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FILE - Actor Nichelle Nichols speaks during the Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nichols, who gained fame as Lt. Ntoya Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, died Saturday, July 30, 2022, her family said. She was 89. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichols more recently known for role in TV series ‘Heroes’

FILE - In this combo of file photos, Chris Rock, left, appears at the the FX portion of the Television Critics Association Winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 9, 2020; and Will Smith appears at the 94th Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Los Angeles on March 7, 2022. Smith has again apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him during the Oscar telecast in a new video, saying that his behavior was “unacceptable” and revealing that he reached out to the comedian to discuss the incident but was told Rock wasn't ready. (AP Photo/File)

Will Smith posts an apology video for slapping Chris Rock

Will Smith has again apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him during…

FILE - In this combo of file photos, Chris Rock, left, appears at the the FX portion of the Television Critics Association Winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 9, 2020; and Will Smith appears at the 94th Academy Awards nominees luncheon in Los Angeles on March 7, 2022. Smith has again apologized to Chris Rock for slapping him during the Oscar telecast in a new video, saying that his behavior was “unacceptable” and revealing that he reached out to the comedian to discuss the incident but was told Rock wasn't ready. (AP Photo/File)
Jazz at the Lake returns to its festival format Aug. 19 to 21. (Facebook photo/Jazz at the Lake)

Jazz At The Lake Festival celebrating 20th anniversary

Festival and movie nights provide great family entertainment next month

Jazz at the Lake returns to its festival format Aug. 19 to 21. (Facebook photo/Jazz at the Lake)
Shania Twain performs a medley at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

From ‘Mutt’ to midriffs: Six memorable moments from Shania Twain’s new documentary

Shania Twain’s new documentary “Not Just A Girl” digs into a rich…

Shania Twain performs a medley at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Thousand of fans gathered at the San Diego Comic-Con in July, for the first in-person event in two years. (Associated Press/Screenshot)
Thousand of fans gathered at the San Diego Comic-Con in July, for the first in-person event in two years. (Associated Press/Screenshot)
Nashville-based singer-songwriter from Grande Prairie, Alta., Tenille Townes performs during Canada Day celebrations at LeBreton Flats in Ottawa, on July 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Tenille Townes leads with seven CCMA Award nominations

The 28-year-old Albertan already has nine CCMA trophies on her mantle

Nashville-based singer-songwriter from Grande Prairie, Alta., Tenille Townes performs during Canada Day celebrations at LeBreton Flats in Ottawa, on July 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
FILE - Paramount Pictures vice president Robert Evans, left, his wife, actress Ali MacGraw, and actor James Caan, who plays Sonny in “The Godfather,” attend the world premiere of “The Godfather,” in New York on March 14, 1972. Caan, whose roles included ‘The Godfather,’ ‘Brian’s Song’ and ‘Misery,’ died Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at age 82. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - Paramount Pictures vice president Robert Evans, left, his wife, actress Ali MacGraw, and actor James Caan, who plays Sonny in “The Godfather,” attend the world premiere of “The Godfather,” in New York on March 14, 1972. Caan, whose roles included ‘The Godfather,’ ‘Brian’s Song’ and ‘Misery,’ died Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at age 82. (AP Photo, File)
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Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
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)
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PHOTOS: Aaron Goodvin in concert at the Ponoka Stampede

Goodvin performed on June 30

  • Jul 1, 2022
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(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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The 2022 Ponoka Stampede featuring several new events

The 2022 Ponoka Stampede will focus on the tradition of rodeo while…

  • Jun 30, 2022
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Patrick Landes art.
Patrick Landes art.
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Something for everyone at Ponoka Stampede midway

The West Coast Amusements Midway is the largest travelling midway in Canada

  • Jun 25, 2022
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Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)

Live music day and night at Ponoka Stampede’s new Big Top Tent Dance Hall

Tent replaces beer gardens and will be located right on the Stampede Grounds

  • Jun 23, 2022
Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)
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(Facebook/Beans The Film)
Curtis Labelle and his band kicked off the High on Pride cross-country tour on Mar. 4. He has been called Canadian Elton John and Billy Joel by fans. File photo

Sylvan Lake pianist to perform at library during cross-Canada tour

Curtis Labelle returns home to offer a “flamboyant, charismatic and energetic” rock music experience

Curtis Labelle and his band kicked off the High on Pride cross-country tour on Mar. 4. He has been called Canadian Elton John and Billy Joel by fans. File photo
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Ponoka Stampede to feature star-studded lineup of local anthem singers

Performers include 10-year-old award winning singer Zuri Ayuno

  • Jun 7, 2022
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