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Wetaskiwin Coop: Country Junction Feeds (submitted/ Jessica Roth)

Wetaskiwin Chamber celebrates this year’s business award winners

The Leduc, Nisku and Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated nominees for…

Maude Financial team of advisors and employees in front of Maude Financial Inc., in Wetaskiwin, Alta. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Wetaskiwin family financial business celebrates 40 years serving the community

Maude Financial has been operating for 40 years in Wetaskiwin

Vision Credit Union fundraises for local library with book sale May 9-13, 2022 (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Vision Credit Union fundraises for local library with book sale

Wetaskiwin’s Vision Credit Union is having a book sale May 9-13, 2022.…

Leduc, Nisku and Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce business award gala theme this year is ‘A Night in Oz’. (Leduc, Nisku and Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce)

Leduc, Nisku and Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce announces business award finalists

The Leduc, Nisku and Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the…

Leduc, Nisku and Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce business award gala theme this year is ‘A Night in Oz’. (Leduc, Nisku and Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce)
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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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Voting ends this week for Best of Wetaskiwin Readers’ Choice Awards

Show support for outstanding local services and businesses and be entered to win a $300 gift card.

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Best of Wetaskiwin Readers’ Choice Awards returns to the Pipestone Flyer

Show support for outstanding local services and businesses and be entered to win a $300 gift card.

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Poor David’s owner Karrie Peace and Salmon Arm store manager Monica Rhodes look forward to the new downtown Salmon Arm business’ soft opening on Friday, June 25. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

VIDEO: New Salmon Arm gift shop a tribute to loving husband

Alberta entrepreneur Karrie Peace opens her third Poor David’s on June 25

Poor David’s owner Karrie Peace and Salmon Arm store manager Monica Rhodes look forward to the new downtown Salmon Arm business’ soft opening on Friday, June 25. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Sabrina Wilde in front of a recently purchased monster truck. Submitted.

Thorsby business women a finalist for 2021 Alberta Women’s Entrepreneurship Award

Sabrina Wilde with Lone Wolf Mechanical is a finalist for the entrepreneurial award.

Sabrina Wilde in front of a recently purchased monster truck. Submitted.
Georgina Schmaltz (left) is the new manager taking over AGAPE thrift store and community outreach from Kate Halas (right). Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

AGAPE thrift store and community outreach welcomes new management

AGAPE Manager Kate Halas is stepping down after five and a half years.

Georgina Schmaltz (left) is the new manager taking over AGAPE thrift store and community outreach from Kate Halas (right). Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Alberta premier Jason Kenney, right and Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, provide details about Bill 13, the Alberta Senate Election Act., in Edmonton Alta, on Wednesday June 26, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Minister Doug Schweitzer talks on Enhanced COVID-19 Business Benefit

Provincial government rolling out new benefit this April to better help small businesses.

Alberta premier Jason Kenney, right and Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, provide details about Bill 13, the Alberta Senate Election Act., in Edmonton Alta, on Wednesday June 26, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Wetaskiwin A&W partners with Mealshare. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Wetaskiwin A&W partners with Mealshare

Every Monday will be Mealshare Monday at A&W; $1 from menu item donated.

Wetaskiwin A&W partners with Mealshare. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Leduc RCMP participate in 2nd annual Polar Plunge. Photo supplied/ Leduc RCMP.

Leduc RCMP participate in 2nd annual Polar Plunge

Leduc RCMP partnered with City of Leduc Fire Services to raise money for Special Olympics Alberta.

Leduc RCMP participate in 2nd annual Polar Plunge. Photo supplied/ Leduc RCMP.
Small business COVID recovery grant applications are now open for City of Wetaskiwin businesses. Photo/ City of Wetaskiwin, https://covidwetaskiwin.ca/index.php/business-supports.

New COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program open to small businesses in Wetaskiwin

The grant is provided in partnership between the City of Wetaskiwin and Chamber of Commerce.

Small business COVID recovery grant applications are now open for City of Wetaskiwin businesses. Photo/ City of Wetaskiwin, https://covidwetaskiwin.ca/index.php/business-supports.
Holly Schell, centre, poses for a photo along with a couple employees behind the counter of Blue Bird Coffee Co. in Rimbey early in the morning on Jan. 26 when the doors opened to dine-in customers. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)

Rimbey cafe takes a stand and allows dine-in customers

Blue Bird Coffee Co. opened its doors on Wednesday, part of a movement by small business owners

Holly Schell, centre, poses for a photo along with a couple employees behind the counter of Blue Bird Coffee Co. in Rimbey early in the morning on Jan. 26 when the doors opened to dine-in customers. (Photo by Leah Bousfield)
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Maskwacis apparel entrepreneurs share brand stories

By Chevi Rabbit For Ponoka News Maskwacis has seen a number of…

  • Jan 12, 2021
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Theresa Grandmond receiving the 2020 Minister’s Seniors Service Award in the business category from MLA Rick Wilson- Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin. Submitted/ Theresa Grandmond.

Wetaskiwin business wins provincial award for their compassion during COVID-19

Ladybug Support Services Ltd. was recognized for their leadership and compassion during the pandemic

Theresa Grandmond receiving the 2020 Minister’s Seniors Service Award in the business category from MLA Rick Wilson- Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin. Submitted/ Theresa Grandmond.
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New Starbucks drive-through open in Wetaskiwin

The new Starbucks location opened for the first time Dec. 10, 2020.

Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
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Hilgartner Pit Tender Results

County of Wetaskiwin awards Zulu Aggregates Crushing, Stockpiling and Other Work contract.

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Wetaskiwin Vision Credit Union donates $500 to The Open Door, on Nov. 26, 2020. Deanna Beck (right) with Wetaskiwin Vision Credit Union presented the cheque to Jessica Hutton (left) with The Open Door.

Vision Credit Union donates to The Open Door

Deanna Beck with Vision Credit Union presented the cheque to Jessica Hutton with The Open Door.

  • Nov 30, 2020
Wetaskiwin Vision Credit Union donates $500 to The Open Door, on Nov. 26, 2020. Deanna Beck (right) with Wetaskiwin Vision Credit Union presented the cheque to Jessica Hutton (left) with The Open Door.