Local News

Pipestone Creek Grouse Walk a success Aug. 24

Event hosts over 40 participants near Wetaskiwin

  • Sep 20, 2019

MLA pays visit, fireworks bylaw passes last hurdle

Big bin for yard waste slated to return during fall clean up this month

RCMP are joining in the back to school spirit with an online ‘course’ called Business 101

Campaign is geared toward business owners looking for safety tips and how to prevent break-ins

  • Sep 18, 2019

Alberta RCMP updates ‘Data and Innovation web page’

Statistics are uploaded on a quarterly basis

  • Sep 18, 2019

Alberta RCMP warns property owners of paving contractor scams

Travelling companies offer paving or roof sealing services typically to seniors in rural communities

  • Sep 18, 2019

Sylvan Lake’s rainbow crosswalk defaced with homophobic message

The crosswalk was repainted Thursday morning to remove traces of the spray-painted words

Council welcomes “no risk” trial of economic development tools

First year free will allow some kicking of tires to see if it can spur activity in Bashaw

Bashaw’s long-term strategy to get one more revision

Slight wording changes to be made to strategic plan following council meeting

Alberta RCMP remind citizens of the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

The Act provides legal protections for people who experience or witness an overdose and call 911

  • Sep 10, 2019

Alberta Justice Minister touring province to understand effect rural crime

Minister Doug Schweitzer was in Red Deer Sept. 6 for the second day of his Alberta tour

WATCH: Enhanced Emergency Department opens at Lacombe Hospital

$3.1 million facility jointly funded by AHS, Lacombe Health Trust

Bashaw council approves deals for ice resurfacer, community hall work

Purchases should cut future maintenance expenses, save on utilities

Vet clinic changes hands in Bashaw

Ponoka’s Central Vet takes over after retirement of local vet

Ag minister hears more on the problems of Bill 6

Dreeshen appears in Ponoka during ag consultation tour