Community

A crib tournament was held in Fleet on March 14th

PHOTOS: The event was a fundraiser for the Fleet Hall. A dozen teams played, and there were cash prizes for the first four teams

  • Mar 18, 2020

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.

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

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

Sylvan Lake support groups cancel in-person meetings

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

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz

Local business brightens the day of seniors through a gift of flowers

The response from the community was overwhelming, raising over $900 in just a couple of days

  • Mar 18, 2020

QUIZ: Are you feeling unlucky?

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. See how well you know these traditions

Castor Councillor Kevin MacDougall presented a cheque to Library Board Chair Lynn Sabo and Librarian Wendy Bozek

The presentation of the $5,000 grant cheque was made on March 12th

  • Mar 12, 2020

East Central author stopping in Castor for book signing March 14th

T.L. Jenkins will be at The Purple Platypus Bookstore

  • Mar 6, 2020

PHOTOS: The Augustana Choir made a stop at the Paintearth Lodge as part of their 2020 spring tour on March 5th

The 24-member choir is an auditioned choir, and made of students from mainly all over western Canada

  • Mar 6, 2020

Stettler Princess Ball, a magical afternoon to support cystic fibrosis research

All ages event, “phenomenal” for kids

  • Mar 5, 2020

Check out the latest happenings at Theresetta School

Pink Shirt Day was held Feb. 28th

  • Mar 1, 2020

PHOTOS: The Knox United Church Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper was held Feb. 25th

In total, 110 people came out for the event

  • Feb 26, 2020

PHOTO: Paintearth 4H Beef Club public speaking event ran Feb. 10th

The evening event was held at the Castor United Church

  • Feb 12, 2020

Catholic Women’s League celebrates a century at the national level

Eight hand-made quilts were presented for use in the hospital’s palliative care room

  • Feb 12, 2020

PHOTOS: Early Years Fair hosted by Gus Wetter School on Feb. 11th

A variety of booths were set up, helping teach parents and kids about the resources available in the community

  • Feb 12, 2020

Thousands of reasons to support the food bank

Supporting your local food bank couldn’t be easier

  • Feb 12, 2020

There were laughs aplenty in Halkirk Feb. 8th

In the last year the Elks have donated around $12,000 into the communities surrounding Halkirk

  • Feb 10, 2020

PHOTOS: The Pam Dunkle Memorial Bonspiel was held in Castor last month

The Pamela Dunkle Memorial Bonspiel is hosted annually in Castor. Pam was an avid curler, and her brother is Curler Todd Brick

  • Feb 4, 2020