A tip of the hat to all of my Irish friends out there and I must say I'm green with envy if you are celebrating St. Patrick's Day in an authentic Irish Pub. Did you know that Irish emigrants and their descendants around the world comprise a figure of roughly 70 million people? This is no time to run out of spuds and Guiness, my friends. By the way, the Guiness beef stew at O'Sheas in Drumheller, is one of my favourites.
I had a chat with Kneehill County Deputy Reeve Bob Long the other day. Bob i

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If you were to turn back time one year, you would find yourself in a time of uncertainty concerning health care in our communities. Here we were with an aging population and doctors were moving on. It was a crisis, a crisis felt by numerous rural communities throughout Alberta.
We thanked the doctors who served us well for so many years. We wished them well. We prayed that their practices would be filled but still we lived in uncertainty.
The future of our communities weighed heavily on our Regi

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Three Hills welcomes Immaculata High School Band, of Ottawa, Ontario. The band members and chaperones arrived in Three Hills on Sunday and will perform, with the Three Hills School Band, in concert on Thursday, March 3, 7 pm in the Three Hills School Main Auditorium. This event is free of charge to attend and everyone is invited to experience these two very talented bands. The 28-member Three Hills Band will travel to Ottawa in May to enjoy the hospitality of our Nation's Capital and perform wit

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As the 100th Anniversary of Three Hills quickly approaches, so does the launch of the newest Three Hills History book.
Committee member June Kanderka has been working with our newspaper archives, collecting information on Three Hills businesses. She's done a wonderful job.
The other day I got a call from former Prairie President and friend Paul Maxwell. He asked about Prairie Annexation and the Red Deer River Water System. He was working on his story for the upcoming book. Off to the "morgue" I

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