Community

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

PHOTOS: Trickster Theatre visits Eckville Elementary School

The week-long residency resulted in a series of holiday-themed skits performed on Dec. 13

Sylvan Lake FCSS recipient of Award of Excellence

Sylvan Lake FCSS was given the Award of Excellence by the FCSS Association of Alberta

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake gives during annual Charity Check Stop

Sylvan Lake Emergency Services participated in the Charity Check Stop over the weekend

Eckville community programs receive funding from Lacombe County

Three community programs in Eckville made the list alongside eight other programs in the county

PHOTOS: Holiday season kicked off in Sylvan Lake

The Spirit of Sylvan Yuletide Festival and Market and Light Up the Lake were held on Nov. 29-30

First annual Spirit Night showcases the spirit of Sylvan Lake

Spirit Night was held Nov. 28 as the kickoff event to the Yuletide Festival

Flags of Remembrance season ends with closing ceremony in Sylvan Lake

On Nov. 23 many gathered in the Alliance Church for the closing ceremony

Eckville library’s silent auction returns for sixth year

The auction will run in house at the Eckville Municipal Library and online until noon on Dec. 6

PHOTOS: Annual Turkey Supper back in Eckville

The Eckville Community Centre was stuffed on Nov. 9 for St. Paul’s Presbyterian’s annual Turkey Supper

PHOTOS: Eckville gathers to honour Remembrance Day

The service was hosted by the Eckville Legion on Nov. 11 at the Eckville Community Centre

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

Not looking forward to raking? Here’s why to leave the leaves

Nature Conservancy of Canada has good news for those who hate yard work

PHOTOS: Eckville students honour Remembrance Day

Students at Eckville Elementary School participated in a Remembrance Day service on Nov. 7