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An accident involving a school bus occurred this morning near Sylvan Lake. It’s unclear the severity of the incident.                                Facebook photo

UPDATE: Accident on Hwy. 11A involves school bus

No injuries to the 8 children but the pickup driver had to be extricated with undetermined injuries

An accident involving a school bus occurred this morning near Sylvan Lake. It’s unclear the severity of the incident.                                Facebook photo
AACS on schedule for May opening

AACS on schedule for May opening

There is still work to be done on the service before opening, according to Susan Samson

AACS on schedule for May opening
Impaired driving laws will soon change

Impaired driving laws will soon change

Changes to impaired driving laws will come into effect on April 9

Impaired driving laws will soon change
Mayor Sean McIntyre, along with Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer and Penhold Mayor Michael Yargeau proudly show off the jersey with their hometown name printed on the back during the Hlinka Gretzky Cup announcement March 27. Photo from Mayor MacIntyre’s Twitter

UPDATE: Sylvan Lake to host international hockey game

The NexSource Centre will host the USA vs Slovakia game of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Mayor Sean McIntyre, along with Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer and Penhold Mayor Michael Yargeau proudly show off the jersey with their hometown name printed on the back during the Hlinka Gretzky Cup announcement March 27. Photo from Mayor MacIntyre’s Twitter
If Sylvan Lake Town Council approves a contract with Fogdog Energy, the town’s solid waste will no longer be sent to the Red Deer landfill. Contributed Image

Sylvan Lake and Fogdog Energy to enter negotiations

Fogdog Energy proposes a no landfill solution to municipal solid waste

If Sylvan Lake Town Council approves a contract with Fogdog Energy, the town’s solid waste will no longer be sent to the Red Deer landfill. Contributed Image
Pets should be considered in cannabis bylaws, says vet

Pets should be considered in cannabis bylaws, says vet

Dr. Lana Keating and her husband Tim warn recreational marijuana toxic in dogs

Pets should be considered in cannabis bylaws, says vet
Alberta’s budget sets path to balance

Alberta’s budget sets path to balance

The Alberta Government announced the 2018 budget on March 22

Alberta’s budget sets path to balance
Bravery Blends was started by Heather Heystek, and donates a portion of the proceeds to charities working to help first responders and those suffering from PTSD. Photo Submitted

The healing power of coffee

Bravery Blends donates a portion of proceeds to PTSD organizations

Bravery Blends was started by Heather Heystek, and donates a portion of the proceeds to charities working to help first responders and those suffering from PTSD. Photo Submitted
Background checks required for retail cannabis locations

Background checks required for retail cannabis locations

Strict rules and regulations for retail locations was announced at a press conference this morning

Background checks required for retail cannabis locations
Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces sexual assault charges

Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces sexual assault charges

A publication ban on the former MLA was lifted Friday

Former UCP MLA Don MacIntyre faces sexual assault charges
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian anthem to become gender neutral

A bill to make the anthem gender neutral passed in Senate Jan. 31, but is not yet law

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Autumn will ultimately be warm, despite dreary start

Autumn will ultimately be warm, despite dreary start

The Weather Network predicts a warmer than average fall season in their seasonal outlook

Autumn will ultimately be warm, despite dreary start
Breanna Westin.Photo submitted

Condor girl wins gold Alberta Indigenous Games

Westin takes on province’s best in archery and wins

Breanna Westin.Photo submitted
With a heat warning for central Alberta July 26, one of the best ways to cool off may just be the Ponoka Splash Park in Centennial Park. Here Hudson Vanderlee enjoys a splash this past Saturday. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Heat warning in effect for much of the province

Environment Canada expects to warning to persists until at least this Friday

With a heat warning for central Alberta July 26, one of the best ways to cool off may just be the Ponoka Splash Park in Centennial Park. Here Hudson Vanderlee enjoys a splash this past Saturday. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye