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The Parker family (from left to right) Jacob, Dalton, Rosemary, Garth, and their 10-year-old bison friend Gerty. (Submitted)

Nomadic creatures: Central Alberta family raising bison

Garth Parker and his wife Rosemary Parker are no strangers to raising…

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Rimbey RCMP detachment sees slowdown in call volume

Rimbey RCMP respond to 29 calls for service between Sept. 15 and 22

Two lengths of wooden pipe, made about 100 years ago, were unearthed by a Northside Construction Partnership crew that was upgrading the sanitation system in Condor, Alberta. The antique, handmade culverts were donated to the Sunnybrook Farm Museum in Red Deer. (Contributed photo).

Antique, handmade wooden culverts donated to Red Deer’s Sunnybrook Farm Museum

Construction foreman has never seen anything like them: ‘Must be 100 years old’

Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Province aims to expand rural internet access

Alberta is moving forward with its goal to have 100 per cent…

Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said Alberta hopes to leverage its investment by lobbying the federal government for matching funds and the private sector will also be approached. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Ray Nelson waves from his combine (Shaela Dansereau/Pipestone Flyer)

Central Alberta farmer celebrates 70 consecutive years of taking crops off

A central Alberta farmer from Wetaskiwin County is celebrating his 70th consecutive…

Ray Nelson waves from his combine (Shaela Dansereau/Pipestone Flyer)
Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)

Alberta declares provincial day of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral, no statutory holiday

The province will host a ceremony at the Alberta Legislature at 10 a.m. on Monday

Britain’s King Charles III, center, and other members of the royal family hold a vigil at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II at St Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday Sept. 12, 2022. (Jane Barlow/Pool via AP)
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Road safety to remember during the harvest season

With Harvest season well under way in Alberta there has been an…

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Wolf Creek Public Schools’ transportation manager Betty Clark addresses bus drivers at an orientation session to start the school year. (Photos submitted)

Issue of motorists passing school buses a focus at WCPS bus driver orientation session

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) is hoping that motorists throughout its communities…

  • Sep 12, 2022
Wolf Creek Public Schools’ transportation manager Betty Clark addresses bus drivers at an orientation session to start the school year. (Photos submitted)
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Rimbey RCMP provide weekly statistics update

The Rimbey RCMP detachment has seen their call volume remain steady, though…

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Krystal Davidson and her dog Frank. (Photo submitted)

Ponoka author publishes childrens’ book based on her pet dog

By Sam Donnelly For Ponoka News It’s hard to go through a…

  • Sep 3, 2022
Krystal Davidson and her dog Frank. (Photo submitted)
The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)

Heartland Generation eyeing refit of Battle River Power Plant

Boyd also sees the plant being a vital part of the region for at least another three decades.

The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)
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Rockn’ Rimbey 2022 (Leah Bousfield/ Rimbey Review)

Rock’n Rimbey returns for another year of community fun

Fantastic, phenomenal, awesome, amazing – these are just some of the words…

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Alberta RCMP have suggestions for online safety with kids heading back to school

With the return to school just around the corner, the Alberta RCMP…

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Love My Garden Tour growing strong

The Rimbey & Area Love My Garden Tour had another successful year,…

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Rimbey RCMP officers continue to remain busy

Rimbey RCMP members responded to 66 calls for service between Ayg. 17 and Aug. 24

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Ammonite World hosted an open house and educated others on ammolite, Alberta’s official gemstone. (Photos submitted)

Ammonite World Open House saw people come out from all over

Every August long weekend Ammonite World hosts an open house, opening the…

Ammonite World hosted an open house and educated others on ammolite, Alberta’s official gemstone. (Photos submitted)
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Bentley School holds multi-class reunion

There were around 110 attendees at the Bentley School reunion that took…

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