As you all know by now, the Town of Slave Lake, Alberta was devastated by fire as wildfires burning southeast of the community were pushed into Town at about 7 pm on Sunday evening. All 7,031 residents were evacuated. About 40 per cent of the town has been destroyed or damaged.
Immediate help is needed as those who lost their homes lost everything.
Three Hills Super 8 is now accepting cash donations, blankets, water bottles, diapers and personal care products to be turned over to the Red Cross.

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Three Hills Farmer's Market is open for business on Tuesday, May 17.
You know, last year I went to the market with camera in hand. I didn't get more than a few feet inside the big curling rink door when I spotted freshly baked Artisan breads. Yum, yum!
I introduced myself to the young man behind the counter. His name is Jonathan Nellermoe. What a talent this young man has.
He dropped into my office the other day and told me he is apprenticing a young lady who has some great ideas about starting

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With Mother's Day set for Sunday, May 8 it's time for this son to give his mom something you cannot buy.
My mom said, "No gifts, absolutely no gifts," but what's a guy to do? I have no choice. I've been singled out by my peers. I have been shamed. I admit to being wrong. I beg for my mother's forgiveness.
You see, my mom suggested that we had more snow this winter than any other, since she arrived on Canada's eastern shores back in 1945. "Pish, posh," I said in my best British accent. What about

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With the Federal Election upon us and the polls opening Monday, May 2, there are a few things that you should know.
In Three Hills you'll be voting at the Three Hills Community Centre. In Trochu you'll be voting at the Trochu Community Centre. The same applies in Carbon and Acme, with Linden voters heading for the Linden Care and Share. Hours of operation are 7:30 am to 7:30 pm.
To speed up the voting process, bring along your Voter Identification Card. If you don't bring that you will be requir

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