Local News

Alberta harvest a ‘growing crisis’: MP Blaine Calkins

Alberta Conservative MP’s resolve to assist farmers struggling with harvest

Wolf Creek Public Schools hit by budget cuts, insurance spike

WCPS is facing a sizable shortfall after a $1.8 million cut and $1 million insurance hike

PHOTOS: Annual Turkey Supper back in Eckville

The Eckville Community Centre was stuffed on Nov. 9 for St. Paul’s Presbyterian’s annual Turkey Supper

PHOTOS: Eckville gathers to honour Remembrance Day

The service was hosted by the Eckville Legion on Nov. 11 at the Eckville Community Centre

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair coming to Red Deer College’s Cenovus Learning Commons

Central Albertans can connect with employers on Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PHOTOS: Eckville students honour Remembrance Day

Students at Eckville Elementary School participated in a Remembrance Day service on Nov. 7

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes Amnesty International Canada Secretary-General Alex Neve

Advocate pushes for the respect of human rights both in Canada and abroad

Blackfalds RCMP remind motorists to slow down on icy roads

Area highways are icy and not in good shape for travel

Snow and ice covered highways and roads around Sylvan Lake, Central Alberta

Snowfall overnight and continued snow throughout the day have brought out the snow plows

PHOTOS: Halloween in Eckville

Ghouls and goblins gathered in the Eckville Community Centre for games, treats and a costume contest

Semi-truck, excavator used to attempt break-in at Eckville bank

RCMP responded to an incident at Mountain View Financial Credit Union in the early hours of Oct. 29

Eckville man pleads guilty to over 20 child sexual exploitation charges

The man, who pleaded guilty to 26 charges, returns to Red Deer Provincial Court on Nov. 6

Eckville Town Council moving ahead with solar streetlights

Eckville Town Council voted on Oct. 28 to allow administration to purchase 13 solar streetlights

Winter driving conditions exist for Sylvan Lake and Eckville

Blowing snow and icy roads have drivers slowing down on their daily commute to work

Eckville families take a journey to resiliency

Eckville and Area Wellness Coalition held an event for family resiliency and coping skills, Oct. .24

Wind warning issued for Sylvan Lake and Eckville

At roughly 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 25, a wind warning was issued by Environment Canada

Two women charged in connection to car jacking and assault

Sylvan Lake RCMP have charged two women in connection with a vehicle theft which lead to collisions

Two women arrested after Sylvan Lake theft, multiple collisions

Two women are facing charges involving vehicle theft and causing multiple collisions

Sylvan Lake Yuletide Festival adds two new charities

The Spirit of Sylvan Yuletide Festival announced it is expanding it charities and events this year

PODCAST: Political Scientist Marc Froese discusses the results of the Federal Election

Western alienation, results, minority governments and more highlight this week’s The Expert podcast