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Treasure Kingdom is nominated for for the Authors Elite Awards in the fantasy category. The novel is written by Wetaskiwin local Lorie Gurnett.

Local author up for publishing award

Lorie Gurnett is nominated for the Author Elite Awards in the fantasy category for her YA novel.

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Drive in movie Sept. 18, 2020 at Wetaskiwin Mall for charity

All proceeds from the film will be donated to the Wetaskiwin Food Bank.

Love Letters is on now at the Manluk Theatre. Photo/ Manluktheatre.com                                 Love Letters is on now at the Manluk Theatre. Photo/ Manluktheatre.com

Wetaskiwin Theatre ready to resume amid COVID-19

Wetaskiwin Theatre society putting on first performance since the start of the pandemic.

Photo by Kirsty Lloyd. Submitted.                                 Photo by Kirsty Lloyd. Submitted.                                 Photo by Kirsty Lloyd. Submitted.                                 Photo by Kirsty Lloyd. Submitted.

Powwow held at Camp 2 Ma-Me-O Beach Saturday Aug. 22

Individuals from across Alberta, B.C. and Saskatchewan participated.

Photo by Kirsty Lloyd. Submitted.                                 Photo by Kirsty Lloyd. Submitted.                                 Photo by Kirsty Lloyd. Submitted.                                 Photo by Kirsty Lloyd. Submitted.
Punch Drunk Cabaret, photo by Keith Moore. Submitted.

Wetaskiwin band one of nine to play at Beaumont Blues & Roots Festival

Punch Drunk Cabaret will be returning to live performances for the first time since COVID-19.

Punch Drunk Cabaret, photo by Keith Moore. Submitted.
Boyd (right) took photos with best friend this year. Supplied.

The photography trend that continues to climb: Best friend photo shoots

Rimbey photographer reflects on the growing demand for these lifestyle set shoots.

Boyd (right) took photos with best friend this year. Supplied.
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Manny's demolition under way this week
Mulhurst Bay Fire Rescue teaches fire prevention at Pipestone Elementary School
Sylvan Lake man’s documentary getting limited run in Alberta theatres

Sylvan Lake man’s documentary getting limited run in Alberta theatres

Scott McDermott’s documentary will be in 14 theatres, including Sylvan Lake and Wetaskiwin

Sylvan Lake man’s documentary getting limited run in Alberta theatres
Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)

BOOK REVIEW: Lacombe author pens first novel “A Critical Human Error”

Barbara A. Glasier’s book touches on family, childhood innocence and redemption

Lacombe Author Barbara A. Glasier recently released her first book – “A Critical Human Error: When Paternity Is Not a Choice”. (Photo submitted)
Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: COVID-19 and the US Election

The Expert welcomes Burman University Political Scientist Marc Froese

Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert
Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert                                Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta Part 2

More insight into the Black Lives Matter movement of central Alberta

Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert                                Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert
Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: Black Lives Matter in central Alberta

Community organizers come on the show to discuss central Albertan anti-racist movement

Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert
Photo from Punch Drunk Cabaret’s music video “The Beautiful and Decadent.” Photo submitted by Randy Bailer.

Local Band’s quarantine music videos receiving international attention

Punch Drunk Cabaret has decided to forego live stream performances for music videos during COVID-19.

Photo from Punch Drunk Cabaret’s music video “The Beautiful and Decadent.” Photo submitted by Randy Bailer.
Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, left, and Joe Biden talk on Feb. 25, during the South Carolina Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina. (Josh Morgan / The Greenville News)

PODCAST: Super Tuesday with Burman University Politicial Scientist Marc Froese

The Expert welcomes frequent collaborator to discuss US Democratic Primary

Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, left, and Joe Biden talk on Feb. 25, during the South Carolina Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina. (Josh Morgan / The Greenville News)
Cast members from Abracadavers shoot a scene for the award-winning series. Part of the project, which will reach an even bigger audience in the New Year, was shot in the Stettler area.                                Photo submitted

Award-winning film, partly shot in the Stettler region, continues to reach a broader audience

Abracadavers follows the story of Chris whose mom died in a freak hair salon chair accident

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Cast members from Abracadavers shoot a scene for the award-winning series. Part of the project, which will reach an even bigger audience in the New Year, was shot in the Stettler area.                                Photo submitted
PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Archaeologist Myles Chykerda

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Archaeologist Myles Chykerda

Chykerda discusses Greece, Alberta and the field of archaeology as a whole

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Archaeologist Myles Chykerda
The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby, penned by Norm Foster, is currently on at Cow Patti Theatre Company in Lacombe. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Great Kooshog Lake Hollis McCauley Fishing Derby, penned by Norm Foster, is currently on at Cow Patti Theatre Company in Lacombe. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Jo(E) Social Media’s Joe Whitbread

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Jo(E) Social Media’s Joe Whitbread

Discussion focuses on the past, present and future of our social interactions online

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Jo(E) Social Media’s Joe Whitbread
Randi Boulton took home the Singer/Songwriter of the Year Award at the Red Deer Entertainment Awards. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Randi Boulton took home the Singer/Songwriter of the Year Award at the Red Deer Entertainment Awards. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Brett Kissel
Brett Kissel
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Stacey Benjamain from the Stettler Board of Trade, left, and Fran Snowden of Stettler Rotary Club sell tickets at Taste of Stettler, while Eric Snowden counts money. The 200 available tickets sold out fast for the annual Rotary Taste of Stettler event held at the Hub on Sept. 21. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)