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A man carries the Ukrainian national flag as members of the Ukrainian Catholic community gather in prayer outside the White House, Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022, in Washington. White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said that Russia could invade Ukraine "any day," launching a conflict that would come at an "enormous human cost." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Fundraiser dinner for Ukraine in Falun this week

Ukrainian fundraiser dinner to be held March 19, 2022 at the Falun Community Hall

A man carries the Ukrainian national flag as members of the Ukrainian Catholic community gather in prayer outside the White House, Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022, in Washington. White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said that Russia could invade Ukraine "any day," launching a conflict that would come at an "enormous human cost." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Volunteers from the PLACE Society help construct flower boxes/ planters and birdhouses as part of the Woodworkers challenge fundraiser for the Falun ice rink. (Photo/ Ron Lupton)

Pigeon Lake Athletic Cultural and Educational Society fundraises for Falun rink

Most organizations have taken a hit, especially when it comes to fundraising,…

Volunteers from the PLACE Society help construct flower boxes/ planters and birdhouses as part of the Woodworkers challenge fundraiser for the Falun ice rink. (Photo/ Ron Lupton)
‘Last Bus to Oblivion’ cast Dale Adams, Kevin Schole, Tina Lewis Myles (Photo/ Jodi Eaton)

Live theatre returns to Wetaskiwin

A collection of one-act plays opens Friday March 11, 2022 at the Manluk Theatre

‘Last Bus to Oblivion’ cast Dale Adams, Kevin Schole, Tina Lewis Myles (Photo/ Jodi Eaton)
West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run held Feb.26, 2022, raised thousands of dollars for rural Wetaskiwin County Schools. Facebook/ ‘West of the 5th Poker Run’.

West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run raises thousands for local schools

Rural Wetaskiwin County schools get major boost from community fundraiser

West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run held Feb.26, 2022, raised thousands of dollars for rural Wetaskiwin County Schools. Facebook/ ‘West of the 5th Poker Run’.
West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run held Feb.26, 2022, raised thousands of dollars for rural Wetaskiwin County Schools. Facebook/ ‘West of the 5th Poker Run’.

Central Alberta poker run raises thousands for rural Wetaskiwin County schools

West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run raised thousands of dollars for four rural area schools

West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run held Feb.26, 2022, raised thousands of dollars for rural Wetaskiwin County Schools. Facebook/ ‘West of the 5th Poker Run’.
Mavis Lorentz (on behalf of Dan Lorentz) and Dave Pockrant receive recognition at a Pipestone Community event where the Pipestone Rink was renamed the Lorentz-Pockrant Community Rink. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Pipestone community skating rink given a new name

Saturday Feb. 26, 2022, Pipestone Community members gathered at the Pipestone Community…

Mavis Lorentz (on behalf of Dan Lorentz) and Dave Pockrant receive recognition at a Pipestone Community event where the Pipestone Rink was renamed the Lorentz-Pockrant Community Rink. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
An art fan tours the Perceptions of Promise exhibit at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary on Jan. 10, 2011. The Glenbow Museum is believed to be the first major Canadian museum to offer free admission — permanently — thanks to a multimillion-dollar legacy donation from the family of Calgary businessman and philanthropist, the late JR Shaw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Jewel in Alberta’s cultural crown’: Shaw family donates $35M to Glenbow Museum

Much of the money is to be used to cover general admission costs in perpetuity

An art fan tours the Perceptions of Promise exhibit at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary on Jan. 10, 2011. The Glenbow Museum is believed to be the first major Canadian museum to offer free admission — permanently — thanks to a multimillion-dollar legacy donation from the family of Calgary businessman and philanthropist, the late JR Shaw. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Daren Lorentz and a Pigeon Lake Watershed Association (PLWA) volunteer on Pigeon Lake collecting lake samples. (Supplied/ Pigeon Lake Watershed Association)

Alberta Lake Management Society names Pigeon Lake resident volunteer of the year

A Pigeon Lake resident has been named as the LakeWatch Volunteer of…

Daren Lorentz and a Pigeon Lake Watershed Association (PLWA) volunteer on Pigeon Lake collecting lake samples. (Supplied/ Pigeon Lake Watershed Association)
The development of the printing press in the 1400s led to the creation of books and other printed materials for the public to read. This file photo shows the first edition of the Alberni Valley News rolling through the press at the Black Press printing plant in Ladysmith. (Alberni Valley News file photo)

QUIZ: Celebrating the joy of reading

Family Literacy Day in Canada is held each year on Jan. 27.

The development of the printing press in the 1400s led to the creation of books and other printed materials for the public to read. This file photo shows the first edition of the Alberni Valley News rolling through the press at the Black Press printing plant in Ladysmith. (Alberni Valley News file photo)
Married couple receives Merlyn Fontaine Memorial Neighbourhood Award. Submitted/ Lakedell Ag Society

Married couple receives Merlyn Fontaine Memorial Good Neighbour Award

Lakedell Ag Society selected Perry and Dalyce Sundquist to recieve this year’s award

  • Jan 24, 2022
Married couple receives Merlyn Fontaine Memorial Neighbourhood Award. Submitted/ Lakedell Ag Society
Santa Claus breakfast Dec 2021 Photo: Jennifer Small

Santa around the world

To many Santa Claus is the king of Christmas, however, around the…

Santa Claus breakfast Dec 2021 Photo: Jennifer Small
Millet community Christmas tree 2021. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer

Millet community Christmas tree lights up the town

The town of Millet lit up the community Christmas tree on Dec.11,…

Millet community Christmas tree 2021. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer
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Wetaskiwin residents check off holiday shopping at Country Christmas Market

Country Christmas Market was held at the Wetaskiwin Drill Hall Dec. 4, 2021

  • Dec 6, 2021
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Food drive on Dec.9 to help make the holidays for Wetaskiwin residents in need

By donating you will be entered to win two tickets to an Edmonton Oilers home game.

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10th annual Santa Claus Parade brings christmas joy to the streets of Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin residents flocked to mainstreet the evening of Nov. 26, 2021 for…

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Multiple Wetaskiwin businesses will have Christmas Giving Trees in store. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Multiple Wetaskiwin businesses will have Christmas Giving Trees in store. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
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City of Wetaskiwin secures warming shelters for Wetaskiwin homeless encampent

Additional funding for the temporary warming shelter approved at special city council meeting.

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Best of Wetaskiwin Reader’s Choice Awards winners

The results are in — see who Wetaskiwin voted for

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Judy Lange is the Pipestone Flyer’s regular Grandma’s Goodies contributor.

Grandma’s Goodies Special to make its return this holiday season

Nominate your grandma for the Grandma’s Goodies Holiday Special today!

Judy Lange is the Pipestone Flyer’s regular Grandma’s Goodies contributor.
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No Stone Left Alone remembrance event in Wetaskiwin this weekend

The ceremony in Diamond Jubilee Park is set to start at 10 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021

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