I know it’s not healthy to shake my head like this so early in the New Year but I just cannot help it.
First, the Federal Government urges people to order a free pass to Banff National Park over the Internet. About two million orders have already been received. My concern is this, why did they do that? Entry to National Parks is free in 2017 in recognition of Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation. No pass is required to enter. No tickets are written and placed on vehicles found

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Happy New Year one and all. I hope you enjoyed a Happy and Healthy Holiday season. And I hope you managed to fill your vehicles with 2016 gasoline before the price increase on January 1, 2017.
Let’s see, the province imposes a 4.49 cent per litre increase on January 1. That morning gas goes up from 10 cents to 12 cents per litre. Don’t try to figure that out, you’ll just get upset. I mean, have you ever been able to figure out why gasoline prices are what they are, when they are

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There is a warming trend on its way that will pair nicely with Christmas festivities. Outdoor light displays, like Airdrie’s Festival of Lights, report low spectator counts and even lower donations. We hope many of you have an opportunity to take a drive and enjoy all of the hard work so many people do to add Christmas twinkle to our town’s, villages and cities.
Travel to Trochu to take in the splendor of their Forest of Lights. My wife and I enjoyed a sneak-peak, a few weeks back, an

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Kyle Key - The Magician, will be at the Three Hills Community Centre for “Kid’s Night Out” this Friday, December 9. This traditional pre-Christmas event, is for children 12 years and under along with their parents and/or guardians.
This events major sponsor is Servus Credit Union - Three Hills, along with the numerous co-sponsors who support Children’s activities in our community, listed on page eleven of this week’s issue.
Kid’s Night Out is free of charge and

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