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Wreaths laid at No Stone Left Alone ceremony (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Wreaths laid at Wetaskiwin No Stone Left Alone ceremony on Nov. 5, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Remembrance Day events in Wetaskiwin and area

Remembrance Day is just around the corner and the Royal Canadian Legion’s…

Wreaths laid at No Stone Left Alone ceremony (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Wreaths laid at Wetaskiwin No Stone Left Alone ceremony on Nov. 5, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Members of the Wetaskiwin Royal Canadian Legion Branch 86 colour party attend the remembrance ceremony at the Wetaskiwin Heritage Museum on Nov. 5, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

No Stone Left Alone in Wetaskiwin

Over 100 people gathered on Saturday Nov. 5 to pay tribute to…

Members of the Wetaskiwin Royal Canadian Legion Branch 86 colour party attend the remembrance ceremony at the Wetaskiwin Heritage Museum on Nov. 5, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Members of the Central Alberta Rescue Diving Society at a practice rescue dive in 2020: Luke Jevne (far left), Sean Johnston (second from the left), Bob Jonson (second from the right), and Stwart Pole (far right). (Photo/ Shaela Dansereau)

October fundraiser for Underwater Search Team is a swimming success

A fundraiser for the Underwater Search Team (UST) held by Baker Funeral…

Members of the Central Alberta Rescue Diving Society at a practice rescue dive in 2020: Luke Jevne (far left), Sean Johnston (second from the left), Bob Jonson (second from the right), and Stwart Pole (far right). (Photo/ Shaela Dansereau)
Twizzler (Submitted)
Twizzler (Submitted)
Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

Oct 31 is a time for candy, costumes and scary movies

Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Maskwacis job fair well attended

About 80 vendors were onsite

  • Oct 27, 2022
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Underwater Search Team at Pigeon Lake 2020 (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Fundraiser in Wetaskiwin for Underwater Search Team

Baker Funeral Chapel to host fundraiser BBQ and silent auction Oct. 18

Underwater Search Team at Pigeon Lake 2020 (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Women in Aspenland 2022 induction ceremony (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Women of Aspenland inducts three new notable women in weekend ceremony

The Wetaskiwin District Heritage Museum Centre Board and Staff hosted the 24th…

Women in Aspenland 2022 induction ceremony (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Taste of Wetaskiwin 2022 (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Taste of Wetaskiwin makes a huge return to the community

The Wetaskiwin Civic Hall was alive and bustling with the energy of…

Taste of Wetaskiwin 2022 (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Calf scramble at Lakedell Country Fair on Sept. 3, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Rural charm at Lakedell Country Fair

The hot early autumn weather on September long weekend couldn’t keep the…

Calf scramble at Lakedell Country Fair on Sept. 3, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
(Facebook/Samson Cree Nation)

Samson Cree Nation Powwow Celebration had huge turnout

The Samson Cree Nation Powwow Celebration, which ran Aug. 12th to the…

(Facebook/Samson Cree Nation)
Wetaskiwin Public Library hosted their Summer Reading Wrap-up Aug. 26, with plenty of activities for the community to enjoy. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Sunshine and a Summer Reading Wrap-up at Wetaskiwin Public Library

The Wetaskiwin Public Library hosted a Summer Reading Wrap-up on Friday, Aug.…

Wetaskiwin Public Library hosted their Summer Reading Wrap-up Aug. 26, with plenty of activities for the community to enjoy. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Rylee and Kailyn from Thistle Hill Farms selling locally grown vegetables. Photo by Christina Komives.

Fresh • Local • FriendlyAn afternoon at the Wetaskiwin Farmers Market

A busy afternoon at the Wetaskiwin Farmers Market. Photo by Christina Komives.…

  • Aug 25, 2022
Rylee and Kailyn from Thistle Hill Farms selling locally grown vegetables. Photo by Christina Komives.
Hope Mission Wetaskiwin puts on a program called Horses for Hope at Bethany Homes to help build character in kids’ lives. Photos submitted.

Horses for Hope Program a huge benefit to kids’ lives

The Horses for Hope Program, put on by Hope Mission Wetaskiwin, helps…

Hope Mission Wetaskiwin puts on a program called Horses for Hope at Bethany Homes to help build character in kids’ lives. Photos submitted.
Left, a speciality Bulgarian sausage slavered in sauerkraut, right, a beef sausage with requisite ketchup, crowned by a generous serving of fries are among the many summertime food varieties. Ketchup, a popular condiment, has not always been made with tomatoes.. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of summer fun

There are plenty of summertime activites to enjoy during the last weeks of August

Left, a speciality Bulgarian sausage slavered in sauerkraut, right, a beef sausage with requisite ketchup, crowned by a generous serving of fries are among the many summertime food varieties. Ketchup, a popular condiment, has not always been made with tomatoes.. (Black Press file photo)
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)
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
It’s important to be open and honest with new college students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.
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?

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)
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)