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One of the 10 finalists for the Canada Day decorating contest; 117 Park Grove. Submitted.

City of Wetaskiwin Canada Day decorating contest finalists

Voting is open July 7-12, 2020 to choose the grand prize winner.

One of the 10 finalists for the Canada Day decorating contest; 117 Park Grove. Submitted.
James Young of Naramata grooms Loki, Dog of Miracles, a bearded collie, during a show in Summerland in 2019. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

These are the dog days of summer. How much do you know about dogs?

James Young of Naramata grooms Loki, Dog of Miracles, a bearded collie, during a show in Summerland in 2019. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
City of Wetaskiwin Canada Day celebrations

City of Wetaskiwin Canada Day celebrations

From a pancake breakfast to a Canada flag scavenger hunt, Wetaskiwin was innovative in celebrating.

City of Wetaskiwin Canada Day celebrations
City of Wetaskiwin Canada Day parade 2019. There will be no parade this year. Pipestone Flyer photo.

Canada Day in Wetaskiwin

From the Farmers Market to pancake breakfast; social distance events to attend in Wetaskiwin.

City of Wetaskiwin Canada Day parade 2019. There will be no parade this year. Pipestone Flyer photo.
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Using fireworks this Canada Day: The dos and don’ts

Fireworks are not permitted within Wetaskiwin City limits.

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Pipestone Flyer file photo

Canada Day decorating contest

10 Winners will be chosen to win $250 each.

Pipestone Flyer file photo
June 19, 2020, Rundle’s Mission held a celebration in honour of Indigenous Day with a traditional teepee erection and tales about its Indigenous significance provided by Elder Chris Rattlesnake and his wife Holly Johnson-Rattlesnake. Photo submitted by Daren Lorentz.

Rundle’s Mission celebrates Indigenous Day

On June 19, 2020 Rundle’s Mission celebrated Indigenous Day for the third year in a row.

June 19, 2020, Rundle’s Mission held a celebration in honour of Indigenous Day with a traditional teepee erection and tales about its Indigenous significance provided by Elder Chris Rattlesnake and his wife Holly Johnson-Rattlesnake. Photo submitted by Daren Lorentz.
Owners and employees for Teleconnect International Wetaskiwin (Glenn Rueker and Leslie Wilson) set out to fill their donated bus with non-perishable donations for the Salvation Army Food Bank Friday June 19, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Local business gathers donations for local Food Bank

Donations were being gathered for the Salvation Army Food Bank Friday.

Owners and employees for Teleconnect International Wetaskiwin (Glenn Rueker and Leslie Wilson) set out to fill their donated bus with non-perishable donations for the Salvation Army Food Bank Friday June 19, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Hockey great Wayne Gretzky laughs during a media event before a tribute to Gordie Howe in Saskatoon on February 6, 2015. Do you know the name of Gretzky’s father? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

QUIZ: How much do you know about famous fathers?

In recognition of Father’s Day, take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test

Hockey great Wayne Gretzky laughs during a media event before a tribute to Gordie Howe in Saskatoon on February 6, 2015. Do you know the name of Gretzky’s father? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)
Wetaskiwin Manluk Centre. Photo/ businessviewmagazine.com

City of Wetaskiwin’s date for reopening recreation facilities still undecided

The City wants residents to submit their thoughts on the City’s options on Facebook.

Wetaskiwin Manluk Centre. Photo/ businessviewmagazine.com
Pipestone Flyer file photo

County of Wetaskiwin Quarterly RCMP reports

Assaults and criminal harassment have increased while property crime has decreased.

Pipestone Flyer file photo
There’s no shortage of reading material on the shelves. How much do you know about books, magazines and other printed materials? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer reading?

Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz about books, publications and reading

There’s no shortage of reading material on the shelves. How much do you know about books, magazines and other printed materials? (Black Press file photo)
PHOTOS: Maskwacis paints rainbow for Pride
PHOTOS: Maskwacis paints rainbow for Pride
Pipestone School staff pose in front of the bus they are taking to make deliveries to their students. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Pipestone School Staff takes the school bus to deliver frozen treats to students at home

June 11, 2020 Pipestone School staff took off to deliver messages of positivity to their students.

Pipestone School staff pose in front of the bus they are taking to make deliveries to their students. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Photo by Shaela Dansereau

City of Wetaskiwin crosswalks painted rainbow for Pride month

Two crosswalks on 50 ave were painted rainbow on June 10, 2020.

Photo by Shaela Dansereau
June is a popular month for weddings. How much do you know about famous marriages and wedding traditions? (Stock photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of weddings

How much do you know about wedding traditions and famous marriages?

June is a popular month for weddings. How much do you know about famous marriages and wedding traditions? (Stock photo)
A community parking lot picnic took place in the Huckleberry’s Cafe parking lot in Wetaskiwin June 5, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Parking lot picnic at Huckleberry’s Café in Wetaskiwin

Community members including Mayor Gandam enjoy a Huckleberry parking lot picnic.

A community parking lot picnic took place in the Huckleberry’s Cafe parking lot in Wetaskiwin June 5, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Dawn Trent and a couple other Millet, Wetaskiwin, and Pipestone community members participated in the Lululemon Global Running Day Virtual 5K run together in Millet on June 3. Pictured left to right: Julie Couto (left), Dawn Trent (center), Cathy Dansereau (right). Photo submitted by Dawn Trent.

Locals are getting involved in virtual runs

In place of in-person runs, many are participating in marathons and races virtually.

Dawn Trent and a couple other Millet, Wetaskiwin, and Pipestone community members participated in the Lululemon Global Running Day Virtual 5K run together in Millet on June 3. Pictured left to right: Julie Couto (left), Dawn Trent (center), Cathy Dansereau (right). Photo submitted by Dawn Trent.
Runners compete in the 2018 Giant’s Head Grind, an uphill race held each year in Summerland. (Photo courtesy of Kim Lawton)

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports

In a typical year, there are plenty of summer sporting events and tournaments held across Canada

Runners compete in the 2018 Giant’s Head Grind, an uphill race held each year in Summerland. (Photo courtesy of Kim Lawton)
Local pre-school teacher Jessica Richards hosted a drop-by graduation ceremony for her students in her driveway May 25. Richards is in the middle of Kenley Van Os Buffalo’s individual ceremony. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Local pre-school teacher Jessica Richards hosted a drop-by graduation ceremony for her students in her driveway May 25. Richards is in the middle of Kenley Van Os Buffalo’s individual ceremony. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.