Remember to place your old Christmas tree at your front curb. Members of Three HIlls Public Works will be picking up trees on Friday, January 11 and 18. Please do not put your tree in a plastic bag and make sure all lights and decorations are removed.

The trees will be taken to the Three Hills Recreation Park (ball diamonds) in preparation for the Three HIlls Winter Celebration on Saturday, January 19.

If you’re new to town, this is a fun evening of high level fireworks, a huge bonfire alo

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I hope to see you this Friday night taking advantage of the savings and selection as Three Hills businesses offer shopping until 11 pm.

Check the ads in this issue for special offers throughout the evening. Also, see the Moonlight Christmas Market details on page 21 of the Classified section.

The Capital and Traders Furniture are partnering with the Three Hills Area Food Bank in hosting the “Fill The Van - Help The Food Bank” event this Friday night in the TD Canada Trust parking lot

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Before we know it Christmas will be here and what a busy time it is for all of us.

This year The Capital celebrates its 40th year featuring Christmas greetings created by our grades four and five school students.

This has been an amazing journey over the past four decades and I know that this year’s Christmas issue will be very special.

As in the past, the front pages of our first and section sections will be filled with the signatures of individuals and families offering Christmas wishes

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Three words that I never thought would form a sentence, in my lifetime, are “Pot is legal”.

By the time you read this, on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, you can purchase up to 30 grams of marijuana, from a fully licensed cannabis retailer or from the Province of Alberta. Just in case you’re a little rusty on your metric weights, 30 grams is equivalent to 1.06 ounces. In Alberta, you must be at least 18 years of age.

Each Alberta household is also allowed to grow up to four mariju

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