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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Three Hills Library announces summer schedule

Are you staying in Three Hills this summer? Consider stopping by the local library for our summer programing. We have exciting events and challenges for children of all ages. This summer, we encourage you to stretch your imaginations, to create and invent new and wonderful things, and to discover new interests and skills while exploring this incredible world we call home. Most of all, we hope to inspire you to learn and grow and make the world a better place! We have summer programs for ages fr

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Over $28,000 raised at Acme Sportsman’s Dinner

The Acme Alumni Sportman’s Dinner and Silent Auction held Thursday, May 31 in support of safe transportation for the tri-campus students from Acme, Linden and Carbon raised over $28,000, sold 336 tickets to the event, and had over 150 items for silent auction and bucket sales. That is a major success in anyone’s books. This was the 8th Sportsman’s Dinner, a major fundraiser for maintaining two buses. The recent tragedy for Humboldt Saskatchewan “stirred”, said Murr

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