Shaela Dansereau

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Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer
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City of Wetaskiwin declares State of Local Emergency to provide immediate assistance to vulnerable persons in area

‘Council and Administration are committed to protecting our vulnerable population’

Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer
Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer

Five-year-old boy fighting cancer celebrates Halloween with reverse trick-or-treating in Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin Fire Department made a special stop for Dawson Jackson.

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City of Wetaskiwin Mayor presenting the AUMA Above & Beyond Award to John Maude and Susan Quinn. Ren Goode/ City of Wetaskiwin.

Wetaskiwin County residents win the AUMA Above & Beyond Award

John Maude and Susan Quinn are being recognized for their role in Wetaskiwin’s sustainability.

City of Wetaskiwin Mayor presenting the AUMA Above & Beyond Award to John Maude and Susan Quinn. Ren Goode/ City of Wetaskiwin.
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Maskwacis RCMP investigate pedestrian fatality

Collision on Highway 2A causing fatality still under investigation.

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Wetaskiwin Hospital staff join AUPE walk outs across the province Monday Oct. 26, 2020. Shaela Dansereau/ The Pipestone Flyer.

City of Wetaskiwin health-care workers strike in protest of province-wide cuts

Wetaskiwin Hospital staff join other front line hospital workers across the province in walk-outs.

Wetaskiwin Hospital staff join AUPE walk outs across the province Monday Oct. 26, 2020. Shaela Dansereau/ The Pipestone Flyer.
Pumpkins for the 46th Annual WDACS Pumpkin Ball on display at Vision Credit Union Wetaskiwin. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

46th Annual Pumpkin Ball held virtually this year

This year the pumpkins were sold over a six-day online auction.

Pumpkins for the 46th Annual WDACS Pumpkin Ball on display at Vision Credit Union Wetaskiwin. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Temporary COVID-19 testing sites coming to Wetaskiwin and Ponoka

The Wetaskiwin location will open Oct. 23, 2020 and the Ponoka location will open Oct. 29.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Executive Director of Agape Kate Halas (left) receives $1000 from Sgt. Eric Christensen (right) on behalf of Agape. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.

Former Wetaskiwin Peace Officer wins provincial award; gives back to Wetaskiwin community

Eric Christensen has won the Alberta Association of Community Peace Officers Award of Excellence.

Executive Director of Agape Kate Halas (left) receives $1000 from Sgt. Eric Christensen (right) on behalf of Agape. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.
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Maskwacis RCMP engage Major Crimes Unit to investigate suspicious death

Unidentified human remains were found in the burnt residence.

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Maskwacis reporting rapidly growing cases following long weekend

Maskwacis declared a weeklong shut down on long weekend to curb increasing COVID-19 numbers.

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City of Wetaskiwin awarded $20 million in grant funding

The City was awarded over $20 million in grant funding throughout 2020.

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Maskwacis schools closed this week for COVID-19 concerns

One week shut down of Maskwacis in response to recent rise in positive COVID-19 cases in Maskwacis.

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Cast of Trickster during the Q&A portion of the Edmonton Premiere. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Trickster: the Indigenous supernatural show capturing audience attention

Georgina Lightning in attendance at Edmonton Premiere Oct. 7, 2020.

Cast of Trickster during the Q&A portion of the Edmonton Premiere. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Grandview Haunted Barn. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.

Grandview Haunted Barn officially opens for the second year

The family friendly Halloween attraction donates spooky proceeds to Lakedell School.

Grandview Haunted Barn. Photo/ Shaela Dansereau.
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City of Leduc enacts mandatory face coverings bylaw

Bylaw activated after Leduc exceeded threshold of 10 active cases.

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SPL firefighters Levi Peters, Cade Johnston, and Brandon Stewart rescue Apollo after he spends five days in the Devlin’s tree. Photo submitted/ Jasmine Devlin.

Cat stuck in tree for five days rescued by local fire department

South Pigeon Lake fire department got creative to rescue feline stuck in tree for five days.

SPL firefighters Levi Peters, Cade Johnston, and Brandon Stewart rescue Apollo after he spends five days in the Devlin’s tree. Photo submitted/ Jasmine Devlin.
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MMIWG2S Sisters in Spirit Vigil and Walk held in Wetaskiwin

Oct. 4, 2020 guest speakers and supporters gathered in Wetaskiwin for MMIWG2S vigil and walk.

Photo/ Darlene Hildebrandt
Wetaskiwin City Council wore orange in support of the upcoming Orange Shirt Day at their September 28, 2020 City Council meeting. Photo/ Ren Goode- The City of Wetaskiwin.

Wetaskiwin City Council passes temporary COVID-19 face coverings bylaw

Face coverings will only become mandatory when the City reaches 15 active COVID-19 cases.

Wetaskiwin City Council wore orange in support of the upcoming Orange Shirt Day at their September 28, 2020 City Council meeting. Photo/ Ren Goode- The City of Wetaskiwin.
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Leduc RCMP respond to road rage incident where vehicle pointed firearm at other motorist

Vehicle involved in road rage incident located and three charged.

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