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WATCH: MEGlobal Athletic Park receives $2 million boost towards new Lacombe track

Expanded fieldhouse and new track and field facility to be included in $4 million plan

Sylvan Lake boys donate pile of toys to less fortunate children

Easton and Holden Stuckey have been working to donate part of their allowance to toys for children

Freezing rain in the forecast for late this afternoon

Red Deer and surrounding areas expected to be hit by freezing rain, says Environment Canada

Freezing rain expected for Sylvan Lake and Eckville

Environment Canada says freezing rain is expected for most of the province.

  • Nov 27, 2018

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP are investigating the collision where a 17-year-old Ponoka County boy died

Alberta proposes $40 million investment into Bighorn Country over five years

Province seeks feedback on the proposal which brings 3 new provincial parks to the area

Rimbey RCMP warn of CRA scam artists

The woman was wearing a wig and fake name tag, demanding $6,000 in “payments”

  • Nov 23, 2018

Pickup crashes through guardrail near Ponoka

It is believed there were minor injuries to the driver whose pickup ended up in the median

WATCH: Motivational speaker tells Sylvan Lake students nothing should stand in their way

Chris Koch told the students of H.J. Cody, if I can do it, so can you.

UPDATED: RCMP arrest man who drove through airport fence

The 27-year-old was arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP and is in custody.

Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files

Three Ponoka RCMP files: found bikes, a motorist flees police & stolen truck found

Sylvan Lake RCMP’s crime prevention tips for the holidays

Credit card fraud, credit card theft and impaired driving rise during holiday season.

B.C. woman fined $2,300 for clocking 215 km/hr

It’s the highest fine Alberta police have issued

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Police allege that Shimwell rammed a police cruiser

Castor, Forestburg, coal workers get $257,644 to transition to low-carbon economy

Two transition centres will serve seven communities in the Battle River Region

Semi tractor hauling lumber rolls near Ponoka

Icy roads continue to wreak havoc on the the QE2

Rollovers near Ponoka keep crews busy

Wintry road conditions proved a struggle for motorists on the QE2 highway with several incidents

UPDATED: Autopilot did not disconnect in plane crash landing

The airplane had its tail ripped off and it ended right side up in a copse of trees east of Ponoka

Naked man arrested for impaired driving

The man allegedly fled the scene of a collision wearing only a sheet. Plus other Ponoka RCMP briefs