Local Business

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

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

Parking lot picnic at Huckleberry’s Café in Wetaskiwin

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

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.

Wetaskiwin Salvation Army Thrift Store to re-open tomorrow

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

A&W Wetaskiwin donates to local Food Bank

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

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

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

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.

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is bringing pages to porches

Local bookstore is delivering sanitized books amid pandemic.

Mulhurst Bay Books and Gifts is bringing pages to porches

Local bookstore is delivering sanitized books amid pandemic.

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.

Wetaskiwin Farmers Market is adapting to the pandemic shopping climate

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

Wetaskiwin liquor store aims to make ‘spirits’ bright by promoting Alberta-made alcohol

“We are trying to convey the message that it is a time for Albertans to stick together.”

Sylvan Lake businesses being creative during COVID-19 outbreak

Many businesses are changing their business models or offering services in a new way

Local businesses try to find their ‘new normal’ during COVID-19

COVID-19 is pushing local businesses to their breaking point.

How Ponoka retailers are coping with current COVID-19 crisis

Several local stores announce ‘Golden Hour’ shopping times

New Alberta government budget cuts come down on Reynolds Alberta museum

Wetaskiwin’s Reynolds-Alberta museum joining the ranks of provincial museums with budget cuts.

A generous donation

Women of the Moose donate $1000 to help Medi Lend supply free…

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012