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Honeybee hives near Sanger, Calif. (AP Photo/Scott Smith)

Lacombe beekeepers give the buzz on winterizing hives

Winterizing a honeybee hive is not a simple task, local apiarists say

Hawk Tail Brewery’s Kvieik Lemon Sour beer, which is available year round, won the bronze medal in the American Sour category. Photo/ Facebook: Hawk Tail Brewiery.

Three Central Alberta breweries win big at the Canadian Brewing Awards this year.

Hawk Tail Brewery among two other Central Alberta Breweries to bring home top accolades.

Rosie Gregg and her father Phil Houle-Gregg finished the challenge in just under an hour and won the prize for being the first to finish. Photo submitted by Scott Kyba.

Wetaskiwin’s own Amazing Race style challenge has strong first event turnout

‘The Challenge’ Wetaskiwin is a free activity that encourages outdoor activity with prizes.

Rosie Gregg and her father Phil Houle-Gregg finished the challenge in just under an hour and won the prize for being the first to finish. Photo submitted by Scott Kyba.
Susan Spyker at Spyker Art Studio. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Art Therapy coming to Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin local starts art therapy studio in the City

Susan Spyker at Spyker Art Studio. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Wetaskiwin RCMP were on scene of reported business break and enters the morning of August 4, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Wetaskiwin businesses robbed tail end of August long weekend

Multiple businesses off of 56 Street in Wetaskiwin, Alta. were broken into.

Wetaskiwin RCMP were on scene of reported business break and enters the morning of August 4, 2020. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
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Mulhurst Bay Fire Rescue teaches fire prevention at Pipestone Elementary School
Pipestone Flyer file photo

Wetaskiwin City Council approves Tax Incentives Bylaw for New Industrial Developments

Council approved a new bylaw to encourage industrial growth and expansion in Wetaskiwin

Pipestone Flyer file photo
Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs

Cirque du Soleil files for creditor protection, terminates 3,480 jobs
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.
Volunteer with Prom Project, Celeina Baird, models one of the grad dresses inside of the Prom Project location (Wetaskiwin Mall). Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Local non-profit is providing dresses to grads in need

The Prom Project based out of Wetaskiwin aims to provide affordable gowns for grads and brides.

Volunteer with Prom Project, Celeina Baird, models one of the grad dresses inside of the Prom Project location (Wetaskiwin Mall). Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Wetaskiwin Salvation Army re-opens June 3. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Wetaskiwin Salvation Army Thrift Store to re-open tomorrow

The Thrift store will open its doors to shoppers and donations June 3, 2020.

Wetaskiwin Salvation Army re-opens June 3. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Wetaskiwin Public Market. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Wetaskiwin Public Market. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
On Wednesday May 27, 2020 A&W Wetaskiwin manager Colleen Kruger presented a cheque of approximately $2,200 to Yves Bolduc from the Salvation Army Food Bank in Wetaskiwin. Photo submitted by Colleen Kruger.

A&W Wetaskiwin donates to local Food Bank

Wetaskiwin’s A&W recently raised and donated approximately $2,200 to the local Food Bank.

On Wednesday May 27, 2020 A&W Wetaskiwin manager Colleen Kruger presented a cheque of approximately $2,200 to Yves Bolduc from the Salvation Army Food Bank in Wetaskiwin. Photo submitted by Colleen Kruger.
Allen B. Olson Auctions’ 40th annual spring machinery consignment and real estate sale was online for the first time this year. Photo/ Allen B. Olson Auction Service Facebook page

Allen B. Olson Auction Services’ first online sale a success

The 40th annual spring sale was online for the first time this year.

Allen B. Olson Auctions’ 40th annual spring machinery consignment and real estate sale was online for the first time this year. Photo/ Allen B. Olson Auction Service Facebook page
New Home Care centre in Wetaskiwin Mall is a home base for nurses to deploy from and also offers a medical clinic. Photo submitted.

New Home Care centre at Wetaskiwin Mall

New Home Care centre is a home base for nurses to deploy from and also offers a medical clinic.

New Home Care centre in Wetaskiwin Mall is a home base for nurses to deploy from and also offers a medical clinic. Photo submitted.
Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is bringing pages to porches

Local bookstore is delivering sanitized books amid pandemic.

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)
Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is bringing pages to porches

Local bookstore is delivering sanitized books amid pandemic.

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is offering online shopping of their book selection with delivery. (Photo/ www.mulhurstbaybooks.com)
Martin Deerline Wetaskiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Martin Deerline Wetaskiwin. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Sign in the window of the North Wetaskiwin Tim Hortons location asking truck drivers to ring the doorbell or call the number provided for assistance from employees, recognizing that the drive-through is not an option for truck drivers. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Ring for service: Wetaskiwin Tim Hortons sets up option to help serve truck drivers

Wetaskiwin Tim Hortons asks truck drivers to ring doorbell for non-drive through service.

Sign in the window of the North Wetaskiwin Tim Hortons location asking truck drivers to ring the doorbell or call the number provided for assistance from employees, recognizing that the drive-through is not an option for truck drivers. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Wetaskiwin’s pre-order and pop-up market will be on Wednesday April 22 from 3-5 p.m. (Photo/ Facebook-Wetaskiwin Farmer’s Market).

Wetaskiwin Farmers Market is adapting to the pandemic shopping climate

Wetaskiwin Farmers Market is holding a pre-order and pop-up market Wednesday.

Wetaskiwin’s pre-order and pop-up market will be on Wednesday April 22 from 3-5 p.m. (Photo/ Facebook-Wetaskiwin Farmer’s Market).