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Town set to pave remainder of 54 Ave.

Bashaw council to find the money through 2020 budget talks

Sylvan Lake RCMP seek assistance in locating missing male

Mark Crier, 17, was last seen in Sylvan Lake on Jan. 13

Bashaw addresses water quality concerns

Residents urged to contact town with any issues

Crews respond to explosion at Parcels Trucking UPDATED

Explosion happened in the late morning in the east industrial park UPDATED

  • Jan 9, 2020

RCMP confirms break and enter at Gull Lake’s Wooden Shoe

Blackfalds RCMP are currently investigating the file

Finalists announced in Community Futures East Parkland’s third annual Marketing Plan Challenge

Small to medium sized businesses within the CFEP region were invited to participate

  • Jan 8, 2020

Trauma supports in place at Sylvan Lake schools in wake of student’s death

Brooke-Lynn Longman died while a patient at the Edmonton Stollery hospital after cardiac arrest

GoFundMe set up for Lacombe family grieving loss of 22-year-old son

$4,650 has been raised so far to support Adam and Wendy Buyar

Council needs to figure out water costs, how to pay for policing expenses

Interim budget approved, hard decisions lay ahead for Bashaw

Central Alberta temperatures to plummet heading into the weekend

The area is expected to see daytime high of around -30C this weekend and into next week

Bashaw native Darren Throop appointed to Order of Canada

CEO of entertainment giant eOne born and raised in Bashaw

Bullying Awareness Week highlights where to turn for help

The Province is running a digital campaign to show victims where they can turn for support

  • Jan 3, 2020

Blackfalds RCMP investigate armed car jacking

Two males steal Mitsubishi Lancer after showing what appeared to be shotguns

Mecca Glen students recieve great message from Olympian

Multiple equestrian medalist and Olympian Jessica Phoenix relays message of passion, perseverence

2019: Year in review

Bashaw stories and events that made headlines in 2019

Michael Allan Richter of Ponoka charged for Alix bank robbery

Suspect identified while in custody at Ponoka RCMP detachment in unrelated investigation

Michael Allan Richter of Ponoka charged for Alix bank robbery

Suspect identified while in custody at Ponoka RCMP detachment in unrelated investigation

BRSD to use up reserves to meet $4 million deficit

Board decides not to cut staff or hit parents with more fees