Local News

New Sarepta School Terry Fox Day

New Sarepta Elementary School raised $1,348 and called their fundraiser “Colour the Cure for Cancer”

  • Sep 30, 2019

Alberta Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women visits Lacombe

Minister Leela Aheer reaffirms UCP promise to grow culture economy by 25 per cent

10th anniversary of Maskwacis Employment Center

Open house held for expanded facility in Ermineskin Mall

City of Wetaskiwin by-election all-candidates forum

The Rosebrier 4-H Beef Club is off to a great start

Weigh in of projects at Wetaskiwin Ag Grounds Oct. 12

  • Sep 27, 2019

Harvesting alfalfa hay in September

How to avoid winterkill in alfalfa and to save the plants for the next growing season

  • Sep 27, 2019

Wetaskiwin Bantam Warriors drop road game to Camrose

Hwy. #13 rivalry ends in first loss of season for Warriors

  • Sep 27, 2019

Prestigious art gala in Maskwacis promoted cooperation and neighbourliness

“Wahkohtowin,” the spirit of kinship and neighbourliness, was what the art awards…

Better ways to use antibiotics on the farm

Canadian Beef Industry Conference session discusses dependence on antibiotics

  • Sep 26, 2019

Wetaskiwin attends Alberta mid-sized city get-together

Mid-sized cities mayors caucus advances opportunities for one million Albertans

  • Sep 26, 2019

Clyde Oran Rabbit of Maskwacis arrested in relation to home invasion Sept. 14

Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to break and enter involving a firearm

Tax recovery stalls as Pigeon Lake property doesn’t sell

County of Wetaskiwin’s auction for Mabbott property attracts no bidders

Starting a local food-selling business in Alberta

Some food for though for producers who want to enter the selling business

  • Sep 25, 2019

County of Wetaskiwin balks at speed limit changes

Debate hears that Hwy. #13 and #814 changes too hasty

4-H registration opens Oct. 1

Registration remains open until December 1, 2019

  • Sep 25, 2019

Four break and enters break rural family’s insurance

Rural family searches for coverage after policy not renewed

Nurturing mental health and wellness on the farm

Bad weather this year could contribute to anxiety, feeling of being overwhelmed

  • Sep 24, 2019

Energy company requests County waive over $20,000 in penalties

Pine Cliff Energy has unpaid tax bill of over $175,000

Maskwacis suspect faces 13 charges after stolen vehicle found in Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin RCMP make arrest in possession of stolen property and weapons offences