Community

‘You can take the kid from the farm, but you can’t take the farm from the kid!’

Former area resident Maxine Berry reflects on growing up years in Endiang region

  • Dec 12, 2019

Donation from the Gus Wetter Christmas Extravaganza was given to the Legion for the Fallen Heroes Project

On Jan. 22nd, the elementary students presented Sandi Jackson of the Legion with a cheque for $1,866

  • Jan 23, 2020

Castor Hospital Therapy Dog Program proves popular

Chaplain Nick Wasylowich has been bringing his two dogs, Buddy and Harley for monthly visits

  • Jan 20, 2020

GoFundMe set up for Lacombe family grieving loss of 22-year-old son

$4,650 has been raised so far to support Adam and Wendy Buyar

Finalists announced in Community Futures East Parkland’s third annual Marketing Plan Challenge

Small to medium sized businesses within the CFEP region were invited to participate

  • Jan 7, 2020

11-year-old Blackfalds girl starts GoFundMe for Red Deer Hospital

Funds raised from birthday wish to go to NICU unit

Annual Christmas recital featured students of Veronica Weber

This year’s event was held Dec. 15th at the Knox United Church

  • Dec 16, 2019

The 2019 edition of the Alliance Castor Christmas Cantata was held Dec. 15th

The group will be performing again on Dec. 17th at Castor’s Paintearth Lodge

  • Dec 16, 2019

Histories of our treasured Christmas traditions

Why we do what we do during the festive season

  • Dec 14, 2019

Lacombe resident to establish scholarship to help kids in Uganda

‘Through the Eyes of the Children’ to help four orphaned children in Africa

Lighting up a Stettler neighbourhood for a terrific cause

Every year, the Maruk family puts up an amazing Christmas lights show

  • Dec 11, 2019

Community events at the Paintearth Lodge highlight the magic of Christmas

In addition to the cookies, there was a craft area for the kids, face painting and Santa Claus visited as well

  • Dec 9, 2019

The final Castor Farmers Market of 2019 took place on Dec. 5th

The Castor Farmers Market will be taking a couple months off before returning in March

  • Dec 6, 2019

Castor Food Bank receives donations from the Halkirk Light-up event on Nov. 28th

In addition to the food, the event raised over $150 for the Food Bank as well

  • Dec 2, 2019

The Rad Dad Saturday event was held at Gus Wetter School on Nov. 30th

The event was put on by the Paintearth Neutral Hills Early Childhood Coalition

  • Dec 1, 2019

Battle River Research Group hosts ‘Healing Farm Families’ evening in Castor

Living in rural Alberta, professional help can be a challenge to access, but not impossible

  • Nov 29, 2019

PHOTOS: Tuesday morning pickleball runs through to Dec. 17th

Sessions are held at the Castor Community Hall

  • Nov 26, 2019

The Castor Golden Circle Christmas Banquet was held the evening of Nov. 26th

There was a turkey supper, and two different music groups played

  • Nov 26, 2019

Generous community support flows in for local student diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

A ‘hair drive’ fundraiser was held recently by the cosmetology class at the school

  • Nov 22, 2019

Mark your calendars for Festival of Lights week-long holiday events

Proceeds go to the Stettler Health Care Centre; outfit new labour and delivery room

  • Nov 19, 2019