Last week, the Town of Trochu officially became "The Pinkest Little Town in the West". The event was a light-hearted competition between communities selected to host stops concerning the Wild Pink Yonder Ride to Fight Breast Cancer. There's nothing light-hearted about Breast Cancer itself, but folks along the way did all they could to pink things up in order to "Wow" the travelling Judges.
I was chatting with Trochu CAO Maureen Malaka and she pointed out that the host communities in Kneehill Cou

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It's exciting to see municipal elections come but it's nice to see them go so we can all get to work.
Congratulations to all candidates who were successful in their campaigns. My sincere gratitude goes out to all candidates, win or lose, for giving of themselves in an effort to provide leadership in their municipality. You should all be very proud.
Three Hills Council, and others, will be sworn in on Monday, October 25. Organizational meetings will follow. Perhaps you will be asked to serve your

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The end of another three-year term of municipal government has come to an end.
Congratulations to all those who served their communities, not just as Councillors but as members of the numerous committees struck to keep our Towns, Villages and Hamlets alive and well.
In an age of regionalization of goods and services, it has become increasingly difficult for all of us to compete with the major centres. We need to work together as citizens who love where they live.
Now is the time to become a comm

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This week's issue of The Capital contains candidate profiles for Election 2010 in the Towns of Three Hills and Trochu as well as the Villages of Acme and Linden. Kneehill County and the Village of Carbon have been acclaimed. Profiles for Golden Hills School Division, applying to the Capital's readership area, will be published in next week's issue.
Inserted in this week's Capital is our 2010 Fire Prevention Special Issue.
We owe a great deal of thanks to each and every Volunteer Firefighter thro

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