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Pigeon Lake area knitters gather for the Pigeon Lake Library Society knitting group. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Pigeon Lake Library members knit sensory muffs for seniors in care

Members of the Pigeon Lake Library Society have made and donated approximately…

Pigeon Lake area knitters gather for the Pigeon Lake Library Society knitting group. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Arrests made for break and enter at Brazeau County gas plant

Edson RCMP received a break and enter in progress at a local…

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Wetaskiwin RCMP make multiple break and enter arrests and recover stolen property

On March 18, 2022, the Wetaskiwin RCMP Crime Reduction Unit partnered with…

  • Apr 2, 2022
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Injury of suspect during arrest in Maskwacis under investigation

The two suspects were charged with multiple firearms offences

  • Apr 2, 2022
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Maskwacis RCMP find human remains following house fire

At approximately 11 p.m., on March 23, 2022, the Maskwacis RCMP received…

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Honey producers are finding winter bee deaths far above normal levels this spring. (Photo from Nixon Honey Facebook)

Honey farm bees hit hard

Many honey producers see winter bee deaths many times above normal average

Honey producers are finding winter bee deaths far above normal levels this spring. (Photo from Nixon Honey Facebook)
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Maskwacis RCMP arrest individual for multiple armed robberies

Members of the Maskwacis RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of an…

  • Mar 31, 2022
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Leduc RCMP Drug Unit and partners make arrests in drug investigation

On March 24, 2022, the Leduc RMCMP Drug Unit with the assistance…

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COVID-19 hospitalizations stable but 30 more deaths over 7 days

In seven days ending on Monday, 4,612 new COVID-19 cases identified

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Breton and Thorsby RCMP execute search warrant and arrest repeat offender

Breton RCMP have arrested and charged a repeat offender after the execution…

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Prairie Sky Gondola has announced it wants to build a gondola ropeway, or cable system, in Red Deer. (Image contributed by Prairie Sky Gondola)
Prairie Sky Gondola has announced it wants to build a gondola ropeway, or cable system, in Red Deer. (Image contributed by Prairie Sky Gondola)
Alberta RCMP have cleared the NT RCMP of any wrongdoing in an incident that occurred in an Inuvik cell on March 3, 2020. RCMP have not released any details of what happened in the incident. NNSL file photo

Breton RCMP charge repeat offender after the execution of a search warrant

Breton RCMP have charged a repeat offender after the execution of a…

  • Mar 29, 2022
Alberta RCMP have cleared the NT RCMP of any wrongdoing in an incident that occurred in an Inuvik cell on March 3, 2020. RCMP have not released any details of what happened in the incident. NNSL file photo
Cindy Plant, Macki Rumak, and Claire Leger with Wetaskiwin FCSS. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer

Wetaskiwin FCSS prepares for busy spring and summer with new programs

Wetaskiwin FCSS has a full schedule this spring and summer with a…

Cindy Plant, Macki Rumak, and Claire Leger with Wetaskiwin FCSS. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer
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County of Wetaskiwin first responders train ice rescues March 26-27, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

County of Wetaskiwin first responders train ice rescues

Over the March 26-27 weekend first responders from around the County of…

County of Wetaskiwin first responders train ice rescues March 26-27, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Stettler RCMP, county peace officers work together to recover vehicle, apprehend suspect

Stettler County peace officers working jointly with the Stettler RCMP were able…

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