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Lacombe, Red Deer and Ponoka counties launch agricultural plastics recycling program

The three counties signed an agreement with Merlin Plastics

Ponoka County residents divided on farmland uses

There were about 150 people at the county’s meeting related to reducing confined feeding operations.

Breton RCMP seek motorist who may have witnessed crime

Breton RCMP requesting public assistance in identifying suspects of break and enter

Ponoka RCMP arrest man after setting shed on fire

The man used an axe to destroy a shed before setting it on fire

Rimbey set to change advertising methods with new bylaw

Deadline for written submissions set for Aug. 17

Ponoka County slows changes to CFO plans

Residents speak their concerns over the potential of changing areas allowing CFOs

What’s Up Wednesday – August 15th, 2018

Tune in to What’s Up Wednesday, with hosts Carlie Connolly, Todd Vaughan and Mark Weber

Ponoka RCMP seek arrest warrants in Hammy’s Liquor armed robbery

The armed robbery occurred with a knife on Aug. 11 and one suspect was caught shortly after

Rimbey’s truck museum opening of expansion held

Prominent in the display is local author Janette Oke (nee Steeves)

  • Aug 15th, 2018

Blackfalds RCMP warns of ‘repo’ scammers

Blackfalds RCMP responds to two males attempting to steal utility vehicle

Ponoka Traffic Unit investigate scooter incident

A motorcyclist appears to have lost control of her Suzuki scooter on Highway 2 north of Ponoka

Civil Air Search and Rescue Association hosts exercise at Red Deer Airport

Crews from all over Western Canada come out to coordinate rescue efforts

Rimbey RCMP on lookout for break and enter suspect

Suspect driving van evades police

  • Aug 10th, 2018

Hawk Tail Brewery plans to open in October

Preparations underway for fall opening

WATCH: What’s Up Wednesday – August 8th, 2018

What’s Up Wednesday has gone regional. Tune in for the week’s most talked about Central Alberta news.

Rimbey RCMP request help

Theft of copper wire

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Three dead in head-on collision Monday night

Three people were pronounced dead, while a child was sent to hospital

Rimbey RCMP take pro-active approach

Operation ‘shred it’ coming up