Just a reminder that we are going to take a little vacation so there will be no August 23 edition of The Capital. However, we will continue to post updates on our website at threehillscapital.com in the case of emergencies.

One of our first holiday stops will be the Growing Kneehill Country Market at Horseshoe Canyon on Saturday, August 19. The market runs from 10 am to 4 pm featuring local producers and artisans. Yes, there is free fun for the whole family featuring a farm maze and preschool ba

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Considering we’re all sweltering in the heat many thoughts turn to a dip in our lakes, rivers, streams and pools. It sounds mighty inviting but sometimes you can get yourself in trouble in almost any depth of water.

Here are some simple tips to enjoy recreational water safely.

Prior to leaving home, check the air quality, humidity and for any forecasted heat warnings.

There is always a risk of injury when swimming, especially in unmonitored bodies of water. Here are a few ways you can prev

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Congratulations to the nine youth accepted into the first-ever Three Hills RCMP Youth Academy. This was a tremendous opportunity for these young people to get a glimpse of what it takes to become an active and productive member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Hat’s off to Sgt. Jamie Day, his team of officers and administrative staff for making the week-long event such a tremendous success.

If you have never attended the Carbon Legion Soap Box Derby you are missing out. Head to Carbon

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There’s nothing like an outdoor celebration, especially if the weather cooperates. With a deep breath and a sigh of relief, all of the communities within Kneehill County enjoyed fine weather for their parades and events.

Next time you take in any kind of community activity, think about what and who made it happen. It sure didn’t happen by itself.

Lots of time, lots of planning and lots of volunteers are all a big part of what it takes to make things happen in any community. It also t

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