Shaela Dansereau

City of Camrose Mayor, Norm Mayer, issued a challenge to the City of Wetaskiwin over Facebook to compete with the City of Camrose for the highest vaccine uptake rate in the province. Facebook/ City of Camrose, Alberta

City of Camrose issues friendly COVID-19 vaccination challenge to the City of Wetaskiwin

The two cities have engaged in a friendly competition to see who can boast higher vaccination rates.

City of Camrose Mayor, Norm Mayer, issued a challenge to the City of Wetaskiwin over Facebook to compete with the City of Camrose for the highest vaccine uptake rate in the province. Facebook/ City of Camrose, Alberta
Drugs and items seized during the investigation conducted by the Drayon Valley RCMP. Submitted/ Alberta RCMP.

Drayton Valley RCMP seize various drugs and charge two for drug trafficking

Drayton Valley RCMP arrested two individuals and executed search warrants at two residences.

Drugs and items seized during the investigation conducted by the Drayon Valley RCMP. Submitted/ Alberta RCMP.
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One additional COVID-19 death reported in the City of Wetaskiwin

Active cases in the County and City of Wetaskiwin continue to decline.

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Town of Millet purchases electric zamboni

The Town of Millet recently purchased a brand new fully electric zamboni…

Photo/ Town of Millet
Judy Lange

Grandma’s Goodies

Sweet and sour slow cooker wings

Judy Lange
The 24/7 Integrated Response Hub and emergency shelter have been in the Civic Building since November 2020. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

City of Wetaskiwin revokes use of Civic Building as homeless shelter

The 24/7 Integrated Response Hub has been in the Civic Building since November 2020.

The 24/7 Integrated Response Hub and emergency shelter have been in the Civic Building since November 2020. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Photo/ Marlene Alberts

Millet Community Garden of Hope proves popular in its first year

The Town of Millet’s first community garden is completed and proving popular…

Photo/ Marlene Alberts
During the summer at peak times and days, the angled parking lot and the small parking additional parking area north of the playground are congested due to visitors utilizing one of the few public boat launches on Pigeon Lake. Image/ Metro Creative Connection.

New parking lot to open in Mulhurst for the summer season

The paid parking lot will be able to accommodate 26 vehicles and trailers.

During the summer at peak times and days, the angled parking lot and the small parking additional parking area north of the playground are congested due to visitors utilizing one of the few public boat launches on Pigeon Lake. Image/ Metro Creative Connection.
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Thorsby RCMP arrest two males for break and enter and theft of ATM

Following a lengthy investigation conducted by the Thorsby/Breton RCMP, two males have…

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County of Wetaskiwin campgrounds open for the 2021 season

Most County campgrounds are scheduled to open on May 15, 2021.

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Maskwacis and Wetaskiwin RCMP requesting public’s assistance in shooting that left one male injured

The gun shot victim was transported to hospital by STARS Air Ambulance.

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Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to break and enter and theft at Masco RV Storage

Wetaskiwin RCMP were advised of a break in at the Masco RV…

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Bull riding at Wetaskiwin Rawhide Rodeo. Image/ Wetaskiwin Agricultural Society

Wetaskiwin Rawhide Rodeo cancelled due to COVID-19

‘We miss it because it is a great opportunity for the community to come together.’

Bull riding at Wetaskiwin Rawhide Rodeo. Image/ Wetaskiwin Agricultural Society
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Arrest made for armed robbery in Millet, Wetaskiwin RCMP continue to investigate

Wetaskiwin RCMP are investigating an armed robbery took place May 4, 2021 in Millet, Alta.

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Arrest made for armed robbery in Millet, Wetaskiwin RCMP continue to investigate

Wetaskiwin RCMP are investigating an armed robbery took place May 4, 2021 in Millet, Alta.

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Millet Fire Department with the assistance of the Mulhurst Fire Department battled a grass and brush fire May 6, 2021 for nearly 11 hours. Photo/ Millet Fire Department.

Millet Fire Department battles grassfire for nearly 11 hours

The grassfire was fueled by multiple elements, which resulted in the extended firefight.

Millet Fire Department with the assistance of the Mulhurst Fire Department battled a grass and brush fire May 6, 2021 for nearly 11 hours. Photo/ Millet Fire Department.
Manluk Centre: Wetaskiwin Regional Aquatics and Fitness will be closed to the public until further notice beginning May 10, 2021. Image/ City of Wetaskiwin.

Manluk Centre to close following new provincial restrictions

The Manluk Centre will be closed to the public until further notice beginning May 7, 2021.

Manluk Centre: Wetaskiwin Regional Aquatics and Fitness will be closed to the public until further notice beginning May 10, 2021. Image/ City of Wetaskiwin.
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

County and City of Wetaskiwin COVID-19 cases continue to decline as provincial numbers rise

The County of Wetaskiwin currently has 52 active cases, the City of Wetaskiwin has 73 active cases.

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Pipestone Flyer Office. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Pipestone Flyer office closed to public

All meetings will be via phone or email due to new provincial restrictions.

Pipestone Flyer Office. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Red dresses hang from trees in a Wetaskiwin park for MMIW awareness. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Red dresses hang in Wetaskiwin for MMIW awareness

Red dresses hang in various locations across Wetaskiwin for National Red Dress…

Red dresses hang from trees in a Wetaskiwin park for MMIW awareness. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.