Our best days are yet to come

Saturday, July 22nd, marks an historic turning point for the conservative movement here in Alberta. On that day, an overwhelming majority voted in favour of unifying the right under the United Conservative Party.

These folks voted for more than a political realignment. They voted to restore the conservative coalition in our province for a new generation.

There is no question in my mind that the majority of folks here in Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills support the unity effort. In the months leading u

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Heartland cast and crew comes to Torrington

Heartland, the Series, a family drama that follows sisters Amy and Lou Fleming and grandfather Jack through life on a ranch did a full day of filming in the Hamlet of Torrington on Tuesday, August 1. Scenes revolve around three of the fictional characters out for a drive to utilize that new driver’s license and to see the stuffed gophers of Torrington. This is episode seven (of 18) for Season 11.

“We usually stay within High River for filming,” said the Locations Representativ

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Blue-green Algae (Cyanobacteria) bloom advisory issued for Pine Lake

RED DEER – A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in areas of Pine Lake. Residents living near the shores of this lake, as well as visitors to this lake, are advised to take the following precautions:

· Avoid all contact with blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water as soon as possible.

· Do not swim or wade (or allow your pets to swim or wade) in any areas where blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) is visible.


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Service road paving completed in Three Hills

Paving was completed on Thursday, July 20, concerning the west service road in Three Hills. The job took three days to lay the four inch City “B” mix and will come in under budget. Rubydale Asphalt Works was awarded the contract for the service road that runs parallel to Secondary Highway #583 and the new residential street paving in the Town’s northeast corner. Underground services have been completed at the subdivision while shallow services are still in the design phase. St

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