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Tornado warning issued near Castor

Environment Canada issued a tornado warning for the County of Paintearth near…

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Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

PHOTOS: Ponoka Stampede Showdown wrap up

The Ponoka Stampede wrapped on July 3 with their always popular showdown.…

Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

Ponoka Stampede Finals set up incredible showdown

The final day of competition is complete at the Ponoka Stampede and…

Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
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Top Gun: Maverick succeeds in improving on the original

After three-and-a-half decades, Tom Cruise returned to the danger zone in Top…

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Scott Sigfusson of Tugaske, Sask, wrestles the steer with a time of 10.3 seconds, good enough for third place in the June 11 competition. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler/Independent)

Update: Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede wraps up after two days of community events

With a tip of the hat the gate is thrown open and…

Scott Sigfusson of Tugaske, Sask, wrestles the steer with a time of 10.3 seconds, good enough for third place in the June 11 competition. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler/Independent)
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The Ponoka Stampede returns after two years absence

In a little over a month the stampede atmosphere is going to…

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Steel Wheel Stampede returns for the 13th year in June. (File photo)

Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede returning for 13th edition in June

Rodeo action is just days away from returning to the Town of…

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Clearview students and staff take part in the 2021 Terry Fox Run. (Clearview Website photo)

Clearview Public Schools students and staff raise over $28,000 for cancer research

Clearview students, parents and staff have even more cause to be proud…

Clearview students and staff take part in the 2021 Terry Fox Run. (Clearview Website photo)
Interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Jenessa McAuley cuts the ribbon held across the doorway by Mayor Sean Nolls and Donna Morris from the Stettler Regional Board of Trade, celebrating the grand opening of the facility. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

UPDATE: Stettler residents no longer have to travel for pregnancy support services

East central Alberta residents with expected and unexpected pregnancies now have a…

Interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Jenessa McAuley cuts the ribbon held across the doorway by Mayor Sean Nolls and Donna Morris from the Stettler Regional Board of Trade, celebrating the grand opening of the facility. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
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Weather alerts issued for Stettler, Ponoka, Red Deer

Environment Canada has released a weather alert for parts of central Alberta.…

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A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)

Screening of Marlene coming to Stettler

Based on unbelievable true Canadian story

A movie image from <em>Marlene</em> of Kristen Booth, who plays the the titular character, and Greg Byrk, who played an older Steven Truscott. The film will be showing in Stettler on May 11. (Photo submitted)
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Controlling what I can to enjoy life

The end of April means that my annual geek-fest in Calgary is…

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The groundbreaking ceremony for Saving Grace Animal Society’s new veterinary clinic was April 25,2022. (Contributed photo)

Alix’s Saving Grace Animal Society breaks ground on new veterinary clinic

There will soon be a new veterinary clinic in Alix. Alix-based Saving…

The groundbreaking ceremony for Saving Grace Animal Society’s new veterinary clinic was April 25,2022. (Contributed photo)
The Cabin on the Coulee Farm is owned and managed by Fleet’s Eric Neilson, alongside his family. (File photo)

Agriculture Spotlight: Cabin on the Coulee Farm

For Eric Neilson, starting his family farm near Fleet was an opportunity…

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A refugee fleeing the conflict from neighbouring Ukraine holds her baby as she sits in a tent at the Romanian-Ukrainian border, in Siret, Romania, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. Romania, which shares around 600 kilometres (372 miles) of borders with Ukraine to the north, is seeing an influx of refugees from the country as many flee Russia’s attacks. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)

Locals supporting Ukranian refugees in region

Country’s around the world are scrambling to get Ukrainians fleeing the conflict…

A refugee fleeing the conflict from neighbouring Ukraine holds her baby as she sits in a tent at the Romanian-Ukrainian border, in Siret, Romania, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. Romania, which shares around 600 kilometres (372 miles) of borders with Ukraine to the north, is seeing an influx of refugees from the country as many flee Russia’s attacks. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
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The Batman is what a Batman movie should be

As time allows, I love going to the movies. My latest foray…

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RCMP, Fish and Wildlife, County Peace Officers conduct joint operation at Buffalo Lake

A one-day blitz by the RCMP at Buffalo Lake on March 5…

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Stettler RCMP, county peace officers work together to recover vehicle, apprehend suspect

Stettler County peace officers working jointly with the Stettler RCMP were able…

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RCMP arrest wanted suspect in Bashaw

Arrest made in partnership with Stettler, Bashaw RCMP and Central Alberta Crime Reduction Unit

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RCMP arrest wanted suspect in Bashaw

Arrest made in partnership with Stettler, Bashaw RCMP and Central Alberta Crime Reduction Unit

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