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  • FCC Drive Away Hunger $1M Match Program

    Farm Credit Canada (FCC) is marking 20 years of Drive Away Hunger by announcing that it will match up to $1 million in new donations to food security agencies in Canada.

    Drive Away Hunger has brought the agriculture and food industry together to support food banks and food security programs. Last year, it raised a record 40 million meals and FCC hopes to inspire an even bigger impact this year.

  • Alberta Crop Report as of September 26, 2023

    Crop Report, provided by the Government of Alberta Agriculture and Irrigation, as of September 26, 2023.

  • Women's History Month - October 2023

    October is Women's History Month in Canada, a time to celebrate the women and girls from our past, and our present, who are contributing to a better Canada.

    This year's theme is Through Her Lens: Celebrating the Diversity of Women, emphasizing the importance of recognizing the achievements of women from diverse backgrounds. Let’s continue to honour women who don’t accept the status quo and fight hard to improve the lives of all women.

  • Congratulations to Saddle Hills County Athlete!

    Saddle Hills County’s own Elizabeth Gustafson has been named as part of Team Canada’s Santiago 2023 Shooting Team!

    The Santiago 2023 Pan American Games are a pivotal part of Team Canada’s path to Paris 2024, with the team vying for Olympic quote spots.

    Shooting will take place October 21-27. Good luck Elizabeth and Team Canada!

    For more information on the event and participants, please visit the Olympics website:

  • Drop off your PCBFA Samples at the County Office!

    Drop off your Peace Country Beef & Forage Association (PCBFA) Feed Tests at Saddle Hills County's Ag Services Department!

  • Moisture Updates - September 20, 2023

    In the 14-days since the last report on September 6, 2023, rainfall has been variable across the province with all four regions having areas that received less than 2 mm. In contrast through parts of the Central Region and along the foothills west of Fort Macleod more than 15 mm was recorded. For this time of year, this is enough in the short term to stimulate late season growth of pastures and hay land and perhaps fuel optimism for those planning fall seeded crops.

  • Alberta Grains and Alberta Canola Producers Commission Seeking Board Members

    Both Alberta Grains and the Alberta Canola Producers Commission are seeking board members!

  • Become a Mighty Peace Tourism Business or Society Member

    Saddle Hills County are proud to partner with Mighty Peace Tourism to promote the Peace Region as a destination for travel and investment. They work to showcase the best northwest Alberta has to offer in order to grow the tourism industry in a sustainable manner, attracting visitors to our region, encouraging them to stay longer, and helping them explore.

  • Pleasant View Lodge - Senior Housing Applications Open!

    A reminder to Saddle Hills County residents that applications for the new Senior Housing Facility in Spirit River, are now open!

    The new development will replace the current Pleasantview Lodge and increase capacity to 92 units. 40 units will be lodge places, and 52 units will be designated for supportive living spaces to help seniors as their care needs change.

  • Alberta Ag Societies Day - September 21, 2023

    🚜🌾Happy Alberta Agricultural Societies Day! Our Agricultural Socieities lay at the heart of our community and other rural communities throughout Alberta. Alberta has 291 Ag Societies, more than anywhere else in Canada!

    Thank you to our local societies and volunteers for all that you do to help our community thrive 💚

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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