Community

QUIZ: How Irish are you?

Take our St. Patrick’s Day quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

Veteran Profile: Lacombe veteran recounts time in service, Part One

VVOC Founding Executive Director Allan Cameron profiles a veteran in this monthly column

  • Mar 14, 2019

Town of Eckville’s 2019 budget approaching finalization

The Operating and Capital Budget for 2019 is $3.14 million

Sylvan Lake resident shares self-love journey through boudoir photos with ileostomy bag

Lindsay Percy did a boudoir photo shoot with Erika Fetterly to her confidence after cancer

Town of Eckville selling manufactured home in new subdivision

The home is the second to go into Westview subdivision for mobile homes

Pro-pipeline convoy to Ottawa showed unity for oil and gas

The convoy’s organizer, Glen Carritt, grew up in Eckville

PHOTOS: Pink Shirt Day in Eckville

2019 Pink Shirt Day was celebrated on Feb. 27 and is an annual anti-bullying initiative.

Sylvan Lake woman spreads love of reading to Africa

Library Director Caroline Vandriel recently returned from Uganda where she helped build a library

Eckville Town Council approves appointments to library board

Council also is looking to sell a Town owned manufactured home

WATCH: Pet therapy brings calmness to Winter Games athletes

Canada Winter Games in Red Deer continue on until March 2nd

  • Feb 22, 2019

Child advocacy centre raising funds through Dream Home Lottery

The child advocacy centre in Red Deer uses its resources to help kids all over Central Alberta

‘Mitts don’t just warm hands. They warm hearts’: Mitts for Many Program launches

Donate new or lightly used mittens to bin in the Great Hall of the Gary W. Harris Centre

Young Sylvan Laker creates care packs for Victim Services

10-year-old Charlie Casado is creating care packs for children in need at Victim Services

Wolf Creek and Clearview Partnership Applauded at ASBA Zone 4 Meeting

It’s a rural partnership that has shown real academic gains for students.

Veteran Profile: Perley Cameron, D-Day veteran

Veteran Profile is a new feature by Al Cameron, detailing the lives of Canadian soldiers.

  • Feb 8, 2019

Alberta Advantage Party announces candidate for Rocky Mountain House – Sundre

Paula Lamoureux was one of three candidates announced by the Alberta Advantage Party

WATCH: Canada Games Torch Relay lights spark in Lacombe

100s brave blistering cold to support local torchbearers

Eckville Lakeview Parent Link Centre holds Mental Wellness workshop

The workshop on Jan. 24 served as a space for open, honest communication about mental wellness

WATCH: Red Deer is fired up for the 2019 Canada Winter Games

Kicking off Feb. 15th, the two-week event will feature more than 150 events in 19 sports

  • Feb 1, 2019