Motorcyclists! Do you feel lucky?
Do you feel lucky? Communities along Highway 13 from Wetaskiwin in the west and Provost in the east have banded together to promote Highway 13, with its natural prairie beauty, as a lovely motorcycle touring route. Introducing Lucky Route 13! Ride the winding highways, over and through coulees and river valleys, stretches of land so flat you can see for miles upon miles. Experience the wide gamut of topography that makes the prairies so unique, all while enjoying special deals in partic...
May 23 Regular Council Meeting cancelled
The regularly scheduled Tuesday, May 23, 2017 regular council meeting is cancelled due to an anticipated lack of quorum. The meeting will not be rescheduled, with any matters from the meeting moving forward to the Tuesday, June 13 regular council meeting. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Regarding potholes/Road Quality
Good Morning Everyone, I have been fielding complaints with regards to the potholes and soft spots in our oil top roads and gravel grid roads. 47 Street, Acreage Road, Oak Ridge Lane (Fish Lake Road) & 54Street (Transfer Site Road). The Town has it on their radar to have grader service as soon as Mother Nature allows. Rain, snow and thawing is playing havoc with our roads and making it difficult to get corrections made. I can appreciate your concern as I too travel on these same ...
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...