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Revised Bashaw bylaw will see changes to water, sewer operations

Several new sections to be added to restructured bylaw

Kurek discuss ag crisis with AB MPs

Alberta MPs talk about what can be done to help farmers

A lesson in excellence and success

Mary Kemmis of Black Press Media is the recipient of the 49 Langarans Award

  • Nov 18, 2019

Alberta Justice Minister advocates UCP rural crime plan

Expanded property rights, more power to peace officers, demonetizing scrap mental part of UCP plan

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair coming to Red Deer College’s Cenovus Learning Commons

Central Albertans can connect with employers on Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Input wanted on ABP reorganizing proposal

Five-year review comes up with major revamp to cut costs

Conservation group encourages people to leave their leaves on the ground

Fall is here and so is that dreaded chore — or is it?

  • Nov 12, 2019

Mainroad AB takes over contract from Alberta Transportation

Winter driving conditions prevail in Central Alberta

  • Nov 10, 2019

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Amnesty International Canada Secretary-General Alex Neve

Advocate pushes for the respect of human rights both in Canada and abroad

Bashaw Community Theatre presents Matilda – the Musical

Opening night set for Nov. 14 with additional shows running through to Nov. 24

  • Nov 6, 2019

Blackfalds RCMP remind motorists to slow down on icy roads

Area highways are icy and not in good shape for travel

ALERT: Wind warning in effect for central Alberta

Strong winds expected to cause damage

  • Oct 25, 2019

PODCAST: Political Scientist Marc Froese discusses the results of the Federal Election

Western alienation, results, minority governments and more highlight this week’s The Expert podcast

Budget staying the course for Bashaw

Council also not happy with lack of response from province on police funding

PODCAST: Journalism instructor discusses how reporters have taken on climate change

Mount Royal University’s Sean Holman has been researching how journalists have covered climate change

Alberta RCMP gears up for Operation Impact over Thanksgiving long weekend

Last Thanksgiving long weekend, there were three fatalities and over 50 injuries in 410 motor vehicle collisions

  • Oct 15, 2019

Michaud believes PPC is working in people’s best interests

Battle River Crowfoot candidate didn’t think regular parties met those needs

  • Oct 15, 2019

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Jo(E) Social Media’s Joe Whitbread

Discussion focuses on the past, present and future of our social interactions online