Community

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

Will COVID-19 affect Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic ban?

City of Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic ban still stands amidst coronavirus reusable bag concerns.

Nowco Home Hardware supports Lacombe Food Bank during COVID-19 pandemic

Store creates viral video and toilet paper contest to encourage Food Bank donations

Sylvan Lake support groups cancel in-person meetings

AA and TOPS will continue to offer support online and by phone during outbreak

Sylvan Lake resident says kidney donation changed her life

Lexie Libby received a kidney from her younger sister Emma last summer

Rimbey Mayor says stay safe, but don’t panic during COVID-19 pandemic

The community centre, arena, fitness room, library and some businesses have closed as a precaution

Leslieville welder turns railroad spikes into art

Aaron Knight says he “fell into” the new passion six months ago

Young volunteer enjoys helping out community

Even as a youngster Garreth Jones wanted to be part of the bigger picture

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Thousands of reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

  • Feb 12, 2020

OUR COMMUNITY: New Rimoka CEO leading an already strong team

Ponoka County born and raised Jonathan Weir takes over position

GoFundMe set up for Lacombe family grieving loss of 22-year-old son

$4,650 has been raised so far to support Adam and Wendy Buyar

11-year-old Blackfalds girl starts GoFundMe for Red Deer Hospital

Funds raised from birthday wish to go to NICU unit

QUIZ: Do you know the way to Sesame Street?

The iconic children’s television show first aired 50 years ago

Not looking forward to raking? Here’s why to leave the leaves

Nature Conservancy of Canada has good news for those who hate yard work

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

There’s a lot more to this night of frights than ghosts, pumpkins and candy

Rimbey bus driver places second at international competition

Dodo Freerksen competed for the title in the small bus category on July 20-21 in Austin, Texas

How much do you know about the moon?

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, see how well you know space

The Donkey Days of summer

Local ‘donkey man’ reflects on where it all started

  • Jul 19, 2019