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Remembrance Day, rededication attracts large crowd to Bluffton Commemorative Memorial Park

Remembrance Day, rededication attracts large crowd to Bluffton Commemorative Memorial Park

A chilly wind and overcast skies greeted a substantial gathering on Tuesday, Nov. 11 for both Remembrance Day services and the dedication of a revamped park north of Bluffton.
Remembrance Day 2008

Remembrance Day 2008

Community Savings merges with Servus, Common Wealth Credit Unions

Community Savings merges with Servus, Common Wealth Credit Unions

There hasn’t been a major expansion, in fact, there’s been no construction at all, but virtually overnight the Rimbey branch of Community Savings got a whole lot bigger following the announcement on Nov. 1 that they, along with the Servus and Common Wealth Credit Unions have joined forces in what is being called a strategic amalgamation.

Fatal house fire near Buck Creek claims one

On Nov. 3 at approximately 3:40 a.m. the Breton RCMP responded to a house fire on a rural acreage near Buck Creek, Alberta.
Bentley garden receives national recognition as one of Canada’s top 10

Bentley garden receives national recognition as one of Canada’s top 10

A Bentley gardener was recently recognized nationwide after she was selected for her efforts in producing one of the top 10 organic gardens in Canada on the basis of an on-line vote that resulted in more than 5,000 ballots being cast.
Search called off following discovery of two bodies at Gull Lake

Search called off following discovery of two bodies at Gull Lake

The search for two males reported missing last Thursday morning after they failed to return from a fishing trip on Gull Lake has been called off following the discovery Friday morning of two bodies.

Weekend collisions keep RCMP, fire department, ambulance service very busy

A number of incidents on area roads and highways ranging in severity from relatively minor to very major kept members of the local RCMP Detachment along with the fire department and ambulance service very busy over the weekend of Oct. 17 to 19.

CFIA issues pre-Halloween chocolate candy warning

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume, distribute, or sell the Sherwood Brands Pirate’s Gold Milk Chocolate Coins described below. This product is being recalled due to positive test results for melamine conducted by the CFIA.
2008 Challenge aims to change attitudes towards public breastfeeding

2008 Challenge aims to change attitudes towards public breastfeeding

While it has been a critical practice throughout the entire span of mankind’s history, the stigma of controversy over mothers breastfeeding their babies in public has never gone away, but thanks to the events such as the recent 2008 Breastfeeding Challenge held in Rimbey, attitudes are starting to change.
Lesser-known Rimbey library focuses material on social issues and concerns

Lesser-known Rimbey library focuses material on social issues and concerns

In recognition of October being Library Month, many activities were or are being held at the Rimbey Municipal branch, however there is a much-less known library located in the foyer of the Provincial Building that aims at providing information and advice for a variety of social and sociological topics.