Dear Editor,

Your correspondence the last two weeks has discussed the current virus, ‘this devastating (and very real) pandemic.’ Its virulence can be measured only by statistics in context. Let’s look at them.

In the ten-and-a-half months since the first case was confirmed, we’ve had about 120,000 cases. That sounds like a lot, but is only 3% of our total population (4.3 million).

A little more than 26,000 people died in this province from all causes during 2019. In ten-

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To the Editor,

I just want to give a shout out and kudos about some feel good things that I have observed in the town over the past few months - the little pre-Christmas parade; the skating ice on the soccer field; the snow angels who have cleaned our walks and driveways; and then, there’s the operator of the front end loader, who, while cleaning up the piles of snow in the northeast snow drop-off, carefully maneuvered around the fort that was built in the middle of the lot by the neighbor

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Dear Editor,

I was very impressed with the display of Christmas lights at the Trochu Arboretum last night. They are as good, or even better, than they have been in years past! My compliments to the volunteers who do all the work.

With COVID-19, the visitor’s centre isn’t open, but I urge you to go and enjoy the outdoor display. There is no hot chocolate this year, so bring your own. Gates are open 5:00 to 9:00 pm.

Dave Parrish

Trochu, AB

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Dear Editor,

To All Property Owners in Three Hills

What would you do if someone trespassed on your property without asking permission? What would you do if they did it three times? What would you do if this trespasser left heaps of construction rubble behind? What would you do if this trespasser altered and damaged your property (with huge machines – excavator and skid steer)? What would you do if the RCMP would not help you? What would you do if the trespasser, in response to your inquiry

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