The Countdown to Christmas is on and things are going to get more than a little busy around these parts.
It's Ladies Night at the Linden Cultural Centre on Thursday, Nov. 18. Acme's Christmas Market goes Saturday, Nov. 20 as does St. Paul's UCW Christmas Tea and Bazaar at the Trochu Hall and the Torrington Silver Willows Ham and Turkey Bingo at the Torrington Community Centre. The Three Hills Thrashers Teddy Bear Toss goes Saturday, Nov. 20 at the regular game time of 8p.m. Teddy Bears and other

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Remembrance Day is upon us once again. Please take time to honour those who died for our freedom and also honour those who have served our country and returned to build our cities, towns, villages, farmlands and factories.
War changes history with the tragic loss of each and every life.
War changes history through the mental anguish suffered by those witnessing and experiencing the atrocities of the battlefield and those suffering the loss of loved ones.
War changes everything.
I had the opportu

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I'm happy to report that Halloween was celebrated just the way it was meant to be. Lots of fun, treats, great costumes and no reported trouble. You can't beat that.
Three Hills RCMP increased their presence and I applaud them for their proactive efforts.
Members of the Royal Canadian Legion have kicked off their annual Poppy Campaign. Be sure to wear a Poppy with pride. Remembrance Services are listed on the front page of this week's issue. Please take the time to attend a service in your area.

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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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