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Maskwacis RCMP investigating suspicious death

  • updated Mar 27, 2017 at 3:04 PM

Home invasion results in injuries, death on Samson First Nation

Wetaskiwin RCMP arrest two men after a commercial break & enter

  • updated Mar 24, 2017 at 10:14 AM

Wetaskiwin RCMP allege two men broke into a fenced compound, left on foot and were caught...

Wetaskiwin library seeks funding changes for First Nations services

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:21 PM

The City of Wetaskiwin Library Board is urging the Ministry of Municipal Affairs to create a more streamlined process to allow libraries...

Chamber benefits plan also aids travel

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:41 PM

Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce members heard at their regular meeting Mar. 9 their membership...

Province redirects Building Canada funds

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:23 PM

After two years of inquiries by the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) into the provincial and federal...

County takes a swing at providing firewood services

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:03 PM

The County of Wetaskiwin is going to be providing loose firewood at the six campground parks within the county...

Stettler's 'Bad Santa' pleads guilty

  • updated Mar 23, 2017 at 9:55 PM

Stettler's busy downtown jewellery shop, Wares Jewelers was in for a rude shock on Dec. 24, 2015.

Two local fastball teams earn spots in hall of fame

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:07 PM

The 1977 Wetaskiwin Legion Bantam and the Wetaskiwin Sport Shop Midget Fastball Teams are being inducted into...

ACC boss says give small, medium business a break

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 2:04 PM

Alberta’s small and medium businesses are laboring under a cloud of uncertainty right now, and 2017 doesn’t seem...

Mayor says Wetaskiwin looking up this spring

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:38 PM

City of Wetaskiwin mayor Bill Elliot gave a brief community update during a business luncheon Mar. 9.

New society offers medical equipment loans

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:18 PM

A new society in Wetaskiwin has the well-being of the community in mind as it offers medical equipment on loan free of charge.

Boundaries review causes rural concerns

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:05 PM

The Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission is conducting a review of electoral boundaries and Wetaskiwin county council...

Council disagrees over contraventional library contract

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:34 PM

A new five-year agreement between the City of Wetaskiwin and Wetaskiwin Public Library board was recently approved by city...

Poster and video contest gets STAR Catholic students thinking about bus safety

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:12 PM

STAR Catholic students have brought their own creativity to a message of bus safety.

Wetaskiwin County adopts 50/50 cost share on orange hawkweed

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:14 PM

The County of Wetaskiwin Agricultural Service Board is updating its strategic planning outcomes, which will mean...

Alberta Urban Municipalities Association’s Mayors’ Caucus highlights

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:27 PM

If the annual Alberta Urban Municipalities Association’s Spring Mayors’ Caucus is any indication, the provincial government...

Alberta Agri-news

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:16 PM

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) has a number of resources and programs available to help keep children safe on the farm.

Firsthand advice from ‘An Unstoppable Woman’

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 1:02 PM

Dr. Rose Backman to speak at ‘The Power of an UNSTOPPABLE Woman’ event Apr. 2

Thorsby/Breton RCMP lay numerous charges for theft and property crimes

  • updated Mar 21, 2017 at 9:55 AM

RCMP from Thorsby and Breton detachments were kept busy over the weekend investigating a several property crimes...

Celebratory sendoff planned for Millet School

  • updated Mar 14, 2017 at 10:34 AM

Millet School may be closing in June at the end of the 2017 school year but it’s closing with a day to honour its past and celebrate...

Major snowmobile race earns Hall of Fame spot for volunteer

  • updated Mar 14, 2017 at 10:17 AM

In 1969 another international race was held under George’s leadership and 270 drivers competed in the...

‘Unstoppable Women’ invited to attend day of fun

  • updated Mar 14, 2017 at 10:33 AM

What better way for a local woman to welcome spring than to become “unstoppable?” That’s what an upcoming event...

Break and enter into Warburg arena Mar. 16

  • updated Mar 16, 2017 at 3:26 PM

On March 16, 2017 the Thorsby/Breton RCMP responded to a complaint of a break and enter to the Warburg Arena.

Mulhurst RV meeting coming up Apr. 21

  • updated Mar 14, 2017 at 10:29 AM

The issue of what is, or isn’t, acceptable when it comes to recreational vehicles in the urban parts of the County of Wetaskiwin...

Paddle Board Rentals Return to Twin Lakes

  • updated Mar 14, 2017 at 10:21 AM

Last year Carmon Frick and Karen Taylor of Paddle 32 gained approval from the County of Wetaskiwin to set up paddle board...