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Ponoka RCMP investigate thefts and break-ins

In one file, suspects entered a home and stole the keys to a vehicle while the homeowner was inside

Blackfalds RCMP officer and single mom passes away after battle with breast cancer

GoFundMe set up for Officer Jamie Carswell’s son Lincoln

Ponoka RCMP searching for missing pregnant First Nations woman

Police say 24-year-old Nikita Rabbit went missing around the Centennial Centre Jan. 2

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Wetaskiwin Yellow Vest protest against carbon tax, pipeline bungling
Health Minister Sarah Hoffman speaks at Hinkley nomination in Wetaskiwin
Bruce Hinkley receives NDP nomination for Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin Jan. 8
Wetaskiwin Winter Warmup Christmas parade 2018

A No Landfill Disposal Facility in the future for Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake and Fogdog Energy Solutions have formally signed a Master Services Agreement

The Millet Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion

Branch began two years after World War II ended

  • Jan 3, 2019

Wetaskiwin RCMP looking for driver alleged to damage police vehicle

Wetaskiwin seeking public assistance identifying driver of stolen vehicle

OnStar helps locate stolen truck in Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP files include the theft of a 5,000 kg transformer, plus other files

New Years Day arrest in Wetaskiwin involves weapon, cocaine

Wetaskiwin CRU arrest male and locate drugs and weapons

Three local men charged in alleged $140K break and enter

Wetaskiwin RCMP CRU lay charges in $140,000 rural break and enter

Pipestone Flyer Christmas dinner contest winners

Wetaskiwin, Pigeon Lake, Millet readers win free Christmas dinner

  • Jan 2, 2019

Alberta’s 4-H Foundation sets record with scholarships

Many County of Wetaskiwin youth earn scholarships

  • Jan 1, 2019

Three Wetaskiwin-area suspects face 52 charges after guns and drugs seized

Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit conduct search warrant, seize firearms and drugs

County of Wetaskiwin will pay certain firefighting costs after Jan. 1

Councilors strongly debate a mill rate system to collect funds to pay firefighting costs

Extreme cold warning set for northern Alberta

Extreme wind chills for the northern part of the province at -40 degrees C

UPDATE Police warn people away from Leduc, Nisku after explosion Dec. 27

UPDATE One man dies in Nisku explosion Dec. 27 say RCMP

Great sugar plum recipe for this week

Feeling under the weather? Try omelette

  • Dec 26, 2018

CP Holiday Train in Millet a Christmas experience

Mayor Tony Wadsworth says event strongly supported community

  • Dec 25, 2018