Local News

Sylvan Lake woman recounts her experience trekking Mt. Everest

Perle Campbell and her daughter travelled to Nepal in May to hike to base camp on Mt. Everest

Eckville’s Communities in Bloom preparing for another round of judging

The committee asks residents for help with getting the town ready for the judges on Aug. 8

MP Blaine Calkins tables rural crime bill

Bill C-458 was tabled Friday, and proposes to amend the Criminal Code to account for rural residents

Lacombe County 2019 property assessment and tax notices mailed-out

Due date and penalties Do not apply to ratepayers enrolled in the Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP)

Eckville placed under severe thunderstorm warning

Environment Canada sent out the warning the afternoon of June 13

Ron Rarick Appointed Wolf Creek Public Schools Transportation Manager

Rarick is very eager to meet his staff and ensure that there is a comprehensive communication plan

  • Jun 13, 2019

Eckville Town Council gives funding to two community projects

The Eckville Curling Club and the Eckville Fundraising Society will be receiving funds for projects

Sylvan Lake’s Dr. Fred Janke to stand trail for child exploitation

Janke was arrested on June 28, 2018 for attempting to arrange sex with a 5-year-old

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lakers strut against gender based violence

The second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes sashayed from HJ Cody High School to Bethany and back

Walk for Common Ground sheds light on indigenous issues

Edmonton to Calgary walk includes 30 core walkers engaging communities along the way

Eckville Summer Reading Club to explore ‘natural wonders’

The Eckville Municipal library is hosting six weeks of programming for the TD Summer Reading Club

Sylvan Lake RCMP make arrest in Amber Alert

The Amber Alert was issued early morning June 1 and cancelled less than three hours later

World’s Largest Lure unveiled at sneak peek in Lacombe

Public unveiling will take place on June 1st

Wildfire smoke reduces air quality in Eckville

Environment Canada issued a special air quality statement Thursday morning for Central Alberta

Eckville Fundraising Society rolling ahead with playground plans

The group has picked a design for their “dream playground” with help from the students and teachers

Summer temperatures will bounce between warm and cool for Central Alberta

The Weather Network is predicting a battle ground between warm and cool summer conditions

Ellis Bird Farm opens 2019 with book unveil of Charlie, Winnie and the Bluebirds

Site Manager Myrna Pearman documented the history of central Alberta’s natural treasure