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Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin RCMP say the home was fully engulfed when crews arrived

Great turnout for Christmas Farmers Market in Rimbey

Christmas shopping and visiting at Farmers’ Market

  • Dec 1, 2018

Santa gets lots of visitors at Bentley breakfast

Great turnout for Breakfast With Santa

  • Dec 1, 2018

Head-on collision south of Ponoka closes Highway 2A lanes

Fire crews extricated one person with serious injuries

Ponoka pushes for a piece of the grant pie

The town argues that rural municipalities are losing out of provincial funding opportunities

UPDATED: Man dies in collision near Ponoka

STARS Air Ambulance was called to a single vehicle collision on the QE2 south of Ponoka

Demand for mental health services often outweighs available RCMP services

RCMP identify difference between administration and complaint line

  • Nov 29, 2018

Charity checkstop goes over well

Community shows great volunteer spirit

  • Nov 28, 2018

WATCH: MEGlobal Athletic Park receives $2 million boost towards new Lacombe track

Expanded fieldhouse and new track and field facility to be included in $4 million plan

Freezing rain in the forecast for late this afternoon

Red Deer and surrounding areas expected to be hit by freezing rain, says Environment Canada

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP are investigating the collision where a 17-year-old Ponoka County boy died

Rimbey RCMP need help identifying suspects who broke into Red Apple

Police think suspects may be local

  • Nov 26, 2018

Alberta proposes $40 million investment into Bighorn Country over five years

Province seeks feedback on the proposal which brings 3 new provincial parks to the area

Pickup crashes through guardrail near Ponoka

It is believed there were minor injuries to the driver whose pickup ended up in the median

UPDATED: RCMP arrest man who drove through airport fence

The 27-year-old was arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP and is in custody.

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

Beware of individuals posing as Canada Revenue Agents

Scam artists out and about

  • Nov 22, 2018

Blackwater Crude dinner and dance coming

Great entertainment and delicious cuisine

  • Nov 22, 2018