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Lacombe FCSS Happy Grams will be delivered to residents in the community who are forced to isolate due to COVID-19. (Image Courtesy: Lacombe FCSS)

Lacombe FCSS ‘Happy Grams’ bring joy to those feeling isolated

Residents are encouraged to drop off words of encouragement to the MCMPL book-drop

Lacombe FCSS Happy Grams will be delivered to residents in the community who are forced to isolate due to COVID-19. (Image Courtesy: Lacombe FCSS)
The Beatles had a profound influence on the music of the 1960s and beyond. The band’s last studio album, Let It Be, was released May 8, 1970. (Stock photo)

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

How much do you know about the iconic band from the 1960s?

The Beatles had a profound influence on the music of the 1960s and beyond. The band’s last studio album, Let It Be, was released May 8, 1970. (Stock photo)
During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses, doctors and other health care professionals have been working long and hard to treat patients. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

How much do you know about doctors, nurses and medicine? Put your knowledge to the test.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses, doctors and other health care professionals have been working long and hard to treat patients. (Black Press file photo)
Photo Courtesy of Rimbey Interclub 4-H Bluffton, Rimbey and Winfield Clubs’ Facebook page.

Annual Rimbey 4-H steer online for the first time

The Interclub Steer Sales features 47 caves raised by 4-H members from Rimbey, Winfield and Bluffton

Photo Courtesy of Rimbey Interclub 4-H Bluffton, Rimbey and Winfield Clubs’ Facebook page.
Blackfalds business supports truckers working through COVID-19 with free burgers

Blackfalds business supports truckers working through COVID-19 with free burgers

Eagle Builders showed appreciation for truckers at Junction 42

Blackfalds business supports truckers working through COVID-19 with free burgers
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QUIZ: Meet the Simpsons

How much do you know about this iconic television family?

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Black Press Media launches network-wide campaign to shine light on uplifting stories durin the COVID-19 pandemic.                                Black Press Media launches network-wide campaign to shine light on uplifting stories durin the COVID-19 pandemic.

We’re In This Together: Black Press Media puts callout for feel-good community stories

We want to tell uplifting stories you’ve seen in your community during the pandemic

Black Press Media launches network-wide campaign to shine light on uplifting stories durin the COVID-19 pandemic.                                Black Press Media launches network-wide campaign to shine light on uplifting stories durin the COVID-19 pandemic.
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QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Easter to the test

Take this 15-question quiz to see how much you know about this holiday

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Photo Courtesy of Kayla Webb

Birthday Parades bring smiles to local children in Rimbey

Kelly McLean says she got the idea for birthday parades from an article in a B.C. newspaper

Photo Courtesy of Kayla Webb
Sylvan Lake man wins STARS Lottery grand prize

Sylvan Lake man wins STARS Lottery grand prize

The grand prize winners were all from Central Alberta, including Sheldon Mudry from Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake man wins STARS Lottery grand prize
Rimbey man wins STARS Lottery grand prize

Rimbey man wins STARS Lottery grand prize

The grand prize winners were all from Central Alberta, including Jeff Collins from Rimbey

Rimbey man wins STARS Lottery grand prize
Hicks sits at the table looking at the laptop while completing his school work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo Submitted.

Sylvan Lake mom says transition to at-home learning going well

Melissa Hicks’ sons, Jackson and Parker, are students at École Our Lady of the Rosary School

Hicks sits at the table looking at the laptop while completing his school work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo Submitted.
A family of “gangsters” pose for a porch portrait. Photo by Deb McNeil Photography

Sylvan Lake photographer captures family life from the front steps

Deb McNeil is taking porch portraits to share the uniqueness of families during COVID-19

A family of “gangsters” pose for a porch portrait. Photo by Deb McNeil Photography
2019 Rimbey Rodeo Royalty. (Photo/Rimbey Rodeo Royalty Facebook.)

Applications to be Rimbey Rodeo Royalty are now open

Rimbey Rodeo Royalty is looking for submissions for Rodeo Queen, Princess and Jr. Miss.

2019 Rimbey Rodeo Royalty. (Photo/Rimbey Rodeo Royalty Facebook.)
Dancer’s Edge has moved to online dance classes during the pandemic. (Photo Submitted)

Dancer’s Edge studio moves to online classes due to COVID-19

Studio looks to bring normalcy to dance students

Dancer’s Edge has moved to online dance classes during the pandemic. (Photo Submitted)
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QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

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

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.

Will COVID-19 affect Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic ban?
Nowco Home Hardware supports Lacombe Food Bank during COVID-19 pandemic

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

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

Nowco Home Hardware supports Lacombe Food Bank during COVID-19 pandemic
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Sylvan Lake support groups cancel in-person meetings

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

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Lexie Libby, left, and her sister Emma Libby pose for a photo before the January surgery date last year. Lexie has suffered from an autoimmune disease which attacks her kidneys for the last 24 years. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake resident says kidney donation changed her life

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

Lexie Libby, left, and her sister Emma Libby pose for a photo before the January surgery date last year. Lexie has suffered from an autoimmune disease which attacks her kidneys for the last 24 years. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News