Suspect wanted after school bus hit, passerby car-jacked at gunpoint south of RD

From Blackfalds RCMP: The Blackfalds RCMP are currently investigating both a collision and a carjacking that occurred this morning. At 8:12 a.m. the RCMP responded to a 911 call about the carjacking…

Local Sports

Axe throwing league for youth starts up in Sylvan Lake

The latest craze in the sports world has come to central Alberta. Competitive axe throwing has gained popularity in Alberta in the last couple of years, and now there is a winter league that is open…

RDC athletes of the week

From Red Deer College: Red Deer College Athletics is proud to announce our Boston Pizza Athletes of the Week. Sydnee Decorby Queens Hockey Hometown – Binscarth, Manitoba Bachelor of Education…

Red Deer College sports results for Jan 18th-20th, 2019

From Red Deer College: This past week, the RDC Kings Volleyball team defeated the Briercrest College Clippers in two matches. The Volleyball Queens pushed the first place Clippers to five sets on…

Local curler competing for a chance to play for Team Alberta

One of the top curlers in the world makes his home right here in Lacombe and was recently asked to speak at the Lacombe Junior High to a group of excited students, some of which also share his…

Ag News

Canadian Cattle Numbers Remain Flat

The cattle herd has been expanding in the U.S. for several years. However, that hasn't been the case here in Canada. Sandy Russell with Spring Creek Consulting spoke about the issue during Beef and…

New Canada Food Guide Includes Emphasis On Plant Proteins

Health Canada released their revised Canada Food Guide on Tuesday, January 22. The new guide includes three groups; fruits and vegetables, whole grain foods and protein foods. The new federal…

New Canada Food Guide To Be Released Tuesday

Canada's new Food Guide which has sparked debate among stakeholders will be released on Tuesday, January 22. Foothills Member of Parliament, John Barlow, says there wasn't a proper consultation held…

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