Local News

RDC introduces Justice Studies diploma to fill community gap

Forty students will begin studies in Fall 2018

Alberta Party names candidate for upcoming byelection

The Alberta Party made the announcement May 24 at the lighthouse in Sylvan Lake

GoFundMe page set up for Rimbey area woman experiencing Lyme disease symptoms

Young mom needs help coping with medical costs

  • May 24th, 2018

Todd Pawsey to run for UCP nomination in Drumheller-Stettler riding

Pawsey will challenge Strankman, Horner to represent the party in the next provincial election

  • May 23rd, 2018

Morsette in custody

Scheduled to appear in Rimbey provincial court

  • May 23rd, 2018

Red Deer RCMP, Emergency Services and school divisions collaborate on training

Training exercise focused on multiple aspects of dealing with an active assailant

Pigeon Lake Lions organize pop can tab collection

Sylvan Lake, Rimbey, Winfield also collected tabs

  • May 22nd, 2018

Maskwacis and feds sign historic education agreement

The Maskwacis Education School Commission signed an agreement setting the stage for their education

Trial for man accused of 2006 Eckville murder “unreasonably delayed”

Lacombe’s Shayne Gulka is awaiting trial for the 2006 murder of Bradley Webber

UPDATE: Puppies rescued at structure fire in Lacombe

The Bentley Fire Department assisted Lacombe in a structure fire where crews saved some puppies

Land Use Bylaw amended for cannabis legalization

Council met for it’s regularly scheduled meeting on May 14

Valley Park Manor slated for opening in June

New lodge soon to open

  • May 15th, 2018

Boil water advisory lifted for the Village of Alix

AHS says water quality testing has confirmed the water is safe to consume

Farm equipment causing power outages in Central Alberta

According to Fortis Alberta the number of outages caused by farm equipment is on the rise

PHOTO: Brazen farmer causes power outage

A farmer from the Eckville area caused quite the commotion over the weekend.

Health Minister and dignitaries tour new AACS facility

The Advanced Ambulatory Care Services will accept its first patients on June 4

Rights for a preliminary inquiry waved by former MLA

Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces charges of sexual assault and sexual interference

Red Deer College suspends music program

Students currently enrolled will be able to finish their diploma in 2018/19

Food bank shelves restocked through fundraiser

The Lion’s Club held Restock the Shelves May 4-5 at various Sylvan Lake locations