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Gayle Rondeel standing under her fig tree in her home in Rimbey.  She was nominated for the Outstanding Market Manager of the Year Award from AFMA. The award ceremony was held March 1, 2022. (submitted)

Outstanding market manager sows seeds of gratitude

Gayle Rondeel nominated for outstanding farmers’ market manager of the year

  • Mar 14, 2022
Gayle Rondeel standing under her fig tree in her home in Rimbey.  She was nominated for the Outstanding Market Manager of the Year Award from AFMA. The award ceremony was held March 1, 2022. (submitted)
Michael Jarmoluk showing pictures of early "pancake days" from his book, 'Home, at Last,' told to Dijie Ratzlaff. (Submitted)

Celebrating ‘60 years of pancakes’ in Rimbey

After two years of a pandemic pause, the Rimbey Lions Club is…

  • Mar 10, 2022
Michael Jarmoluk showing pictures of early "pancake days" from his book, 'Home, at Last,' told to Dijie Ratzlaff. (Submitted)
Rimbey Christian School. (Photo submitted)

Last few hours of Rimbey Christian school silent auction

Rimbey residents have a chance to get their hands on some great…

  • Mar 10, 2022
Rimbey Christian School. (Photo submitted)
The Lacombe Cilantro and Chive location handed over a cheque for $883. The money was raised through their school, ice cream sandwich program. The restaurant served up “apple pie à la mode” throughout the month of February, the next ice cream sandwich at their Lacombe location will be the“Mini Egg” ice cream sandwich. (Submitted)

Sandwich success for Bentley school

The Lacombe Cilantro and Chive location handed over a cheque for $883.…

  • Mar 7, 2022
The Lacombe Cilantro and Chive location handed over a cheque for $883. The money was raised through their school, ice cream sandwich program. The restaurant served up “apple pie à la mode” throughout the month of February, the next ice cream sandwich at their Lacombe location will be the“Mini Egg” ice cream sandwich. (Submitted)
Rimbey circa 1920. (Red Deer Archives)

Rimbey reviews history

Rimbey circa 1920. (Red Deer Archives)

  • Mar 6, 2022
Rimbey circa 1920. (Red Deer Archives)
West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run held Feb.26, 2022, raised thousands of dollars for rural Wetaskiwin County Schools. Facebook/ ‘West of the 5th Poker Run’.

Central Alberta poker run raises thousands for rural Wetaskiwin County schools

West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run raised thousands of dollars for four rural area schools

West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run held Feb.26, 2022, raised thousands of dollars for rural Wetaskiwin County Schools. Facebook/ ‘West of the 5th Poker Run’.
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Ponoka district west zones

A Ponoka District West Zone, 4-H Public Speaking event was held at…

  • Mar 1, 2022
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An art fan tours the Perceptions of Promise exhibit at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary on Jan. 10, 2011. The Glenbow Museum is believed to be the first major Canadian museum to offer free admission — permanently — thanks to a multimillion-dollar legacy donation from the family of Calgary businessman and philanthropist, the late JR Shaw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Jewel in Alberta’s cultural crown’: Shaw family donates $35M to Glenbow Museum

Much of the money is to be used to cover general admission costs in perpetuity

An art fan tours the Perceptions of Promise exhibit at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary on Jan. 10, 2011. The Glenbow Museum is believed to be the first major Canadian museum to offer free admission — permanently — thanks to a multimillion-dollar legacy donation from the family of Calgary businessman and philanthropist, the late JR Shaw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The 2021 Coldest Walk raised over $ 3,000. Left to right, Macie, Tenley, Leiah, Carlie, Grace the dog, Mrs. De Bruyn and Mrs. Roseboom. (Submitted)

Rimbey Christian School Coldest Walk in support of Rimbey food bank and F.C.S.S

On Feb.24, Rimbey Christian School will be walking a route around Rimbey…

The 2021 Coldest Walk raised over $ 3,000. Left to right, Macie, Tenley, Leiah, Carlie, Grace the dog, Mrs. De Bruyn and Mrs. Roseboom. (Submitted)
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Coffee on us

Rimbey FCSS board member Rod Schaff with Esso eemployee Denise and Peggy…

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Volunteers Gene and Marj Chopiuk were on hand for the Rimbey Lions Club annual Heart and Stroke Foundation campaign ran Feb. 11 to 12 at Evergreen Coop, Pharmasave Drugs and Guardian Drugs in Rimbey. (Leah Bousfield/RIMBEY REVIEW)

Rimbey Lions Club Heart and Stroke Foundation campaign

Volunteers Gene and Marj Chopiuk were on hand for the Rimbey Lions…

Volunteers Gene and Marj Chopiuk were on hand for the Rimbey Lions Club annual Heart and Stroke Foundation campaign ran Feb. 11 to 12 at Evergreen Coop, Pharmasave Drugs and Guardian Drugs in Rimbey. (Leah Bousfield/RIMBEY REVIEW)
Back row, left to right, Donald Duke, cemetery representative, Joan Dittrick, sick and visiting, Wayne Dittrick, membership, Barbara Pattey service officer, Lance Hannaesson, past president, Carol Hannesson, social, Michael Jarmoluk, hall rental, Shane Kreil, sargent at arms. Front row, left to right, Allen Lewis, secretary, Garreth Jones, president, Christine Fernie, vice president and Lori Lewis, treasurer. (Submitted)

Legion executive committee members 2022

Back row, left to right, Donald Duke, cemetery representative, Joan Dittrick, sick…

  • Feb 15, 2022
Back row, left to right, Donald Duke, cemetery representative, Joan Dittrick, sick and visiting, Wayne Dittrick, membership, Barbara Pattey service officer, Lance Hannaesson, past president, Carol Hannesson, social, Michael Jarmoluk, hall rental, Shane Kreil, sargent at arms. Front row, left to right, Allen Lewis, secretary, Garreth Jones, president, Christine Fernie, vice president and Lori Lewis, treasurer. (Submitted)
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Bentley School Winter Walk

Bentley School students and staff held their Winter Walk and Kick Off…

  • Feb 14, 2022
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Cleaver winners, the first place winner was Kenna Vermette from Bluffton and second place was awarded to Kaity Hofmann from Rimbey. (submitted)

East Ponoka 4-H Beef Club multi-species judging

The Ponoka District held their multi-species judging at the Lantin Ranch just…

  • Feb 14, 2022
Cleaver winners, the first place winner was Kenna Vermette from Bluffton and second place was awarded to Kaity Hofmann from Rimbey. (submitted)
(Christi Albers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)

Rimbey Snow Dayz

It was a full day of activities for residents of Rimbey during…

(Christi Albers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)
Christmas Card winners of the receiving their "Rimbey Bucks" (Leah Bousfield/RIMBEY REVIEW)

Rimbey Christmas Card shopping winners

Congratulations to the Christmas Card winner’s. Bonny Olson, Julie DeAtley, Angie Praud…

  • Feb 4, 2022
Christmas Card winners of the receiving their "Rimbey Bucks" (Leah Bousfield/RIMBEY REVIEW)
A photo from the Liberty Hall Dinner Theatre production of “Million Dollar Meatballs” in 2020. (Photo submitted)

Live theatre returns to Rimbey in March

Tickets for Liberty Hall Dinner Theatre go on sale Feb. 12, 2022.

A photo from the Liberty Hall Dinner Theatre production of “Million Dollar Meatballs” in 2020. (Photo submitted)
The Rimbey FCSS coffee crew at the first Rimbey FCSS community coffee at the Grand Hotel in January, 2022. (Leah Bousfield/RIMBEY REVIEW)

FCSS wants to treat you to coffee

A way to celebrate 40 years with the community of Rimbey

  • Feb 1, 2022
The Rimbey FCSS coffee crew at the first Rimbey FCSS community coffee at the Grand Hotel in January, 2022. (Leah Bousfield/RIMBEY REVIEW)
Rimbey Sleigh, Wagon, and Saddle Club. Submitted/ Cory Glenn

Rimbey Snow Dayz to feature Cutter Parade and local vendor markets

The 2022 Rimbey Snow Dayz on February 5 is set to feature…

Rimbey Sleigh, Wagon, and Saddle Club. Submitted/ Cory Glenn
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Blindman Valley Lions hope to build central Alberta’s Barn Quilt trail

Facebook auction will feature handmade barn quilts

  • Jan 29, 2022
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