Community

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports

In a typical year, there are plenty of summer sporting events and tournaments held across Canada

QUIZ: Crowds and solitude

As COVID-19 restrictions have been relaxed, here’s a quiz about crowded places and isolation

QUIZ: Exploring gardens

How much do you know about gardening and famous gardens?

QUIZ: In honour of mothers

On Mother’s Day, see how much you know about the day and about some famous mothers

PHOTO: Despite the ceremonies being cancelled, Gus Wetter and the Town have found a way to honour the graduating class

The school commissioned the banners to made, and the Town donated the labour to have them put up

  • May 8, 2020

PHOTO: An impromptu parade was held by the parents and children of Theresetta Catholic School

The parade honoured teachers and staff who continue to engage students despite the shift to online learning

  • May 8, 2020

PHOTO: Local school finds a way to honour Castor graduates

Gus Wetter commissioned the banners to be made, and the Town donated the labour to have them put up

  • May 7, 2020

Clive group sewing scrub bags for central Albertan healthcare workers

Morton Historical Multi Culture Centre in Clive is coordinating the effort

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

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

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

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

PHOTO: Birthday boy Aiden Cooke watches as Castor Volunteer Fire Rescue, East Central Ambulance Association and the Coronation RCMP held a parade

The Town of Castor has made arrangments for children having birthdays during lockdown to have a lights and siren drive-by

  • Apr 27, 2020

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

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

PHOTO: Erika Davis has been riding her horse Sebastian to Paintearth Lodge daily at meal times

The goal is help cheer on the residents, who continue to be on lockdown due to the pandemic

  • Apr 25, 2020

PHOTOS: Four alum from the 4-H Busking program in Forestberg stopped by Paintearth Lodge April 24th

The quartet walked on stilts, did some fire breathing, and there was even a unicycle

  • Apr 24, 2020

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

Eagle Builders showed appreciation for truckers at Junction 42

Local Castor resident putting her talents to a good cause

Charging $25 per doll, the money is being donated back to the Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital Auxiliary

  • Apr 20, 2020

QUIZ: Meet the Simpsons

How much do you know about this iconic television family?

A “light-up” was held in Castor to honour the incredible work of health care staff

Town vehicles, members of Castor Volunteer Fire Rescue, East Central Ambulance and the RCMP took part

  • Apr 18, 2020

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

QUIZ: Put your knowledge of Easter to the test

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