Christi Albers-Manicke

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Simple checks can help your pets avoid ticks this season

As the days get longer and the weather gets nicer, pets and…

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Bean Weevil the cat and Garfunkle the pig, both trying to nap in the kitchen. (Christi ALbers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)

Where are all the swine assistants?

I share my house with a few creatures: cats, birds, humans and…

Bean Weevil the cat and Garfunkle the pig, both trying to nap in the kitchen. (Christi ALbers-Manicke/RIMBEY REVIEW)
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Native plant workshop for local gardeners

Lacombe County and ALCLA Native Plants have teamed up to offer an…

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One of the seven families that will be arriving from Ukraine thanks to the sponsorship and support from Olya Kay and other Lacombe area residents. (Submitted)

Lacombe prepares to welcome families from Ukraine

Lacombe resident Olya Kay has spent the last few weeks on the…

One of the seven families that will be arriving from Ukraine thanks to the sponsorship and support from Olya Kay and other Lacombe area residents. (Submitted)
Before the conflict, Julia and Zaza. (Heidi Baumback facebook)

Lacombe county resident assisting in Poland

A week ago, Lacombe County resident Heidi Baumbach arrived in Poland with…

Before the conflict, Julia and Zaza. (Heidi Baumback facebook)
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The advances of 3D printing have brought society food, living tissue and cat helmets

Last week my husband gathered up the courage to break the news…

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For the second time this season, Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre is dimming the lights for a brief hiatus. (Contributed photo)

Cow Patti Theatre will dim lights for second time this season

Taking a “modest hiatus” to ensure the success of the remainder their season

For the second time this season, Lacombe’s Cow Patti Theatre is dimming the lights for a brief hiatus. (Contributed photo)
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Heads up, there’s a new guy this week

With the ‘extended winter break’ announced late last week, this weekend I…

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Alberta Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange announced that students and teachers will now return to in-person learning on Jan. 10. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Winter break extended for K-12 students

The government announced Thursday afternoon that students will not be returning to…

Alberta Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange announced that students and teachers will now return to in-person learning on Jan. 10. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
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Get to know Boxing Day

Many people may get their fill of boxes on Christmas Day. However,…

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Santa figures from around the world

Krampus Krampus, in central and eastern Alpine folklore, is hairy with cloven…

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Artist Byron Samson, was commissioned by the City of Lacombe to create an artwork recognizing the significance of Treaty 6. (Submitted)

City of Lacome Treaty 6 Land Recognition Ceremony

Maskwacis artist commissioned to recognize the significance of Treaty 6

Artist Byron Samson, was commissioned by the City of Lacombe to create an artwork recognizing the significance of Treaty 6. (Submitted)
Christi Albers-Manicke

Let the decorating begin

This weekend it was time to decorate for Christmas around our house.…

Christi Albers-Manicke
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Poinsettias for Ponoka care residents

This year, Christmas cheer for Ponoka care residents came in the form…

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Catching up with the Rimbey Clauses

Tucked away in a log cabin near Poulsen’s Pasture near Rimbey, Santa…

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Jason Nixon. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol)

Canada failed at COP26

Jason Nixon MLA, Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre COP26 has ended in Glasgow with…

Jason Nixon. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol)
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RCMP investigating fatal multi-vehicle crash on Highway 2

One person is dead following a multi vehicle collision near Ponoka. On…

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As of 7:55 a.m. on Nov. 25, the Northbound QEII is closed near Ponoka due to numerous motor vehicle crashes in the area. (Facebook)

Northbound QEII closed near Ponoka

Millet Fire Department: ‘Worst highway conditions on QEII Hwy that we have seen in years’

As of 7:55 a.m. on Nov. 25, the Northbound QEII is closed near Ponoka due to numerous motor vehicle crashes in the area. (Facebook)
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Ponoka County joins forces with EMLCanada

Ponoka has become one of the first counties to join forces with…

Ponoka County sign
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Albertans begin growing a stache in support

Movember has kicked off and Albertans have began growing a ‘stache in…

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