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Planning request in County of Wetaskiwin changed at last minute

County of Wetaskiwin council balks at changes that weren’t made public

Breton RCMP seek motorist who may have witnessed crime

Breton RCMP requesting public assistance in identifying suspects of break and enter

Ponoka RCMP arrest man after setting shed on fire

The man used an axe to destroy a shed before setting it on fire

Wheat prices appear to be climbing

Could see drop in production due to many causes

  • Aug 16th, 2018

What’s Up Wednesday – August 15th, 2018

Tune in to What’s Up Wednesday, with hosts Carlie Connolly, Todd Vaughan and Mark Weber

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Wetaskiwin lightning storm July 19

Ponoka RCMP seek arrest warrants in Hammy’s Liquor armed robbery

The armed robbery occurred with a knife on Aug. 11 and one suspect was caught shortly after

‘Meet in the Millet’ is major chamber meeting Sept. 7

Multiple chambers will hear three levels of government updates

Who doesn’t like the Reuben sandwich?

Corned beef recipe sounds delish

  • Aug 15th, 2018

Blackfalds RCMP warns of ‘repo’ scammers

Blackfalds RCMP responds to two males attempting to steal utility vehicle

Ponoka Traffic Unit investigate scooter incident

A motorcyclist appears to have lost control of her Suzuki scooter on Highway 2 north of Ponoka

Wetaskiwin Co-op robbed of laser tool, propane torch

Wetaskiwin RCMP attempting to identify two individuals involved in numerous thefts

Four African American men rob cell phone store in Leduc

Employee sustains minor injuries say Leduc RCMP

Wetaskiwin RCMP check over 2,000 cars this summer

Wetaskiwin RCMP effect numerous arrests and seizures during Enhanced Enforcement shifts

Ermineskin men learning trade through innovative program

Pre-Employment Supports introduces carpentry to eight Maskwacis men

Civil Air Search and Rescue Association hosts exercise at Red Deer Airport

Crews from all over Western Canada come out to coordinate rescue efforts

Ponoka man facing almost 100 charges in relation to tip from public

Christian Singer, 32, facing dozens and dozens of charges

Ice cream day at train museum

The Alberta Central Railway Museum offered free ice cream Aug. 5. Photo by Stu Salkeld

Gravel truck driver says county rates must increase

Dale Franklin says County of Wetaskiwin rates are barely ‘break even’