Local News

Alberta RCMP warns property owners of paving contractor scams

Travelling companies offer paving or roof sealing services typically to seniors in rural communities

  • Aug 19, 2019

Local farm participates in sixth annual Alberta Open Farm Day

Five generations have worked the land at Lazy T Farm north of Halkirk

  • Aug 18, 2019

Stettler County and Paradise Shores remain at standstill

No timeline as to when 220 leases can return to Buffalo Lake

  • Aug 16, 2019

Castor/Halkirk Community Van committee fund-raising for new van

Further putting pressure on the community van is the demise of Greyhound in recent years

  • Aug 15, 2019

Bicycle safety front and centre outside the Beaverdome on Aug. 13th

A section of 49th St. was closed for the hour-long session

  • Aug 15, 2019

Heartland Youth Centre home to an array of supportive services

Facility is home to Big Brothers, Big Sisters and the Boys and Girls Club

  • Aug 14, 2019

Castor FCSS and the Castor Library co-sponsored a movie and craft afternoon Aug 14th

Thirteen kids came out to the afternoon which featured lego, crafts, a movie, and ice-cream sundaes

  • Aug 14, 2019

Gord Bamford Foundation raises $464,755 at the 12th annual Charity Golf Classic

Surpasses $4 million total raised for Canadian children’s charities

  • Aug 12, 2019

The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt (GISH) returns to Castor for another year

During the week of GISH, teams take on various challenges from a posted list

  • Aug 11, 2019

Castor Fair featured a parade, a car show, a roast beef supper and a free breakfast

The popular event, a highlight of summer in the region, was held Aug. 9th and 10th

  • Aug 10, 2019

Local man hears the ‘Nevis hum’

Compressor alleged to be making low frequency noise

  • Aug 10, 2019

Lacombe’s Chairs for Charity is back for second year

75 chairs to be auctioned off in hopes of raising $10,000

Lacombe Corn Maze celebrates 20 years in central Alberta

Kraay Family Farms will be celebrating the occasion all season

Proposed Atco CETO project in the county meets resistance in June 18th and July 16th County council meetings

The County has received four letters speaking out against the project

  • Jul 31, 2019

PHOTOS: Extensive damages across the region in wake of July 30th storm

Local woman injured by hail in West Stettler Park during violent afternoon storm

  • Jul 31, 2019

Riders gear up for second annual Donalda Light Horse Show

All abilities welcome for fun event

  • Jul 29, 2019

Exploring the agricultural ‘heart’ of the region via ‘Taste of the Heartland’

Day includes bus tours, a long table dinner and a Main Street dance

  • Jul 27, 2019

Alberta Prairie Railways marks 30 unforgettable in the biz

Tickets purchased this year go to a special ‘luxury’ train ride for 30 guests

  • Jul 26, 2019