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Grade 12 student Scarlet Jones aims the bag to score a point. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Central Alberta students unite over Special Olympics unified sport

Eckville high school hosted over 30 students from across six communities

Grade 12 student Scarlet Jones aims the bag to score a point. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
Members of the three families working to come to Lacombe. Submitted photo

Central Albertan push to offer refuge for Ukrainians

As Ukraine continues to battle invasion from Russian, Lacombe County resident Heidi…

Members of the three families working to come to Lacombe. Submitted photo
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Lacombe club chosen to host Boxing Alberta’s Diamond Belt competition

Boxers from Ponoka, Sylvan Lake, Red Deer, Blackfalds, Lacombe and Rimbey will compete on May 28

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Lacombe club chosen to host Boxing Alberta’s Diamond Belt competition

Boxers from Ponoka, Sylvan Lake, Red Deer, Blackfalds, Lacombe and Rimbey will compete on May 28

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From left Brianna Lizotte, Elder Emile Janvier and Alex Kusturok pose for a photo inside the Apostolic Palace before meeting with Pope Francis on the morning of April 1. Janna Van de Sande / Submitted photo

Sylvan Lake Indigenous delegate meets Pope Francis to hear an apology for residential schools

Brianna Lizotte hopes the meeting forges a collective path to reconciliation

From left Brianna Lizotte, Elder Emile Janvier and Alex Kusturok pose for a photo inside the Apostolic Palace before meeting with Pope Francis on the morning of April 1. Janna Van de Sande / Submitted photo
Typing on a braille machine. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Eckville student recognized for brilliance in braille

Eckville’s 13-year-old Merrick Smith is one of two central Alberta students to…

Typing on a braille machine. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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Calkins’ ban from Russia ‘a badge of honour’

The Red Deer-Lacombe riding MP Blaine Calkins is one of 313 Canadians…

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Blindman Valley Lions Club members Suzanne and Dave Letshyscyn were chosen as the new District Governor and Vice district governor. (Submitted)

Lions Club members elect new faces to district’s two top spots

A unique husband-wife team of Blindman Valley Lions club makes history with latest elect

Blindman Valley Lions Club members Suzanne and Dave Letshyscyn were chosen as the new District Governor and Vice district governor. (Submitted)
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Man sentenced in central Alberta crime spree

To spend 9.5 years in jail

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Keri Pratt YouTube video screengrab
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The proposed location for Adeara treatment centre. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Lacombe County meeting debated development of Sylvan Lake treatment centre

Locals offered blend of support and concerns

The proposed location for Adeara treatment centre. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
The proposed location for Adeara treatment centre. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Lacombe County meeting debated development of Sylvan Lake treatment centre

Locals offered blend of support and concerns

The proposed location for Adeara treatment centre. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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Schools push through for continued in-person learning

Stay prepared for potential pivot to remote learning

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Wolf Creek Public Schools’ substitute teacher Christy Wyse. (Photo submitted)

Schools push through for continued in-person learning

Stay prepared for potential pivot to remote learning

Wolf Creek Public Schools’ substitute teacher Christy Wyse. (Photo submitted)
Alberta Winter Storm - Blizzard - Snowfall

Blowing snow advisory issued for Monday

Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow, with strong wind gusts of…

Alberta Winter Storm - Blizzard - Snowfall
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How to account for rising cost of living

Cost of living is a significant component of financial planning. The cost…

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The Bentley Municipal Library is asking the County of Lacombe and Bentley residents for input on the library’s plan of service for the next five years. (Photo submitted)
The Bentley Municipal Library is asking the County of Lacombe and Bentley residents for input on the library’s plan of service for the next five years. (Photo submitted)
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Family violence services for remote and Indigenous communities

Originating from Red Deer, the services have expanded locally

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Jazmyn Moses (Submitted photo)

New CEO at Rainbow Connect

Jazmyn Moses strives to take the national 2SLGBTQ+ business directory to new heights

Jazmyn Moses (Submitted photo)