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Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files

Three Ponoka RCMP files: found bikes, a motorist flees police & stolen truck found

County of Wetaskiwin hears update on G3 grain elevator project

Assistant CAO Jeff Chipley provides council with project update

Leduc RCMP looking for four robbery suspects

Leduc RCMP are asking for public assistance with armed robbery in city

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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

Wetaskiwin city manager fired for ‘just cause’ Nov. 21

Wetaskiwin city council terminates employment of city manager

B.C. woman fined $2,300 for clocking 215 km/hr

It’s the highest fine Alberta police have issued

Charity Checkstop coming again to Wetaskiwin Nov. 24

Event to benefit Victim Services, Secret Santa in Walmart parking lot

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Police allege that Shimwell rammed a police cruiser

Request for 7.5 acre parcel defeated Oct. 11

County of Wetaskiwin council hears proposal didn’t meet LUB, MGA

County of Wetaskiwin gravel hauling rates getting boost

Councilors vote to increase haul rate from $0.149 to $0.186 per tonne km

Castor, Forestburg, coal workers get $257,644 to transition to low-carbon economy

Two transition centres will serve seven communities in the Battle River Region

Semi tractor hauling lumber rolls near Ponoka

Icy roads continue to wreak havoc on the the QE2

UPDATED Two dead after head-on collision near Millet

UPDATED Wetaskiwin RCMP investigating, one dies at hospital

Wetaskiwin Chamber luncheon cancelled Nov. 16

Bad weather, icy roads mean benefits talk rescheduled for January

Rollovers near Ponoka keep crews busy

Wintry road conditions proved a struggle for motorists on the QE2 highway with several incidents

Alder Flats 4-H Multi Club report

Club members looking forward to archery event coming up soon

  • Nov 16, 2018

If you don’t like fruit cake…

These fruitcake cookies are a holiday favourite

  • Nov 16, 2018

UPDATED: Autopilot did not disconnect in plane crash landing

The airplane had its tail ripped off and it ended right side up in a copse of trees east of Ponoka

Wetaskiwin RCMP inspector ‘not surprised’ with Crime Severity Index

Inspector puts Maclean’s ‘Most Dangerous’ feature into perspective

  • Nov 15, 2018

Rezoning for firewood business defeated by County of Wetaskiwin council Oct. 11

Wizard Lake Watershed zoning prevails; second application possible

Lakedell 4-H Beef Club Report

MacKenzie Denschikoff elected as president of club

  • Nov 15, 2018