Shaela Dansereau

CP Holiday Train (Canadian Pacific)

CP Holiday Train returns to central Alberta communities this winter

Mark your calendars for Thursday Dec.8 this holiday season

CP Holiday Train (Canadian Pacific)
CP Holiday Train (Canadian Pacific)

CP Holiday Train returns to central Alberta communities this winter

Mark your calendars for Thursday Dec.8 this holiday season

CP Holiday Train (Canadian Pacific)
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33 individuals arrested in Leduc warrant roundup

Over a two-week crime reduction initiative to target offenders with outstanding arrest…

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Falun School students and staff participate in a round dance as one of the activities on National Day of Truth and Reconciliation in 2021. (Facebook/ Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools)

Reconciliation with Indigenous youth in schools

Reconciliation is ever evolving in Canada and something that is now being…

Falun School students and staff participate in a round dance as one of the activities on National Day of Truth and Reconciliation in 2021. (Facebook/ Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools)
Phyllis Webstad, author of The Orange Shirt Story, wears a 2019 Orange Shirt Day T-shirt. (UVIC PHOTO SERVICES)

The history of Orange Shirt Day

This September 30 will be the second annual National Day for Truth…

Phyllis Webstad, author of The Orange Shirt Story, wears a 2019 Orange Shirt Day T-shirt. (UVIC PHOTO SERVICES)
Editor of the Pipestone Flyer/ Shaela Dansereau

OPINION: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

While I love the magic of the holidays and the invigorating energy…

Editor of the Pipestone Flyer/ Shaela Dansereau
(Supplied/ Alberta RCMP)

Buck Lake liquor store victim of armed robbery with bear spray

Breton RCMP are looking for a suspect at large following an armed…

(Supplied/ Alberta RCMP)
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OPINION: It’s the most wonderful time of the year

While I love the magic of the holidays and the invigorating energy…

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Judy Lange

Grandma’s Goodies

Pumpkin Muffins

Judy Lange
Areas affect (Image/ Town of Ponoka)

Planned power outages in Ponoka this week

There are planned power outages scheduled in the Town of Ponoka this…

Areas affect (Image/ Town of Ponoka)
2022 Alberta RCMP Soaring Eagles camp attendees (Facebook/ Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Alberta)

Alberta RCMP hosts Soaring Eagles Indigenous Youth Camp

28 Indigenous youth graduated from the camp on Friday August 12, 2022

2022 Alberta RCMP Soaring Eagles camp attendees (Facebook/ Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Alberta)
Former Ermineskin Indian Residential School site. (Emily Jaycox/ Ponoka News)

Ermineskin Residential School survivor: ‘I forgave them a long time ago’

Twain Buffalo says he will be long dead before reconciliation ever occurs

Former Ermineskin Indian Residential School site. (Emily Jaycox/ Ponoka News)
From Left to Right: Chief Desmond Bull, Chief Randy Ermineskin, Elder Jon Crier, Grand Chief of the Treaty Six Confederacy George Arcand Jr. (Emily Jaycox/ Ponoka News)

Maskwacis Chiefs and survivors speak on Pope Francis’ apology

‘I’ve waited 50 years for this apology and I finally heard it’

From Left to Right: Chief Desmond Bull, Chief Randy Ermineskin, Elder Jon Crier, Grand Chief of the Treaty Six Confederacy George Arcand Jr. (Emily Jaycox/ Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Pope Francis spends a few minutes praying alone at the Ermineskin Cemetery July 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Pope apologizes to Indigenous survivors in his ‘penitential pilgrimage’ in Maskwacis

Although the occasion was sombre, there was a vibrancy at Maskwa Park…

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Pope Francis spends a few minutes praying alone at the Ermineskin Cemetery July 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Pope Francis adjusts a traditional headdress he was given after his apology to Indigenous people during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

LIVE IN MASKWACIS: Pope Francis apologizes, asks for forgiveness for residential school abuse

Residential school survivors and their families are in Maskwacis

Pope Francis adjusts a traditional headdress he was given after his apology to Indigenous people during a ceremony in Maskwacis, Alta., as part of his papal visit across Canada on Monday, July 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Pope Francis is welcomed by a group of Indigenous leaders Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Pope Francis arrives in Alberta for ‘pilgrimage of penance’

Pope’s first public words to be spoken in Canada will be in Maskwacis

Pope Francis is welcomed by a group of Indigenous leaders Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Rolling road closures on major highways planned for Pope’s visit to Alberta

Major sections of highways to be completely closed or access reduced throughout July 24-27

Pope Francis will visit Central Alberta later this month. (File photo by The Associated Press)
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Severe thunderstorms expected across central Alberta Thursday, tornado watch in effect

A low pressure system developing across Alberta is set to trigger severe…

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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)