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  • Fire Update - May 9, 2023 - 6 p.m.

    There are no significant changes to report on the Peace River Bank/Cleardale fire, North of Fourth Creek, since our earlier update.

  • Image of Brice Daly and Norm Backer at Farm Safety Day
    Bonanza Farm Safety Day - April 27, 2023

    The Bonanza Ag Society held their annual Farm Safety Day at the Bonanza Hall, on April 27, 2023. The event aims to teach children general farm safety, and provide them with resources and skills they can carry with them throughout life.

  • Fire Update - May 9, 2023 - 12 p.m.

    Crews in the area yesterday report that the Peace River Bank/Cleardale fire, North of Fourth Creek, remains mostly on the North side of the river, in Clear Hills County. There are a few hotspots left in Saddle Hills County, seen in the attached map, but these are not expected to move South through the County. 

  • Fire Update - May 8, 2023 - 6 p.m.

    There are no significant changes to report on the wildfire North of Fourth Creek since this morning's update: May 8, 2023 - 12 p.m.

  • Infographic
    Large Animal Emergency Preparedness

    Many of our residents are farmers and have large animals on their property. Consider putting an Emergency Management Plan in place for you and your animals.

  • Livestock Evacuation Infographic
    Livestock Evacuation Checklist - Be Prepared

    Do you have a Livestock Evacuation Plan? It never hurts to be prepared.

  • Image of Power Lines
    Current ATCO Power Outage - Fourth Creek/Blueberry Mountain

    There is an active ATCO power outage in the North Fourth Creek/Blueberry Mountain area, due to damage from the fire on the North side of the river.

  • Image of Wildfire Smoke
    Fire Update - May 8, 2023 - 12 p.m.

    There are no significant changes to report on the wildfire North of Fourth Creek. It is continuing to spread slowly, mainly on the North side of the river. We are experiencing cooler weather today, which is expected to continue for the next few days.

  • Image of Honey Bee on Flower
    Protecting Pollinators during Pesticide Spraying - Fact Sheet

    Insect pollinators are vital to agricultural production and the environment. Many farmers use pesticides to protect their crops from insect pests, weeds and diseases.

  • Fire Update moved to 12 p.m.

    In order to provide residents with the most up-to-date information we are moving our 10 a.m. update to 12 p.m. (noon), to be able to provide additional information from forestry. 


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Saddle Hills
Junction of Hwy 49 & Secondary Hwy 725
RR1, Spirit River AB
T0H 3G0
T. 780-864-3760
Fax 780-864-3904
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frontdesk@saddlehills.ab.ca

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