Megan Roth

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Lacombe County, including summer villages and Eckville under Enhanced Status

Nov. 17, the County announced Province mandated measures are in place for the County

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From Jan. 25-31, 2021, curlers from across the province will be taking over Sylvan Lake during the men’s and women’s provincial championships, known as the Sentinel Storage Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake to host Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts

The NexSource Centre will host a combined Boston Pizza Cup-Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

From Jan. 25-31, 2021, curlers from across the province will be taking over Sylvan Lake during the men’s and women’s provincial championships, known as the Sentinel Storage Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Eustace the Goat. Photo Submitted

Hunters shoot goat on small farm west of Eckville

The family says they “feel violated and unsafe” on their own property after the incident

Eustace the Goat. Photo Submitted
Sharon Hickin, general manager of the Days Inn Sylvan Lake and the new Lake House Diner, poses for a photo outside the new restaurant. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Pandemic puts extra hurdles in place for new Sylvan Lake businesses

Over the past seven months numerous new businesses have opened in Sylvan Lake, despite the pandemic

Sharon Hickin, general manager of the Days Inn Sylvan Lake and the new Lake House Diner, poses for a photo outside the new restaurant. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
Front-line hospital workers have walked off the job at the Rimbey Hospital, and across the province. Photo Submitted

Front-line health care workers on strike across the province, including Rimbey Hospital

The strike is due to cut of 11,000 health care jobs in the province, according to AUPE

Front-line hospital workers have walked off the job at the Rimbey Hospital, and across the province. Photo Submitted
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Calgary man dies in two-vehicle collision near Sylvan Lake

A semi truck collided with a SUV just east of Hwy. 781 on Hwy 11.

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Shaelynn Decock and her dog Taco, who has been missing since Aug. 26. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake woman looking for closure for her stolen dog

Shaelynn Decock says it has been two months since she last saw her dog Taco

Shaelynn Decock and her dog Taco, who has been missing since Aug. 26. Photo Submitted
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Batten down the hatches, a dump of snow expected Friday afternoon

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement as upwards of 10 cm of snow is expected

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Diploma exams in October and November optional for Alberta students

Alberta Teacher’s Association says they are pleased but would like to see provincial exams cancelled

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Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe family ‘feeling the love’ with furnace and air conditioner donation

Kles-Air donated their time to a family in need by installing a furnace and air conditioner

Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)
Left to right: Honourable Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks, House Leader (MLA for Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre); Ron Glen, CEO, ARHCA; Graham McLachlan, Central City Asphalt; Wayne McLachlan, President, Central City Asphalt at the Lafarge Pit in Lacombe County, Oct. 9. (Photo Submitted)

‘Don’t RIP Through Construction Zones’ says government, ARHCA and local construction company

The Alberta Government is partnering with ARHCA to promote safe safe driving in construction zones

Left to right: Honourable Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks, House Leader (MLA for Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre); Ron Glen, CEO, ARHCA; Graham McLachlan, Central City Asphalt; Wayne McLachlan, President, Central City Asphalt at the Lafarge Pit in Lacombe County, Oct. 9. (Photo Submitted)
Mattresses in a landfill. (Photo Submitted)

Lacombe Regional Waste Services Commission beginning new mattress recycling program

LRWSC received a $36,500 grant from Dow Canada for the one-year pilot project

Mattresses in a landfill. (Photo Submitted)
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Lacombe County Peace Officer rammed by a pick-up truck

Two suspects have been charged in relation to the incident

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Fortis Alberta Stakeholder Relations Manager Vincent Campbell, Town of Bentley CAO Marc Fortais, Town of Bentley City Councillor Cora Knutson, Atco Gas Supervisor Red Deer Operations and Maintenance Todd Phipps, Town of Bentley Mayor Greg Rathjen, Town of Bentley City Councillor Joan Dickau, Atco Gas Supervisor, North Customer Service Randy Tremblay, Town of Bentley City Councillor Neil Maki, Atco Gas District Admin Coordinator Red Deer Region Operations Laurie Petrie and Town of Bentley City Councillor Doug Talsma pose for a photo to celebrate the completion of the Town of Bentley’s new welcome sign and garden. (Photo by Leah Bousfield/Rimbey Review)

Town of Bentley works with local companies to create welcoming garden

The new garden surrounds the Town’s Welcome signage on Highway 12

Fortis Alberta Stakeholder Relations Manager Vincent Campbell, Town of Bentley CAO Marc Fortais, Town of Bentley City Councillor Cora Knutson, Atco Gas Supervisor Red Deer Operations and Maintenance Todd Phipps, Town of Bentley Mayor Greg Rathjen, Town of Bentley City Councillor Joan Dickau, Atco Gas Supervisor, North Customer Service Randy Tremblay, Town of Bentley City Councillor Neil Maki, Atco Gas District Admin Coordinator Red Deer Region Operations Laurie Petrie and Town of Bentley City Councillor Doug Talsma pose for a photo to celebrate the completion of the Town of Bentley’s new welcome sign and garden. (Photo by Leah Bousfield/Rimbey Review)
September Burger of the Month Guest Chef Rory Whitbread, Cilantro and Chive Assistant Restaurant Manager Danika Foesier, Lacombe and District FCSS Executive Director Susan MacDonald and FCSS Special Projects and Volunteer Co-ordinator Jan Pocock. A total of $1138 was turned over to FCSS’s PASS Program today, proceeds from the “Back to School Burger.” (Photo Submitted)

Over $1,000 donated to Lacombe FCSS from Cilantro and Chive’s burger of the month

The Back to School Burger was designed by Rory Whitbread,a local teacher, and brought in $1,138

September Burger of the Month Guest Chef Rory Whitbread, Cilantro and Chive Assistant Restaurant Manager Danika Foesier, Lacombe and District FCSS Executive Director Susan MacDonald and FCSS Special Projects and Volunteer Co-ordinator Jan Pocock. A total of $1138 was turned over to FCSS’s PASS Program today, proceeds from the “Back to School Burger.” (Photo Submitted)
Dennis Cole, fire chief of Lacombe Fire Department. (Photo submitted)

Lacombe Fire Department reminds home cooks to be vigilant in the kitchen

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-10 and his year’s theme “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.”

Dennis Cole, fire chief of Lacombe Fire Department. (Photo submitted)
Randel Braceros poses for a photo with his new bike which was given to him by a neighbour after his was stolen. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake woman thankful to neighbour who replaced stolen bike

Randel Braceros’s bike was stolen and was then surprised by his neighbour when he replaced it

Randel Braceros poses for a photo with his new bike which was given to him by a neighbour after his was stolen. Photo Submitted
School Resource Officer Reuben Geleynse (left) poses for a photo alongside his new police vehicle which was donated by Lacombe Ford. Darren Gagnon, CEO of Lacombe Ford, (right) says the local dealership has had this partnership with the police department for the last 20 years. Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express

Lacombe Police Service receives new vehicle for School Resource Officer

The new vehicle was donated to the police department by Lacombe Ford

School Resource Officer Reuben Geleynse (left) poses for a photo alongside his new police vehicle which was donated by Lacombe Ford. Darren Gagnon, CEO of Lacombe Ford, (right) says the local dealership has had this partnership with the police department for the last 20 years. Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express
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Sylvan Lake offering Community Helpers training to aide in suicide prevention

Chelsey Lambert says talking about mental health and suicide is the best way to help bring awareness

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Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta

Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta

Onsy and Rosemary Tawadrous immigrated to Canada in 2011 and made their home in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta