As a paid subscription newspaper that utilitizes Canada Post, the threat of a strike calls for action.

For over 100 years, The Capital has arrived in your mailbox with only a few interruptions. Well, maybe not your mailbox but you get my drift.

The looming Canada Post strike has been averted, for now.

In the case of a strike, The Capital will be available for pick-up at the office of Capital Printers Ltd., 411 Main Street, Three Hills, during regular business hours.

Copies of The Capital will al

Read more

And just like that September is upon us. The students are back in school. The geese are flying south and the beautiful fall colors are beginning to paint quite a different picture than summer green or brown, as it was in many areas within Kneehill County.

I’ve always said that the beginning of September is like someone flicking the on switch and rolling out the red carpets in our communities.

The Town of Three Hills is one of those communities that comes alive with its annual Discovery Nig

Read more

Fundraising for the new Three Hills Golf Course Clubhouse is around the halfway mark.

The club will apply for a $275,000 Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) grant. The club has until October 1, 2018 to meet the application deadline.

See their Fundraising Dinner, Auction and Dance ad on page three of this issue. Contact Nicki (Reynolds) Bernier at 403-443-1078 or Norm Campion at 403-412-9923 or go to for more information.

Last week my wife and I packed up an

Read more

It is a proven fact that children learn better when they learn on a level playing field. That means having the proper “Tools For School”.

For many years Kneehill Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) and generous donations from community members, organizations and businesses have helped support the needs of hundreds of young students in the Kneehill area.

The cost of school supplies continues to increase and that can be extremely stressful on the family budget, the parents and

Read more