To the Editor;
(In reference to an article in Reader's Digest August, 2012 issue)
Polar Expedition
"It is happening now - we MUST do something about it - change the course of destruction that we're on."
by Louise Benedict
It was with a sickening, yet powerless sense of guilt that I read the story called, "Polar Expedition" in the August, 2012 issue of Reader's Digest. We are turning the habitat of this magnificent creature (the polar bear) into "nothingness" - just open sea, all due to the melti

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To the editor;
Just some clarification about the Trochu Town Council report concerning the red shale added to the paths at the Trochu Arboretum & Gardens.
Readers might assume from the report that the cost of the shale was an expense to the town. This is not so. The Town and the Arboretum Society do try to work together on Arboretum expenses as the article suggests, but the cost of the shale which was close to $1000 was borne by the Society, and the trucking of the eight tonne load was gener

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(The following is a letter to the Hon. D. McQueen, Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Resource Development)
Dear Madam;
I must finally protest against the ongoing interference in the operation of the largely RESCUE  zoo, "GuZoo". Please provide guidelines relevant to the size and intent of the operation, that he can follow and use to provide the safe and healthy environment for these animals that current standards demand. He does not need to be continually worrying about spending the fu

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(The following is in reply to a Letter to the Editor in the Aug. 8 Capital from Frank Martens regarding the new history book, Three Hills - A Town On The Move.)
Hi Frank:
Enjoyed your article in the Letters to the Editor. I am not sure if you know me, however I am the chairperson of the History Book Committee.  We wish to apologize that we have nothing in our book about your family story, but not is all lost. We did advertise over the last three years in the Capital asking for family stories and

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