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Company raises funds for Central Alberta Humane Society

This is the first year Rifco has partnered up with the CAHS

Three Wetaskiwin-area suspects face 52 charges after guns and drugs seized

Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit conduct search warrant, seize firearms and drugs

Extreme cold warning set for northern Alberta

Extreme wind chills for the northern part of the province at -40 degrees C

Edson RCMP arrest two suspects after chase

The two suspects were spotted and tried to evade police during the chase

Wintry road conditions add havoc to Friday afternoon commute

Wintry road conditions caused multiple collisions along the QE2 near Ponoka

PHOTOS: Eckville Elementary spreads cheer through song at Christmas concert

The “Growing the Grinches Heart” concert had shows at 1:30 p.m and 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 20.

Quick thinking Ponoka teacher saves choking student

Christmas will be complete for a Ponoka family after Ponoka Elementary School teacher saves student

Poll finds respondents against Alberta separation

Over 600 Albertans were surveyed their thoughts on separation of Alberta from Canada

PHOTO: Eckville teacher takes an icy plunge

The event was result of a fundraiser for Eckville FCSS and the Red Deer Women’s Shelter

Getting your passport has been made easier

Government of Canada doubles number of locations where Canadians can get their passports

Eckville Town Council wraps up 2018

The last regular meeting of 2018 was on Dec. 17

PHOTOS: Grade 2’s spread holiday cheer at the Eckville Manor House

The class joined the residents on Dec. 14 for games, song and gift giving.

Eckville Food Bank in “good shape” for the holidays

Heather Allen, FCSS director, says the food bank is in need of everyday items like soup crackers

Eckville Elementary receives donation for classroom supplies

The Parent Council has donated $400 to each classroom at Eckville Elementary

Eckville opens outdoor skating season

The Eckville Fire Department started spraying the rinks on Dec. 5.

Four new paramedics for Sylvan Lake

The provincial government announced Sylvan Lake will see an increase of four new EMS staff