Community News

A number of ceremonies and memorial services are happening around Central Alberta for Remembrance Day. Red Deer's usual ceremony has been relocated due to construction at the Red Deer Arena site. This year and next, proceedings will be...

Some slick-handed bartenders recently showcased their talents of flipping cocktail shakers and juggling liquor bottles all in the name of a good cause. FLAIR FOR SMILES saw six bartenders from Canada and the US take part in a flair...

On October 31st, 2016 Westerner Exposition Association celebrates its 125th anniversary. For 125 years, Westerner Park has been a celebration of everything it means to be “Central Alberta.” Born from a sense of community and a...

The new Galbraith pedestrian bridge is now open for business in Waskasoo Park. The structure was required to improve safety for pedestrians after the old one was removed last month. Galbraith Park is one of three small parks situated...

Chinook's Edge School Division has honoured a number of staff at its annual recognition celebration. The event recognized 26 retiring employees many of who had spent their entire careers in Chinook's Edge. “Each of the people we are...

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers who will be available to jingle some bells during November and December. "The struggling economy has hit our neighbours and our community hard," says Major Larry Bridger. "A two-hour shift,...

It's out with the old and in with the new for the Town of Ponoka which is removing old welcome signs and working to install new ones this weekend. “We’re replacing these existing wooden signs – which are showing visible signs of wear –...

Royal Canadian Legion branches across Canada have launched their annual poppy campaign. Money donated during the campaign is put towards various community programs. In Lacombe, four bursaries worth $1,000 are given to students...

The Lacombe Police Service and the Law Enforcement Torch Run would like to thank the community for all their support in this year's Cops, Pops and Pizza event held at Lacombe Boston Pizza on October 22, 2016. With the help of...

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