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The pinnacle of the Bashaw Medieval Faire was the jousting, judging by the cheers from the crowd July 17. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Bashaw Star)

PHOTOS: Knights, maidens and youth enjoy Bashaw Medieval Faire

Faire and artisan market held at the Bashaw Ag Grounds

L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: The best snapshots from the 2022 Ponoka Stampede

Highlights from the 86th annual Ponoka Stampede, held June 27 to July 3

The Reklaws rocked the Ponoka Stampede stage on July 1 to an enthusiastic crowd. Following the concert, there were Canada Day fireworks sponsored by the Stampede and the Town of Ponoka. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: The Reklaws live at the Ponoka Stampede and Canada Day fireworks

The Reklaws Taking the stage Canada Day is The Reklaws, a sibling…

The Reklaws rocked the Ponoka Stampede stage on July 1 to an enthusiastic crowd. Following the concert, there were Canada Day fireworks sponsored by the Stampede and the Town of Ponoka. (Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Morgan Grant of Didsbury, Alta. has a time of 14.0 in the steer wrestling. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: DAY 5 of the Ponoka Stampede

Women’s ranch bronc riders show what a cowgirl can do

  • Jul 1, 2022
Morgan Grant of Didsbury, Alta. has a time of 14.0 in the steer wrestling. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Janaia Hutzal/For Black Press News Media)

Night 3 of chuckwagon action at the Ponoka Stampede

Chucks recap and more kids day photos from June 30

  • Jul 1, 2022
(Janaia Hutzal/For Black Press News Media)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: DAY 4 — Kids Day at Ponoka Stampede

A look at the leader board after the fourth pro rodeo performance

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Team ropers Shane Hanchey from Sulphur, LA and Beau Cooper from Stettler had a time of 7.1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Team ropers Shane Hanchey from Sulphur, LA and Beau Cooper from Stettler had a time of 7.1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Patrick Landes art.
Patrick Landes art.
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Aaron Goodvin. (Warner Music Canada)

4 exciting acts on the big stage at this year’s Ponoka Stampede

This year’s entertainment acts are sure to bring Stampede goers to their…

  • Jun 22, 2022
Aaron Goodvin. (Warner Music Canada)
Teddy Weir, Walter Weir, and May Wilson at Gull Lake in the 1930s. Swimming attire has certainly changed in the last 90 years. (Archival Image LDHS 2013.6.37. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Contact directly with questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)

Lacombe looks back

Teddy Weir, Walter Weir, and May Wilson at Gull Lake in the…

  • Jun 12, 2022
Teddy Weir, Walter Weir, and May Wilson at Gull Lake in the 1930s. Swimming attire has certainly changed in the last 90 years. (Archival Image LDHS 2013.6.37. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Contact directly with questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)
(Submitted)

Getting back to play during Lacombe Senior’s Week

Lacombe Seniors took part in a variety of activities throughout Senior’s Week…

(Submitted)
(Christi Albers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)

Endless finds at the Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol garage sale

Residents lined up for the Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol (GLNCOP)…

  • Jun 2, 2022
(Christi Albers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)
Nick Robinson and Lucas Bierens. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe’s historical sites open for summer

Lucas Bierens, back, and Nick Robinson, front at the Lacombe Blacksmith Shop…

  • May 24, 2022
Nick Robinson and Lucas Bierens. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Demolition of the Imperial Lumber Company building that stood where the BMO parking lot is now back in the 1970s. (Archival Image LDHS 2021.14.202. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments <a href="http://www.lacombemuseum.com/">www.lacombemuseum.com</a>)

Lacombe looks back

Demolition of the Imperial Lumber Company building that stood where the BMO…

  • May 15, 2022
Demolition of the Imperial Lumber Company building that stood where the BMO parking lot is now back in the 1970s. (Archival Image LDHS 2021.14.202. Supplied by the Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments <a href="http://www.lacombemuseum.com/">www.lacombemuseum.com</a>)
WCPS drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott, and Jerry Witvot will be moving on to the Provincial School Bus Roadeo on June 4 in Nisku. (Submitted)

WCPS drivers move on to provincial bus road-e-o

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) had three contestants compete at the Local…

  • May 11, 2022
WCPS drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott, and Jerry Witvot will be moving on to the Provincial School Bus Roadeo on June 4 in Nisku. (Submitted)
First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for 12,000. (<ins>Photos by</ins> Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
First on the auction block, Vern Nolin’s tarp sold for 12,000. (<ins>Photos by</ins> Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Gourly. Mr. Gourly owned a lumber yard on Barnett (50th) Avenue and built the Lakeside School and the first St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. (Archival Image LDHS 93.1.269 Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)

Lacombe looks back

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Gourly. Mr. Gourly owned a lumber yard on…

  • May 1, 2022
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Gourly. Mr. Gourly owned a lumber yard on Barnett (50th) Avenue and built the Lakeside School and the first St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. (Archival Image LDHS 93.1.269 Lacombe and District Historical Society. Questions or comments lacombemuseum.com)
Members of the Lacombe Police Service joined the councillors to tidy up Lacombe on April 26. (Submitted)

Lacombe gets a twenty-minute makeover

Lacombe councillors took part in a 20-minute makeover of Lacombe on April…

Members of the Lacombe Police Service joined the councillors to tidy up Lacombe on April 26. (Submitted)