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RCMP: Avoid driving on the QE2 from Blackfalds to Red Deer

The highway lanes near Ponoka are slick due to wintry weather

Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin RCMP say the home was fully engulfed when crews arrived

Head-on collision south of Ponoka closes Highway 2A lanes

Fire crews extricated one person with serious injuries

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Ponoka pushes for a piece of the grant pie

The town argues that rural municipalities are losing out of provincial funding opportunities

UPDATED: Man dies in collision near Ponoka

STARS Air Ambulance was called to a single vehicle collision on the QE2 south of Ponoka

County approves ‘direct control district’ for raceway

Horizon Motorsports granted control zone at July 17 meeting

Put a little ginger in your kitchen

Candied ginger will delight the kids

  • Nov 29, 2018

City of Edmonton’s annexation application approved

AEdmonton’s annexation of 20,402 acres effective Jan. 1, 2019

  • Nov 28, 2018

Wetaskiwin Ag Forum plants seeds of information Nov. 23

JEDI event draws full room in Wetaskiwin for up to date farm information

Millet bar and grill damaged by break and enter Nov. 23

Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to break and enter at Leanne’s Bar and Grill

WATCH: MEGlobal Athletic Park receives $2 million boost towards new Lacombe track

Expanded fieldhouse and new track and field facility to be included in $4 million plan

Freezing rain in the forecast for late this afternoon

Red Deer and surrounding areas expected to be hit by freezing rain, says Environment Canada

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP are investigating the collision where a 17-year-old Ponoka County boy died

Samson students learn about communications options Nov. 22

Media, Communications and Information Technology Career Fair held at high school

Alberta proposes $40 million investment into Bighorn Country over five years

Province seeks feedback on the proposal which brings 3 new provincial parks to the area

Rimbey RCMP warn of CRA scam artists

The woman was wearing a wig and fake name tag, demanding $6,000 in “payments”

  • Nov 23, 2018

Pickup crashes through guardrail near Ponoka

It is believed there were minor injuries to the driver whose pickup ended up in the median

UPDATED: RCMP arrest man who drove through airport fence

The 27-year-old was arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP and is in custody.