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Local business gathers donations for local Food Bank

Donations were being gathered for the Salvation Army Food Bank Friday.

Maskwacis, Wetaskiwin RCMP team up in drug bust

Man and woman, both 25, facing multiple charges

Maskwacis and Wetaskiwin RCMP seize drugs, stolen property during search warrant

The search of the residence resulted in police locating cocaine, methamphetamine and fentanyl.

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Pipestone School Staff takes the school bus to deliver frozen treats to students at home
Crosswalks painted rainbow in Wetaskiwin for Pride month
Edmonton Black Lives Matter protest had roughly 15, 000 attendees this weekend
Local day home gets a special drive-by surprise

COVID-19: Central zone at three active cases Sunday

Number of hospitalizations down in Alberta

48 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Alberta

Gov’t says there are 525 confirmed active cases

Hundreds turn out for Lacombe Against Racism peaceful protest

Event held in solidarity with protests around the world

Alberta currently has more than 500 active COVID-19 cases

City of Red Deer still has just one active case

City of Wetaskiwin’s date for reopening recreation facilities still undecided

The City wants residents to submit their thoughts on the City’s options on Facebook.

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigating suspicious death in Leduc

Early this morning Leduc RCMP were dispatched to a house party where a male was pronounced dead.

Lacombe man’s LOTTO 6/49 ticket wins $1,000,000 prize

Lindholm said after he recalled using the ticket checker at the Mobile Gas at 5700 Highway 2A

Rimbey woman struggling to get tested for COVID-19

Alice Bateman, 64, first reached out to her doctor about her symptoms in early March

City of Wetaskiwin no longer under a state of local emergency

Wetaskiwin’s state of local emergency was in effect for 85 consecutive days.

Experiment being conducted to keep Prussian Carp out of Gull Lake

Geotubes theoretically trap Carp eggs allowing water to be pumped into the lake

35 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta Tuesday, two active cases in Central zone

There have been 7,482 confirmed cases of the virus, with 6,882 recoveries and 151 deaths

  • Jun 16, 2020

County of Wetaskiwin Quarterly RCMP reports

Assaults and criminal harassment have increased while property crime has decreased.

Peaceful protest against racism coming to Lacombe

Lacombe Against Racism coming to LMC park on June 19