I realize there are about 52,497 disappointed Conservatives in Battle River - Crowfoot right now but that’s not the first time the east has upset the west. We have to put our confidence in Damien Kurek, our new Member of Parliament. He has big shoes to fill following the retirement of Kevin Sorenson, but Kevin has prepared him well.

Damien is not a newcomer. He is the right man for the job and now he needs our support so that we, in Alberta, will be heard.

Oh sure, we can take a few days t

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Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12 this year and it is an honour and a privilege to present the 2019 Fire Prevention Week Special Issue in this week’s issue of The Capital.

This year’s theme is, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape”.

Plan ahead! If a fire breaks out in your home, you may have only a few minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Everyone needs to know what to do and where to go if there is a fire.

It is important for y

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It’s a little hard to believe there is a Federal Election on in our readership area. A drive through Three Hills indicates that Conservative Party Candidate Damien Kurek has it in the bag. To date, there has been no campaigning by Geordie Nelson of the Green Party or David Michaud of the People’s Party of Canada. At press time there is no Liberal or NDP candidate in the riding of Battle River-Crowfoot.

The Capital will feature all candidate profiles for Battle River-Crowfoot and Bow

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One last stretch and a big yawn and then it’s time to get back to some kind of a routine.

School is back in class and with that comes varied emotions. There are the mothers in tears as their baby sits down for their first day at school, to the youngsters I overhead in our alley this morning being quite vocal about having to go back to school on such a lovely day. I’ll let you use your imagination about the kind of colourful language that was being used.

I couldn’t help but noti

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