Shaela Dansereau

Animals at the Through Your Pet’s Eyes Animal Rescue (Submitted)

Central Alberta animal rescue hosts fundraiser BBQ

Fundraiser will take place August 13 at the Village at Pigeon Lake

Animals at the Through Your Pet’s Eyes Animal Rescue (Submitted)
(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Game, set, match: Wetaskiwin’s public tennis courts re-open

Wetaskiwin’s tennis court repaving is complete

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Pigeon Lake (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Water quality advisory lifted at Zeiner Park Beach

Beach goers at Zeiner Park can rejoice as Alberta Health Services (AHS)…

Pigeon Lake (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Former Ermineskin Indian Residential School site. (Emily Jaycox/ Ponoka News)

Ermineskin Residential School survivor: ‘I forgave them a long time ago’

Twain Buffalo says he will be long dead before reconciliation ever occurs

Former Ermineskin Indian Residential School site. (Emily Jaycox/ Ponoka News)
From Left to Right: Chief Desmond Bull, Chief Randy Ermineskin, Elder Jon Crier, Grand Chief of the Treaty Six Confederacy George Arcand Jr. (Emily Jaycox/ Ponoka News)

Maskwacis Chiefs and survivors speak on Pope Francis’ apology

‘I’ve waited 50 years for this apology and I finally heard it’

From Left to Right: Chief Desmond Bull, Chief Randy Ermineskin, Elder Jon Crier, Grand Chief of the Treaty Six Confederacy George Arcand Jr. (Emily Jaycox/ Ponoka News)
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Pope Francis spends a few minutes praying alone at the Ermineskin Cemetery July 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Pope apologizes to Indigenous survivors in his ‘penitential pilgrimage’ in Maskwacis

Although the occasion was sombre, there was a vibrancy at Maskwa Park…

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Pope Francis spends a few minutes praying alone at the Ermineskin Cemetery July 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
MLA Mark Smith (file)

MLA Mark Smith: ‘Alberta is embarking on another economic boom’

Job numbers are continuing to soar in Alberta. According to Statistics Canada’s…

MLA Mark Smith (file)
Pope Francis adjusts a traditional headdress he was given after his apology to Indigenous people during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

LIVE IN MASKWACIS: Pope Francis apologizes, asks for forgiveness for residential school abuse

Residential school survivors and their families are in Maskwacis

Pope Francis adjusts a traditional headdress he was given after his apology to Indigenous people during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Pope Francis is welcomed by a group of Indigenous leaders Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Pope Francis arrives in Alberta for ‘pilgrimage of penance’

Pope’s first public words to be spoken in Canada will be in Maskwacis

Pope Francis is welcomed by a group of Indigenous leaders Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Rolling road closures on major highways planned for Pope’s visit to Alberta

Major sections of highways to be completely closed or access reduced throughout July 24-27

Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)
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Leduc RCMP investigating suspicious vehicle with red and blue flashing lights

Leduc RCMP are investigating an incident involving what appears to be an…

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Severe thunderstorms expected across central Alberta Thursday, tornado watch in effect

A low pressure system developing across Alberta is set to trigger severe…

(Metro Creative Connection)
The Rimbey General Store Museum burned down early July 5. (Facebook/ Paskapoo Historical Park & Smithson International Truck Museum)

Arson destroys historical PasKaPoo Park museum and general store: police

‘The entire village could have been gone; all of Rimbey’s history gone’

The Rimbey General Store Museum burned down early July 5. (Facebook/ Paskapoo Historical Park & Smithson International Truck Museum)
Float in Wetaskiwin’s Canada Day Parade (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Canada Day celebrations in Wetaskiwin

After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, Wetaskiwin celebrated with…

Float in Wetaskiwin’s Canada Day Parade (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

PHOTOS: DAY 6 of the Ponoka Stampede

Rodeo, chuckwagon races, and professional bull riding take over the arena June 2 at Ponoka Stampede

(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Group of students with Canadian flags sitting near color wall

Canada Day events to enjoy in the City of Wetaskiwin

The City of Wetaskiwin will be full of non-stop family fun this Canada Day

Group of students with Canadian flags sitting near color wall
Mulhurst Bay Cancer Walk-a-thon 2022 (Submitted/ Marion Wilson)

Mulhurst Bay walk-a-thon raises thousands for Alberta Cancer Foundation, Cross Cancer Institute

On June 10, over 25 walkers took to the pavement at Mulhurst…

Mulhurst Bay Cancer Walk-a-thon 2022 (Submitted/ Marion Wilson)
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Woman, 30, dead after falling off horse before being trampled at Ponoka Stampede grounds

A 30-year-old woman has died after falling off a horse and being…

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Organizers and supporters including MLA Rick Wilson present the plan for the Tipi Village (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Cree Tipi Village presented for the first time at Ponoka Stampede

This year for the first time in Ponoka Stampede history a Tipi…

Organizers and supporters including MLA Rick Wilson present the plan for the Tipi Village (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Letter to the Editor: Wetaskiwin hospital parking

We have always had a parking area that gave us 15 minute…

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