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Ponoka seeking residential input on 2023 budget a variety of ways

Ponoka’s town council wants input from the residents of the community as…

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Alberta Lieutenant Governor Salma Lakhani is shown in Edmonton on Wednesday September 30, 2020. Lakhani says it’s not a done deal that she would automatically sign off on a proposed plan by a United Conservative Party leadership candidate to pass a bill aimed at ignoring federal laws and court rulings. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta lieutenant-governor says not a done deal she’ll OK proposed sovereignty act

Alberta’s lieutenant-governor says it’s not a done deal that she would automatically…

Alberta Lieutenant Governor Salma Lakhani is shown in Edmonton on Wednesday September 30, 2020. Lakhani says it’s not a done deal that she would automatically sign off on a proposed plan by a United Conservative Party leadership candidate to pass a bill aimed at ignoring federal laws and court rulings. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
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RCMP use helicopter to nab suspects in Alberta bank robbery

DAYSLAND, Alta. — Two men face a total of 26 charges after…

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Gas prices are shown at a Shell gasoline station in Newcastle, Ontario on Saturday February 26, 2022. The final long weekend of summer will also be the cheapest for Canadian drivers, with gasoline prices heading into the Labour Day holiday the lowest they’ve been since late February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives

Long weekend drivers to enjoy cheaper gas as crude oil tumbles

The final long weekend of summer will also be the cheapest for…

Gas prices are shown at a Shell gasoline station in Newcastle, Ontario on Saturday February 26, 2022. The final long weekend of summer will also be the cheapest for Canadian drivers, with gasoline prices heading into the Labour Day holiday the lowest they’ve been since late February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives
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Iran briefly seizes 2 US sea drones in Red Sea amid tensions

Iran’s navy seized two American sea drones in the Red Sea before…

This is a locator map for the Persian Gulf and its surrounding countries. (AP Photo)
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Alberta RCMP: slow down and practice situational awareness in school zones

Recommendations from the Alberta RCMP has children make the trek back to school

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Alberta RCMP have suggestions for online safety with kids heading back to school

With the return to school just around the corner, the Alberta RCMP…

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Things to keep in mind online

Living in a digital world has its perks. It has never been…

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Coast-to-coast vintage car tour stopping in Stettler. (File photo)

Classic car tour making Stettler stop

A group of vintage car enthusiasts on a coast-to-coast tour of Canada…

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Dick Ourada is on a trek from Colorado to Fairbanks, Alaska, raising money for children’s medical research. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Man driving tractor from Colorado to Alaska for children’s medical research stops in Stettler

Dick Ourada is raising money for children’s medical research

Dick Ourada is on a trek from Colorado to Fairbanks, Alaska, raising money for children’s medical research. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Alberta RCMP have busy long weekend

Alberta’s RCMP officers had a busy Heritage Day long weekend. Focusing on…

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Most parents do not know whether the car seat they have for their child meets standards. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta RCMP remind drivers of proper car seat use

In the province of Alberta, children 16 years old and younger are…

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Most parents do not know whether the car seat they have for their child meets standards. (Black Press file photo)
A pair of tornados touched down just outside of Coronation just after 5 p.m. on July 31. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Tornado touches down outside of Coronation, Alta.

Trouble came too close to home for the Town of Coronation over…

A pair of tornados touched down just outside of Coronation just after 5 p.m. on July 31. (Photo submitted)
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Alberta RCMP urges motorists to drive with caution on longweekend

With health restrictions gone, summer festivals returning and people travelling across the…

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ASIRT takes over Stettler officer-involved shooting investigation

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has officially taken over the…

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Stettler RCMP officer under investigation after police-involved shooting

The investigation has been turned over to ASIRT

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UPDATE: RCMP, Emergency Services on scene of fatal collision

Motorists are asked to avoid the area

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Blackfalds RCMP continue investigate fatal collision south of Red Deer

Blackfalds RCMP members, with the assistance of other Central Alberta RCMP detachments,…

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