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Citizens of Rimbey are showcasing their gardens during the Rimbey and Area Garden Tour

The Rimbey and Area Garden Tour creator Lorrain Morris is excited for the second year of this event

Candlelight vigil for healing, June 30, 2021. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake community healing together through candlelight vigil

The Town of Sylvan Lake helped to organize and facilitate a “vigil for healing” on June 30

Jodee Prouse and her son sold masks to support Canadian Mental Health Association. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake Mother and son duo sell masks to raise money for the Canadian Mental Heath Association

Jodee Prouse and her son chose to support mental health in honour of her brother

  • Jul 5, 2021
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The Bentley School Grad Class of 2021. (Photo by Lifetouch Canada Inc.)

Bentley School’s Valedictorian Address

Vraj Patel was named the valedictorian for the Class of 2021

  • Jun 30, 2021
The Bentley School Grad Class of 2021. (Photo by Lifetouch Canada Inc.)
The Bentley School Grad Class of 2021. (Photo by Lifetouch Canada Inc.)

Bentley celebrates its graduates

The graduating students of Bentley school recieved their diplomas on June 26

The Bentley School Grad Class of 2021. (Photo by Lifetouch Canada Inc.)
BGC Williams Lake staff includes youth outreach worker Dylan McGuire (back from left), youth engagement worker with NOOPA Jo O’Connor, youth engagement worker Mycaela Ryckman, independent living co-ordinator Derek Godin (front from left), manager of club operations Krista Harvey and harm reduction co-ordinator Laurel White. The group is welcoming the organization’s, formerly Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake and District’s, new name, BGC Williams Lake. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Boys and Girls Club rebrands to ‘BGC Canada,’ citing push for gender-inclusivity

Club says it already opens its doors to all kids and teens and its name should reflect that

BGC Williams Lake staff includes youth outreach worker Dylan McGuire (back from left), youth engagement worker with NOOPA Jo O’Connor, youth engagement worker Mycaela Ryckman, independent living co-ordinator Derek Godin (front from left), manager of club operations Krista Harvey and harm reduction co-ordinator Laurel White. The group is welcoming the organization’s, formerly Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake and District’s, new name, BGC Williams Lake. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The raised, wooden flower bed for the Steeves House was constructed and donated by Kevin Booth Contracting. (Photo submitted)
The raised, wooden flower bed for the Steeves House was constructed and donated by Kevin Booth Contracting. (Photo submitted)
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Local organizations are bringing some kindness to the community via a great new project

Residents are asked to contribute a ‘kindness rock’ to a project near the Blindman Youth Action Building

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Photo Courtesy of Anam Rural Youth Association

New mobile crisis service helping rural Central Alberta youth

There is a new organization aimed at helping at-risk youth and their families rural Central Alberta

Photo Courtesy of Anam Rural Youth Association
Photo: From Official Rimbey Farmers Market Website

Rimbey Farmers’ Market an essential service and will continue to provide to locals

All outdoors Farmers’ Markets are listed as an essential service by the Government of Alberta

Photo: From Official Rimbey Farmers Market Website
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Rimbey West Country Outreach School postpones graduation

Originally planned for May 28, the double graduation has been moved to the fall

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Winfield 4-H Club. (Photo Submitted)

Winfield & District 4-H Beef Club News

The 4-H Club gives an update on how what the club has been up to this year

  • May 8, 2021
Winfield 4-H Club. (Photo Submitted)
Dirty Birds by Morgan Murray follows the misadventures of Milton Ontario—not to be confused with Milton, Ont.—and his pursuit of fame, fortune, love, and the meaning of life as he moves from his parents’ basement the fictional village of Bellybutton, Sask. to vibrant and bohemian Montreal. (Photo submitted)

Central Alberta author finds success with his first book

Morgan Murray’s debut novel Dirty Birds is nominated for the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour

  • May 5, 2021
Dirty Birds by Morgan Murray follows the misadventures of Milton Ontario—not to be confused with Milton, Ont.—and his pursuit of fame, fortune, love, and the meaning of life as he moves from his parents’ basement the fictional village of Bellybutton, Sask. to vibrant and bohemian Montreal. (Photo submitted)
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PHOTOS: Spring is in the air at the Rimbey Farmers’ Market

Much to check out at the popular community event

  • Apr 15, 2021
Photos by Jennifer Robak
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The Rimbey Food Bank recently received a grant which went to the purchase of a new freezer and shelving

‘Also, our first Cultured Chef was filmed and will be out on social media and our web site’

  • Apr 12, 2021
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Madelyn Boyko poses along with a number of the bath bombs she makes with her mom, Jessica Boyko. Madelyn says she enjoys making the bath bombs with her mom as it is a special time for just the two of them. (Photo Submitted)

5-year-old Sylvan Lake girl selling bath bombs in support of younger brother

Madelyn Boyko is selling bath bombs for CdLS research in honour of her younger brother

Madelyn Boyko poses along with a number of the bath bombs she makes with her mom, Jessica Boyko. Madelyn says she enjoys making the bath bombs with her mom as it is a special time for just the two of them. (Photo Submitted)
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Building on the success of Black Press Media’s niche digital platforms, Today’s Home brings the same wealth of knowledge and local expertise to the search for a home, be it buying, selling, or even just daydreaming about what changes you can make in the future.
Volunteers Norma Bauer and Gladys DuGray take part in a session of Opening Minds Throught Art, which was recently launched by the Rimbey FCSS. 
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‘Opening Minds Through Art’ launched by Rimbey FCSS

The program was founded by Dr. Elizabeth ‘Like’ Lokon and is grounded in person-centered care principles

Volunteers Norma Bauer and Gladys DuGray take part in a session of Opening Minds Throught Art, which was recently launched by the Rimbey FCSS. 
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A barrel racer charges into a racing run at the Rimbey Rodeo in 2019. The Town of Rimbey hopes restrictions will loosen enough to host the annual outdoor rodeo this summer. (File Photo)

Rimbey mayor hopeful for the return of events this summer

Mayor Rick Pankiw says the return of events will help battle COVID fatigue

  • Mar 26, 2021
A barrel racer charges into a racing run at the Rimbey Rodeo in 2019. The Town of Rimbey hopes restrictions will loosen enough to host the annual outdoor rodeo this summer. (File Photo)