Treena Mielke

Alberta Parks is closing or partially closing 20 parks and seeking partnerships to manage more than 160 other parks and recreation areas as part of a cost-cutting plan. Map from Alberta Parks

Changes coming for Alberta Parks

20 parks slated for closure or partial closure this year

Alberta Parks is closing or partially closing 20 parks and seeking partnerships to manage more than 160 other parks and recreation areas as part of a cost-cutting plan. Map from Alberta Parks
Courts to decide regarding Ponoka County’s north-west area structure plan

Courts to decide regarding Ponoka County’s north-west area structure plan

Ponoka Right To Farm Society versus Ponoka County

Courts to decide regarding Ponoka County’s north-west area structure plan
Parent Alexis Pearn and Rimbey Parent Link co-ordinator Samantha Sansome talk about the government’s announcement that funding for Parent Link will discontinue and the facility will close. Treena Mielke Photo
Parent Alexis Pearn and Rimbey Parent Link co-ordinator Samantha Sansome talk about the government’s announcement that funding for Parent Link will discontinue and the facility will close. Treena Mielke Photo
Dean Edge was named Champion at the 2020 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) Midwestern Regional Qualifying Event on Jan. 8 in Yankton, South Dakota. Photo from Livestock Marketing Association’s Facebook page
Dean Edge was named Champion at the 2020 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) Midwestern Regional Qualifying Event on Jan. 8 in Yankton, South Dakota. Photo from Livestock Marketing Association’s Facebook page
Memories of Lacombe Globe

Memories of Lacombe Globe

Community newspaper closes its doors

Memories of Lacombe Globe
One of Mainroad Alberta Contracting LP’s anti-icing truck works on a highway in Central Alberta recently. The highway maintenance team has a fleet of 36 new frontline plow and anti-icing trucks, as well as eight spares. Highways are services according to priorities set by Alberta Transportation. Highways #12, #53 and #20 have been given a ‘C’priority.                                Photo submitted.

Highways near Rimbey, Ponoka, Lacombe and Sylvan Lake given ‘C’ priority by Alberta Transportation

Mainroad Alberta following contract set by Alberta Transportation

One of Mainroad Alberta Contracting LP’s anti-icing truck works on a highway in Central Alberta recently. The highway maintenance team has a fleet of 36 new frontline plow and anti-icing trucks, as well as eight spares. Highways are services according to priorities set by Alberta Transportation. Highways #12, #53 and #20 have been given a ‘C’priority.                                Photo submitted.
Mainroad AB takes over contract from Alberta Transportation

Mainroad AB takes over contract from Alberta Transportation

Winter driving conditions prevail in Central Alberta

Mainroad AB takes over contract from Alberta Transportation
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Rimoka’s CAO leaving to work for Ponoka County

Rimoka’s CAO is moving on, although he plans to stay around until…

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Freeman back in Rimbey court

Freeman back in Rimbey court

Preliminary hearing set for Freeman

Freeman back in Rimbey court
Tiffany Rose, Liberal candidate for Red Deer-Lacombe. Photo submitted

Liberal candidate for Red Deer-Lacombe wants to ensure no one gets left behind

Liberal candidate, Tiffany Rose, strong advocate for mental health

Tiffany Rose, Liberal candidate for Red Deer-Lacombe. Photo submitted
Tiffany Rose, Liberal candidate for Red Deer-Lacombe. Photo submitted

Liberal candidate for Red Deer-Lacombe wants to ensure no one gets left behind

Liberal candidate, Tiffany Rose, strong advocate for mental health

Tiffany Rose, Liberal candidate for Red Deer-Lacombe. Photo submitted
Lively discussion at political forum in Rimbey

Lively discussion at political forum in Rimbey

Rimbey forum well attended

Lively discussion at political forum in Rimbey
Susan O’Connor, diagnosed with stage four bone cancer, is frustrated with wait times for CT scan and appointment with oncologist. Photo submitted
Susan O’Connor, diagnosed with stage four bone cancer, is frustrated with wait times for CT scan and appointment with oncologist. Photo submitted
End of summer party goes well

End of summer party goes well

Summer, with all its promise of great and wonderful things, is over.…

End of summer party goes well
Ponoka Little League girls softball team won bronze in the Little League Softball Canadian Championships held Aug. 1 - 4 in Victoria, B.C. Ponoka defeated Calgary Voltage 17-2 in the bronze medal game. In the back are coach Tim Longjohn, Ava Longjohn, Kallie Mielke, Ellayah Littlepoplar, Cherish Mackinaw, Aaliyan Mackinaw, Suri Montour, Coach Daryle Montour. In the front are Mylee Yellowbird, Sykora Saddleback, Brooke Rain, Mikka Cutknife, Richlyn Littlechild, Kayelle Yellowbird and Jaydis Rabbit. Photo submitted

The Ponoka Little League girls softball team win bronze

Ponoka defeated Calgary 17-2 in Canadian Little League playoffs

Ponoka Little League girls softball team won bronze in the Little League Softball Canadian Championships held Aug. 1 - 4 in Victoria, B.C. Ponoka defeated Calgary Voltage 17-2 in the bronze medal game. In the back are coach Tim Longjohn, Ava Longjohn, Kallie Mielke, Ellayah Littlepoplar, Cherish Mackinaw, Aaliyan Mackinaw, Suri Montour, Coach Daryle Montour. In the front are Mylee Yellowbird, Sykora Saddleback, Brooke Rain, Mikka Cutknife, Richlyn Littlechild, Kayelle Yellowbird and Jaydis Rabbit. Photo submitted
Man accused of father’s murder to make third court appearance

Man accused of father’s murder to make third court appearance

Freeman to be back in court Sept. 6

Man accused of father’s murder to make third court appearance
Great day for torch run despite blustery weather

Great day for torch run despite blustery weather

Torch run travels through Rimbey

Great day for torch run despite blustery weather
Bentley area horse trainer recovering from serious accident
Bentley area horse trainer recovering from serious accident
Brian and Esther Hutzkal and children Quintin, 11, Darcy, 10 and Kane, 8 from the Bentley area have been left homeless by a house fire. Photo submitted

House fire leaves Bentley area family homeless

Family suffers loss, community steps up

Brian and Esther Hutzkal and children Quintin, 11, Darcy, 10 and Kane, 8 from the Bentley area have been left homeless by a house fire. Photo submitted
Hawk Tail Brewery ready to open doors

Hawk Tail Brewery ready to open doors

New Rimbey business to begin operation

Hawk Tail Brewery ready to open doors