Trochu Swimming Pool project receives $75,000 grant

Administrator’s Report

Carl Peterson, CAO, had nothing new to add regarding a potential mutual aid agreement with Elnora for a Backup Water Operator at the Trochu Town Council meeting Jan. 8. “No work has been started as yet.” Trochu Playschool has reviewed and signed an agreement for upstairs space at the arena. Carl is awaiting estimates for an additional bore hole and groundwater testing that should be completed regarding the Lagoon Expansion. Documents have been signed and

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Ryan and Adina (Dr. McBain) McIntosh are the proud parents of the Three Hills New Year’s baby. Carl Mason arrived at 8:26 pm on January 2, 2018. He weighed in at 10 pounds 3 ounces. He is baby brother to “big sister” Myla.

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Unusual daytime robbery at Sandstone IDA

A very unusual robbery took place at Three Hills Sandstone IDA Pharmacy on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Apparently a female, in her mid- 20’s entered the store at 5:15 pm, according to surveillance video. A male also in his mid-20’s entered the store at 5:16 pm. and the two individuals spent the next half hour filling their individual hand baskets with items. They did not make contact with each other while they were in the store. The male even spoke with staff and commented on how nice

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Tim and Theresa Shearlaw, left, owners of Capital Printers Ltd, present Three Hills Area Food Bank Chairman, Paul Van Doren, with $1,874.00. The funds were collected from readers of The Capital who signed the covers of the 2017 Christmas Issue. Every cent, donated to The Capital’s Community Christmas Card program is turned over to the Food Bank to help less fortunate families.

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