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Blue-green algae bloom advisory issued for Pigeon Lake

Alberta Health Services has identified a blue-green algae bloom in areas of…

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Thorsby RCMP respond to fatal collision involving ambulance

In the early morning hours of Saturday Sept. 10, Thorsby RCMP were…

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Aphrodite, Pandora, Athena, Persephone, Mandy, and Medusa Are ready for Greece Is The Word, at the Manluk Theatre on April 22-24 (Submitted)

Wetaskiwin youth theatre production puts spin on a musical classic

Wetaskiwin Youth Players production of Greece is the Word is set to open April 22, 2022

Aphrodite, Pandora, Athena, Persephone, Mandy, and Medusa Are ready for Greece Is The Word, at the Manluk Theatre on April 22-24 (Submitted)
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Avian Influenza detected in the County of Wetaskiwin

On April 10, 2022, Avian Influenza (H5N1) was confirmed in a poultry…

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Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate homicide in City of Wetaskiwin

At 2:25 a.m. on March 8, 2022, Wetaskiwin RCMP received a complaint…

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Emergency crews respond to multi-vehicle accident on Highway 2A

Highway 2A between Township Road 450 and 454, north of Maskwacis has…

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Corporal Holly Porterfield (Maskwacis Community Policing) and Acting Corporal Ron Piche (Watch Commander) with the new design. (Submitted/ Maskwacis RCMP)

Maskwacis RCMP update police vehicles to celebrate the community they serve

A new community logo has been added to all marked Maskwacis police vehicles

Corporal Holly Porterfield (Maskwacis Community Policing) and Acting Corporal Ron Piche (Watch Commander) with the new design. (Submitted/ Maskwacis RCMP)
The death of 19-year-old Jacob Michael Chitze of Edmonton has now been ruled a homicide following an ongoing RCMP investigation.

UPDATE: RCMP arrest youth for second degree murder of 19-year-old Jacob Chitze

Arrest made for the murder of Jacob Michael Chitze, 19.

The death of 19-year-old Jacob Michael Chitze of Edmonton has now been ruled a homicide following an ongoing RCMP investigation.
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Breton RCMP activate Search and Rescue to locate four overdue adults

Four adults found safely near the North Saskatchewan River.

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The Boys and Girls Club of Leduc van has significant damage following the Aug. 29, 2020 vandalism. Photo/ Facebook: Boys and Girls Club of Leduc.                                 The Boys and Girls Club of Leduc van has significant damage following the Aug. 29, 2020 vandalism. Photo/ Facebook: Boys and Girls Club of Leduc.                                 The Boys and Girls Club of Leduc van has significant damage following the Aug. 29, 2020 vandalism. Photo/ Facebook: Boys and Girls Club of Leduc.

Leduc RCMP investigate mischief in LRC parking lot

Boys and Girls Club of Leduc van was vandalized, significant damage to the vehicle.

The Boys and Girls Club of Leduc van has significant damage following the Aug. 29, 2020 vandalism. Photo/ Facebook: Boys and Girls Club of Leduc.                                 The Boys and Girls Club of Leduc van has significant damage following the Aug. 29, 2020 vandalism. Photo/ Facebook: Boys and Girls Club of Leduc.                                 The Boys and Girls Club of Leduc van has significant damage following the Aug. 29, 2020 vandalism. Photo/ Facebook: Boys and Girls Club of Leduc.
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Delays on Highway 2 Southbound, Wetaskiwin RCMP on scene of collision

Motorists are asked to avoid the area or expect delays.

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The death of 19-year-old Jacob Michael Chitze of Edmonton has now been ruled a homicide following an ongoing RCMP investigation.

UPDATE: Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigating suspicious death in Leduc

Death of Jacob Michael Chitze, 19, ruled a homicide; RCMP seek video of house party altercation.

The death of 19-year-old Jacob Michael Chitze of Edmonton has now been ruled a homicide following an ongoing RCMP investigation.
Field of canola. Pipestone Flyer file photo.

Researchers predicting an outbreak of ground beetles for Alberta crops this spring

Some Alberta producers may see an outbreak of beetles while combining canola fields this spring.

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Maskwacis RCMP charge man with assault on police officer

Maskwacis RCMP charge man with assault on police officer

The man sprayed a police officer in the face with bear spray and continued to fight police.

Maskwacis RCMP charge man with assault on police officer
RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Leduc RCMP arrest male after driving over 200 km/hour

Suspect driver refused to stop for police and continued attempts to evade arrest

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Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a break and enter at Wetaskiwin Motorsports May 2. (Photo/ www.wethonda.ca)

Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to break and enter and theft at Wetaskiwin Motorsports

Wetaskiwin RCMP is seeking more information on the crime; suspects unkown.

Wetaskiwin RCMP responded to a break and enter at Wetaskiwin Motorsports May 2. (Photo/ www.wethonda.ca)
Wetaskiwin RCMP make arrests for armed robbery

Wetaskiwin RCMP make arrests for armed robbery

Four suspects were arrested for robbing a man at knifepoint.

Wetaskiwin RCMP make arrests for armed robbery
Wetaskiwin RCMP lay charges for an assault on police officers

Wetaskiwin RCMP lay charges for an assault on police officers

Dwight Tootoosis claimed to have COVID-19 and coughed intentionally in an officer’s face.

Wetaskiwin RCMP lay charges for an assault on police officers
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Eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wetaskiwin County

Two new cases of COVID-19 in Wetaskiwin County were confirmed this weekend.

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City of Wetaskiwin declares State of Local Emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic

City of Wetaskiwin declares State of Local Emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic

“The well-being of our community members remains our top priority.”

City of Wetaskiwin declares State of Local Emergency due to COVID-19 pandemic