Local News

Life of rodeo legend celebrated

Folks converge on Ponoka to celebrate the life of rodeo legend Winston Bruce

Autumn will ultimately be warm, despite dreary start

The Weather Network predicts a warmer than average fall season in their seasonal outlook

Alix armed robbery suspect sought

Cash taken in brazen daylight crime, Bashaw RCMP seeking information

Young horse riders converge on Bashaw’s ag grounds

Riders from all over central Alberta take in the multi 4-H Club riding event

Blast from the Past: Highlighting a 1980 election front page story

This week Bashaw Star looks at a Sept. 24, 1980 election story for Bashaw

Strong showing for Bashaw Fire golf fundraiser

A full roster kept folks busy at the Bashaw Golf and Country Club

Bashaw resident selected among CYL finalists

Wilson receives once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

Wetaskiwin RCMP seize significant amount of stolen property

Results of seizure after executing search warrant on rural property

Discussion on deadly opioid held in Red Deer

Central Albertans gather to hear more information on fentanyl

  • Sep 7th, 2017

Blast from the Past: Looking back at a big auction in 1987

Bashaw’s main street was full with auction-goers in 1987 for this store auction event.

  • Sep 7th, 2017

PHOTOS: Ponoka’s old hospital goes down

In progress: Crews were busy last with the demolition of the old Ponoka hospital

PHOTOS: On deck at Heritage House at the Stettler Hospital

The outdoor deck got revamped at the Stettler Hospital

  • Sep 7th, 2017

Bashaw residents unhappy, but resigned to new water line

No real answers from the Highway 12/21 Regional Water ServicesCommission.

Cuts to school fees will save a bit in Bashaw

Optional and sports fees on the rise among the other changes

Harvest well under way, moisture could be an issue

Bashaw, Ponoka seeing lots of swathing, combining with quality anticipated to be quite good

Bashaw Community hall troubles still whirling around

Council waiting for info on reasons for expensive repeated repairs

Bashaw RCMP deal with high winds and four vehicle collision

Extremely high winds release calcium chloride into the air in Bashaw

Donalda Diary: Drive-in movie a big success

Almost 200 people attended the fun drive-in experience

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Blast from the Past: Taking in the rodeo in Bashaw in 1992

This 1992 Bashaw Star image showcases the Town and Country Rodeo

  • Aug 31st, 2017