Megan Roth

Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe family ‘feeling the love’ with furnace and air conditioner donation

Kles-Air donated their time to a family in need by installing a furnace and air conditioner

Sheldon Klessens, owner of Kles-Air Mechanical LTD, and the Tancock family pose for a photo while Klessens’s team worked to install a new furnace and air conditioner for the family, donated by Lennox. (Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express)
Left to right: Honourable Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks, House Leader (MLA for Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre); Ron Glen, CEO, ARHCA; Graham McLachlan, Central City Asphalt; Wayne McLachlan, President, Central City Asphalt at the Lafarge Pit in Lacombe County, Oct. 9. (Photo Submitted)

‘Don’t RIP Through Construction Zones’ says government, ARHCA and local construction company

The Alberta Government is partnering with ARHCA to promote safe safe driving in construction zones

Left to right: Honourable Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and Parks, House Leader (MLA for Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre); Ron Glen, CEO, ARHCA; Graham McLachlan, Central City Asphalt; Wayne McLachlan, President, Central City Asphalt at the Lafarge Pit in Lacombe County, Oct. 9. (Photo Submitted)
Mattresses in a landfill. (Photo Submitted)

Lacombe Regional Waste Services Commission beginning new mattress recycling program

LRWSC received a $36,500 grant from Dow Canada for the one-year pilot project

Mattresses in a landfill. (Photo Submitted)
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Lacombe County Peace Officer rammed by a pick-up truck

Two suspects have been charged in relation to the incident

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Lacombe County Peace Officer rammed by a pick-up truck

Two suspects have been charged in relation to the incident

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Fortis Alberta Stakeholder Relations Manager Vincent Campbell, Town of Bentley CAO Marc Fortais, Town of Bentley City Councillor Cora Knutson, Atco Gas Supervisor Red Deer Operations and Maintenance Todd Phipps, Town of Bentley Mayor Greg Rathjen, Town of Bentley City Councillor Joan Dickau, Atco Gas Supervisor, North Customer Service Randy Tremblay, Town of Bentley City Councillor Neil Maki, Atco Gas District Admin Coordinator Red Deer Region Operations Laurie Petrie and Town of Bentley City Councillor Doug Talsma pose for a photo to celebrate the completion of the Town of Bentley’s new welcome sign and garden. (Photo by Leah Bousfield/Rimbey Review)

Town of Bentley works with local companies to create welcoming garden

The new garden surrounds the Town’s Welcome signage on Highway 12

Fortis Alberta Stakeholder Relations Manager Vincent Campbell, Town of Bentley CAO Marc Fortais, Town of Bentley City Councillor Cora Knutson, Atco Gas Supervisor Red Deer Operations and Maintenance Todd Phipps, Town of Bentley Mayor Greg Rathjen, Town of Bentley City Councillor Joan Dickau, Atco Gas Supervisor, North Customer Service Randy Tremblay, Town of Bentley City Councillor Neil Maki, Atco Gas District Admin Coordinator Red Deer Region Operations Laurie Petrie and Town of Bentley City Councillor Doug Talsma pose for a photo to celebrate the completion of the Town of Bentley’s new welcome sign and garden. (Photo by Leah Bousfield/Rimbey Review)
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POLL: Are your children going trick or treating this year?

Take part in our poll to share your thoughts on current events and news items

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A group of volunteers, including youth who are members of the IMPACT group, work to add colour to the beginnings of Sylvan Lake’s new pocket park between Eclectica Fashions and Fresh Flowers and More. (File Photo)

Sylvan Lake youth creating a movement of positivity

IMPACT Group is those 12-18 and are taking a leadership role, making changes in their community

A group of volunteers, including youth who are members of the IMPACT group, work to add colour to the beginnings of Sylvan Lake’s new pocket park between Eclectica Fashions and Fresh Flowers and More. (File Photo)
Sam Anderson, one, smiles as he takes a closer look at the pumpkins lining the walls of the Pumpkin House in Lions Park. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake gets spooky with new events for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and Sylvan Lake is celebrating all month long

Sam Anderson, one, smiles as he takes a closer look at the pumpkins lining the walls of the Pumpkin House in Lions Park. Photo Submitted
Fire Prevention Week is a reminder to home cooks to be vigilant in the kitchen

Fire Prevention Week is a reminder to home cooks to be vigilant in the kitchen

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 4-10 and his year’s theme “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.”

Fire Prevention Week is a reminder to home cooks to be vigilant in the kitchen
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Randel Braceros poses for a photo with his new bike which was given to him by a neighbour after his was stolen. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake woman thankful to neighbour who replaced stolen bike

Randel Braceros’s bike was stolen and was then surprised by his neighbour when he replaced it

Randel Braceros poses for a photo with his new bike which was given to him by a neighbour after his was stolen. Photo Submitted
A screenshot from the Benalto Community Garden’s contest entry which shows the first year of growth in the community garden this summer.

Benalto Community Garden looking for support in Scotts Canada contest

Winners of the contest will get $2,500 to be put towards sustainable gardens and green spaces

A screenshot from the Benalto Community Garden’s contest entry which shows the first year of growth in the community garden this summer.
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Sylvan Lake offering Community Helpers training to aide in suicide prevention

Chelsey Lambert says talking about mental health and suicide is the best way to help bring awareness

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Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta

Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta

Onsy and Rosemary Tawadrous immigrated to Canada in 2011 and made their home in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake family says they are ‘blessed’ to have found their home in Central Alberta
Town of Sylvan Lake chooses projects for Municipal Stimulus Program

Town of Sylvan Lake chooses projects for Municipal Stimulus Program

Municipal Stimulus Program is for “shovel-ready” infrastructure and part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan

Town of Sylvan Lake chooses projects for Municipal Stimulus Program
Town of Sylvan Lake introducing strategies to reduce pressure of taxes in upcoming budget

Town of Sylvan Lake introducing strategies to reduce pressure of taxes in upcoming budget

The Town is in the early phases of planning the 2021 Budget, want to maintain current service levels

Town of Sylvan Lake introducing strategies to reduce pressure of taxes in upcoming budget
Kiefer Sully strolls by the new playground as he heads towards his assigned door at Eckville Elementary School on the morning of Sept. 2. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo

Return to class has gone better than expectation, WCPS says

Staff with Wolf Creek Public Schools say the return to in-class teaching has gone very well

Kiefer Sully strolls by the new playground as he heads towards his assigned door at Eckville Elementary School on the morning of Sept. 2. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Mayor Sean McIntyre. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake mayor recognized with Award of Excellence

Mayor Sean McIntyre was named the recipient of the Award of Excellence at AUMA’s annual conference

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Parkland Drive playground in Sylvan Lake. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps

Sylvan Lake woman says Town’s response time to concerns isn’t enough

Glenda Jackman says it took almost a month for the Town to act on her complaint about a playground

Parkland Drive playground in Sylvan Lake. Photo Courtesy of Google Maps