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Edmonton Police charge man with attempted kidnapping with a firearm

The charges stem from an alleged kidnapping in Edmonton of a 14-year-old girl

Rimbey search warrant nets stolen firearms, vehicles,

Four individuals arrested have links to several central Alberta investigations

Trailer hauling heavy equipment hits exit guardrail north of Ponoka

An attempt to get unstuck ripped drive line off the truck

Amber Alert update: The girl has been located safe

Police say she was found safe in Northwest Edmonton

Provincial economy is gaining steam, states economist

ATB chief economist Todd Hirsch sees progress being made in provincial turnaround of economy

Expect unpredictable road conditions this long weekend, says ICBC

On average, four people are killed and 650 people are injured in 2,100 crashes in B.C. this weekend

Bashaw Star seeks readers’ thoughts on new logo

Along with a new logo and front page design, Bashaw Star hopes to add area news

Alberta cattle producers being asked to approve check-off changes

ABP and ACFA hoping new agreement on redistributed check-off will get membership approval

UPDATED: RCMP confirm death of 47 year-old man in collision north of Lacombe

Four vehicles involved in fatal collision on Highway 2 northbound lanes Oct. 2

Blackfalds and Innisfail RCMP apprehension suspects in stolen vehicle

Blackfalds RCMP received a request to assist in locating a stolen vehicle

Trades and high school grades expanded to First Nations school north of Ponoka

Mamawi Atosketan Native School is officially a K-12 with new $4.9 million building

Victor Foley denied bail

Was arrested with assault rifle, semi-auto pistol, shotgun and drugs during traffic stop

Woman steals truck from Ponoka gas station while being fueled

Ponoka RCMP pursued and located the woman in a tree after several other incidents

Alberta harvest on hold due to poor weather conditions

Central Alberta farmers among those waiting for better temperatures to finish combining

Bashaw council focused on limiting expenses at recent meeting

Three issues come up that council saw concerns with moving forward

Bashaw, Camrose County on track to approve agreements by end of year

Progress going smoothly on provincially mandated deals between neighbouring municipalities

128 Flags of Remembrance now flying in Sylvan Lake until Nov. 12

Centennial Park boasts 128 Canadian flags to honour 128,000 Canadians killed and missing in action.

Ron Orr wins United Conservative nomination

Lacombe-Ponoka riding

  • Sep 21, 2018

Wolf Creek Schools raises Treaty 6 flag for first time

Chiefs, school officials took part in a ceremony that is aimed at acknowledging Treaty 6 land