Rail Safety Week
The Town Of Hardisty is very reliant on rail; in fact, we wouldn't be where we are today if the rail hadn't come through here more than a century ago. Railways are inherently fraught with many types of danger, both to pedestrians, vehicle operators, wildlife, and train operators and passengers. It is for that reason that Town of Hardisty Council declares April 24 to April 30, 2017, as Rail Safety Week, joining in with other organizations, businesses and municipalities across #Canada in ...
Special Curbside pickup days during Easter
Please be aware that curbside trash pickup during the Easter long weekend will be affected. Hardisty, which normally has trash pickup on Mondays, will see their trash collected on Tuesday, April 18 instead of the 17th as usual.
Deputy mayor of Hardisty, AB is ‘100 per cent behind’ the Keystone XL pipeline
Friday’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline was met with cheers from some and jeers from others. The deputy mayor of Hardisty, Alta., is one of those cheering the approval. Dean Lane said it’s fantastic that it’s moving ahead. “These are relation-building pipelines that should’ve been built, as far as I’m concerned, back in the '70s," Lane said. "Hopefully we’ll see them through and we’ll get the Keystone, and hopefully one going east and one going west to get our landlocked produc...
Police arrest man in Hardisty after investigation
KILLAM – On March 21, 2017 at 3:06 p.m., Wainwright RCMP responded to a break-and-enter to a rural residence near Irma. Numerous property items, firearms and a truck were stolen from the home. Quick follow-up by investigators led to a tip that the stolen truck was in Hardisty. Killam RCMP members located the stolen truck in Hardisty and arrested a man without incident. Though the suspect provided a false name to investigators, his true identity was later confirmed by his fingerprints. A major...
Did you know?
Did you know that, in celebration of Canada's 150th centennial, the Town of Hardisty and the Hardisty Library have partnered to offer FREE library memberships to residents of the Town of Hardisty? Today`s library isn't your grandparents' library - today, libraries are vibrant, active areas with more than just books and reading time with tots. Today, libraries provide residents with access to the Internet, computers, movies and television series on DVDs, books, ebooks, electronic magazines,...
Community officials meet with RCMP
Officials from the towns of Hardisty and Sedgewick, the Village of Amisk, and Flagstaff County met with members of the RCMP on Monday, March 6 to discuss the rural crime rate, perception of crime, and to discuss options for response.
Small Alberta communities ask for help fighting crime
By Scott Stevenson, CBC News Posted: Mar 06, 2017 7:00 AM MT Last Updated: Mar 06, 2017 7:00 AM MT The mayors of two communities in east-central Alberta are asking for help fighting an increase in crime. Amisk Mayor Bill Rock and Hardisty Mayor Anita Miller have approached the RCMP for help fighting crimes they say are making people worry in their communities. They had a meeting with the RCMP on Wednesday and have another meeting scheduled for Monday. The mayors say they're he...