Community

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

It’s important to be open and honest with new college students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

Talking to college students about drugs

By Nickolaus Hayes College students in Alberta are well on their journey…

  • Aug 11, 2022
Dogs hold a special place in the hearts of many people. July and August are sometimes referred to as the dog days of summer, but those who have dogs will appreciate them every day of the year. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

During the dog days of summer, how much do you know about these majestic animals?

Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. British Columbia has the longest free ferry ride in the world. Do you know where this ferry can be found? (Black Press Media)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer driving?

How much do you know about roads and cars in Canada and beyond?

Vehicles line up to board B.C. Ferries sailing at Tsawwassen. British Columbia has the longest free ferry ride in the world. Do you know where this ferry can be found? (Black Press Media)
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)
On Friday, July 1, Canada will celebrate its 155th birthday. How much do you know about Canada, its history and its people? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about Canada?

Canada’s 155th birthday is on Friday, July 1

On Friday, July 1, Canada will celebrate its 155th birthday. How much do you know about Canada, its history and its people? (Black Press file photo)
Mulhurst Bay Cancer Walk-a-thon 2022 (Submitted/ Marion Wilson)
Mulhurst Bay Cancer Walk-a-thon 2022 (Submitted/ Marion Wilson)
Young dancers give it their all during the Similkameen Powwow of Champions. June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21 is designated as National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about Indigenous people

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada and June is National Indigenous History Month

Young dancers give it their all during the Similkameen Powwow of Champions. June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21 is designated as National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. (Black Press file photo)
Peace Hills Lodge resident Marie Muraca finds a bike to match her walker on June 13, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Never too old: Wetaskiwin seniors enjoy bike rally at Peace Hills Lodge

Seniors enjoyed a bike rally at Peace Hills Lodge the evening of…

Peace Hills Lodge resident Marie Muraca finds a bike to match her walker on June 13, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
WCHS seniors dress up for tight and bright day (submitted)

Seniors at Wetaskiwin Composite High School go all out on theme week

Grade 12 students at Wetaskiwin Composite High School are gearing up for…

WCHS seniors dress up for tight and bright day (submitted)
Cycling is a popular summer activity and takes various forms including mountain biking and road cycling. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer sports?

The summer months are a time to enjoy outdoor sports and recreation.

Cycling is a popular summer activity and takes various forms including mountain biking and road cycling. (Black Press file photo)
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County of Wetaskiwin residents to see over 4% tax increase for 2022

County of Wetaskiwin Council approved the Operating and Capital Budget and Mill…

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Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede returning for 13th edition in June

Rodeo action is just days away from returning to the Town of…

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Vision Credit Union fundraises for local library with book sale May 9-13, 2022 (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Vision Credit Union fundraises for local library with book sale

Wetaskiwin’s Vision Credit Union is having a book sale May 9-13, 2022.…

Vision Credit Union fundraises for local library with book sale May 9-13, 2022 (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
A Wetaskiwin family visits McDonalds for McHappy Day. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Wetaskiwin McDonalds participates in McHappy Day

Wetaskiwin McDonalds is celebrating McHappy Day alongside all other McDonald locations across…

  • May 11, 2022
A Wetaskiwin family visits McDonalds for McHappy Day. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Town of Millet enjoys Community Wellness Family Fun Night

Town of Millet residents all enjoyed a night of good weather and…

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After a hiatus for the event due to COVID-19 on May 6, 2022, the County of Wetaskiwin hosted its open house. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

County residents come together for County of Wetaskiwin Open House

County of Wetaskiwin held its open house on May 6, 2022

After a hiatus for the event due to COVID-19 on May 6, 2022, the County of Wetaskiwin hosted its open house. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Dozens walked through Maskwacis at the Ermineskin Cree Nation Townsite May 5, 2022, for Red Dress Day raising awareness for MMIWG. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Dozens walk for Red Dress Day in Maskwacis

‘For those women who don’t have a voice we need to be the voice’

Dozens walked through Maskwacis at the Ermineskin Cree Nation Townsite May 5, 2022, for Red Dress Day raising awareness for MMIWG. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Members of City of Wetaskiwin Council participate in ‘Pie a Politician’ fundraiser for the Wetaskiwin District Heritage Museum. (Submitted)

‘Pie a politician’: Wetaskiwin’s Mayor takes pie to the face in local fundraiser

A local fundraiser, ‘Pie a Politician’, held by the Wetaskiwin District History…

Members of City of Wetaskiwin Council participate in ‘Pie a Politician’ fundraiser for the Wetaskiwin District Heritage Museum. (Submitted)
April 23, 2022 Professional Bullriding was back in Westrose after two years for Lakedell Ag Society’s Bullridin’ and Bootscootin’ event. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Lakedell Ag Society’s Bullridin’ and Bootscootin’ makes a triumphant return

After two years of the event being cancelled due to COVID-19, professional…

April 23, 2022 Professional Bullriding was back in Westrose after two years for Lakedell Ag Society’s Bullridin’ and Bootscootin’ event. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)