Chair yoga is good for the mind and the body

BIG VALLEY BULLETIN -- A final reminder from the Elks on their Yuk Yuks Comedy Entertainment fundraiser slated for Saturday, Feb. 27.

BIG VALLEY BULLETIN — A final reminder from the Elks on their Yuk Yuks Comedy Entertainment fundraiser slated for Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Big Valley Jubilee Hall. Cocktails begin at 5 p.m. The Royal Purple Ladies will be serving roast beef and chicken Cordon Bleu with trimmings and desserts at 6 p.m. They hope to offer a midnight snack as well. The three performers lined up for the evening hit the stage at 7:30 p.m. Contact Quinton Baird 403-741-8517, Allen Jacobson 403-876-2775, Larry Meyer 403-876-2382 or Lorne Parkin 403-876-2097.

The Friends of the Big Valley library will be hosting “Chair Yoga”, presented by HJC Care Services on Tuesday, March 1 from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Big Valley Train Station. This beginner course will run every Tuesday for 6 weeks.

Chair Yoga teaches us to lengthen and soften the breath, calm the mind and strengthen the body. With enough practice, patience and effort, you will enjoy an improved sense of physical, mental, spiritual and emotional wellbeing. Chair Yoga is beneficial at any age so come and enjoy some relaxing physical activity. Contact Cindy Mailer at 876-2132 for further information or register at the Big Valley Library 876-2642.

With Big Valley’s tourist season just around the corner, we take this opportunity to recognize the Big Valley Historical Society’s continuing contribution to our village.

They own and maintain two provincial heritage sites—St. Edmunds Anglican church (the blue church) and the Alberta Wheat Pool elevator. Their main museum, the McAlister Motors building located on Railway Avenue features cars, trucks and household antiques. They own the two green baggage cars located by the railroad station, housing more antiques and also all the antique farm equipment located in the McAlister compound and across the street. Their new Tool Museum is slated for grand opening celebrations this year. In addition to all these displays and museums, they have an archival collection of over 5000 digitalized photos, five history books, and many documents and family files and folders.

During the months when Alberta Prairie Steam Tours is running the tourist trains, the Historical Society’s list of volunteers enable them to open up all their facilities for viewing as well as supplying drivers and narrators for the tour wagon taking visitors to and from the Community Hall and conducting tours of the village. We thank the Historical Society and all their volunteers for their dedication to our village’s heritage.

Just Posted

First auction of 2018 has solid numbers: auction market

Stettler Auction Mart sees 700 head move through Jan. 9

Lars Callieou to entertain in Halkirk on Feb. 10

Volunteer appreciation supper held on Friday night

What to do after online accounts are hacked

Facebook, email and other accounts hold vital information

PETA picking wrong bone with meat tax

Science shows vegetarian diet doesn’t lessen cancer risk

Moral obligation: not crossing the floor in December, 2014

Albertans know the value of a verbal contract

Erskine Professional Motocross Athlete appears in Edmonton

Chad Bauman performs as part of ‘Ground and Gravity’

Provincial park no more

The province transferred Sylvan Lake Provincial Park to the Town yesterday

Protect pets from canine flu

Sylvan Lake veterinarian spoke to the Sylvan Lake News about the canine flu

Las Vegas shooter acted alone, exact motive still undetermined: Sheriff

Stephen Paddock was behind the gunfire that killed 58 people including two Canadians

Botox, bomb shelters, and the blues: one year into Trump presidency

A look into life in Washington since Trump’s inauguration

New County of Stettler reeve, new councillor to go to conference in Maritimes

County of Stettler selling off ATCO trailers from shop site

B.C. out of the running for Amazon’s next headquarters

Toronto is the only Canadian city left in the running despite the province backing Metro Vancouver’s bid for new Amazon headquarters

Suspected Toronto serial killer targeting gay community arrested

A 66-year-old man is charged with first-degree murder in disappearance of two Toronto men

Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page, to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Canadian band to get top honours at 2018 JUNO Awards

Most Read

Weekly delivery plus unlimited digital access for $50.40 for 52 issues (must live within 95 kilometers of Stettler) Unlimited Digital Access for one year for $50.40 Prefer to have us call you? Click here and we’ll get back to you within one business day.