Local News

Active number of COVID cases rises to 61 in central zone

Cases increased by 13 over the past 24 hours

  • Jul 15, 2020

Bashaw rejects proposed lease renewal option

Revised capital project listed receives approval

Sylvan Lake RCMP overwhelmed by Saturday’s crowded waterfront

“The sheer number of people at the beach is an indication that enforcement is not the solution.”

Father and his 9-year-old son rescued off of Miquelon Lake this weekend

Wetaskiwin/Camrose RCMP and EPS Air 1 rescue father and son on Miquelon Lake.

Crowds in Sylvan Lake “commonplace” during summer months

The Town of Sylvan Lake looking for solutions from Province for large crowds not social distancing

BRSD still preparing for the fall

Possible bus route changes on the horizon for some areas

Red Deer up to 4 active COVID-19 cases

Province announced 77 new confirmed cases across Alberta Friday

  • Jul 10, 2020

Bashaw RCMP arrest pair of wanted suspects

Reports of suspicious vehicles help police capture both individuals

Sylvan Lake RCMP continue search for missing man

43-year-old Steven Hull’s last known whereabouts were in the Sylvan Lake area on May 28

Severe thunderstorm warning for Central Alberta

Central Alberta expected to have severe thunderstorms roll through Thursday June 9, 2020.

Bashaw council passes arena complex maintenance contract

Arena, community hall now under same agreement, lighting upgrade still in the air

46 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday in Alberta

Province has completed more than 500,000 COVID-19 tests

  • Jul 8, 2020

Charges laid following shooting in Lacombe County

A man turned himself in to Rimbey RCMP after an incident on July 5

47 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday in Alberta, still 620 active cases

3 active COVID-19 cases remain in Red Deer

  • Jul 7, 2020

Alix, Bashaw issue support for the RCMP

Both communities feel force is getting a bad rap

COVID-19: Central zone at four active

Alberta confirms 130 cases Monday

Sylvan Lake woman distressed after cat shot at with pellet gun, loses its eye

Warning: Photo may be disturbing to some. Evelina Cornell’s cat Ms Grey was shot in the face and hip