Tools for School program underway

With the approach of the new school year, families are beginning to purchase supplies. Binders, scissors, calculators, and pencils are just a few of the many items needed by students in an effort to promote their academic success. Unfortunately, the price of school supplies can be a dreaded thought when faced with expenses that strain an already tight budget. In an effort to ensure that all children start their year off with the supplies they need, the Kneehill Tools for School program is once

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‘Black Summer’ filming in nearby communities

The communities of Irricana and Beiseker have been playing host to a few zombies as the production of ‘Black Summer’, a Netflix original is filmed in and around Calgary this summer. The warm temperatures and eerie haze of smoke from forest fires lends itself nicely to a Zombie apocalypse. Black Summer’s plot acts as a prequel to the Z Nation series that films mostly in Washington. While Z Nation, now in its fifth season, is considered more campy than most other popular zombie

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Paving and repair

Three Hills Public Works has been busy preparing various roads in town for paving. Pictured is the excavation underway at the intersection of Main Street and Fourth Avenue North. This intersection has recently seen the installation of a new fire hydrant and sidewalk finishing. Paving of this project will begin on Wednesday, August 15, and will receive six inches of pavement. Crews will also be paving on Highway 583, 5th Ave. and in the east end of an Anderson subdivision cul-de-sac. The paving

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29th Annual ‘Ride for STARS’ tops $47,000

The 29th Annual ‘Ride for STARS’ had what could be considered an ideal day for the event, although a brisk breeze came up in the afternoon just before the awards and recognitions were proclaimed.

This is the longest running fundraiser for STARS in Alberta, and many, many volunteers have worked unselfishly over the years to bring it to its present place.

Jill Brodie was on hand again this year with her “dog and ducks” demonstration.

While it is thought of as a single even

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