To the Editor;
A small problem with large and deadly consequences threatens the local community and, in reality, Alberta as a whole. The problem is the lack of opportunity for residents of this wonderful country to recycle their spent fluorescent lights. I say this is a small problem because it is easily and affordably rectified as many communities, provinces, and countries have already proven.
In short, fluorescent lighting is an encouraged affordable energy efficient means to provide high qualit

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To the Editor;

At this time, as National Doctor Appreciation Day has just passed (March 30), we would like to publicly echo the gratitude shown our very capable and caring physicians in Kneehill Region. We recall some ‘lean’ years with too few physicians and want to recognize that it is only by collaboration in an ongoing process as a partnership that we have been able to ‘welcome’ new physicians and their families to our area. It is an even greater pleasure when we are a

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To the Editor;

Gossip is a social disease. It isn’t unique to small communities, but this is where its effects are particularly profound, and the communities served by The Capital are certainly no exception.

There is the seemingly-benign gossip about the lives of others that is spread by decent but careless people, and there is also the ill-intentioned gossip that is spread by poisonous people. Both can be equally harmful to individuals, and to the overall health of a community.

I’ve

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Dear Editor;
Last weekend I attended/participated in three events in our regional community; unrelated and yet, each, highlighting the true meaning of community and the ability to offer hope right here among us.
World Day of Prayer has been celebrated in Canada since 1922; committed to human rights and Ecumenism around the world and at home, raising and sharing funds. I was grateful to attend this service and story-sharing at St. Mary’s Lodge on Friday; this year thoughtfully and beautifully

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