Sun shines on Summer Celebration

Hat’s off to the organizers of the annual Three Hills Summer Celebration.

The 16 Team Slow Pitch Tournament got started Friday evening and ran throughout the weekend with the finals wrapping up on Sunday afternoon.

It ended with the Mud Hens winning the (A) event. The One Hit Wonders won (B) while the Aces picked up the (C) event and The Smokin’ Aces claimed the (D) event.

Volunteers report that 300 pancake breakfasts were served, in front of Three Hills IGA, on Saturday morning. T

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Acme Stampede Breakfast attracts special guests

The Acme Hall Board held their annual Acme Stampede Breakfast on Wednesday morning, July 4 which attracted some special guests. Two gentlemen who happened to be biking by Acme on their way to Drumheller saw the breakfast announcement on Acme’s reader board and decided to partake.

They are part of a group of 20 that are biking from Victoria, B.C., to St. Johns Newfoundland (the Tour du Canada). Ken (Iron) Maiden is from Toronto, Ontario (pictured on the left) and Claude LaPrairie is from

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Trochu Elks #168 Canada Day celebrations wrap-up long weekend

Canada Day in Trochu was a weekend event and showcased its wild and wooly side as over 25 kids participated in the mutton busting event on June 30. The same day, they held a mini pony rodeo, wild pony races, and for the tamer participants there were bouncy castles and face painting. That day ended with an evening dance until 3:00 a.m. for those who could survive that long. On July 1st, it was Gymkhana day with cash prizes. Result will be provided in the next issue of The Capital.

Then came July

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Prairie Christian Academy year in review

As summer break is almost here, it’s time to look back over the year at PCA and celebrate! We enjoy the diversity of students from Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Nigeria, mainland China and Aruba and are excited to have many more coming next year. The grade 8 and 9 classes went to work at Blue Bronna Camp, preparing it for the season. For the first time, we sent a team of grade 10 and 11 students to connect with kids in a First Nations community in the Yukon! For the eleventh year in a

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