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Madeline Merlot performing CP Holiday Train in Wetaskiwin Dec. 6, 2019. Photo/ Pipestone Flyer.

CP Holiday Train cancelled this year; virtual concert to be held in lieu of event

Canadian Pacific will still donate to local food banks in its network and host a virtual concert.

Madeline Merlot performing CP Holiday Train in Wetaskiwin Dec. 6, 2019. Photo/ Pipestone Flyer.
Madeline Merlot performing CP Holiday Train in Wetaskiwin Dec. 6, 2019. Photo/ Pipestone Flyer.

CP Holiday Train cancelled this year; virtual concert to be held in lieu of event

Canadian Pacific will still donate to local food banks in its network and host a virtual concert.

Madeline Merlot performing CP Holiday Train in Wetaskiwin Dec. 6, 2019. Photo/ Pipestone Flyer.
Gary and Tracey walked from the Saskatchewan border to the BC border to raise money and awareness for Chrohns and Colitis Canada. (Submitted/ Gary Mason)

Two Wetaskiwin locals walk 376 km for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada

Gary Mason and Tracey Paluck walked from the Saskatchewan border all the way to the B.C. border.

Gary and Tracey walked from the Saskatchewan border to the BC border to raise money and awareness for Chrohns and Colitis Canada. (Submitted/ Gary Mason)
How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

How much do you know about television programming? (Pixabay)
Members of the Wetaskiwin Soccer Club and management in front of the team benches. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Millet Agriplex to become a hub for indoor soccer

Wetaskiwin Soccer Club will be operating out of the Millet Agriplex this season.

Members of the Wetaskiwin Soccer Club and management in front of the team benches. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Members of the Wetaskiwin Soccer Club and management in front of the team benches. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Millet Agriplex to become a hub for indoor soccer

Wetaskiwin Soccer Club will be operating out of the Millet Agriplex this season.

Members of the Wetaskiwin Soccer Club and management in front of the team benches. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
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Community tack sale at Porto Bello Community Hall

Community tack and yard sale to take place Oct. 3, 2020.

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Founding members of Black and Indigenous Alliance. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Black and Indigenous Alliance at Wetaskiwin City Hall

The Alliance gathered Saturday for a peaceful protest on City Hall grounds.

Founding members of Black and Indigenous Alliance. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Photo by Shaela Dansereau

30th Anniversary of twinning of City of Wetaskiwin and Ashoro Japan celebrated

Wetaskiwin Friendship Society celebrated the 30th anniversary of the cities’ twinning Sept. 19, 2020.

Photo by Shaela Dansereau
Melissa Berg (left) and Simone Bredlow (right). Photo submitted by Simone Bredlow.

Ladies Golf Scramble raises $3,355 for local charity

All proceeds raised will be donated to the Education Plus Fund for the WRPS district.

Melissa Berg (left) and Simone Bredlow (right). Photo submitted by Simone Bredlow.
Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)

QUIZ: A celebration of apples

September is the start of the apple harvest

Apples are a prominent crop in British Columbia and elsewhere in Canada. (Photo courtesy Summerland Varieties)
Grand Opening of Water Works Studios in Wetaskiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Water Works Studios in Wetaskiwin officially open

Water Works Studios had their grand opening Sept.15, 2020.

Grand Opening of Water Works Studios in Wetaskiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Dancers on top of the hill in Centennial Park gave a performance to round off the Peace Rally Sept. 16. Photos by Emily Jaycox

Multiple voices heard at Ponoka for Peace rally

Peace rally held to ‘highlight the best of Ponoka’

Dancers on top of the hill in Centennial Park gave a performance to round off the Peace Rally Sept. 16. Photos by Emily Jaycox
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City of Wetaskiwin approves 24/7 Integrated Response Hub

The shelter will provide 24/7 supports and is set to open November 1, 2020.

File photo by Shaela Dansereau.
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City of Wetaskiwin and Town of Millet partner to ensure continued recreation access for all residents

Partnership to ensure residents have a variety of recreational activities this season.

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City of Wetaskiwin back to full transit service

City Council approved the motion to re-instate City transit to full service.

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Flags of Remembrance, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake gathers to honour the fallen at annual Flags of Remembrance ceremony

The smaller-than-normal ceremony starts the “season of remembrance” in Sylvan Lake

Flags of Remembrance, Sept. 12, 2020. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)

QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?

How much do you know about schools and education?

In 1909 students in Garnet Valley near Summerland attended a school in their area. Their teacher was Miss Ballantyne. (Photo courtesy of the Summerland Museum)
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Drive in movie Sept. 18, 2020 at Wetaskiwin Mall for charity

All proceeds from the film will be donated to the Wetaskiwin Food Bank.

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On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers

On Labour Day, Canadians will pay tribute to the accomplishments of workers. This year, Labour Day falls on Sept. 7. (File photo)