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  • Childcare Space Grant Expansion to include Private Childcare Providers

    The Government of Alberta has expanded the Space Creation Grant for licensed childcare operators to include private childcare operators, to help make childcare more accessible and meet the needs of Alberta families.

  • Notice of Development Permit Approvals - Deadline: October 31, 2023

    Anyone wishing to lodge an appeal against this development must do so in writing, stating the reasons for the appeal by October 31, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. A non-refundable fee of $100.00 must accompany the appeal.

  • East Woking Rural Waterline Construction Begun

    Crews have begun construction on the rural waterline project in East Woking as of October 4, 2023. The project is estimated to last around three months. During this time, you will experience increased activity in the area. Please drive with caution when passing through construction areas and watch out for equipment and workers.

    We thank you for your patience during this time and apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Alberta Crop Report as of October 3, 2023

    Crop Report, provided by the Government of Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, as of October 3, 2023.

  • Alberta Ag Societies Provincial Grant Opportunity - Now Open!

    Alberta’s government is launching the Agricultural Societies Infrastructure Revitalization Program, a new capital grant that allocates $2.5 million annually to help ag societies update existing facilities.

    These buildings are central hubs in their communities, offering residents and visitors opportunities to gather, build connections and engage with their neighbours. Alberta’s communities need effective, up-to-date facilities to encourage community involvement and growth.

  • Moisture Updates - October 4, 2023

    Since September 14, 2023, most of southern Alberta has finally received much needed rain.  Although amounts have been modest through the central (10-15 mm) and northern portions of the region (5-10 mm), it has still been welcome.

  • Accelerating Agricultural Innovations 2.0 - Open for Applications

    RDAR (Results Driven Agriculture Research) invites eligible applicants to submit Letters of Intent to the Accelerating Agricultural Innovations (AAI) 2.0 Program. Letters of Intent will be accepted on a continual basis.

    RDAR is delivering AAI 2.0 alongside the Alberta Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (AGI).

    The launch of AAI 2.0 marks an ambitious path forward in Alberta. Supporting RDAR’s mandate to target strategic investment in producer-led, results-driven agriculture research, AAI 2.0 program funding will power new projects that increase competitiveness, profitability, productivity, and sustainability in Alberta agriculture.

  • 2023 Leaders of Tomorrow Event

    Students from Bonanza, Savanna, Rycroft, Spirit River Regional Academy, and Ste. Marie Catholic schools visited the Saddle Hills County Administration Complex on Thursday, September 28, 2023, for the County's annual Leaders of Tomorrow event.

  • AFSC offering $300 Grant to Alberta 4H Clubs

    Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) is a proud supporter of 4-H in Alberta through post-secondary scholarships, support for a variety of provincial programs, and their 4-H Alberta Grassroots Fund.

    Through this fund, any new or existing 4-H Alberta sanctioned club can apply for up to $300 to be used to support activities, programs, events or initiatives that fall into the areas of Agriculture/Agri-Food, Education and Outreach, and Community Well-Being. Funds are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are allotted.

  • Complimentary Town & Country News Subscriptions for Residents and Ratepayers

    Residents and ratepayers in Saddle Hills County may notice a new newspaper in their mailbox this week!

    Saddle Hills County has partnered with Town & Country News Grande Prairie to bring you even more local news relevant to you.


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
frontdesk@saddlehills.ab.ca

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