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(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

PHOTOS: DAY 6 of the Ponoka Stampede

Rodeo, chuckwagon races, and professional bull riding take over the arena June 2 at Ponoka Stampede

(Photos by Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Midway at Ponoka Stampede is largest travelling midway in Canada

With over 30 major rides and Kiddie Land, The West Coast Amusements…

Group of students with Canadian flags sitting near color wall

Canada Day events to enjoy in the City of Wetaskiwin

The City of Wetaskiwin will be full of non-stop family fun this Canada Day

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Organizers and supporters including MLA Rick Wilson present the plan for the Tipi Village (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Cree Tipi Village presented for the first time at Ponoka Stampede

This year for the first time in Ponoka Stampede history a Tipi…

Organizers and supporters including MLA Rick Wilson present the plan for the Tipi Village (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)

Live music day and night at Ponoka Stampede’s new Big Top Tent Dance Hall

Tent replaces beer gardens and will be located right on the Stampede Grounds

  • Jun 23, 2022
Alecia Aichelle. (Amy Allmand Photography)
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Ponoka Stampede to feature star-studded lineup of local anthem singers

Performers include 10-year-old award winning singer Zuri Ayuno

  • Jun 7, 2022
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The cast of 9 to 5 performs at the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta. Saturday May 14, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

9 to 5 The Musical is a hit on the Wetaskiwin Manluk stage

After numerous setbacks due to COVID-19, 9 to 5 The Musical took to the stage this May

The cast of 9 to 5 performs at the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta. Saturday May 14, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash / website photo
Shane Yellowbird. (Black Press file photo)

Cree county music singer Shane Yellowbird from Maskwacis passes away

Multiple media outlets have reported that Cree country music artist Shane Yellowbird…

Shane Yellowbird. (Black Press file photo)
The Greek gods practice their routines for the song “Greece Lightning” (submitted)

Wetaskiwin youth theatre production puts spin on a musical classic

Wetaskiwin Youth Players production of Greece is the Word is set to open April 22, 2022

The Greek gods practice their routines for the song “Greece Lightning” (submitted)
Megan Paige (submitted/ Megan Paige Music)

Millet singer songwriter releases second single

18-year-old country music artist Megan Paige is excited to share her music

Megan Paige (submitted/ Megan Paige Music)
‘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)
Curtis Labelle will be kicking off his 2022 Canadian tour with a show in Castor. (Photo submitted)

Rocker with Castor ties to kick off tour from town

A rocker with roots in Castor will be using the community to…

Curtis Labelle will be kicking off his 2022 Canadian tour with a show in Castor. (Photo submitted)
Gord Bamford. (Contributed photo)

Gord Bamford to hit the stage in Rimbey this month

Multiple Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), and Country Music Association (CMA) award-winning…

  • Jan 7, 2022
Gord Bamford. (Contributed photo)

Musical revue ‘Altogether Now!’ coming to the Manluk Theatre

A global event celebrating local theatre

  • Nov 9, 2021
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Photos: Thorsby Show and Shine kicks off the end of summer

Show and Shine took place Saturday Aug. 28, 2021.

  • Aug 30, 2021
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Jose Marquez Munoz from Millet, Alta., had a lucky winning ticket for the $1 million February 5, 2021 WESTERN MAX draw. Supplied/ WCLC

Millet man wins $1 million in lotto draw

Marquez Munoz says that he wants to use the money to fulfill his dream of owning a dairy farm.

Jose Marquez Munoz from Millet, Alta., had a lucky winning ticket for the $1 million February 5, 2021 WESTERN MAX draw. Supplied/ WCLC
Treasure Kingdom is nominated for for the Authors Elite Awards in the fantasy category. The novel is written by Wetaskiwin local Lorie Gurnett.

Local author up for publishing award

Lorie Gurnett is nominated for the Author Elite Awards in the fantasy category for her YA novel.

Treasure Kingdom is nominated for for the Authors Elite Awards in the fantasy category. The novel is written by Wetaskiwin local Lorie Gurnett.
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Drive in movie Sept. 18, 2020 at Wetaskiwin Mall for charity

All proceeds from the film will be donated to the Wetaskiwin Food Bank.

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