Community

Community compassion: The Mulhurst Bay Quilt Club is getting creative with their homemade donations

The club is making scrub bags to help COVID front line workers reduce the spread in their homes.

Alberta RCMP are asking citizens to consider crime prevention in their spring gardening plans.

“Consider planting prickly plants such as raspberries or roses for a natural barrier.”

Sylvan Lake mom says transition to at-home learning going well

Melissa Hicks’ sons, Jackson and Parker, are students at École Our Lady of the Rosary School

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City of Wetaskiwin Canada Day decorating contest finalists
Canada Day events in Wetaskiwin
This dog can't resist joining in with his owner's traditional singing

Wetaskiwin Food Banks are preparing for a surge in need due to COVID-19

Layoffs are expected to play a major role in need for the Food Bank.

Sylvan Lake photographer captures family life from the front steps

Deb McNeil is taking porch portraits to share the uniqueness of families during COVID-19

Dancer’s Edge studio moves to online classes due to COVID-19

Studio looks to bring normalcy to dance students

The Front Steps Project

Local photographer Vanessa Kerkere is capturing history with families from their own front steps.

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

A birthday pandemic

Wetaskiwin woman celebrates 100th birthday during COVID-19.

Sewing for safety during COVID-19

A Wetaskiwin local is sewing face masks for the vulnerable and front line workers.

Local businesses try to find their ‘new normal’ during COVID-19

COVID-19 is pushing local businesses to their breaking point.

Wetaskiwin Composite High School’s graduates final year is not what they hoped

Coronavirus has derailed the WCHS grads’ plans to celebrate their final year.

Will COVID-19 affect Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic ban?

City of Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic ban still stands amidst coronavirus reusable bag concerns.

Town of Millet declares a State of Local Emergency

In the afternoon of Mar. 24, 2020 the Town of Millet declared a State of Local Emergency.

Will COVID-19 affect Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic ban?

City of Wetaskiwin’s single-use plastic ban still stands amidst coronavirus resuable bag concerns.

All Millet playgrounds are closed

The Town of Millet has released a statement in their efforts to…

Nowco Home Hardware supports Lacombe Food Bank during COVID-19 pandemic

Store creates viral video and toilet paper contest to encourage Food Bank donations

Sylvan Lake support groups cancel in-person meetings

AA and TOPS will continue to offer support online and by phone during outbreak

The social distancing Easter egg hunt

Some families are getting crafty in self-isolation

Millet Fresh Market keeps positive through coronavirus crowds

Fresh Market credits teamwork and their incredible community with their success during the pandemic.