Bashaw Star Staff

Front row, left to right: Betty Leshenko, Edmonton; Doreen Kelly, Camrose; Arlene Albeiz, Lethbridge; Olga Matvichuk, Edmonton and provincial president Sharon Ozouf, Edmonton. Back row, left to right: Kelly Christman, Bassano; Camrose County Coun. Carl Bergstrom; Louise Beatch, Lac La Biche; MLA Jackie Lovely; MP Damian Kurek; Barb Bambrick, Bashaw, and Brenda Johnston, Sundre. (Photo submitted)

Bashaw Royal Purple host Platinum Jubilee awards recipients

On Jan. 21, provincial Royal Purple recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II…

Front row, left to right: Betty Leshenko, Edmonton; Doreen Kelly, Camrose; Arlene Albeiz, Lethbridge; Olga Matvichuk, Edmonton and provincial president Sharon Ozouf, Edmonton. Back row, left to right: Kelly Christman, Bassano; Camrose County Coun. Carl Bergstrom; Louise Beatch, Lac La Biche; MLA Jackie Lovely; MP Damian Kurek; Barb Bambrick, Bashaw, and Brenda Johnston, Sundre. (Photo submitted)
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Premier Smith visits Camrose

On Jan. 12, Premier Danielle Smith visited Camrose at the request of…

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Bashaw videographer Ben Wilson, of Benjo Productions, gets into the action as a RCMP helicopter hovers over an area west of Bashaw. (File photo)

Reinvigorated subscription program offers Bashaw Star readers exclusive benefits

Truth. Clarity. Community. It’s what we do. For 108 years the Bashaw…

Bashaw videographer Ben Wilson, of Benjo Productions, gets into the action as a RCMP helicopter hovers over an area west of Bashaw. (File photo)
The Humbug Bazaar has quite the variety of homemade goods, decorations and artwork. (File photo)

The Christmas season is launching in Bashaw

The chill in the air and the first snow falls of the…

The Humbug Bazaar has quite the variety of homemade goods, decorations and artwork. (File photo)
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Bashaw Bucks starting soon

Bashaw and District Chamber of Commerce October meeting briefs

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Bashaw chamber now has full executive

Volunteer board members still needed

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Members of government and faculty attend the funding announcement at the University of Calgary, May 10. L-R: Demetrios Nicolaides, Minister of Advanced Education; Dr. Renate Weller, Dean for UCVM; Nate Horner, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development; Dr. Natasha Kutryk, vice-president, Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (south region); Premier Jason Kenney, and MLA Jackie Lovely. Front: Gordon Atkins, professor at UCVM. (Riley Brandt/University of Calgary)

UCP government invests in veterinary medicine

The Government of Alberta recently announce a $67.4 million investment to Alberta’s…

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Members of government and faculty attend the funding announcement at the University of Calgary, May 10. L-R: Demetrios Nicolaides, Minister of Advanced Education; Dr. Renate Weller, Dean for UCVM; Nate Horner, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development; Dr. Natasha Kutryk, vice-president, Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (south region); Premier Jason Kenney, and MLA Jackie Lovely. Front: Gordon Atkins, professor at UCVM. (Riley Brandt/University of Calgary)
Damien Kurek

MP Kurek says Russian sanction a ‘badge of honour’

Battle River-Crowfoot MP Damien Kurek, along with most Canadian MPs, was banned…

Damien Kurek
The Bashaw Fire Department held a ceremony on Feb. 9 to show support for the Castor Fire Department. (Video screenshot)

VIDEO: Bashaw Fire Department expresses condolences for fallen Castor firefighter

The Bashaw Fire Department held a ceremony on Feb. 9 to express…

The Bashaw Fire Department held a ceremony on Feb. 9 to show support for the Castor Fire Department. (Video screenshot)
Bashaw and District Chamber of Commerce

The annual Bashaw Christmas Bucks program kicks off soon

‘Historically, we feel Bashaw Bucks works well to support our local businesses by encouraging people to shop local.’

Bashaw and District Chamber of Commerce
MLA Jackie Lovely

Foreign funding hurt Alberta’s energy development, inquiry shows

‘This is a topic that is particularly sensitive in our community.’

MLA Jackie Lovely
Bashaw Razzle Dazzle Days 2017

Bashaw’s Razzle Dazzle Day postponed

Chamber hopeful street festival can be held in the fall

Bashaw Razzle Dazzle Days 2017
The Mountain Cree Traditional Band headquarters in Mirror, Alta. has been the target of theft and vandalism. (Photo submitted)

Mountain Cree Traditional Band’s headquarters broken into five times

AWNTB says not enough being done to deter crime in Mirror, Alta.

The Mountain Cree Traditional Band headquarters in Mirror, Alta. has been the target of theft and vandalism. (Photo submitted)
Blotter bug
Blotter bug
Ben Wilson, Lori Miller, Grant McKenzie and Morgan Benoit take a break while getting the Bashaw Community Garden ready. (Photo submitted)

Bidding 2020 adieu with year in review

A look at some of the top stories covered in the Bashaw Star in 2020

Ben Wilson, Lori Miller, Grant McKenzie and Morgan Benoit take a break while getting the Bashaw Community Garden ready. (Photo submitted)
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Bashaw town council

Funding almost in place for Bashaw Lagoon Project

Town still needing funds for its portion

Bashaw town council
Bashaw is hoping to save energy and money by retrofitting the arena to be more efficient.Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Bashaw is hoping to save energy and money by retrofitting the arena to be more efficient.Photo by Jordie Dwyer
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Halloween file photo
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Bashaw Ag Society prepares for RV storage

Sept. 16 council briefs

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