It seems like a long time ago but last Tuesday’s wind storm was one for the record books.

The Three Hills Municipal Airport is home to Prairie College Aviation. They are equipped to measure official wind speeds. Well folks, that was no breeze. They recorded peak winds of 148 kmph. That’s 80 knots of wind speed. Anything over 65 knots (120.38 kmph) is categorized as hurricane speed, category one. A category two hurricane is rated at wind speeds from 83.95 knots to 95 knots. In miles p

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Congratulations to all of the candidates who were successful in their campaigns during the 2017 Municipal Election. And hats off to all those who let their names stand. Running for Municipal Office is a tremendous undertaking and I have the greatest respect for each and every one of those who came forward.

2017 will be remembered as a true election year. New names, new faces and new ideas will help each community pave the way into the future. Best of luck to everyone in your new term. It doesn&r

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We often talk about putting our community on the map. Well, many of you will agree that Gordon King did just that.

Gordon passed away on October 1, 2017, at the age of 104. He served on numerous committees throughout his years. Some included the Community Centre Board, the Hospital Board, the Golden Hills Lodge, and the list goes on.

Gordon was a proud member of the Three Hills Elks Lodge #190. He was initiated on December 12, 1942. I was proud to attend his 70-year Service Pin Award presentatio

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Monday’s snowstorm was a bit of a shocker but, hey, we’re Albertans, we’re supposed to shrug this kind of weather off. Well, Albertan or not, that was a bit of a rough ride.

And harvest, in Kneehill County, obviously came to a screaming halt. Well, the good news is, harvest is about 90 per cent complete in Kneehill County. Crop yield and quality have been very good and most of the cereals are in the bin. Canola can handle the weather a lot better than cereals so that’s a

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