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Members of staff place the copies of the new book by Prince Harry called “Spare” at a book store in London, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Prince Harry’s memoir “Spare” went on sale in bookstores on Tuesday, providing a varied portrait of the Duke of Sussex and the royal family. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

QUIZ: How well do you know the royals?

Prince Harry’s book, Spare, has been attracting plenty of attention

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Remembering Treena Mielke

It was with sadness that I heard the news of Treena Mielke’s…

A man pauses while digging out snow from under a car stuck on a street in the aftermath of a snowstorm, in Vancouver, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

QUIZ: Are you ready for winter weather?

Winter begins later this month, but is already on the ground in many parts of the country

Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about toys and games?

This is the season when new games and toys capture the attention of young and old alike

Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)
Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about world cup soccer?

Soccer is enjoyed around the world and is played by people of all ages

Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Members of the community can enjoy shopping locally at the Rimbey Twilight Holiday Shop Night. (Photos by Leah Bousfield/Rimbey Review)

Twilight Holiday Shop Night good for local businesses

Business owners love seeing everyone out and about

  • Nov 18, 2022
Members of the community can enjoy shopping locally at the Rimbey Twilight Holiday Shop Night. (Photos by Leah Bousfield/Rimbey Review)
Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

Oct 31 is a time for candy, costumes and scary movies

Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)
Wolf Creek Public Schools route Ponoka 6 September Rider of the Month is Callie Yager, nominated by bus driver Jerry Witvoet. The new program honours the good deeds, attitude and behaviour of students riding a bus in Wolf Creek Public Schools. (Photo submitted)

Wolf Creek Public Schools launches Rider of the Month program

School bus drivers in Wolf Creek Public Schools have a new positive…

Wolf Creek Public Schools route Ponoka 6 September Rider of the Month is Callie Yager, nominated by bus driver Jerry Witvoet. The new program honours the good deeds, attitude and behaviour of students riding a bus in Wolf Creek Public Schools. (Photo submitted)
Ment-To-Matter program participants. (Photo submitted)

Student mentors helping Sylvan Lake’s youth

Ment-To-Matter program back for the 2022/2023 school year

Ment-To-Matter program participants. (Photo submitted)
Sylvan Lake’s Friendsgiving event will showcase a fireworks show at the end of the night. (Photo by Ashli Barrett/Advocate Staff)

Skip the pie and come out to Friendsgiving in Sylvan Lake

If you’re looking for something fun to do this Thanksgiving weekend, grab…

Sylvan Lake’s Friendsgiving event will showcase a fireworks show at the end of the night. (Photo by Ashli Barrett/Advocate Staff)
YEAH aims to build a facility in Sylvan Lake to help area youth. (File photo)

YEAH hosting bottle drive to help youth

Sylvan Lake’s Youth Empowerment Awareness Hub (YEAH) will be hosting a bottle…

YEAH aims to build a facility in Sylvan Lake to help area youth. (File photo)
Homeowner Kevin Dakin shows the first two albums Elvis ever put out, which he found in the house he and his wife, Kjeryn, recently purchased. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lakers uncover box of historical mementos

Sylvan Lake town councillor Kjeryn Dakin and her husband, Kevin, recently purchased…

Homeowner Kevin Dakin shows the first two albums Elvis ever put out, which he found in the house he and his wife, Kjeryn, recently purchased. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Left, a speciality Bulgarian sausage slavered in sauerkraut, right, a beef sausage with requisite ketchup, crowned by a generous serving of fries are among the many summertime food varieties. Ketchup, a popular condiment, has not always been made with tomatoes.. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of summer fun

There are plenty of summertime activites to enjoy during the last weeks of August

Left, a speciality Bulgarian sausage slavered in sauerkraut, right, a beef sausage with requisite ketchup, crowned by a generous serving of fries are among the many summertime food varieties. Ketchup, a popular condiment, has not always been made with tomatoes.. (Black Press file photo)
It’s important to be open and honest with new college students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

Talking to college students about drugs

By Nickolaus Hayes College students in Alberta are well on their journey…

  • Aug 11, 2022
It’s important to be open and honest with new college students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.
Dogs hold a special place in the hearts of many people. July and August are sometimes referred to as the dog days of summer, but those who have dogs will appreciate them every day of the year. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

During the dog days of summer, how much do you know about these majestic animals?

Dogs hold a special place in the hearts of many people. July and August are sometimes referred to as the dog days of summer, but those who have dogs will appreciate them every day of the year. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. British Columbia has the longest free ferry ride in the world. Do you know where this ferry can be found? (Black Press Media)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer driving?

How much do you know about roads and cars in Canada and beyond?

Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. British Columbia has the longest free ferry ride in the world. Do you know where this ferry can be found? (Black Press Media)
(Town of Eckville / Facebook photo)

Eckville continues to celebrate its 100-year anniversary

Residents attended a range of events on June 25

  • Jul 15, 2022
(Town of Eckville / Facebook photo)
Red Deer—Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins and Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre MLA Jason Nixon serving cake during the Canada Day celebration on July 1. Leah Bousfield / Eckville Echo

Eckville celebrates Canada’s 155 th birthday

Eckville celebrated Canada’s 155th birthday with a range of events on July…

Red Deer—Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins and Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre MLA Jason Nixon serving cake during the Canada Day celebration on July 1. Leah Bousfield / Eckville Echo
MLA Devin Dreeshen, Sylvan Lake town council and RCMP officers ready to cut and distribute the Canada Day cake on the afternoon of July 1. 
Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake rejoices Canada’s 155 th birthday

Hundreds of people attended the entire day of celebration

MLA Devin Dreeshen, Sylvan Lake town council and RCMP officers ready to cut and distribute the Canada Day cake on the afternoon of July 1. 
Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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Lacombe’s Big Brothers Big Sisters raise over 50K for youth mentoring support

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lacombe and District raised over $52,800 for…

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