5th Annual Soap Box Derby Held In Carbon

The Carbon Legion #161 sponsored the 5th Soap Box Derby last Saturday, July 22, 2023.

The event began at 11:00 AM with the singing of O Canada, followed by a Minute of Silence in memory of passed comrades and District Commander Deanna French.

Carbon Legion President Kim Starchuck made a presentation to Kneehill County in appreciation of their donation of $4,500.00 toward the Soapbox Derby Ramps. On hand to receive the award and pictures of the ramps, were Kneehill Councillors, Faye McGhee and D

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Keeping Kids Sports Affordable

Alberta families and non-profit organizations can now apply for funding from the Every Kid Can Play program.

Sports play an important role in the early stages of a child’s life. They teach teamwork, build confidence and promote healthy lifestyles that can last well into adulthood. Unfortunately, registration fees can make participation in sports unaffordable for too many families.

Albertans can now apply for funding from the Every Kid Can Play program to access affordable sport, physical

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Trochu Agricultural Society's Bull-A-Rama

The weather was sunny and hot for the Trochu Agricultural Society's Bull-A-Rama on Saturday, June 24, 2023. This year’s Bull-A-Rama saw over 600 people attend, more than doubling the attendance of last year. The results of Saturday night's Bull Riders Canada event were Cody Coverchuk taking the victory with 169.5 points, $2,215.00. Continuing his rookie season was Grady Young (R.) in Second place with 161.5 points and $1,985.00. Third place went to Kade McDonald with 81.5 points and $750.

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Local Archer Off To World Archery Youth Championships In Ireland

We would now like to introduce one of the “veterans” who will be representing Canada next month at the Youth World Championships in Ireland: Brynnleigh Lohner

Q: How long have you been doing archery?

A: I have been doing archery for 4 ½ years competitively. I shot a little bit for fun at home before that.

Q: What got you started in the sport?

A: I got started in archery through the 4-H program, being coached by my mom. I was successful with archery in 4-H, which encouraged me

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