Community

Rare Russian bird sighting sees birdwatchers flock to the B.C. Shuswap

The fieldfare, a member of the thrush family, might have made its way to B.C. from Russia

Eckville Town Council wraps up 2018

The last regular meeting of 2018 was on Dec. 17

PHOTOS: Grade 2’s spread holiday cheer at the Eckville Manor House

The class joined the residents on Dec. 14 for games, song and gift giving.

Yellow Vests protesters take to Red Deer streets

Trudeau government’s immigration and oil industry policies denounced at rally

Eckville Food Bank in “good shape” for the holidays

Heather Allen, FCSS director, says the food bank is in need of everyday items like soup crackers

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Eckville Elementary receives donation for classroom supplies

The Parent Council has donated $400 to each classroom at Eckville Elementary

PHOTOS: Crafting around the Christmas tree in Eckville

Some of Eckville’s youngest residents spent the afternoon making holiday themed crafts on Saturday

Eckville opens outdoor skating season

The Eckville Fire Department started spraying the rinks on Dec. 5.

WATCH: CP Holiday Train rolls into Lacombe

Kelly Prescott performed for hundreds of Central Albertans

Country star teaches Sylvan Lake students bullying prevention and empowerment

Ryan Laird shared personal stories and performed songs at C.P. Blakely Elementary School on Nov. 30.

Casino Night raises money for future playground

The fundraiser was hosted by the Eckville Fundraising Society on Dec. 1

Annual road-side drive a success for Eckville Fire Department

The drive brought in over $6,000 and two tables of toys for Santas Anonymous

Christmas Casino Night fundraiser for Eckville playground

The casino night is on Dec. 1 at the Eckville Community Centre

Eckville residents get in early Christmas shopping at market

The Christmas Market was held on Nov. 24 at the Community Centre

PHOTOS: Holiday spirit overtakes Eckville

The annual tree lighting event took place on Nov. 22

WATCH: Motivational speaker tells Sylvan Lake students nothing should stand in their way

Chris Koch told the students of H.J. Cody, if I can do it, so can you.

Shadow Riders put service before self to action

Another season has started for the Shadow Riders 4-H Club.

Eckville’s season of giving continues with Santas Anonymous

The program provides gifts and food for families who need at Christmas time.