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Flags of Remembrance, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake gathers to honour the fallen at annual Flags of Remembrance ceremony

The smaller-than-normal ceremony starts the “season of remembrance” in Sylvan Lake

Flags of Remembrance, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?

How much do you know about schools and education?

In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
Pictured here is Norma Bauer, who facilitates the Adult Day Support Program through the Rimbey FCSS office.                                photo submitted

Zoom meetings continue to help local FCSS clients to connect

There is a wide range of helpful programs run through the Rimbey FCSS office

  • Sep 10, 2020
Pictured here is Norma Bauer, who facilitates the Adult Day Support Program through the Rimbey FCSS office.                                photo submitted
Kuriakos Summer Camp on Sylvan Lake looks to 2021 season

Kuriakos Summer Camp on Sylvan Lake looks to 2021 season

The summer camp plans to host regular events next summer after closing due to the pandemic

Kuriakos Summer Camp on Sylvan Lake looks to 2021 season
On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers

On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)
Members of the Rimbey Lions Club pose for a photo on Aug. 21, during their food drive. File Photo

Rimbey Food Bank helped out with generous community support

The Rimbey Lions Food Bank Drive for food and cash was held Aug. 21st and 22nd at the Co-op

  • Sep 3, 2020
Members of the Rimbey Lions Club pose for a photo on Aug. 21, during their food drive. File Photo
Peter Stone performs Aug. 28 in Rimbey. Image: Facebook
Peter Stone performs Aug. 28 in Rimbey. Image: Facebook
Samson Cree Nation Elder, Roy Louis led the naming ceremony for the Indigenous Spoke of the FRN, Mâmamwipayiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Grand opening of Family Resource Network in Wetaskiwin

Family Resource Network will provide services for Wetaskiwin, Ponoka, Rimbey, and surrounding areas.

Samson Cree Nation Elder, Roy Louis led the naming ceremony for the Indigenous Spoke of the FRN, Mâmamwipayiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Samson Cree Nation Elder, Roy Louis led the naming ceremony for the Indigenous Spoke of the FRN, Mâmamwipayiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Grand opening of Family Resource Network in Wetaskiwin

Family Resource Network will provide services for Wetaskiwin, Ponoka, Rimbey, and surrounding areas.

Samson Cree Nation Elder, Roy Louis led the naming ceremony for the Indigenous Spoke of the FRN, Mâmamwipayiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Black bears are found in every Canadian province and territory except one. Do you know which part of Canada has no black bears? (Jill Hayward photo)

QUIZ: The bare facts about bears

As summer ends, bear sightings will become more common. How much do you know about bears?

Black bears are found in every Canadian province and territory except one. Do you know which part of Canada has no black bears? (Jill Hayward photo)
Photo by Kirsty Lloyd.

Powwow held at Ma-Me-O

Individuals from across Alberta, B.C. and Saskatchewan participated.

Photo by Kirsty Lloyd.
The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)

QUIZ: Exploring the World Wide Web

On Aug. 23, 1991, the World Wide Web was released to the public. How much do you know about the web?

The World Wide Web was released to the public 29 years ago, in August, 1991. Since that time, it has revolutionized life for many. (File photo: Black Press Media)
Two new signs are situated at the entrance to Bentley off of Highway 12. Gardens are set to be built late next month and looking out past the signs and the highway is a sprawling view of the Blindman Valley. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Rimbey Review

Town of Bentley welcomes visitors with new highway signs

The two large signs are placed at the intersection on Hwy 12 to help attract tourists into town

Two new signs are situated at the entrance to Bentley off of Highway 12. Gardens are set to be built late next month and looking out past the signs and the highway is a sprawling view of the Blindman Valley. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Rimbey Review
l-r: Donna Park (Rec and Physio Assistant), Karen MacAulay (Bentley Farmers’ Market Board Chair & HCA at Bentley Care Centre), and Charmaine Westerlund (Bentley Care Centre Manager) pose for a photo with the new iPads and stands recently donated to the Bentley Care Centre from the farmer’s market. Photo Submitted

Bentley Farmer’s Market donates iPads to senior care home

The Farmer’s Market donated two iPads and stands to the Bentley Care Centre

l-r: Donna Park (Rec and Physio Assistant), Karen MacAulay (Bentley Farmers’ Market Board Chair & HCA at Bentley Care Centre), and Charmaine Westerlund (Bentley Care Centre Manager) pose for a photo with the new iPads and stands recently donated to the Bentley Care Centre from the farmer’s market. Photo Submitted
Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

QUIZ: How much do you know about the RCMP?

Canada’s national police force marks its 100th anniversary in 2020

Members of the RCMP attend an incident in Penticton in 2020. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)
In George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, what is the responsibility of the Ministry of Truth? (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)

QUIZ: Do you know the truth?

In what has been described as a post-truth era, how much do you know about truth and lies?

In George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, what is the responsibility of the Ministry of Truth? (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras)
Chris Sadleir, 45, smiles with his dad, Rob, who is a double lung transplant recipient. Sadleir is walking from Calgary to Edmonton to raise money for the Lung Association of Alberta and Northwest Territories. Photo Submitted.

330 km walk for charity going through Bentley

Chris Sadleir, 45, is walking from Calgary to Edmonton to raise money for the Lung Association

Chris Sadleir, 45, smiles with his dad, Rob, who is a double lung transplant recipient. Sadleir is walking from Calgary to Edmonton to raise money for the Lung Association of Alberta and Northwest Territories. Photo Submitted.
Rimbey Farmers Market thriving in spite of pandemic restrictions
Rimbey Farmers Market thriving in spite of pandemic restrictions
File Photo

Sylvan Lake’s Yuletide Festival cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns

A number of concerns stemming from COVID-19 sparked the decision to cancel the holiday festival

File Photo
B.C. Ferries is still providing ferry service between Tsawwassen and Victoria, 60 years later. (File - Black Press Media)

QUIZ: A summer’s day on the water

How much do you know about boats and other watercraft?

B.C. Ferries is still providing ferry service between Tsawwassen and Victoria, 60 years later. (File - Black Press Media)