Dust off the skates, it's almost time to hit the outdoor rinks

Arguably the best part about all this cold weather is finally here, outdoor rinks are starting to be cleared for use. Officials with the city of Red Deer have been working hard and John Eastwood,…

Local Sports

World Junior Hockey Championship coming to Red Deer and Edmonton

Even the smallest of sports fans will be excited about the upcoming tournaments taking place in Alberta, between the 2019 Canada Winter Games happening this year, and now the exciting announcement…

Snow day spent shoveling sidewalks

Most schools in the Central Alberta area have been shut down due to snowy and icy conditions, but that didn’t stop the Bantam ‘A’ Rockets for getting outside. The team decided to take the day off to…

Lacombe Ringette Association hosts annual tournament this weekend

The Lacombe Edge Ice Breaker Ringette Tournament is on once again this weekend, with 38 teams playing games all over Lacombe, Blackfalds, and Clive. Co-chair of the tournament Nicole Plewis says team…

Lacombe Seniors Curling Bonspiel hits the ice this week

The ever-popular Lacombe Seniors Curling Bonspiel is on once again this week down at the Gary Moe Auto group Sportsplex. Chairman of the Seniors Bonspiel Committee Ken Brown says they rarely have…

Ag News

PGA Says It's Too Early To Call It A Potato Shortage

There's no need for potato lovers to panic about a spud shortage yet. Potato Growers of Alberta Executive Director, Terence Hochstein, says some areas of Canada did have a tough harvest due to cold,…

Autonomous Power Platform DOT Hits The Market Next Year

Farmers will be able to buy a driverless machine next year to use in their fields. The autonomous, u-shaped power platform DOT carries sprayer, grain cart, and seeder implements, and has been…

Coulee Crest Farms Takes Home Environmental Stewardship Award

The Radau family from east of Bowden was honoured for being exceptional stewards of the land. They were awarded with the 2019 Alberta Beef Producers Environmental Stewardship award at the…

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