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Coronation RCMP charge three with possession of stolen property

With recent property crime in the County of Paintearth, residents have been…

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Stettler RCMP recover stolen vehicle near Gadsby

During the evening of March 16 and into the early morning hours…

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The Stettler RCMP have made a number of arrests in recent days

The Stettler RCMP responded to a pair of complaints on March 15.…

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UCP present bill to wrestle COVID-related restriction control from municipalities

The Government of Alberta is proceeding with some “surgical” changes to the…

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A group of Canadian members of parliament gathered at the Centennial Flame in front of Parliament this week in honour of Ukraine. (MP Ed Fast Facebook photo)

VIDEO: B.C. MP condemns Putin’s actions, says hearts go out to Ukraine

Conservative posts video calling invasion of Ukraine ‘illegal and immoral’

A group of Canadian members of parliament gathered at the Centennial Flame in front of Parliament this week in honour of Ukraine. (MP Ed Fast Facebook photo)
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Bar Harbour Camp anticipating full summer season in 2022

Just down the coastline of Buffalo Lake from the Village of White…

Activities at the camp include putting on a drama! (Photo submitted)
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Castor firefighter killed in the line of duty

When a first responder heads out the door to respond to an…

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The presenters for the “Keep the Alberta RCMP” public engagement tour were Jeff McGowan (at the podium) and Kevin Halwa (sitting in front, facing audience). (Kevin Sabo/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)

National Police Federation directors stop in Stettler

Stettler meeting held Feb. 1, 2022, to discuss the province’s proposed provincial police force.

The presenters for the “Keep the Alberta RCMP” public engagement tour were Jeff McGowan (at the podium) and Kevin Halwa (sitting in front, facing audience). (Kevin Sabo/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)
Road conditions the morning of Jan. 31, 2022 at Highway13 and 75 included large drifts and zero visibility. (SD Donnelly/Pigeon Lake Alberta Positive Group)

Alberta RCMP issue travel advisory due to blizzard-like conditions

The Alberta RCMP have issued road advisories for large portions of the…

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Road conditions the morning of Jan. 31, 2022 at Highway13 and 75 included large drifts and zero visibility. (SD Donnelly/Pigeon Lake Alberta Positive Group)
The Bear HIlls Wellness Centre project is using images of bears in their branding and promotional materials. (Metro Creative Connection)

Bashaw advocates confident wellness centre can proceed

A long in-development project at the Bashaw Retreat Centre is continuing to…

The Bear HIlls Wellness Centre project is using images of bears in their branding and promotional materials. (Metro Creative Connection)
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The veterinary crisis is a worldwide problem

The veterinary industry in Alberta, and around the world, is in crisis.…

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Laura Lopez and Dali D’Eclipse competing in the 1.30-metre category of the Canadian National Show Jumping Championships in November. (Photo submitted)
Laura Lopez and Dali D’Eclipse competing in the 1.30-metre category of the Canadian National Show Jumping Championships in November. (Photo submitted)
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A specialized RCMP unit is helping solve the long-term unsolved cases

Zazulak: ’Homicide investigations are among the most complex, resource intense operations undertaken.’

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Ponoka Jubilee Library welcomes the Christmas season

There is a forest of possibilities at Ponoka’s Jubilee Library. In addition…

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Dennis Pregoda’s collection of International crawler dozers has been sold to Albert Jensen of Drumheller, AB, who now has around 100 pieces of equipment from the now defunct company. (Photo submitted)

Rimbey man sells off International dozer collection

In today’s day and age, adults find themselves in a world with…

Dennis Pregoda’s collection of International crawler dozers has been sold to Albert Jensen of Drumheller, AB, who now has around 100 pieces of equipment from the now defunct company. (Photo submitted)
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The Christmas tree display is now set up in the Ponoka Civic Building in between the Town of Ponoka office and the library in the lobby. (Photo submitted)
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The Christmas tree display is now set up in the Ponoka Civic Building in between the Town of Ponoka office and the library in the lobby. (Photo submitted)
2019 Ponoka Broncs file photo. (Deanna French photo)

Ponoka senior Broncs football coach reflects on turbulent 2021 season

Baird: ‘We dropped down to whatever we needed just to keep football alive.’

2019 Ponoka Broncs file photo. (Deanna French photo)
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UPDATE: Physicians against mandates file lawsuit against AHS

AHS employee vaccine mandate now pushed back to Dec. 13, 2021

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FILE – A reveler reacts in front of a Dolores Aguirre Ybarra ranch fighting bull, during the fifth day of the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Fiesta in Pamplona, northern Spain, Saturday, July 11, 2009. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Man dies in Spain after being gored during a bull run

It is the first known death during a running-of-the-bulls since the festivals returned after the pandemic

FILE – A reveler reacts in front of a Dolores Aguirre Ybarra ranch fighting bull, during the fifth day of the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Fiesta in Pamplona, northern Spain, Saturday, July 11, 2009. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
A memorial was set up for Jared Lowndes at the Campbell River Tim Hortons where the incident took place. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

Chiefs, BCCLA say Indigenous involvement needed in probe of fatal B.C. police shooting

Jared Lowndes investigation highlights barriers to community representation in police accountability

A memorial was set up for Jared Lowndes at the Campbell River Tim Hortons where the incident took place. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
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