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Woman steals truck from Ponoka gas station while being fueled

Ponoka RCMP pursued and located the woman in a tree after several other incidents

Town of Eckville Council votes to pass new Land Use Bylaw

Land Use Bylaw Amendment 747-18 was passed after the public hearing on Mon., Sept. 24 at 7 p.m.

128 Flags of Remembrance now flying in Sylvan Lake until Nov. 12

Centennial Park boasts 128 Canadian flags to honour 128,000 Canadians killed and missing in action.

New Habitat for Humanity project coming to Sylvan Lake

Habitat for Humanity Red Deer is spreading the word about the new build in Sylvan Lake

Local filmmaker works on documentary featuring women farmers

Red Deer woman receives $50,000 grant from STORYHIVE to produce documentary

Sylvan Lake and Eckville under snow fall warning

Environment Canada issued the warning Saturday morning.

Ron Orr wins United Conservative nomination

Lacombe-Ponoka riding

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Wolf Creek Schools raises Treaty 6 flag for first time

Chiefs, school officials took part in a ceremony that is aimed at acknowledging Treaty 6 land

Highlights from Lacombe County Council

The Lacombe County Council met for a regular meeting on Sept. 13

Bradley Williams takes over as Westerner Park Interim CEO

CFR expected to go on as scheduled with no disruption

Valley View Manor grand opening

Day of celebration

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Wetaskiwin RCMP searching for missing youth

Police say 12-year-old Treston Minde left his residence on his bike Sept. 17 and hasn’t returned home

UPDATE: 18-year-old Rimbey teen dies in collision

A portion of Highway 53 west of Rimbey is down to one lane while crews investigate

WATCH: 2010 Olympic architect John Furlong inspires Red Deerians at Chamber event

Furlong suggests Red Deer should get involved with Calgary’s 2026 Olympic bid

Taste of winter not expected to last

Meteorologists at The Weather Network say to expect a “typical fall”.

More than $4,000 raised during snowy Terry Fox Run

The Sylvan Lake Terry Fox Run was held on Sept. 16 in Centennial Park.

UPDATE – Amber Alert cancelled, Emma O’Keeffe has been found

Six-year-old girl with autism believed abducted at a strip mall in Saskatchewan

Minor injuries in car versus semi tractor collision near Ponoka

Wintry driving conditions may have been a factor in the Saturday morning collision

Shayne Gulka sentenced two years for participation in 2006 Eckville murder

Gulka will face prison time after pleading guilty to accessory after the fact to murder

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Shayne Gulka sentenced to two years for involvement in 2006 Eckville murder

Gulka will face prison time after pleading guilty to accessory after the fact to murder.

  • Sep 14th, 2018