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WCPS looks to its schools and communities for new mission, vision, values and beliefs

WCPS’s Board looks to students, and staff in advance of larger community engagement

Young Sylvan Laker creates care packs for Victim Services

10-year-old Charlie Casado is creating care packs for children in need at Victim Services

Plans in motion for this year’s Flags of Remembrance in Sylvan Lake

Al Cameron says the honour plaques are a very important part of the annual ceremony

Couple marries in Ponoka after 65 years apart

The couple were born in Scotland and went to the same school and dated before his family moved

Off-duty Mountie from Ponoka prevents bank robbery

The RCMP member was in Red Deer and went to make a bank transaction when the incident occurred

Rimbey man, 61, arrested after exposing self to woman

Police arrested and charged the man an indecent act

Wolf Creek and Clearview Partnership Applauded at ASBA Zone 4 Meeting

It’s a rural partnership that has shown real academic gains for students.

Extreme cold warning returns to Central Alberta

The cold warning broke Thursday afternoon, only to return early Friday morning.

Alberta Advantage Party announces candidate for Rocky Mountain House – Sundre

Paula Lamoureux was one of three candidates announced by the Alberta Advantage Party

Lacombe County releases State of the Environment Report

Report offers a glimpse into the current conditions of the environment

Wolf Creek Schools closed Tuesday

Extreme winter weather closes Wolf Creek Public Schools for Tuesday

Sylvan Lake RCMP reduced rural crime in area through pilot program

Sylvan Lake and Wetaskiwin RCMP participated in a new pilot program in 2018

WATCH: Canada Games Torch Relay lights spark in Lacombe

100s brave blistering cold to support local torchbearers

Eckville Lakeview Parent Link Centre holds Mental Wellness workshop

The workshop on Jan. 24 served as a space for open, honest communication about mental wellness

Eckville Christmas Casino Night fundraiser a success

The event raised around $10,000 for a new playground at Eckville Elementary School

Risk of dog theft, Serenity Pet Shelter warns Sylvan Lake residents

Members of Serenity Pet Shelter say there is a risk of dog theft in Central Alberta right now

Eckville Council re-signs agreement for treated effluent

Eckville Town Council met for its regular meeting on Jan. 28

Agricultural waste to be tackled by pilot recycling program

The Alberta Agricultural Plastics Recycling Pilot Program will run for three years

Mother Teresa and Fox Run School host session to teach about vaping and cannabis

Gail Foreman from Alberta Health Services taught an information session on Jan. 23