Dear Editor;

Re: Badlands Motorsports Resort working to finalize plans

As stated on the front page of the Three Hills Capital on February 28, 2018, the southern border of this property does not rest on the boundary of Wheatland County; it rests in Wheatland County and as such is part of the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan.

The reason why there is nothing like this built in either Alberta or Saskatchewan is simply because it is not sustainable due to weather conditions and a small population bas

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Another perspective on a racetrack in the Rosebud River Valley

Dear Editor:

Re: Badlands Motorsports Resort working to finalize plans

You may be interested in another perspective on a racetrack in the Rosebud River Valley.

I am pleased to fill in a few gaps for your readers. A picture of the beautiful Rosebud River Valley and its pair of famous golden eagles would likely be well received.

Most importantly Alberta Environment and Parks have not received a completed application nor vetted this development, let alone approved it. The proposal is for a racetra

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Dear Editor;

Regarding a letter published in The Capital January 17, 2018: I would like to point out that the carbon levy of $1.011 is per Gigajoule of energy produced. It’s a levy on the tonnes of carbon in the form of carbon dioxide produced when one gigajoule of natural gas is burned. The levy is not based on the price of natural gas. In March of 2014 natural gas was $8.22/GJ. Thus the levy at that time would have been 12% of the price of natural gas.

Incidentally, for your information:

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To the Editor;

A long time ago, an oil company approached my parents on their farm four miles west of Three Hills with an offer to lease a few acres for drilling a couple of wells. The site selected was pasture land, well below the well we used for water for ourselves. In those days you could drill down 50 feet and hit pure water, so we weren’t worried about any pollution. Fracking was unheard of. Since the oil wells weren’t going to interfere with the cattle we raised we said, &ldqu

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