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Happy wedding tips

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 1:01 PM

With spring approaching, there’s another important season approaching: wedding season.

Looks like feds won’t tax benefits: Chamber speaker

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 12:51 PM

Concerns over the federal government introducing new taxes on benefit plans appear to be unfounded...

Ambassadors of Agriculture panels shines in Wetaskiwin Feb. 16

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 1:06 PM

Do you know where your food comes from? Parkland Fertilizers in Wetaskiwin is finding more and more...

Enjoy taste of the Philippines Mar. 25 in Wetaskiwin

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 1:03 PM

For those of you who are sick of winter and want a tropical break, you have good news coming. A local lady is organizing...

Gas station in Nisku robbed at gunpoint Feb. 18

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 8:17 AM

RCMP looking for one suspect wearing eagle t-shirt, driving mini-van

Millet gas station robbed by knife-wielding suspect Feb. 17

  • updated Feb 21, 2017 at 8:47 AM

Suspect demanded cash and cigarettes, police allege had pistol in belt

Break and enter and theft in Thorsby/Breton area

  • updated Feb 17, 2017 at 3:11 PM

The Breton/Thorsby RCMP are investigating a brake and enter to a rural property near TWP 463 and RR 41...

WRPS board policies modernized

  • updated Feb 17, 2017 at 9:36 AM

In an ongoing effort to ensure policies are kept up to date the Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools (WRPS)...

Rosebrier 4-H Beef Club report

  • updated Feb 17, 2017 at 9:36 AM

On January 22 we had our public speaking competition. The Junior winners were Caleb Strohschein...

Wetaskiwin County updates numerous agreements

  • updated Feb 17, 2017 at 9:37 AM

An agreement between the County of Wetaskiwin, Ponoka County and the Pigeon Lake Regional Emergency...

County of Stettler resident returns to No Frills parking lot to find wheels stolen

  • posted Feb 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM

County of Stettler resident, Jasmin Schultz had a rude shock when she came out of No Frills on Tuesday, Feb. 14 after grocery shopping.

Wetaskiwin community set to recognize athletes at annual banquet

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:31 PM

This year an outstanding group will be inducted into the Wetaskiwin and County Sports Hall of Fame.

WRPS trustees amend role and operations policies

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:16 PM

The Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools (WRPS) board of trustees put a number of their policies in the hot seat...

Encompass Credit Union hands out $47,800 in grants, scholarships

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:23 PM

Encompass Credit Union held its annual general meeting on February 7, 2017, in two locations, at the Wainwright...

RCMP continue community policing, community relations in city

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:24 PM

The Wetaskiwin RCMP department saw some changes over the 2016 year regarding different kinds of crime in the community.

Oil expert: worst is over for Alberta economy

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:13 PM

For those readers who have a stake in the Alberta oil and gas industry, the guest speaker at the Wetaskiwin...

Wetaskiwin protective services kept busy in 2016

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:05 PM

City of Wetaskiwin protective services staff had a busy 2016 year, with many statistics going up from 2015...

Wetaskiwin County joins Pigeon Lake Watershed Management Plan

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:33 PM

A 5-2 vote split Wetaskiwin county council’s decision to join the Pigeon Lake Watershed Management...

Brian Jean rural tour hits central Alberta

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 1:27 PM

It was standing room only at a town hall meeting held in Rimbey last Wednesday by Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean.

Breton RCMP investigate oilfield thefts

  • updated Feb 14, 2017 at 11:06 AM

On Monday, February 13th, 2017 Breton RCMP received numerous complaints of oilfield lease site thefts...

Wetaskiwin Visitor Information Centre seeks provincial accreditation

  • updated Feb 7, 2017 at 1:34 PM

With the City of Wetaskiwin’s Visitor Information Centre not being handled by a Chamber of Commerce entity

Leduc 4-H public speaking competition a success

  • updated Feb 7, 2017 at 1:30 PM

On Saturday, January 28 the Leduc 4-H Beef Club held their annual public speaking competition.

Winfield arena closed by county until permanent carbon monoxide detectors installed

  • updated Feb 10, 2017 at 2:33 PM

A corroded pipe at the Winfield arena led to a carbon monoxide leak on Feb. 3.

Septic system education provided in Leduc County

  • updated Feb 7, 2017 at 1:19 PM

Leduc County brought in a Septic Sense: Solutions for Rural Living workshop for residents, and it proved quite popular...

Trespassing on private property is a crime

  • updated Feb 7, 2017 at 1:11 PM

RCMP advise landowners to make it clear their land is off-limits