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SLIDESHOW: Winterfest fun in Sylvan Lake

The Winterfest fun took over the lake over Family Day weekend, Feb. 14-17

Sponsorships for Sylvan Lake Flags of Remembrance now open

Twenty sponsorships have already sold for the ceremony set to take place in September

Recognizing fraud taught in Eckville

The senior-focused session looked at the top eight types of scams on Feb. 13

Thousands of reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

  • Feb 12, 2020

Sylvan Lake hosts hundreds of Highland dancers for competition

The eighth annual Red Deer Region Highland Dancing Association Open Competition was Feb. 8

Sylvan Lake’s Winterfest going to be bigger than before

The annual festival will take place in Sylvan Lake over the Family Day weekend, Feb. 14-17

PHOTOS: Family yoga in Eckville

Yogis took to the mats on Friday for a morning of free family fitness fun

Elementary students vote for Eckville’s flower colours

The Eckville Elementary School students voted for red and white flowers on Jan. 29

Start a smoke-free and vape-free life

Alberta Health Services gives a few tips for those looking to give up their smoking habit

  • Feb 3, 2020

WATCH: Eckville man’s hobby creates wild backyard snow park

Dolan Baxter has been building snow parks ranging of all styles since he was a kid

Death Cafes set to make Eckville debut

The four sessions in February will focus on making the most of your life through discussion and tea

Eckville Fundraising Society receives provincial grant for new playground

Tiphany Eliuk, president of the society, says the playground is set to be built this summer

‘Elder in the Making’ Herr Lecture in Lacombe brings light to Treaty 7

Documentary film/interactive talk highlights relationship between Blackfoot elder, Chinese newcomer

Central Alberta farm home to Himalayan-natives

Shane Juuti at West Gimlet Farms grew from having two yaks to over 450 since 1996

School busses cancelled, schools closed in Eckville

High school remains open for students writing diploma exams

Eckville Ag Society saddles up for another year

The society puts on and organizes the annual parade during rodeo weekend

GoFundMe set up for Lacombe family grieving loss of 22-year-old son

$4,650 has been raised so far to support Adam and Wendy Buyar

Mayor Helen Posti welcomes new decade to Eckville

Mayor Helen Posti is excited to see the 100th Anniversary preparation come together this year

11-year-old Blackfalds girl starts GoFundMe for Red Deer Hospital

Funds raised from birthday wish to go to NICU unit

Eckville Fire Department hit the streets in 4th Annual Toy Drive

Over $5,000 as well as two tables of toys and food were collected for Eckville’s FCSS on Dec. 14