Shaela Dansereau

The Rimbey General Store Museum burned down early July 5. (Facebook/ Paskapoo Historical Park & Smithson International Truck Museum)

Arson destroys historical PasKaPoo Park museum and general store: police

‘The entire village could have been gone; all of Rimbey’s history gone’

The Rimbey General Store Museum burned down early July 5. (Facebook/ Paskapoo Historical Park & Smithson International Truck Museum)
(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

PHOTOS: DAY 6 of the Ponoka Stampede

Rodeo, chuckwagon races, and professional bull riding take over the arena June 2 at Ponoka Stampede

(Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Woman, 30, dead after falling off horse before being trampled at Ponoka Stampede grounds

A 30-year-old woman has died after falling off a horse and being…

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Organizers and supporters including Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin MLA and Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson present the plan for the teepee village. (Shaela Dansereau/ Black Press Media)

Cree teepee village presented for the first time at Ponoka Stampede

This year for the first time in Ponoka Stampede history a teepee…

Organizers and supporters including Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin MLA and Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson present the plan for the teepee village. (Shaela Dansereau/ Black Press Media)
Organizers and supporters including MLA Rick Wilson present the plan for the Tipi Village (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Cree Tipi Village presented for the first time at Ponoka Stampede

This year for the first time in Ponoka Stampede history a Tipi…

Organizers and supporters including MLA Rick Wilson present the plan for the Tipi Village (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Samson Cree Nation Elder George Saddleback does an opening ceremony prayer. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Wetaskiwin Hospital officially opens cultural healing room

The space is dedicated to holistic healing and prayer for Indigenous patients and families

Samson Cree Nation Elder George Saddleback does an opening ceremony prayer. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Kevin Hickey lifts over 400 lbs at 73-years-old. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Wetaskiwin seniors show it’s never too late to get fit

Some Wetaskiwin seniors are showing the community that it is never too…

Kevin Hickey lifts over 400 lbs at 73-years-old. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Staff at Pigeon Lake Regional School dress up in their ‘junior high’ style for ‘blast from the past’ reward after students reach $1,000 mark of fundraising for the Stollery Children’s Hospital. (Submitted)

Pigeon Lake Regional School students fundraise $3,800 for Stollery Children’s Hospital

Students at Pigeon Lake Regional School (PLRS) have fundraised $3,800 and donated…

Staff at Pigeon Lake Regional School dress up in their ‘junior high’ style for ‘blast from the past’ reward after students reach $1,000 mark of fundraising for the Stollery Children’s Hospital. (Submitted)
Staff at Pigeon Lake Regional School dress up in their ‘junior high’ style for ‘blast from the past’ reward after students reach $1,000 mark of fundraising for the Stollery Children’s Hospital. (Submitted)

Pigeon Lake Regional School students fundraise $3,800 for Stollery Children’s Hospital

Students at Pigeon Lake Regional School (PLRS) have fundraised $3,800 and donated…

Staff at Pigeon Lake Regional School dress up in their ‘junior high’ style for ‘blast from the past’ reward after students reach $1,000 mark of fundraising for the Stollery Children’s Hospital. (Submitted)
Volunteer musicians play at the Peace Hills Lodge bike rally event on June 13, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Never too old: Wetaskiwin seniors enjoy bike rally at Peace Hills Lodge

Seniors enjoyed a bike rally at Peace Hills Lodge the evening of…

Volunteer musicians play at the Peace Hills Lodge bike rally event on June 13, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Wetaskiwin Warriors junior and senior girls team pose with the senior girls’ Midget Girls Tier 1 Division Championship trophy. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Wetaskiwin Warriors girls football teams finish season on a high note

The Wetaskiwin Warriors girls football teams have wrapped up their first post-pandemic…

Wetaskiwin Warriors junior and senior girls team pose with the senior girls’ Midget Girls Tier 1 Division Championship trophy. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Severe thunderstorm watches issued for areas of central Alberta

As of noon Wednesday, Environment Canada issued several severe thunderstorm watches across…

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Man wielding machete in Wetaskiwin still unidentified; police investigate

The Wetaskiwin RCMP have received three separate reports over the last week…

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UPDATE: Online threats against 2 Leduc schools force closure Friday

RCMP investigate online threat against Leduc Composite High School and Ecole Leduc Junior High

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‘Pie a Politician’ fundraiser for the Wetaskiwin District Heritage Museum May 29, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

‘Pie a politician’: Wetaskiwin’s Mayor takes pie to the face in local fundraiser

A Wetaskiwin fundraiser, ‘Pie a Politician’, held by the Wetaskiwin District History…

‘Pie a Politician’ fundraiser for the Wetaskiwin District Heritage Museum May 29, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Maude Financial team of advisors and employees in front of Maude Financial Inc., in Wetaskiwin, Alta. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Wetaskiwin family financial business celebrates 40 years serving the community

Maude Financial has been operating for 40 years in Wetaskiwin

Maude Financial team of advisors and employees in front of Maude Financial Inc., in Wetaskiwin, Alta. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Douglas Cardinal speaking in the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta., May 14, 2022. (STREBERG PHOTOGRAPHY)

Famous Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal visits Wetaskiwin

Cardinal spoke about his Indigenous roots and how it inspires his work

Douglas Cardinal speaking in the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta., May 14, 2022. (STREBERG PHOTOGRAPHY)
Douglas Cardinal speaking in the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta., May 14, 2022. (STREBERG PHOTOGRAPHY)

Famous Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal visits Wetaskiwin

Cardinal spoke about his Indigenous roots and how it inspires his work

Douglas Cardinal speaking in the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta., May 14, 2022. (STREBERG PHOTOGRAPHY)
The cast of 9 to 5 performs at the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta. Saturday May 14, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

9 to 5 The Musical is a hit on the Wetaskiwin Manluk stage

After numerous setbacks due to COVID-19, 9 to 5 The Musical took to the stage this May

The cast of 9 to 5 performs at the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta. Saturday May 14, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Shaela Dansereau, Editor of the Pipestone Flyer

Dansereau: Willful ignorance is privilege

Opionion Editorial by Shaela Dansereau, Pipestone Flyer

Shaela Dansereau, Editor of the Pipestone Flyer