Eckville

Mayor Helen Posti addressing individuals gathered outside Eckville Junior Senior High School for unveiling of the Indigenous artwork. (Janeil Humphrey / Submitted photo)

Town of Eckville unveils artwork outside schools on road to reconciliation

Artist Sherry Richardson depicts mending of broken hearts through the artwork

 

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Eckville Council Candidates

When residents of Eckville head to the polls on Oct. 18, for…

 

Colleen Ebden (Submitted photo)

Eckville mayoral candidates

Candidates were asked about their motivation to run for council and if chosen, what change(s) would they aspire to bring to the community.

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Eckville getting five more solar lights

The lights are going into Co-op parking lot, the dog park and the walking trail

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Eckville GTI fuels playground demolition

The GTI Petroleum donated the equivalent of $50,000 worth of work towards the new playground

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Eckville Rec Board summer day camps starting next week

The day camps will run on a weekly basis in three hour sessions based on age from Monday to Thursday

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Eckville council rejects proposed domestic animal bylaw

Eckville council rejects proposed domestic animal bylaw

The classifying of chickens as “livestock” raised concerns with urban hen owners in town

Eckville council rejects proposed domestic animal bylaw
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CLUCK Canada opposes Eckville’s proposed Domestic Animal Control Bylaw

Founder says an amendment to allow the keeping of penned backyard hens

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Bottle Drive fundraiser planned for new Eckville playground

The Eckville Fundraising Society will be collecting bottles at the Co-op grocery store on May 29

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Eckville’s new playground ready to be built this summer

The Eckville Fundraising Society is looking for a final set of donations for concrete and timbers

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Eckville council proposes Domestic Animal Control Bylaw

If passed the bylaw would restrict ownership or keeping of certain livestock and domestic animals

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Discover Eckville, Alberta

Discover Eckville, Alberta

Explore this picturesque community full of history and outdoor opportunities

  • May 9, 2020
Discover Eckville, Alberta
Leslieville: A tiny hamlet with a beautiful stream

Leslieville: A tiny hamlet with a beautiful stream

This small community is halfway between Rocky Mountain House and Eckville

Leslieville: A tiny hamlet with a beautiful stream
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Playgrounds in Eckville closed in wake of outbreak

Council discussed COVID-19, as well as other Town priorities, at the regular meeting on March 23

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Employees and children take a seat on the floor of Lakeview Parent Link Centre - Eckville for a fun game of duck-duck-goose at the Thank You Party on Feb. 28. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Parent Link leaving Sylvan Lake and Eckville

An application has been put in for a Family Resource Network for the area

Employees and children take a seat on the floor of Lakeview Parent Link Centre - Eckville for a fun game of duck-duck-goose at the Thank You Party on Feb. 28. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
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Changes made to Eckville’s dry camping policy

There will now be a $10 per night fee to dry camp during events such as the rodeo and jamborees

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Yogis gathered at Peace In A Pod Yoga Studio on Feb. 7 for a session of family yoga. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

PHOTOS: Family yoga in Eckville

Yogis took to the mats on Friday for a morning of free family fitness fun

Yogis gathered at Peace In A Pod Yoga Studio on Feb. 7 for a session of family yoga. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Colleen Ebden (left) and Judy Lorenz with Communities in Bloom talk to the students of Eckville Elementary School on Jan. 29 about selecting the flower’s colour scheme for this year. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Elementary students vote for Eckville’s flower colours

The Eckville Elementary School students voted for red and white flowers on Jan. 29

Colleen Ebden (left) and Judy Lorenz with Communities in Bloom talk to the students of Eckville Elementary School on Jan. 29 about selecting the flower’s colour scheme for this year. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
WATCH: Eckville man’s hobby creates wild backyard snow park

WATCH: Eckville man’s hobby creates wild backyard snow park

Dolan Baxter has been building snow parks ranging of all styles since he was a kid

WATCH: Eckville man’s hobby creates wild backyard snow park