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Watch: Westerner Days in full swing

The heat and the thunderstorms didn’t stop anybody

WATCH: Ronald McDonald House Central Alberta hosts Barnyard Breakfast

FortisAlberta makes $10,000 donation to House operations

WATCH: 2018 Westerner Days Parade brings 1000s to downtown Red Deer

The parade begins five days of western fun and culture in Central Alberta

Bashaw hosts full bunnock tournament

Hundreds of people converged on Bashaw’s ag grounds for the 15th annual Bunnock Tournament

Trip about delving into Bashaw’s family history

Founder’s relative receives special proclamation, learns more historic family details

Lacombe Corn Maze celebrates CFR 45

Kraay Family Farm opens July 20th

‘Flipping Amazing’ Pancake Breakfast welcomes 6,000 Central Albertans

Westerner Days is, unofficially, underway after Bower Place held their annual Pancake Breakfast.

Bashaw area in need of rain to continue crop development

Alberta’s weekly crop report shows crops, pastures need more moisture soon

Pastoral Ponderings: Sometimes the message gets lost

This week’s Pastoral Ponderings looks at the message of Jesus and how it is interpreted

  • Jul 10th, 2018

Pastoral Ponderings: Love, compassion and caring for others

When loving your neighbour as yourself becomes forgotten

  • Jul 4th, 2018

Donalda celebrates Canada Day

Hundreds turn out to celebrate country’s birthday

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

All aboard! Stettler’s train, decked out with Canadian flags, heads to Big Valley

200 people onboard heading to Big Valley

  • Jul 1st, 2018

Artist from Maskwacis blends modern art with First Nations culture

Blending modern art and hip-hop culture with Indigenous culture is Christopher Day One Carlson

Saskatoon singer wins Ponoka Stampede talent show

A Stettler youth sings her way to runner up and recording session

PHOTO: Friend of Battle River by Bashaw

BDSS was recently presented with community award from the Battle River School Division

Pastoral Ponderings: The story of Jesus calming a storm is good one

Looking at miracles and how sometimes the unexplainable will create a little fear

  • Jun 27th, 2018

Pigs crash yoga class in B.C.

First it was goats, now it’s pigs — you can get downward dog with the whole farm in Aldergrove

PHOTO: Investing in greener communities

Fortis Alberta recently presented a grant to Bashaw to help plant trees

Rebel Report: Students at Bashaw School set for year end

Classes are getting ready for last week, exams and National Indigenious Day

  • Jun 19th, 2018

Pastoral Ponderings: Reaching out doesn’t necessarily mean seeking them out

The tale of a U.S. televangelist and his jet prompts thoughts of how Jesus acted

  • Jun 19th, 2018