Community

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?

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

Sub-Division Appeal Board upholds all 10 Halkirk 2 Wind Project tower permits

The appellants have 30 days from the filing of the decision to file an appeal

  • Jul 26, 2020

PHOTOS: Four Castor firefighters took part in the Firefighter Stair Climb Challenge, supporting Wellspring Calgary

In total, participants went up and down the stairs of the Castor Beaverdome 50 times raising $2,120

  • Jul 26, 2020

QUIZ: A summer’s day on the water

How much do you know about boats and other watercraft?

QUIZ: In honour of Prince George

The heir to the British throne celebrates his birthday on July 22

COLUMN: Finding a rich personal connection with a nearby community

A bit of exploring by the tiny community of Fenn took me to my grandparents’ early married years

  • Jul 16, 2020

QUIZ: Are you ready for a summer road trip?

How much do you really know about roads, motor vehicles and car culture? Take this quiz to find out.

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

These are the dog days of summer. How much do you know about dogs?

PHOTOS: After a two-year hiatus, the Castor & District Museum is open for business

The hours are Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2 until 4 p.m for the duration of summer

  • Jun 30, 2020

PHOTOS: Castor grads had a celebratory tour through town on the back of a big-rig, followed by a short ceremony June 26th

Castor Mayor Richard Elhard also made a few remarks on behalf of the Town

  • Jun 27, 2020

QUIZ: How much do you know about famous fathers?

In recognition of Father’s Day, take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer reading?

Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz about books, publications and reading

A community update from the Castor FCSS

Castor & District FCSS has also received a couple of grants to provide support to the community through this difficult time

  • Jun 15, 2020

Castor Public Library to reopen in early July

The users of the system’s CloudLibrary ebook platform saw an increase in users in March and April

  • Jun 13, 2020

Ninety-five-year-old Castor resident no stranger to medically necessary isolation

‘The days have not been long for me; still, I’m anxious to get outside.’

  • Jun 10, 2020

Seniors’ Week 2020 looked a little different than in years past

‘The community has been pretty amazing in supporting us.’

  • Jun 8, 2020

QUIZ: A celebration of weddings

How much do you know about wedding traditions and famous marriages?

PHOTOS: The Outdoor Farmer’s Market was held outside the Castor Community hall

The markets run the first Thursday of the month through to December from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Jun 6, 2020

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