This is the final issue of the Capital for 2020.

We would like to thank everyone for their tremendous support during these extremely uncertain times.

I have to be honest, this has been the strangest year I have ever experienced.

If anything, I have realized, even more, what wonderful communities we live in. Look back at all of the activities we have missed and it has yet to be a full year since COVID-19 slammed the door on our daily lives. What do you mean, nothing ever happens here? What about

Read more

In the spring and summer of 2020 we were fairly confident that COVID-19 would be but a bad memory. Well, we’re waving goodbye to November and Alberta is reporting record numbers of positive cases day after day.

In December of 1985 Midnight Madness was first held in Three Hills. Oh sure, the name and hours of this annual Christmas shopping tradition have since changed to Moonlight Madness with shopping until 10pm, and in some cases, 9pm but it is still a treasured traditional event. Well, n

Read more

Being in the community newspaper business for over 40 years we’ve often said, “Now we’ve seen everything”. Well, let me tell you, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have learned just how wrong we were.

Who would have ever thought that businesses would be closed for four months, coast to coast. Schools were closed, masks became mandatory in many communities. Then there was hockey with no fans in the seats. That just seemed so very wrong. The Calgary Stampede was even canc

Read more

Yes, it can be a little trying getting around Three Hills, these days, but it will be worth the hassle when it’s all done.

We’re told that the end of October should mark the completion of the ongoing road repairs, water line replacement, water and sewer line replacement and the Aquatic Centre exterior project. Give or take a week.

Several willow trees have been planted at the north end of Anderson Park to replace some of the evergreens that died due to conditions too wet for their ow

Read more