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St. Michael’s Church commemoration held west of Bashaw

The celebration acknowledged the history of Hungarian settlers in the area

UPDATE: Wetaskiwin hotel up in flames, high school closed due to smoke

Fire crews have been dealing with a fire at the historic Rose Country Inn

Pair arrested in rural central Alberta armed robberies

Two Red Deer men facing a slew of charges after weekend crime spree

Blackfalds RCMP respond to snowmobile accident on Gull Lake

No injuries after protruding pipe launches driver over 30 ft.

Tighter belts, low dollar will help net farm incomes

Canadian farmers can expect higher costs, so monitoring expenses will be key in 2019

Expect to see fewer canola fields this season in central Alberra

Falling prices, higher inputs could force farmers to change their rotations

Central Alberta Hockey sets new motion stemming from Rimbey bantam complaints

League issues with the Rimbey Bonavista bantams creates change on late complaints in minor hockey

  • Mar 10, 2019

Rimbey’s Bonavista Bantams cut from playoff play

The Central Alberta Hockey League voted to remove bantams after complaints received

  • Mar 7, 2019

Three face charges after Red Deer RCMP seize drugs, guns, cash in biggest drug bust in recent Red Deer history

Police seize cocaine, fentanyl, ketamine, meth, guns, $61,000 plus in Canadian money

Excess supply, greater costs will limit Canadian hog, cattle profits

More export potential for Canada may help producers in both sectors

Ponoka RCMP find Eckville man passed out in car

Police say the man was charged with impaired driving after he came to

Monday’s 4.6ML earthquake largest Central Alberta has experienced

Taimi Mulder, a seismologist, says largest earthquakes in the Sylvan Lake area are around 3.8ML

UPDATE: Earthquake in Sylvan Lake area leads to blackout

Many reported their houses shook before the power went out Monday morning.

Unmetered Bashaw water leaves behind $70,000 deficit

Unaudited financial picture means even more focus on water use in 2019

Canadian profits limited due to berry oversupply denotes FCC

First ever outlook on country’s horticultural sector focuses on big berry and maple syrup exports

Child advocacy centre raising funds through Dream Home Lottery

The child advocacy centre in Red Deer uses its resources to help kids all over Central Alberta

Idea spawned to help ripples into project to assist Bashaw residents

Bashaw School students love the new idea spawned out of a need for some help

Guarded but encouraging outlook for Canadian crops in 2019

Annual forecast for prices and production still high for producers despite challenges