Monthly Archive

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 3231 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Jordan Davidson

Olds man dead after early morning collision east of Sundre

  From Sundre RCMP: On December 15, 2018 at 5:20 a.m., the Sundre RCMP, Sundre Fire Department and EMS were called to a motor vehicle collision on Hwy 27 near the Range Road 44 inters read more..

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Victoria Formanski

New laws hope to curb drinking and driving in Canada

  A new federal law that will come into effect on Tuesday, December 18, will make it so that officers don't need a reason to ask you for a breath sample.   "An RCMP officer or a polic read more..

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Jordan Davidson

Adopt a single-parent family in need this Christmas

If you know a family who may need a little help this Christmas, there are plenty of programs available in central Alberta to help out those in need. Those programs also work together to make sure eve... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Alberta government pulls through for Sylvan Lake EMS

  Sylvan Lake’s team of paramedics is about to grow thanks to help from the Alberta government. In fact, a lot of communities in Alberta will be receiving more medical help thanks to a $29 mill read more..

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Victoria Formanski

UPDATE: Located. 71-year-old missing from Piper Creek Lodge

  From Red Deer RCMP: December 14th, 9:00 am. UPDATE: Located. 71-year old Melvin Bailey had been located safe and RCMP thank the public for their assistance.   ------------------- read more..

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Victoria Formanski

RCMP investigating multiple bomb threats in Alberta

  From Edmonton RCMP: The Alberta RCMP is aware and investigating email bomb threats that were sent to multiple businesses in communities throughout Alberta. The email threats are dem read more..

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Victoria Formanski

23-year-old charged with manslaughter on Sunchild First Nation

  Rocky Mountain House RCMP: The RCMP has laid charges against a female following an assault with a weapon that left a 25-year-old woman deceased and a 24-year-old male injured. At 2:36 a.m. o read more..

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Jordan Davidson

Innisfail RCMP charity check stop nabs over 800 pounds of food

Content provided by Innisfail RCMP: The Innisfail RCMP Charity Check stop took place this past weekend. Due to the generosity of the community, a total of $8,882.18 in cash and cheques were raised. ... read more..

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Jordan Davidson

Volunteer firefighters have their own emergency 'courtesy' lights

We all know that blue and red flashing lights mean cops, ambulance and fire use mostly red lights, and amber and red mean snow plow ahead. But what does a flashing green light on a vehicle indicate? read more..

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Victoria Formanski

New year means new waste management for Ponoka

Since their current contract is expiring at the end of this year, Ponoka councillors decided to go a more cost-effective and environmentally friendly route for its curbside collection program for wa read more..

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Jordan Davidson

New asset management policy adopted by Lacombe council

Content provided by the City of Lacombe. At their regular meeting on Monday, December 10th, council voted to adopt the new Asset Management Policy and endorse the Asset Management Strategy. “Over th... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

UPDATE: Male arrested for mischief at Stettler motel

  From Stettler RCMP: December 12th, 2018, 5:00 pm:    The male responsible for this incident was located and arrested at approximately 12:00 pm Wednesday afternoon.   He is read more..

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Lacombe enhances Recreation and Culture Grant for 2019

  The city of Lacombe is making some local movers and shakers happy, with the announcement that they are increasing the funding of the Recreation and Culture Grant program. The grant, which hel read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Grant funding to help more low-income individuals travel in Red Deer

A program that helps low-income families receive help on transportation costs has received a grant to stretch their money further. On December 5, the Red Deer Action Society Group received a $2500 read more..

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Jordan Davidson

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe receive almost $3,000 worth of donations

Content courtesy of Crystal Zenns, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe. December 10th, 2018: We have been so fortunate to have two cheque presentations on Monday. We are so ver... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Arrest in Penhold after altercation with RCMP

From Innisfail RCMP: On December 7, 2018, at approximately 730 am, a lone Innisfail RCMP member observed a vehicle parked at the Esso gas station in Penhold, Alta.   Police observed a ve read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Dust off the skates, it's almost time to hit the outdoor rinks

Arguably the best part about all this cold weather is finally here, outdoor rinks are starting to be cleared for use. Officials with the city of Red Deer have been working hard and John Eastwood, P read more..

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Jordan Davidson

Barrier-free playground in Red Deer receives Premiers award

The Access for All, Barrier-Free Playscape Committee was recently honoured with the Premiers Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities Award earlier this month. The award recognizes leadersh... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Bigger building to make a bigger difference for child advocacy

The Central Alberta Children’s Advocacy Centre is expanding by a very large margin, their current 1400 sq. ft location will be expanding to 10,000 sq. ft.  They have been awarded a 50-year lea read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Red Deer County council approves 2019 budget

At the December 4th, 2018 council meeting, Red Deer County approved their 2019-2021 operating budget and their 2019-2023 capital budgets. Mayor of Red Deer County Jim Wood says most of their c read more..

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Darin Clark

UPDATE: Located. 15-year-old missing from Rocky Mountain House

  From Rocky Mountain House RCMP: December 10th, 2018: UPDATE: Located. The Rocky Mountain House RCMP can confirm that missing Katarina Cardinal has been located. The RCMP thank the public and read more..

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Jordan Davidson

CP Holiday Train rolling through central Alberta this weekend

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is celebrating its 20th year and you're invited! It left Montreal on November 27th and arrives in Central Alberta this Sunday, December 10th. First stop after Calga... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Lacombe police investigating armed robbery at Circle K

  From Lacombe Police: The Lacombe Police Service continue to investigate an armed robbery which occurred in the early morning hours of December 4th. On December 4th, 2018 at approximately 2:2 read more..

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Jordan Davidson

Twinkle Tours take to skies over Lacombe for 4th straight year

It's that time of year again, where you have a chance to take a unique view of Central Alberta, courtesy of the Lacombe Flying Club's 4th annual Twinkle Tours event. The annual tours, which support t... read more..

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Jordan Davidson

21-year-old man missing from Ponoka

From Ponoka RCMP:   The Ponoka RCMP is seeking the public's assistance in locating 21 year old Alexis Littlechild.    Littlechild was last seen in the area of the Centennial Centre ... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

RCMP lay 57 charges on one male

From Innisfail RCMP: On December 4th, 2018 at approximately 1145 am Innisfail RCMP received a complaint of a male highly intoxicated at the Super 8 motel in Innisfail Alberta.   RCMP arr read more..

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Victoria Formanski

27-year-old alleged thief facing 25 charges after stolen truck got stuck

  From Ponoka RCMP: On December 4, the RCMP took a male into custody following a complaint of a possible impaired driver stuck in the ditch.  The male is facing a substantial amount o read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

Red Deer Symphony Orchestra looking for sympathy from council

The Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, a community-oriented professional performing arts organization, made a request through the city's Recreation and Culture Department for a standard operating budget of ... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Several arrests made in targeted Central Alberta warrant round-up

  From Central Alberta RCMP: On November 30, as a result of a collaborative intelligence sharing approach, several people were arrested on a targeted ‘warrant round-up’.   Wetaskiwin read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Putting the pressure on peers to tackle mental health in Chinooks Edge

  Teachers are helping students from Chinook Edge schools take a new approach to tackle mental health within their peer groups. The goal is to end the stigma surrounding mental health illnesses read more..

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