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.

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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.

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We’re into the last half of summer 2019 but there is still lots to do for all ages.

KidzTown begins its 6th year with a new format at Anderson Park in Three Hills. It will operate Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. The Grand Finale will be held on Thursday, August 22. KidzTown is open to all ages free of charge. It runs from 6:30 to 8 pm and features music, puppets, drama, face painting, glitter tattoos, balloon animals, giant games, prizes and more. The August 22 Finale will feature bounci

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