And in the blink of an eye, the August long weekend is upon us. Just the phrase, “Long Weekend” seems to turn many into maniacs. Highway speeds increase, traffic injuries, and fatalities increase. It’s bumper to bumper traffic on Friday and Monday afternoon while Saturday and Sunday seem relatively calm.

Many of you remember my ramblings about our years spent at Buffalo Lake. We spent 25 years of our lives as part-time residents of, “The Lake”. I know, I know, it&rs

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It is National Drowning Prevention Week in Canada.

The Lifesaving Society designates the third week in July to focus community attention on the drowning problem and drowning prevention.

When it comes to your children, always remember, if you’re not within arms reach, you’ve gone too far. Always supervise children.

Do not drink and boat. Alcohol consumption is a factor in about 40% of boating-related fatalities.

Always wear a life jacket or an approved personal floatation device (PFD)

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There is an old song by The Beatles called “Come Together”. Matthew Ironside and his band “Old Man Marley” played their rendition at Anderson Park on Saturday, July 7.

As busy as I was, that song got my attention and it really hit home. I smiled from ear to ear.

You see, great things happen when your communities “Come Together”.

On July 1, in Three Hills, we came together for a massive outdoor community church service and 6K Walk for Water. Wow! What a great d

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Congratulations to the Three Hills Street Freaks and the Three Hills Cruise Weekend Committee for yet another outstanding Cruise Weekend event.

Thousands of people roll into our community to take this event in. Many worthy causes benefit each and every year from the dedication of those who make it happen. We owe all of those individuals our sincere thanks. These events don’t just happen.

It’s all about volunteerism. Volunteers are what makes this town tick. I stole that line from for

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