Local News

Pipestone Flyer agriculture section focuses on tall buttercup

County of Wetaskiwin and other farm regions watch for this serious pest year after year

  • Jul 27th, 2017

Damaged storm sewer infrastructure to be repaired in Wetaskiwin

Storm sewer project awarded to Cobra Plumbing & Gasfitting Ltd.

County of Wetaskiwin awards tender bids in special meeting

Central City Asphalt Ltd. received both tender bids

Millet Public Library applies for accessibility funding

Town of Millet council approved liability contribution: $4,430

City of Wetaskiwin could see over $500k savings from job elimination

Report at July 17 City of Wetaskiwin council meeting notes some vacant city jobs won’t be filled

Wildrose Party 'Unite the Right' vote in Red Deer July 22


Five remarkable Millet women recognized June 24; Millet Pioneer Women 2017 inducted by local museum


Unite the Right open house


Future of Pigeon Lake discussed June 3; PLWA presents draft watershed management plan at open house


Music festival authorized for Mulhurst Bay

Pigeon Lake Music Festival will run Aug. 5 and 6, 12 noon to 10:30 p.m.

Argentia Beach sees another boat engine stolen

RCMP investigate theft of Johnson outboard engine week of July 18

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Wetaskiwin city aiming at ditch upgrade after special meeting July 11

Wetaskiwin sets aside almost $300K for ditch upgrade; agreement required with nearby landowner

Drayton-Devon MLA Mark Smith at Wildrose ‘Unite the Right’ vote July 22 in Red Deer

Smith says grassroots democracy alive with vote for unity with PC party

County of Wetaskiwin MLA Mark Smith says not surprised Wildrosers voted ‘unity’

Drayton-Devon MLA says only surprise on July 22 Unite the Right vote was huge majority

Thorsby/Breton RCMP investigate stolen motorboat engine

Suzuki Df25 motor stolen near Argentia Beach

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Theft of $400 BMX bicycle in Breton

Thorsby/Breton RCMP distribute photo of suspect

  • Jul 24th, 2017

Joe Branco resigns from Wetaskiwin city council July 20 UPDATED

Wetaskiwin mayor Bill Elliot declines comment after two-term councilor suddenly resigns

Stacking bales isn’t just important, it’s an art form

Alberta Agri-news offers advice to County of Wetaskiwin producers on cutting, storing hay

  • Jul 21st, 2017

Wetaskiwin public board meeting highlights June 20

Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools discuss school names, Truth and Reconciliation Commission

  • Jul 21st, 2017

City of Wetaskiwin sets $30,000 budget for Wetaskiwin Winter Warm-Up 2017

Many addditions to be added to the 2017 Wetaskiwin Winter Warm-Up

Celebrating Canada’s beauty at Pipestone Creek July 15

EALT hosts interactive event in the beauty of Pipestone Creek site near Wetaskiwin

Georgie Boy camper stolen in Breton area

Thorsby/Breton RCMP say motorhome was stolen from Hwy #22 and #616 area

  • Jul 19th, 2017

City council agrees adding Jubilee Park work makes sense

Wetaskiwin city council votes unanimously to add park work to Main Street project