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The Lacombe Days parade promenaded around town July 24

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Friesian horse drivers complete five-day trail ride around central Alberta

Alberta Friesian Horse Association: ‘Thank you beautiful Alberta!’

A piece of Coreen Zerr quilt work. (Photo submitted)

Quilt art commissioned for Lacombe Memorial Centre

LPAC are expecting installation in the spring of 2022.

A piece of Coreen Zerr quilt work. (Photo submitted)
Candlelight vigil for healing, June 30, 2021. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake community healing together through candlelight vigil

The Town of Sylvan Lake helped to organize and facilitate a “vigil for healing” on June 30

Candlelight vigil for healing, June 30, 2021. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
Jodee Prouse and her son sold masks to support Canadian Mental Health Association. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake Mother and son duo sell masks to raise money for the Canadian Mental Heath Association

Jodee Prouse and her son chose to support mental health in honour of her brother

  • Jul 5, 2021
Jodee Prouse and her son sold masks to support Canadian Mental Health Association. (Photo Submitted)
Lacombe Composite Highs School ECOVISION

Lacombe Composite High School wins pretigious Emerald Award for ECOVISION

The group won the award at the 30th annual Emerald Awards for thier many successful enviromental projects.

Lacombe Composite Highs School ECOVISION
BGC Williams Lake staff includes youth outreach worker Dylan McGuire (back from left), youth engagement worker with NOOPA Jo O’Connor, youth engagement worker Mycaela Ryckman, independent living co-ordinator Derek Godin (front from left), manager of club operations Krista Harvey and harm reduction co-ordinator Laurel White. The group is welcoming the organization’s, formerly Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake and District’s, new name, BGC Williams Lake. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Boys and Girls Club rebrands to ‘BGC Canada,’ citing push for gender-inclusivity

Club says it already opens its doors to all kids and teens and its name should reflect that

BGC Williams Lake staff includes youth outreach worker Dylan McGuire (back from left), youth engagement worker with NOOPA Jo O’Connor, youth engagement worker Mycaela Ryckman, independent living co-ordinator Derek Godin (front from left), manager of club operations Krista Harvey and harm reduction co-ordinator Laurel White. The group is welcoming the organization’s, formerly Boys and Girls Club of Williams Lake and District’s, new name, BGC Williams Lake. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Photo Courtesy of Anam Rural Youth Association

New mobile crisis service helping rural Central Alberta youth

There is a new organization aimed at helping at-risk youth and their families rural Central Alberta

Photo Courtesy of Anam Rural Youth Association
(Photo Courtesy of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools)

Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools will not pilot draft curriculum

RDCRS is one of many divisions in the area to opt out of the pilot of the K-6 draft curriculum

(Photo Courtesy of Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools)
Photo (STAR Catholic Logo)

STAR Catholic School Division declines running pilot on K-6 draft curriculum

The Catholic school board conducted an in-depth analysis of the Education Alberta’s draft curriculum

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Volunteers participate in a work-bee at J.J. Collett Natural Area on March 27. (Photo Submitted)

J.J. Collett natural area proceeding with projects

The nature area appeared on a list of parks and nature areas that were “underutilized” by UCP

  • Apr 19, 2021
Volunteers participate in a work-bee at J.J. Collett Natural Area on March 27. (Photo Submitted)
Al Scholing of Scholing’s Produce served as our March Burger of the Month Guest Chef in Lacombe, and helped the “Loaded Potato Skin Burger,” an Alberta beef patty, two Scholing’s baked potato “buns”, with shredded cheddar, pepper bacon, green onion, sour cream, iceberg lettuce, beefsteak tomatoes, sliced onion and pickles. Tow dollars from every burger sold was donated to Scholing’s charity of choice the Team Jigger Foundation. (Photo Submitted)

Lacombe’s Cilantro and Chive makes a donation to Team Jigger Foundation

The restaurant donated nearly $1,000 to the foundation with proceeds from its Burger of the Month

Al Scholing of Scholing’s Produce served as our March Burger of the Month Guest Chef in Lacombe, and helped the “Loaded Potato Skin Burger,” an Alberta beef patty, two Scholing’s baked potato “buns”, with shredded cheddar, pepper bacon, green onion, sour cream, iceberg lettuce, beefsteak tomatoes, sliced onion and pickles. Tow dollars from every burger sold was donated to Scholing’s charity of choice the Team Jigger Foundation. (Photo Submitted)
Madelyn Boyko poses along with a number of the bath bombs she makes with her mom, Jessica Boyko. Madelyn says she enjoys making the bath bombs with her mom as it is a special time for just the two of them. (Photo Submitted)

5-year-old Sylvan Lake girl selling bath bombs in support of younger brother

Madelyn Boyko is selling bath bombs for CdLS research in honour of her younger brother

Madelyn Boyko poses along with a number of the bath bombs she makes with her mom, Jessica Boyko. Madelyn says she enjoys making the bath bombs with her mom as it is a special time for just the two of them. (Photo Submitted)
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Chris Oram has been appointed acting principal at École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School. (Photo Submitted)

Chris Oram appointed acting assistant principal at Lacombe Composite High School

Oram says he is looking forward to joining the team at the school for the 2021/22 school year

Chris Oram has been appointed acting principal at École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School. (Photo Submitted)
Seventy-five chairs were auctioned off for the 2019 Chairs for Charity in Lacombe. (File Photo)

Lacombe’s Chairs for Charity makes its return

Lacombe business can purchase a chair which will be raffled off to support a local charity

Seventy-five chairs were auctioned off for the 2019 Chairs for Charity in Lacombe. (File Photo)
Brianna Ericson makes a donation of $500 to A Better World, accepted by Eric Rajah. The donation comes as part of Ericson’s Violet Richardson Award. (Photo Submitted)

Lacombe student received Soroptimist award for volunteer leadership

Brianna Ericson donated half of her award to A Better World, who matched her donation

Brianna Ericson makes a donation of $500 to A Better World, accepted by Eric Rajah. The donation comes as part of Ericson’s Violet Richardson Award. (Photo Submitted)
A SAGA member (left) poses as Jessi Hanks (right) with Castle Restaurant puts up a safe space sticker to display on the restaurant’s front door. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

SAGA Wetaskiwin works with local businesses to display they are a safe space

The safe space stickers show that its a safe and inclusive space.

A SAGA member (left) poses as Jessi Hanks (right) with Castle Restaurant puts up a safe space sticker to display on the restaurant’s front door. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Cilantro and Chive Owner Rieley Kay (centre) and Guest Chef City Councillor Cara Hoekstra (right) hand over a donation of more than $1,000 to he Lacombe and District Historical Society, care of Executive Director Melissa Blunden at the Michener House Museum and Archives. (Photo Submitted)

Over $1,000 donated to Lacombe and District Historical Society

The donation came from the proceeds from the February Burger of the Month at Cilantro and Chive

Cilantro and Chive Owner Rieley Kay (centre) and Guest Chef City Councillor Cara Hoekstra (right) hand over a donation of more than $1,000 to he Lacombe and District Historical Society, care of Executive Director Melissa Blunden at the Michener House Museum and Archives. (Photo Submitted)