Motorist says thanks

I had the misfortune recently of having a flat tire halfway between Rimbey and Ponoka.

Dear Editor:

I had the misfortune recently of having a flat tire halfway between Rimbey and Ponoka.

Once my spare doughnut tire was put on, I took my flat to Western Tire in Rimbey to be repaired.

Unfortunately, it was irreparable.

The fellows at Western Tire were great. They made numerous phone calls to try to find me a new tire (my tires are an uncommon model), stored my car inside overnight, installed a tire I borrowed and had brought down from Fort Saskatchewan the next day, stowed my spare in the awkward basket under my car, and then wished me Merry Christmas — no charge.

Thanks again to the wonderful crew at Western Tire.

Louise Donnelly

Just Posted

PHOTO: Gold Rush at NAPA Autoparts

Customers at Napa Autoparts feasted on beed-on-a-bun

Social interactions can help limit possible memory loss

Seniors learned about the brain and memory at a recent Speakers for Seniors session

Water advisory in place for Bentley

The water advisory is in place until further notice

PHOTO: Bowling for a cause

The Big Brothers and Big Sisters held its annual fundraiser over the weekend

Feds promise more service dogs for vets with PTSD

Questions ahead as federal budget paves the way for more on service dogs for vets with PTSD

B.C. teachers’ union to ask for higher salaries to help with shortages

B.C. starting teacher salaries are $10,000 to $15,000 lower than Ontario or Alberta says B.C. Teachers’ Federation president.

Few political staffers on Parliament Hill report sexual misconduct: survey

Sixty-five of the 266 survey respondents said they had personally experienced at least one incident of sexual harassment.

Experimental pot lab sprouting cannabis-infused drinks, new edibles

Nestled inside Canopy Growth Corp.’s sprawling marijuana facility outside Ottawa is a special laboratory

Federal committee to examine human trafficking in Canada

The Commons committee plans on holding hearings in Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Notorious Russian troll farm also took swipes at Canadian targets

Targets included oil infrastructure and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Cirque du Soleil aerialist dies after fall during Florida show

Longtime performer fell while performing in VOLTA

Canadian Paralympic team picked up record 28 medals

The 55 athletes strong had set a cautious goal of 17 medals for PyeongChang

Canadian comic Mike MacDonald dies at 63

Ottawa-born comedian had performed on David Letterman

Most Read