Megan Roth

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Blackfalds continuing its fight for a registries office

The Town of Blackfalds has been fighting for a Registry Service outlet for roughly a decade

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Eric Rajah, co-founder of A Better World. (Photo Submitted)

Two Lacombe residents recieve award from Governor General for chairty work

Eric Rajah and Brian Leavitt co-founded A Better World, a charity which started in Lacombe in 1990

Eric Rajah, co-founder of A Better World. (Photo Submitted)
Mike Ammeter (Photo by Rebecca Hadfield)

Sylvan Lake man elected chair of Canadian Canola Growers Association

Mike Ammeter is a local farmer located near the Town of Sylvan Lake

Mike Ammeter (Photo by Rebecca Hadfield)
A past production by Cow Patty Theatre. (File Photo)

Lacombe dinner theatre company looking to future with new shows

Cow Patty Theatre is planning its 2021-22 season to being in November

A past production by Cow Patty Theatre. (File Photo)
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Lacombe City Council working to remove outdated policies

City Council has been working on removing old policies and bylaws for the last four years

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Reed Toussaint, Tavish Beagle and Dutch Felt pose for a photo at the outdoor rink at Rimbey Elementary School, which they are fundraising to renovate so it can be used year-round. (Photo by Rachel Dietz Photography)

Rimbey brewery partners with students to fundraise for rink renovations

Hawk Tail Brewery is helping three Grade 8 students fundraise to improve a local outdoor rink

Reed Toussaint, Tavish Beagle and Dutch Felt pose for a photo at the outdoor rink at Rimbey Elementary School, which they are fundraising to renovate so it can be used year-round. (Photo by Rachel Dietz Photography)
Blackfalds Winterfest this year has been cancelled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and budget constraints. (Photo courtesy of Town of Blackfalds)

Budget and pandemic concerns cancels Blackfalds’s Winterfest

Winterfest has been an annual tradition in Blackfalds since 2008

Blackfalds Winterfest this year has been cancelled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and budget constraints. (Photo courtesy of Town of Blackfalds)
Students protest the new Alberta government's expected changes to gay-straight alliance law outside Western Canada High School in Calgary on Friday, May 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lauren Krugel

Lacombe resident calls Red Deer Public’s vote against Pride Week frightening

William Langille is afraid the vote will have a ripple affect for students and teachers alike

Students protest the new Alberta government's expected changes to gay-straight alliance law outside Western Canada High School in Calgary on Friday, May 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lauren Krugel
Brian Dalshaug, former Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey Coach. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake hockey community mourns the loss of former coach

Brian Dalshaug is remembered as the “father of competitive hockey in Sylvan Lake.”

Brian Dalshaug, former Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey Coach. (Photo Submitted)
Mike Doppler, Kim and Rieley Kay, owner’s of Cilantro and Chive, and Sharon Deol from Underdogs Rescue appear on a Zoom call to discuss the donation from the Burger of the Month. (Photo Submitted)

Lacombe restaurant donates nearly $900 to dog rescue

Cilantro and Chive donated $882 to Underdogs Rescue from its Burger of the Month program

Mike Doppler, Kim and Rieley Kay, owner’s of Cilantro and Chive, and Sharon Deol from Underdogs Rescue appear on a Zoom call to discuss the donation from the Burger of the Month. (Photo Submitted)
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Lacombe Chamber of Commerce happy to have measuring stick for reopening plans

The Chamber says the phased relaunch plan by the Province is a frame work for local businesses

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Cindy Pelletier poses for a photo before giving birth to the child she was carrying for a same-sex couple from France. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake woman says surrogacy helps complete families

Cindy Pelletier says being a surrogate is what she was meant to do

Cindy Pelletier poses for a photo before giving birth to the child she was carrying for a same-sex couple from France. (Photo Submitted)
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Alberta senator calls Lacombe a model city for Alberta

Senator Doug Black virtually visited Lacombe on Jan. 27, and spoke with “community leaders”

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Holly Schell, centre, poses for a photo along with a couple employees behind the counter of Blue Bird Coffee Co. in Rimbey early in the morning on Jan. 26 when the doors opened to dine-in customers. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)

Rimbey cafe takes a stand and allows dine-in customers

Blue Bird Coffee Co. opened its doors on Wednesday, part of a movement by small business owners

Holly Schell, centre, poses for a photo along with a couple employees behind the counter of Blue Bird Coffee Co. in Rimbey early in the morning on Jan. 26 when the doors opened to dine-in customers. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)
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Lacombe Council clears municipal red tape by eliminating outdated policies and bylaws

Council rescinded policies identified as inoperative, obsolete and expired.

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The first pages of the book, by Kristy Walker.

Sylvan Lake author pens first children’s book about COVID-19

“The Coronavirus Isn’t Scary” by Kristy Walker teaches children to take care of themselves

The first pages of the book, by Kristy Walker.
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New owners of public boat launch on Sylvan Lake plans opening for May 2021

The Launch at Sylvan Lake is located at 5220 Lakeshore Dr.

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Businesses are getting creative to keep cash flowing. (File photo)

Central Albertan lobbying government to help those affected by CERB repayments

Catherine Hay says she received a letter in November saying she had to completely repay the benefit

Businesses are getting creative to keep cash flowing. (File photo)
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‘You took away some real joy,’ Sylvan Lake Winter Village turned off after vandalism

Sometime during the night of Jan, 12 the light display at the pier was vandalized and damaged

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Head Librarian and Library Manager Christina Petrisor poses for a photo alongside the calendars the library is selling. (Photo Submitted)

Lacombe’s Mary C. Moore Library fundraising with calendar sales highlighting the community

Calendars are being sold for $20 each, and can be shipped for an additional $3.50

Head Librarian and Library Manager Christina Petrisor poses for a photo alongside the calendars the library is selling. (Photo Submitted)