Local News

Castor, Forestburg, coal workers get $257,644 to transition to low-carbon economy

Two transition centres will serve seven communities in the Battler River Region

Semi tractor hauling lumber rolls near Ponoka

Icy roads continue to wreak havoc on the the QE2

Rollovers near Ponoka keep crews busy

Wintry road conditions proved a struggle for motorists on the QE2 highway with several incidents

Plane crash-lands near Ponoka

The airplane had its tail ripped off and it ended right side up in a copse of trees east of Ponoka

A hundred years after WWI ends, residents of Bashaw remember

Annual Remembrance Day ceremony focuses on Armistice

Naked man arrested for impaired driving

The man allegedly fled the scene of a collision wearing only a sheet. Plus other Ponoka RCMP briefs

Castor honours Canada’s veterans

Holds Remembrance Day service

  • Nov 12, 2018

WATCH: Remembrance Day in Lacombe fills LMC

2018 marked 100 years since the end of First World War

Rimbey to hold first ever charity check stop

Rimbey gets in Christmas spirit

  • Nov 10, 2018

Alberta harvest reaches 95 per cent, quality sees huge decline

Yields were about average this year, problem was a lot went to feed

Rural crime task force results released at Agri-Trade luncheon

Report cites problems with police not being able to keep up with crime and justice system issues

Bashaw bracing to pay more for water next year

Regional water commission’s jump in rate will force Bashaw’s hand despite attempts to lessen blow

Traffic on QE2 slow going after collision near Millet and Leduc

Edmonton Police deal with slick roads and 125 collisions as of 4 p.m.

PHOTOS: Mule deer runs into car near Ponoka

Woman taken to the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre for check up

Video cameras in school busses catch drivers unawares

School bus video cameras show Lacombe and Blackfalds drivers worst offenders for passing while red lights flashing

  • Nov 6, 2018

A new ice resurfacer for Bashaw’s arena is estimated at more than $100,000

New machine expected to take about a year, town looking to counties to help fund it

WATCH: TSN’s Michael Landsberg speaks in Lacombe about mental illness

Landsberg lends his voice to the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta