Fire Prevention is serious business and The Capital is proud to present our 2016 Fire Prevention Week Special Issue, inserted in this week’s regular issue of The Capital.

It seems coincidental that Fire Prevention Week (October 9-15, 2016) began on Thanksgiving weekend. How thankful we are for the dedicated service of our volunteer firefighters.

Homes, businesses, farmland and all of the men, women and children within Kneehill County are served by 127 volunteer firefighters in six differen

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You could say it was just a matter of time but road deaths resulting from distracted driving are at levels double that of impaired driving.

Texting while operating a motor vehicle has got to be considered public enemy number one if we want to reduce traffic deaths.

Distracted driving has got to be dealt with as a criminal offence. Those who are guilty of the crime should have to do the time.

A simple traffic ticket will not stop the plague. Give offenders a criminal record and jack-up their insu

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The flags at the new Three Hills Town Office fly at half mast in respect of the passing of former Three Hills Mayor Bob Robertson.

Bob spent 15 years on Town Council. He first served as a councilor from 1977 to 1983 and nine years as Mayor from 1989 to 1998. Bob farmed west of Three Hills for 30 years and worked for Parrish and Heimbecker Ltd. and Feed Mill for 27 years, three as superintendent.

I had the privilege of working with Bob, at Parrish and Heimbecker in 1973 and 1974. In 1975 Bob was

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We have one week of official summer left so make sure you make the most of it.

Anderson Park, in Three Hills, is the place to be on Saturday, September 17th.

Kneehill Adult Learning Society and Golden Prairie Parent Link are hosting a free “Fall Family Festival”. The event goes from 11 am to 3 pm and features live music with local artists, storybook corner with the Three Hills Arts Academy and a magic show at 11:30 a.m.

There’s so much to do like balloon animals, magic tricks,

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