To the Editor;

Re: Articles: “Leaving yourself to criticism” (April 19, 2017) and “I have been a conservationist since I was a child” (April 26, 2017).

President Harry S. Truman left us with a famous quote which can be applied to the first letter. “If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen”, and the author would be well advised to think about those words of wisdom especially when he makes comments that leave him open to criticism.

Can anyone e

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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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