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Couple marries in Ponoka after 65 years apart

The couple were born in Scotland and went to the same school and dated before his family moved

Off-duty Mountie from Ponoka prevents bank robbery

The RCMP member was in Red Deer and went to make a bank transaction when the incident occurred

Rimbey man, 61, arrested after exposing self to woman

Police arrested and charged the man an indecent act

Canada’s food processing growth trend anticipated to continue in 2019

Manufacture and processing of food extremely strong economic driver for the country

Bashaw teachers use ‘Bus-hemian’ Rhapsody as soundtrack for bus cancellations song

Cold weather protocols give rise to a unique and fun collaboration by Bashaw School staff

Canada’s dairy sector expected to remain profitable as import market starts to expand

Trade deals will begin to have impact, though domestic oversupply is a larger factor in 2019

Wolf Creek Schools closed Tuesday

Extreme winter weather closes Wolf Creek Public Schools for Tuesday

60 years later Cook family massacre still haunts Stettler

‘I couldn’t have found (Robert Cook) guilty if I was the judge,’ says retired Judge David MacNaughton

WATCH: Canada Games Torch Relay lights spark in Lacombe

100s brave blistering cold to support local torchbearers

CP sets new record profit in fourth quarter of $2 Billion

Railway company hits overall yearly record profit of $7.3 Billion as business continues to rise

Developing character is as important as getting an education in Bashaw

Students learn lessons about serving and being good community members alongside their studies

Bashaw captures provincial reading challenge

Over 70 per cent of residents read something for at least 15 minutes on Jan. 25

Low strength of loonie to help poultry producers

FCC annual forecast expecting slightly slow growth trend due to low Canadian dollar of about 3%

Planning meeting will develop a better future for Bashaw

Staff and community came together to help build a new strategic plan

Eckville man charged with making child pornography

ICE Unit arrested the man on Jan. 10, he was again arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP on Jan. 18

Loonie, trade will have affect on Canadian agribusiness

FCC annual forecast figures 2019 to be good for agricultural companies, if trade issues get resolved

Bashaw council sets 2019 water rate at $3.16

Hiked rate allows town to offset some facility water costs instead of covering it through taxes

Environment Minister clarifies misconceptions in Bighorn proposal

Minister Shannon Phillips speaks to concerns around the Bighorn Country

UPDATE: Youths located in Airdie

The youths are believed to be travelling in a dark blue Chevrolet Cavalier headed to Radium, B.C.

Bashaw voices no doubt to be heard on water

Council to hold Jan. 17 meeting at community hall with expected public participation