Wetaskiwin

Ryan Jake Applegarth. (File photo/RCMP)

Convicted in Wetaskiwin manslaughter case awaiting sentencing

Applegarth is also awaiting trial for the second degree murder of Ponoka woman

 

Victoria lawyer, Rosario Canteno Di Bella, has been suspended for professional misconduct – suspension begings on Jan. 1 2022. (Image courtesy Creative Outlet)

Convicted in Wetaskiwin manslaughter case awaiting sentencing

Applegarth is also awaiting trial for the second degree murder of Ponoka woman

 

Kimto Manufacturing's Jeremy Belbeck.

If something needs welding, fabricating or moving, this Wetaskiwin team makes it happen!

Wetaskiwin’s Kimto Manufacturing team proudly says that from sand and wood chips…

  • Aug 8, 2022

 

(File photo by Advocate staff)

Wetaskiwin RCMP seek assistance to locate missing youth

The Wetaskiwin RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate missing…

  • Jul 28, 2022
(File photo by Advocate staff)
Aquatera, which looks after Wetaskiwin’s water and wastewater systems, donates more than $100,000 annually to the communities where it works. Among the many organizations that have benefited is the STARS air ambulance program.

Planning a community event? Aquatera wants to hear from you!

For this Wetaskiwin utility provider, good business begins with building community

  • Jul 25, 2022
Aquatera, which looks after Wetaskiwin’s water and wastewater systems, donates more than $100,000 annually to the communities where it works. Among the many organizations that have benefited is the STARS air ambulance program.
As part of the Society's 20th anniversary celebrations, the century-old building will receive an update befitting its role in the community and its title sponsor, Manluk Industries: an illuminated "theatre" marquee to showcase exactly what waits inside.

Manluk Theatre shines a light on the performing arts in Wetaskiwin

New marquee highlights the theatre within the heritage building

  • Jul 18, 2022
As part of the Society's 20th anniversary celebrations, the century-old building will receive an update befitting its role in the community and its title sponsor, Manluk Industries: an illuminated "theatre" marquee to showcase exactly what waits inside.
Since the 1970s, Wetaskiwin's Absolute Aviation has earned a national reputation for its skilled training of both commercial and recreational pilots.

Aviation business soars in Wetaskiwin skies

As anyone travelling by plane these days knows, pilots are in demand.…

  • Jul 11, 2022
Since the 1970s, Wetaskiwin's Absolute Aviation has earned a national reputation for its skilled training of both commercial and recreational pilots.
(Emily Jaycox/Black Press News Media)

Edmonton International Raceway shows appreciation for frontline workers

June 25 race event dedicated to health care workers, first responders

(Emily Jaycox/Black Press News Media)
To join the Fire Services family, simply fill out the application form and email it — along with your resumé — to hr@wetaskiwin.ca by July 5.

Do you have what it takes to be a Wetaskiwin firefighter? Find out with Wetaskiwin Fire Services!

Annual firefighter recruitment underway to July 5

  • Jun 27, 2022
To join the Fire Services family, simply fill out the application form and email it — along with your resumé — to hr@wetaskiwin.ca by July 5.
On Saturday, June 18, Wetaskiwin’s first Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up of 2022 takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wetaskiwin Recycling Centre.

Time to welcome summer by finishing your spring cleaning!

Wetaskiwin’s Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up + Kick It to the Curb coming up

  • Jun 13, 2022
On Saturday, June 18, Wetaskiwin’s first Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up of 2022 takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Wetaskiwin Recycling Centre.
Among the sources of pride for Vulcraft and its team is their exceptional safety record – more than 500,000 hours without a recordable incident at the time of writing.

For this Wetaskiwin manufacturer, location really is everything!

In business, whether you’re looking for supplies, access to key markets, skilled…

  • Jun 6, 2022
Among the sources of pride for Vulcraft and its team is their exceptional safety record – more than 500,000 hours without a recordable incident at the time of writing.
Wetaskiwin's food forest.

Tree planting projects add to Wetaskiwin’s urban forest

Community garden plots also available for residents

  • May 30, 2022
Wetaskiwin's food forest.
The City of Wetaskiwin recently completed a number of economic development studies that provided valuable insights into Wetaskiwin’s competitive advantages, retail gaps and opportunities.

Grant helps Wetaskiwin businesses put their best face forward!

Matching funds targeted to sprucing up storefronts downtown and along the Automile

  • May 16, 2022
The City of Wetaskiwin recently completed a number of economic development studies that provided valuable insights into Wetaskiwin’s competitive advantages, retail gaps and opportunities.
Wanda and Robin McLane have built McLane's Meats into a thriving business that supports local farmers and ranchers, and delights retail customers with a delicious array of quality products.

Carving out a successful business, close to home

McLane’s Meats in Wetaskiwin known for quality service, and quality products

  • May 9, 2022
Wanda and Robin McLane have built McLane's Meats into a thriving business that supports local farmers and ranchers, and delights retail customers with a delicious array of quality products.
Taking direction from last year’s 50-Year Community Vision, Wetaskiwin’s updated Municipal Development Plan will provide direction on future land use, development, urban design, transportation and other service areas.

What should Wetaskiwin look like in the next 20 years?

Public input on Municipal Development Plan gets underway

  • Apr 25, 2022
Taking direction from last year’s 50-Year Community Vision, Wetaskiwin’s updated Municipal Development Plan will provide direction on future land use, development, urban design, transportation and other service areas.
Make a splash in the pool with swim lessons, artistic swimming, Wednesday evening Aquafit or fun swims.

6 ways to get active in Wetaskiwin this spring!

From the pool to pickleball, the Manluk Centre team offers activities for all ages

  • Apr 18, 2022
Make a splash in the pool with swim lessons, artistic swimming, Wednesday evening Aquafit or fun swims.
Wetaskiwin’s central location, proximity to transport infrastructure and support for industry have all supported Manluk Industries’ continued growth.

Manufacturing solutions in Wetaskiwin … and around the world

From 2-person show, Manluk Industries has grown to international success, rooted in community

  • Apr 11, 2022
Wetaskiwin’s central location, proximity to transport infrastructure and support for industry have all supported Manluk Industries’ continued growth.
Two spring programs are here to support businesses in Wetaskiwin.

Building business in Wetaskiwin

Façade Improvement Grant + Digital Economy Program support business and community

  • Mar 28, 2022
Two spring programs are here to support businesses in Wetaskiwin.
Since moving to Wetaskiwin from Edmonton in 1985, the Home hardware Distribution Centre has grown from 460,000 square feet to 716,000 sq.ft. today, says Western Distribution Manager Phil Kohlman.

Home Hardware brings growth home to Wetaskiwin

Distribution centre expansion allows for continued Western Canadian growth

  • Mar 14, 2022
Since moving to Wetaskiwin from Edmonton in 1985, the Home hardware Distribution Centre has grown from 460,000 square feet to 716,000 sq.ft. today, says Western Distribution Manager Phil Kohlman.
Wetaskiwin Coun. Gabrielle Blatz, left, City Manager Sue Howard, centre, and Coun. Karen Aberle, right, reflect on International Women’s Day, March 8, and this year’s theme, #breakthebias.

Wetaskiwin leaders reflect on significance of International Women’s Day

On March 8, International Women’s Day invites people around the world to…

  • Mar 7, 2022
Wetaskiwin Coun. Gabrielle Blatz, left, City Manager Sue Howard, centre, and Coun. Karen Aberle, right, reflect on International Women’s Day, March 8, and this year’s theme, #breakthebias.