The first thing on my Christmas list is to mention how important it is for everyone in our area to enjoy a Merry Christmas with food on the table. Not everyone is in a position to pick up all of the groceries needed for a traditional Christmas feast.

In last week’s issue of The Capital, and on the Digital Edition you will find Christmas Hamper Applications for Three Hills, Acme/Swalwell, Carbon and Linden/Sunnyslope. Trochu residents are asked to call the Town of Trochu office at 403.442.3

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When October comes around each year things really start to fly by. There’s Thanksgiving, then Halloween, then Remembrance Day, and all of a sudden we’re trimming the tree and preparing for Christmas.

Spotting your first decorated Christmas tree, in someone’s front window, is like spotting your first Robin in the spring. I spotted four last night while on my evening walk. And with a flick of a switch outdoor Christmas displays are slowly beginning to appear. You see, some folks

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Halloween is on Monday, October 31 and it should be a busy one.

It’s an exciting time for kids of all ages so there’s lots of hustle and bustle on our community sidewalks, our streets and our front yards.

Make sure your exterior yard lights are on and your yard is well lit. Remove any hazards that folks might trip over and become injured. If your household is not participating in the distribution of treats, please turn off your yard lights and exterior lights.

If a home is dark, plea

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By the time you read this Danielle Smith, of High River, will have been officially sworn in as Alberta’s 19th Premier.

About 85,000 UCP members cast ballots. It took the full six rounds of voting to determine a winner. Ms.Smith won 53.75% of the votes with Travis Toews finishing a close second with 46.23% support.

Unity within the UCP is a key focus on moving forward toward a spring election. Some UCP members are concerned over the new Premiers far-right views on everything from health car

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