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Members of the Blindman Valley Lions Club assisted at the Bentley incident command post during the recent LREMP emergency exercise. (Photo submitted)

Lacombe County played out emergency scenario

If a disaster strikes, it’s important for those in a position of…

Members of the Blindman Valley Lions Club assisted at the Bentley incident command post during the recent LREMP emergency exercise. (Photo submitted)
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More dual credit programs coming to Wolf Creek schools

Students at Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) have more opportunities than ever…

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Mackenzie Skeels. (Photo submitted)

Rimbey Rodeo royalty competing for Miss Rodeo Canada

There is a 66 per cent chance of the Miss Rodeo Canada…

Mackenzie Skeels. (Photo submitted)
The Alberta government recently announced a pilot project to train nurses in rural hospitals to perform sexual assault evidence kit examinations. (File photo)

Government program to assist survivors of sexual assault in rural Alberta

Pilot project will train more sexual assault nurse examiners

The Alberta government recently announced a pilot project to train nurses in rural hospitals to perform sexual assault evidence kit examinations. (File photo)
Wolf Creek Public Schools are working to provide more opportunties for high school students, such as more dual credit programs, internships and apprenticeships. (Photo from Red Deer Polytechnic)

Wolf Creek Public Schools exploring more opportunities for students

When students have more opportunities to explore their interests and passions, everyone…

Wolf Creek Public Schools are working to provide more opportunties for high school students, such as more dual credit programs, internships and apprenticeships. (Photo from Red Deer Polytechnic)
Pictured, rodeo legend Scott Schiffner when he announced his retirement from the sport. Schiffner and Jesse Torkelson run Johansen Brothers Steer Riding School. (Photo by Ben Dartnell)

Steer riding school back in Rimbey

Steer riding school will be running Oct. 28, 29 and 30

Pictured, rodeo legend Scott Schiffner when he announced his retirement from the sport. Schiffner and Jesse Torkelson run Johansen Brothers Steer Riding School. (Photo by Ben Dartnell)
Pictured, a female yak and calf that are part of Shane Juuti’s herd at West Gimlet Farms.

It’s yak for dinner

Happy accidents don’t often happen in farming, especially when it comes to…

Pictured, a female yak and calf that are part of Shane Juuti’s herd at West Gimlet Farms.
Dr. Saqar will be starting at the Rimbey Medical Clinic in late September.

New doctor starting in Rimbey

Rimbey residents who have been without a family doctor are breathing a…

Dr. Saqar will be starting at the Rimbey Medical Clinic in late September.
Kaitlyn Worr, 11, dancing in the Central Alberta Dance Festival in May. (Photo submitted)

Local youth will be dancing in Egypt

Kaitlyn Worr has been dancing for as long as she can remember,…

Kaitlyn Worr, 11, dancing in the Central Alberta Dance Festival in May. (Photo submitted)
Rimbey’s Torrence Clelland in Ontario’s Niagara region for the Canada Summer Games.

Rimbey softball star played for Team Alberta

Torrence Clelland’s love for softball took her all the way to the…

Rimbey’s Torrence Clelland in Ontario’s Niagara region for the Canada Summer Games.
Martine Huijssoon, owner of Old MacDonald Kennels near Ponoka, and Mona. (Photo submitted)

Alberta animal shelters running out of room and funds

“Saving one dog will not change the world. But surely, for that…

Martine Huijssoon, owner of Old MacDonald Kennels near Ponoka, and Mona. (Photo submitted)
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More dollars for youth mental health and pediatric rehabilitation

The Alberta government is catching on to a problem Chinook’s Edge School…

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A county of Wetaskiwin Farmer beats the heat with an umbrella rigged up to a tractor as he takes to the fields. Photo by Shaela Dansereau/Black Press)

Recent weather tough on central Alberta farmers

The recent string of weather across central Alberta has affected some farmers…

A county of Wetaskiwin Farmer beats the heat with an umbrella rigged up to a tractor as he takes to the fields. Photo by Shaela Dansereau/Black Press)