further notice.

Kneehill County Council meetings will continue as regularly sch...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Kneehill County's COVID-19 Response

On March 13, the Emergency Coordination Centre (ECC) was activated for Kneehill County. County staff continue to implement measures as advised by the province and Alberta Health Services to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. 

Kneeh...

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COVID-19

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News Flash

Posted on: March 24, 2021

Digger's Greenhouse

Diggers Greenhouse

Kneehill County is proud to highlight the Agripreneurs and Businesses that make our community great.

When you drive into Three Hills from Hwy 21, you cannot miss the 6000 ft2 greenhouse nestled in the beautifully manicured farmstead located between the Sup...

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Shine the spotlight on your business! Kneehill County Business Spotlight
Posted on: February 24, 2021

St. Ann Ranch

St. Ann Ranch

Kneehill County is proud to highlight the Agripreneurs and Businesses that make our community great.

St. Ann Ranch Country Inn located in a sheltered valley near Trochu, Alberta, can be your year-round escape from everyday life.

It was 50 years ago when Lou...

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Shine the spotlight on your business! Kneehill County Business Spotlight
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Benedict Beef Inc.

Benedict Beef Agripreneur Business Spotlight

Kneehill County is proud to highlight the Agripreneurs and businesses that make our community great.

Our first Agripreneur Spotlight features Benedict Beef Inc., of Wimborne, Ab.  Owned and operated by Derek and Lois Benedict and their four daught...

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Shine the spotlight on your business! Kneehill County Business Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: March 9, 2021

Kneehill County Council reduces Council Compensation

News Release

At the March 9, 2021, Council meeting, Council approved Policy 3-1, Council Compensation and Expense Remuneration. 

Council first reviewed and discussed policies relating to Council compensation at the January 26, 2021, Council meeting. A draft po...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Great Plains MDF Selects Kneehill County

News Release

Following the Great Plains MDF presentation to Kneehill County Council on February 9, 2021, the company formally announced their intention to build North America's largest wheat straw MDF facility in Kneehill County. 

“Kneehill ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Province announces Decision on Oil and Gas Assessment Review

On Monday, October 19, 2020, Minister of Municipal Affairs Tracy Allard announced the Province’s decision regarding the Oil and Gas Assessment review. 

Rather than implementing one of the four original recommendations proposed--any of wh...

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PDF Version Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Fire Engines Delivered to Communities through Collaboration

News Release

On September 28, 2020, Kneehill County region's fire services were further enhanced with the delivery of four brand new fire trucks to the fire halls in the Town of Trochu, Village of Carbon, Village of Acme, and Hamlet of Torrington....

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Kneehill County Lobbies Province against Oil & Gas Assessment Changes

August 4, 2020

News Release

Kneehill County Lobbies Province against Oil and Gas Assessment Changes 

On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, representatives from Kneehill County and Wheatland County met with Nathan Cooper, MLA for Olds/Didsbury/Three Hills, to ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Oil and Gas Assessment Changes

July 28, 2020

News Release

Oil and Gas Assessment Changes

"Overall, there seem to be few benefits to this decision that would outweigh the detrimental impacts that the County and our residents would face as a result. The main result would be a ...

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News Release: Oil and Gas Assessment Changes (PDF) Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Torrington Fire Media Release

Torrington Fire Media Release

At 340am on Tuesday, June 30, a structure fire occurred on 1st Street in Torrington. Three occupants received medical attention, however they were out of the building when fire arrived. 

Torrington Fire and Trochu Fire...

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Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Horseshoe Canyon Improvements

News Release

At the June 23, 2020, Council Meeting, Kneehill County Council directed Administration to move towards the construction of a day-use washroom facility with a café and retail space at Horseshoe Canyon. Prior to construction, Administration will ...

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PDF Version Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Tax Rate Bylaw

News Release

April 29, 2020 News Release

Tax Rate Bylaw

At the April 28, 2020 Council Meeting, Kneehill County Council passed Tax Rate Bylaw 1814. Under the new bylaw, changes to the residential tax burden are modest, non-residential gas producers will see an overall re...

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Kneehill County Media Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Reeve's COVID-19 Video Message

Reeves Message (1)

April 14, 2020

COVID-19 Reeve’s Video Message #1 

Good afternoon. My name is Jerry Wittstock, Reeve of Kneehill County.  Today I would like to talk to you about COVID-19, and what the County is doing to maintain services during t...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 30, 2020

Improving Access to Local Food

Copy of Call for Vendors

Changes to Alberta’s Food Regulation enable Albertans to sell low-risk home-prepared foods from home and at special events, increasing access to locally prepared food.

Additional Info... Local Foods and Agri-News

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News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2021

Open March 17, 2021: Rge Rd 24-5

March 17, 2021: Rge Rd 24-5, between Twp Rd 30-0 and Hwy 575, is now open.

Rge Rd 24-5

Road Closures

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