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COVID-19 tests urged for all teachers and school staff

121 new cases Wednesday, active cases up to 1,040

  • Aug 12, 2020

Ponoka RCMP lay charges following carjacking

Maskwacis man arrested after brief chase Aug. 8

Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools receive Love of Reading Community Response Fund grant.

WRPS has received $15,975 from the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation.

Physicians often face aggressive patients

Almost all say they have been abused by patients or their families at some point

Alberta’s active COVID-19 cases continue to trend downwards

85 new cases Tuesday, active cases sit at 1,004

  • Aug 11, 2020

Vigil held in Maskwacis for another death

Samson Cree Nation comes together for comfort, console each other

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Protestors for Indigenous Lives Matter gather in Wetaskiwin
Troy Dorchester's horses want to run
City of Wetaskiwin celebrates Canada Day

Updated: 54-year-old man charged in connection with death of Red Deer doctor

Doctor was killed in his walk-in clinic on Monday

  • Aug 11, 2020

Alberta reports 257 new cases of COVID-19

Central zone has 157 active cases

134 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

First day over 100 cases since July 31

  • Aug 7, 2020

RCMP Major Crimes Unit lay Manslaughter charge against youth

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit have laid a manslaughter charge against a 13-year-old boy from Maskwacis.

City of Wetaskiwin back to zero active cases

The City of Wetaskiwin currently has zero active cases once again.

1 in 7 Albertans have been tested for COVID-19

56 additional cases Thursday, 1,107 active cases remain in the province

  • Aug 6, 2020

Sylvan Lake man’s documentary getting limited run in Alberta theatres

Scott McDermott’s documentary will be in 14 theatres, including Sylvan Lake and Wetaskiwin

Seven vying to lead ECN

Challengers to incumbent include NGCI president

94 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta on Wednesday, two more deaths

1,146 active cases with 9,891 recovered cases

  • Aug 5, 2020

UCP government making changes to the Assessment Model Review; County of Wetaskiwin could see a 70 per cent hike in taxes

Changes would cause a 35.5-70.7 per cent residential mill rate for the County of Wetaskiwin.