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  • Free Oats for Saddle Hills County Ratepayers!

    The Peace Region Economic Development Alliance (PREDA)  has partnered up with Prairie Oats Growers Association to raise awareness of the value of oats, distributing over 7,500 bags of oats, courtesy of Save on Foods, to 27 municipalities throughout the Peace Region.

  • Notice of Development Permit Approvals - Deadline: October 3, 2023

    Anyone wishing to lodge an appeal against these developments must do so in writing, stating the reasons for the appeal by October 3, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. A non-refundable fee of $100.00 must accompany the appeal.

  • Alberta Crop Report as of September 5, 2023

    Crop Report, provided by the Government of Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, as of September 5, 2023.

  • Hunting Etiquette in County Campgrounds

    Please note that wild game is not to be hung, cleaned, or disposed of in any Saddle Hills County campgrounds and that firearms and bows and arrows are prohibited in these areas.

  • Road Closure - Range Road 131

    Please note that due to a culvert replacement on Range Road 131, 2 km north of Highway 49, the road in the immediate area will be closed to thru traffic from September 11-17, 2023.

  • Preparing Trees and Shrubs for Winter 2023/24

    For trees and shrubs, winter presents a series of formidable challenges. Harsh conditions, from freezing temperatures to limited sunlight, can take a toll on their health and vitality. In the harsh winter climates of Alberta, trees and shrubs often face various threats that can lead to extensive damage. From the biting cold temperatures and dry air to the winter sun and the relentless forces of wildlife, salt, deep freezes, heavy snow, and ice, the challenges are plentiful. However, by taking a few proactive measures, you can significantly reduce the potential for damage and ensure the survival and vitality of your trees and shrubs.

  • Moisture Updates - September 6, 2023

    Since the last report on August 31, 2023, modest rains fell across much of the western portions of the Central Region, and large parts of the the North East and the North West Regions, with many lands receiving between 5 to 10 mm of rain, just enough to put a temporary pause on harvest activities in these areas. Once again, most of the Southern Region and the eastern portions of the Central Region and parts of the Peace Region remained dry.

  • Bітаємо! Ukranian-Canadian Heritage Day - Sept. 7, 2023

    September 7, 2023, marks Ukranian-Canadian Heritage Day, a day to celebrate the almost 370,000 Albertans who are Ukrainian or of Ukrainian descent. Today, we celebrate the rich Ukranian heritage and contributions of the Ukranian-Canadian community in both Saddle Hills County and the province of Alberta.

  • Campground Closing Dates 2023

    Camping Season isn't over yet; get out and explore Saddle Hills County's amazing camping spots while there is still time!

    Book your site online at

  • FarmCash Fall Applications - Now Open!

    FarmCash is a cash advance program and cash flow management tool offered by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to producers across Western Canada, in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Maintoba. It provides marketing flexibility when selling, low interest savings, risk mitigation during the growing season, and resources for wise investing.

Contact Us

Saddle Hills
Junction of Hwy 49 & Secondary Hwy 725
RR1, Spirit River AB
T0H 3G0
T. 780-864-3760
Fax 780-864-3904
Toll-free 1-888-864-3760

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