Shaela Dansereau

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City of Wetaskiwin awarded $5.1 million grant for additional RCMP officers

10 Additional RCMP officers to serve the City of Wetaskiwin as a result of the grant.

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Millet Fire Department monitoring bale fire after morning of fighting flames

Smoke and flames clearly visible from the QEII and Hwy 616 as the MFD battled the blaze this morning

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Grass fire season ablaze this spring in the County of Wetaskiwin

Fire Departments across Wetaskiwin County have been feeling the effects of a dry spring.

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Georgina Schmaltz (left) is the new manager taking over AGAPE thrift store and community outreach from Kate Halas (right). Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

AGAPE thrift store and community outreach welcomes new management

AGAPE Manager Kate Halas is stepping down after five and a half years.

Georgina Schmaltz (left) is the new manager taking over AGAPE thrift store and community outreach from Kate Halas (right). Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
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County of Wetaskiwin office closed to the public due to COVID-19

County Administrative Building and County Public Works Shops will be closed until further notice.

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County of Wetaskiwin reports three COVID-19 positive staff members

Active COVID cases in County and City of Wetaskiwin continue to rise.

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Leduc RCMP investigate serious three vehicle collision

The collision remains under investigation.

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Leduc RCMP investigate fatal collision between bicycle and truck

A westbound truck collided with a westbound bicycle on March 31, 2021.

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Spring Road bans in effect for County of Wetaskiwin

Spring Road bans came into effect as of 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday…

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Leduc woman arrested for armed robbery of a business in Fort McMurray

Two individuals have been arrested for the armed robbery; RCMP still looking for third suspect.

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City of Wetaskiwin seeks public input on proposed redistricting of Centennial Park

Study recommends redistricting and selling Centennial Park to spur economic growth.

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Wetaskiwin’s COVID cases continue to rise as Alberta hits highest daily case total since January

The City of Wetaskiwin currently has 52 active cases of COVID-19.

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Editor of the Pipestone Flyer Shaela Dansereau

OPINION: GraceLife Church needs to be shut down

I have been very patient with following provincial guidelines and the phases…

Editor of the Pipestone Flyer Shaela Dansereau
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UPDATE: Leduc RCMP arrest two males for theft of catalytic converters

Leduc RCMP have laid eight additional charges against the two accused males

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Leduc RCMP arrest male and recover stolen property

RCMP seized a loaded 9mm hand gun, three stolen rifles and approximately 11 grams of methamphetamine

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Passengers make their way through Montreal–Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Saturday, December 19, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Passengers make their way through Montreal–Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Saturday, December 19, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Alberta RCMP work with Edmonton International Airport to target human trafficking

‘Human trafficking is happening in Alberta and it’s coming through our airports’

Passengers make their way through Montreal–Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Saturday, December 19, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Passengers make their way through Montreal–Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Saturday, December 19, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Passengers make their way through Montreal–Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Saturday, December 19, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Passengers make their way through Montreal–Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Saturday, December 19, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Alberta RCMP work with Edmonton International Airport to target human trafficking

‘Human trafficking is happening in Alberta and it’s coming through our airports’

Passengers make their way through Montreal–Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Saturday, December 19, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Passengers make their way through Montreal–Trudeau International Airport in Montreal, Saturday, December 19, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
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Wind warnings in effect across central Alberta

Strong winds gusting between 90 km/h and 100 km/h expected to continue today.

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Active cases in County and City of Wetaskiwin continue to rise

County of Wetaskiwin switches status on COVID-19 aggregate data map as cases rise above 10.

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Maskwacis RCMP seek assistance to locate wanted male

Maskwacis RCMP have an arrest warrant for Cameron Redcrow, 32.

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