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Grand opening for the Ponoka Area Archer’s Club is set for next week

Event to run in the basement of the Ponoka Moose Hall on April 3

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Supporters of the Central Alberta Foodgrains Growing Project recently gathered in Lacombe to celebrate a milestone anniversary. From left are Alberta Regional Representative Ary Vreeken; Project Committee Members Doug Mass and Vic Bergen and Andy Harrington, executive director of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
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Lacombe’s Central Alberta Foodgrains Growing Project marks a milestone anniversary

Affiliated with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank, proceeds raised go to the world’s hungry

Supporters of the Central Alberta Foodgrains Growing Project recently gathered in Lacombe to celebrate a milestone anniversary. From left are Alberta Regional Representative Ary Vreeken; Project Committee Members Doug Mass and Vic Bergen and Andy Harrington, executive director of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
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The nomination deadline for the annual, long-running ‘Blue Feather Award’ from the Ellis Bird Farm is coming up on May 1. Organizers are excited for a full roster of activities and special events planned throughout the coming season.
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It’s a packed season ahead for Ellis Bird Farm

Staff at the Ellis Bird Farm are excited about a full slate…

The nomination deadline for the annual, long-running ‘Blue Feather Award’ from the Ellis Bird Farm is coming up on May 1. Organizers are excited for a full roster of activities and special events planned throughout the coming season.
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Singer Tim Tamashiro will be performing along with pianists Sheldon Zandboer and Andrew Glover at the Lacombe Performing Arts Centre on March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Photo submitted

Acclaimed jazz singer and Blackfalds native Tim Tamashiro to perform in Lacombe

Accomplished jazz singer, speaker, and entertainer Tim Tamashiro is heading to Lacombe…

Singer Tim Tamashiro will be performing along with pianists Sheldon Zandboer and Andrew Glover at the Lacombe Performing Arts Centre on March 25 at 7:30 p.m. Photo submitted
Pictured here is Al Cameron, founder of Veterans Voices of Canada. Photo submitted

Veterans Voices of Canada Antique and Specialty Shop to open in Sylvan Lake

The venture will help raise funds for the organization’s many projects

Pictured here is Al Cameron, founder of Veterans Voices of Canada. Photo submitted
Pictured here is a scene from a past colour-throwing event in town. File photo

Say ‘so long’ to winter and ‘hello’ to spring at The Meltdown

With the goal of celebrating the arrival of spring, The Meltdown event…

Pictured here is a scene from a past colour-throwing event in town. File photo
Pictured here are Renshi Ken Sumner and Brooke Moore. Photo submitted

Sylvan Lake teen competes in Muay Thai

Sylvan Lake teen Brooke Moore stepped into the ring for her first…

Pictured here are Renshi Ken Sumner and Brooke Moore. Photo submitted
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Sylvan Lake coach and teacher off to Canada Winter Games with Team Alberta’s U16’s

Cody Reynolds is excited about the team’s prospects in PEI

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Brody Allard of Calgary enjoys a skate with his dad during Winterfest fun on Feb. 18. A range of events continued through the Family Day weekend. Mark Weber/Sylvan Lake News

PHOTOS: Lots of family fun during annual Winterfest

There was plenty to see and do during this year’s rendition of…

Brody Allard of Calgary enjoys a skate with his dad during Winterfest fun on Feb. 18. A range of events continued through the Family Day weekend. Mark Weber/Sylvan Lake News
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RCMP have completed their investigation regarding bomb threats against Fox Run School

Sylvan Lake RCMP has completed their investigation regarding multiple threats of a…

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Sylvan Lake artist Shelley is excited about a completed script based on her second book <em>Inside My Tub. </em>
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Sylvan lake artist continues to break new creative ground

Sylvan Lake artist Shelley Brzak is continually finding new ways to expand…

Sylvan Lake artist Shelley is excited about a completed script based on her second book <em>Inside My Tub. </em>
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Wendell McCrea and Kim Harder square off in their fight against Parkinson’s Disease - both men are part of the Dopamain Gym program, described as a boxercise program for Parkinson’s fighters. Photo submitted
Wendell McCrea and Kim Harder square off in their fight against Parkinson’s Disease - both men are part of the Dopamain Gym program, described as a boxercise program for Parkinson’s fighters. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Lacombe Parkinson’s fighters utilize boxercise program to help deal with the disease

The Dopamain Gym Program runs every Tuesday and Thursday at The Shadowbox

Wendell McCrea and Kim Harder square off in their fight against Parkinson’s Disease - both men are part of the Dopamain Gym program, described as a boxercise program for Parkinson’s fighters. Photo submitted
Wendell McCrea and Kim Harder square off in their fight against Parkinson’s Disease - both men are part of the Dopamain Gym program, described as a boxercise program for Parkinson’s fighters. Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
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Things back to normal at Fox Run after second bomb threat

Officials with the Chinook’s Edge School Division say that things are back…

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Sylvan Lake resident Virginia Lynn has released a book entitled The Iron Petunia that contains selected columns she wrote over an eight-year span back in the 1980s for the Wainwright Star Chronicle. Mark Weber/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake resident releases engaging book of published columns

Local resident Virginia Lynn has an engaging way of capturing all kinds…

Sylvan Lake resident Virginia Lynn has released a book entitled The Iron Petunia that contains selected columns she wrote over an eight-year span back in the 1980s for the Wainwright Star Chronicle. Mark Weber/Sylvan Lake News
Brent van Nieuwkerk founded Lacombe’s Cold Blooded Cornhole league, one of nine in Alberta. Photo submitted

Lacombe’s cornhole league aiming to attract new players

Cornhole - long a very popular game across the United States -…

Brent van Nieuwkerk founded Lacombe’s Cold Blooded Cornhole league, one of nine in Alberta. Photo submitted
Pictured here are Zoe Smibert and Sarain Frank Soonias - both part of the Sylvan Lake Theatre Company. Photo submitted

Sylvan Lake Theatre Company continues to flourish

Those with a passion for all things theatre will be excited to…

Pictured here are Zoe Smibert and Sarain Frank Soonias - both part of the Sylvan Lake Theatre Company. Photo submitted
Pictured here is an image from an Ice Dragon Boat racing event in Ottawa. Photo submitted

Still time to sign up for the Ice Dragon Boat Racing event

There is still time to sign up for the Ice Dragon Boat…

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Leelan Brayford of Clive is pictured here with his hockey device that was funded thanks to public support of The War Amps. (Photo submitted)

Clive champ hits the ice thanks to The War Amps

Clive resident Leelan Brayford, 6, hasn’t let being an amputee slow him…

Leelan Brayford of Clive is pictured here with his hockey device that was funded thanks to public support of The War Amps. (Photo submitted)
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Chinook’s Edge to review inclement weather policy

Officials also raise concerns about rising carbon tax bills

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Palo Park is slated to see some improvements in the coming months. Facebook photo

Town looking for feedback on Palo Park improvements

With new playground structures to be put up in the Ryders Ridge…

Palo Park is slated to see some improvements in the coming months. Facebook photo
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