To the Editor;
I put my garbage out on my front boulevard as instructed last Wednesday night. It was bagged and tied.  During the night, some animals must have gotten into it.
Had I disposed of my trash in the back as in the past, it would have been in a garbage bin and much less likely to have been accessed by animals. Even if there were a mess, it would not be out in the open for ALL to see.
Please vote to let us return to back alley pick up and keep our streets clean and as uncluttered as po

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To the Editor;
- and all of Three Hills and area.
I find it very odd that the CNR can pay their CEO $17.3 million in 2009 - but we in Three Hills have to chip our teeth and wreck our vehicles when we cross their three local railway crossings.
These have been a mess for a long time.
This man was the second highest paid CEO in Canada!
Jose Duque

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To the Editor;
To help agencies "with recruitment and retention", the Alberta Government announced $1500 lump-sumpayments to workers in 500 agencies.
Anyone who works in the disability services field can tell you that the major issue in the sector is low staff wages. We have wages so low that it is increasingly difficult to attraction and retain frontline staff. Low wages are also the primary reason student enrolments in disability services programs have plummeted. Who will take a two-year full-

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To the Editor;
Re: A Shocking, Violent and Tragic End
Having moved to the blissful little town of Three Hills just one year ago, I was rather shocked to read about a dog that was kidnapped and had her throat slit. I guess I had been feeling somewhat immune to the larger centre's problems until now.
My sister, who incidentally is recovering from cancer, had earlier in the evening pointed out the article to me and then headed out on foot to visit friends and family. I was rather concerned when she

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