Local News

Ponoka County fire crews handle second baler fire in 12 hours

Fire crews handled a baler fire just west of Gull Lake

Residents not happy with county order to remove approach

County of Wetaskiwin says approach unapproved, dangerous

Leftover pumpkin recipes

Pumpkin cake recipe complete with icing

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Wetaskiwin-area small business is big business

Small business is really big business in rural Alberta communities

  • Oct 17th, 2018

County of Wetaskiwin changes speed curves project

Councilors vote in favour of case-by-case basis for gravel road curves

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Community meeting regarding Porto Bello/Pipestone "speed curves"

County of Wetaskiwin finds encroachment claim unfounded

Living quarters in garage had to be removed: County planner

Rocky Mountain House RCMP and emergency crews respond to injured hiker

Teen rescued by emergency crews near Rocky Mountain House

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Policies for “fitness to work” needed in new cannabis-friendly world

Instead of a drug and alcohol policy, businesses should consider a fit for work policy

Theft of $140,000 in machinery investigated in County of Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate theft of pipe fusion equipment

County of Wetaskiwin may change firefighting billing

Currently ‘user pay,’ may go to countywide fees on tax bills

Darrell Paulovich remembered after accident claims his life

A tragic accident claimed the life of a rodeo advocate over the weekend

UPDATE: Man dies in fiery multi-vehicle collision near Ponoka

Icy roads considered a factor in a serious three-vehicle collision on Highway 2

Wetaskiwin man facing 17 charges after Oct. 9 arrest

Wetaskiwin RCMP locate and arrest prolific offender

Wind warning in effect

Winds expected in excess of 90 km/h

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Fire at rural church deliberately set: Leduc RCMP

Leduc RCMP seek public assistance with arson investigation

South Pigeon Lake Fire Rescue coping with busy year

Top call-out is medical response, second is motor vehicle collisions

South Pigeon Lake Fire Rescue boosted by new truck

New Rosenbauer TME pumper is state of the art

Millet fire chief says pay attention while driving to avoid collisions

Massive house fire last summer could have devastated Millet

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Stettler County declares region an agricultural disaster area

‘These guys need help.’: Coun. James Nibourg