Local News

UPDATE: Youths located in Airdie

The youths are believed to be travelling in a dark blue Chevrolet Cavalier headed to Radium, B.C.

Bashaw voices no doubt to be heard on water

Council to hold Jan. 17 meeting at community hall with expected public participation

Road work, fire truck among 2018 successes for Bashaw

Mayor reflects back on previous year, though would rather forget all about water

‘Yellow Vest’ pro-pipeline convoy departing from Red Deer to Ottawa mid February

“We want to create awareness in Ottawa that we want pipeline shovels in the ground,” says organizer

CN, CP take over $2.5 million more from grain farmers than allowed

Railways penalized millions for exceeding revenue cap for western grain transport

Ponoka RCMP investigate thefts and break-ins

In one file, suspects entered a home and stole the keys to a vehicle while the homeowner was inside

Ponoka RCMP searching for missing pregnant First Nations woman

Police say 24-year-old Nikita Rabbit went missing around the Centennial Centre Jan. 2

A No Landfill Disposal Facility in the future for Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake and Fogdog Energy Solutions have formally signed a Master Services Agreement

Bashaw employees lose previous sick days, but get small raise for new year

Bashaw council approves cost of living increase for town employees

OnStar helps locate stolen truck in Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP files include the theft of a 5,000 kg transformer, plus other files

Three Wetaskiwin-area suspects face 52 charges after guns and drugs seized

Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit conduct search warrant, seize firearms and drugs

Extreme cold warning set for northern Alberta

Extreme wind chills for the northern part of the province at -40 degrees C

Bashaw council removes indefinite carry over on sick days

Accumulation of sick days (119 maximum each) for Town of Bashaw staff no longer allowed

Water rate hike in Bashaw inevitable

Council to make decision on 2019 water rates on Jan. 17, meeting to be held at Community Centre

Bashaw’s community Christmas another success

The second community Christmas was held at the Bashaw Legion. Plans are underway for next year.

Ponoka County stable despite uncertain 2018 economy

Financial troubles, land use uproars cause some challenge for the county in 2018