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UCP candidate for new riding makes an appearance in Bashaw

Jackie Lovely won the nomination Nov. 24 for redistributed constituency

RCMP: Avoid driving on the QE2 from Blackfalds to Red Deer

The highway lanes near Ponoka are slick due to wintry weather

Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin RCMP say the home was fully engulfed when crews arrived

Head-on collision south of Ponoka closes Highway 2A lanes

Fire crews extricated one person with serious injuries

Ponoka pushes for a piece of the grant pie

The town argues that rural municipalities are losing out of provincial funding opportunities

UPDATED: Man dies in collision near Ponoka

STARS Air Ambulance was called to a single vehicle collision on the QE2 south of Ponoka

WATCH: MEGlobal Athletic Park receives $2 million boost towards new Lacombe track

Expanded fieldhouse and new track and field facility to be included in $4 million plan

Freezing rain in the forecast for late this afternoon

Red Deer and surrounding areas expected to be hit by freezing rain, says Environment Canada

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP are investigating the collision where a 17-year-old Ponoka County boy died

Alberta proposes $40 million investment into Bighorn Country over five years

Province seeks feedback on the proposal which brings 3 new provincial parks to the area

Rimbey RCMP warn of CRA scam artists

The woman was wearing a wig and fake name tag, demanding $6,000 in “payments”

  • Nov 23, 2018

Pickup crashes through guardrail near Ponoka

It is believed there were minor injuries to the driver whose pickup ended up in the median

UPDATED: RCMP arrest man who drove through airport fence

The 27-year-old was arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP and is in custody.

Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files

Three Ponoka RCMP files: found bikes, a motorist flees police & stolen truck found

B.C. woman fined $2,300 for clocking 215 km/hr

It’s the highest fine Alberta police have issued

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Police allege that Shimwell rammed a police cruiser

Bashaw council not pleased with water rate jump

Council to suggest lower reserve for commission as way to hopefully lower water rate hike

Bashaw’s seniors centre roof needs fixing, estimated $33,000 fix

Town to get further price quotes on possible roof replacement. Santa parade is Dec. 1

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

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