Local News

Rimbey Business Awards Banquet Oct. 18

Rimbey & District Chamber of Commerce present annual awards

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Ponoka County fire crews handle second baler fire in 12 hours

Fire crews handled a baler fire just west of Gull Lake

WCPS uses cannabis legislation to fully review drug, alcohol and tobacco policies

Cannabis is not permitted in schools; WCPS focused on providing education and support

Rocky Mountain House RCMP and emergency crews respond to injured hiker

Teen rescued by emergency crews near Rocky Mountain House

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Policies for “fitness to work” needed in new cannabis-friendly world

Instead of a drug and alcohol policy, businesses should consider a fit for work policy

County of Wetaskiwin may change firefighting billing

Currently ‘user pay,’ may go to countywide fees on tax bills

Creating a Vision for Non-Violence conference coming soon

Impressive group of speakers to be at Peter Lougheed Community Centre, Nov. 2

Art gala fundraiser successful

Joslyn Snow memorial art and gala held

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Darrell Paulovich remembered after accident claims his life

A tragic accident claimed the life of a rodeo advocate over the weekend

UPDATE: Man dies in fiery multi-vehicle collision near Ponoka

Icy roads considered a factor in a serious three-vehicle collision on Highway 2

Wind warning in effect

Winds expected in excess of 90 km/h

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Stettler County declares region an agricultural disaster area

‘These guys need help.’: Coun. James Nibourg

Miraculously, four survive head-on collision north of Ponoka

A northbound van travelling in the southbound lanes collided with an SUV (graphic images)

Serious collision north of Ponoka

Emergency crews were on scene of a serious collision north of Ponoka on Highway 2

Renounced speaker to come to New Life Fellowship in Rimbey

Speaker from Creations Ministries to come to Rimbey

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Edmonton Police charge man with attempted kidnapping with a firearm

The charges stem from an alleged kidnapping in Edmonton of a 14-year-old girl

Rimbey search warrant nets stolen firearms, vehicles,

Four individuals arrested have links to several central Alberta investigations

Trailer hauling heavy equipment hits exit guardrail north of Ponoka

An attempt to get unstuck ripped drive line off the truck

Amber Alert update: The girl has been located safe

Police say she was found safe in Northwest Edmonton