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Victoria Formanski

Stolen truck sale prompts arrest of Stettler resident in Sylvan Lake

From Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Team: On April 12, 2019, SADCRT with the assistance of the RCMP Auto Theft Unit, Grand Prairie Crime Reduction Unit and Sylvan Lake RCMP were abl read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Crews to visit homes after RD fire leaves heavy smoke damage

  From the City of Red Deer:  This evening, members of Red Deer Emergency Services will visit some homes in Oriole Park. The visits come after the industrial on Golden West Avenue yes read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Eckville man facing 22 charges for firearm and drug mischief

On April 11, 2019, Strathcona County RCMP conducted a high-risk traffic stop as a result of a 911 complaint of a disturbance involving a firearm. At approximately 8:50 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP& read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

Red Deer student selected for $80,000 STEM scholarship

From Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools: Grade 12 student Allison Guthrie has been offered $80,000 to attend the University of Calgary after being selected for a prestigious Schulich Leader Scho... read more..

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Amie MacInnis

'Raise the Rink,' a success and 'dream come true'

On April 6th, the Blackfalds Multiplex hosted what will now be its first annual ‘Raise the Rink,’ a night of fun, games, drinks, and dancing for hockey parents who have finished their season. However,... read more..

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Amie MacInnis

Lacombe 'says no' to thieves and scammers

  The Central Alberta Crime Prevention Centre gave a presentation on the different ways to protect your yourself, home, and belongings in the event of criminal activity at the Lacombe Memorial C read more..

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Amie MacInnis

Update: Located. Ponoka RCMP looking for 28-year-old Joel Dean Ray Deschamps

  From Ponoka RCMP: April 18th, 8:00am. DESCHAMPS has been located. The Ponoka RCMP thanks the public for their assistance.   ------------ From the Ponoka RCMP:  Ponoka, AB- The P read more..

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Victoria Formanski

One from Red Deer arrested, one still wanted for murder charges

  From Alberta RCMP: RCMP advise that Quentin Strawberry was arrested last night on his outstanding warrant in relation to the homicide of Joseph Junior Alfred Gallant and remains in police cus read more..

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Victoria Formanski

UPDATE: Found. Ponoka RCMP search for missing 17-year-old female

  From Ponoka RCMP: UPDATE: Nerissa BEDNAR has been safely located by the Ponoka RCMP. Members of the public are thanked for their assistance.   From Ponoka RCMP: Th read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Fire on Golden West Avenue contained, crews still on scene

  From the City of Red Deer: 3:25  Red Deer Emergency Services remains on the scene of a commercial fire on Golden West Avenue south of 67 Street. The fire is contained; however, firefigh read more..

Local News
Amie MacInnis

Six elections for Hart who will 'hold the UCP accountable' this term

  Despite an overwhelming United Conservative Party victory in the Lacombe and Ponoka riding, New Democratic Party candidate, Doug Hart has completed another season of candidacy after running in read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

Other political parties besides UCP or NDP struggle for exposure

The political landscape has shifted here in Alberta, back to something we're apparently much more comfortable with. That's having a leading party that is further to the right, after the left-leaning ... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

UCP Incumbent Ron Orr celebrates unofficial win

The Track on 2 was packed on election night (April 16, 2019.) with UCP supporters watching the election results go down. All were happy to see Lacombe-Ponoka's Incumbent MLA, Ron Orr get read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Students of Notre Dame use creativity to fund raise for CACAC

  Students from École Secondaire Notre Dame High School got pretty creative to earn a big chunk of change. This year, they decided the money would go to the Central Alberta Children’s Advocacy read more..

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Jordan Davidson

Provincial Election 2019: UCP wins a majority government

  *Unofficial poll results are indicating a UCP majority government in Alberta.*  The UCP started off with a solid lead as the polls began reporting in following their 8 pm closing, and it read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

Alberta RCMP launches online crime stats and information tool

From the Alberta RCMP: As part of our commitment to community engagement, transparency and accountability, the Alberta RCMP has launched the Data and Innovation web page which will highligh... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

Livestock farmers ready to battle Ponoka county over bylaw

  A Ponoka farming group is making sure their voices are heard in court on the future of farming in Ponoka County. The Ponoka Right to Farm society is fighting back after the county created a b read more..

Local News
Victoria Formanski

More than 10,500 advanced poll votes from Central Alberta

Central Albertans aren't messing around about voting in this election. The unofficial advanced poll ballots are in, and over 10,500 residents in the ridings closest to Lacombe made sure to cast the read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

City to work with performing arts group to find alternate permanent home

Additional content provided by the City of Lacombe: On April 8th, 2019, Council accepted the request from the Lacombe Performing Arts Centre Foundation for financial support toward the purchase of th... read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

40km/h speed limit now the norm for majority of Blackfalds

From the Town of Blackfalds: At the March 26 Council Meeting, Town Council approved Bylaw 1232.19 that included an overall reduction to the speed limit within town limits to 40km/hr. The Bylaw also ... read more..

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Amie MacInnis

Meet your candidates: Rick Wilson-United Conservative Party (Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin)

A long-time Wetaskiwin resident, Rick Wilson is running as a candidate for the United Conservative Party. Wilson has had a number of unique career pursuits including, county councilor, school board t... read more..

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Amie MacInnis

Blackfalds celebrates Easter with activities and opportunities

  The children of Blackfalds were treated to a series of exciting Easter activities on Saturday afternoon on April 13th. “It’s a town event put on by our Blackfalds FCSS group. It’s a free even read more..

Local News
Amie MacInnis

Update: FOUND: Ponoka RCMP seeks aid to locate 14-year-old girl

Update from the Ponoka RCMP:  Susan CRIER has been safely located by the Ponoka RCMP. Members of the public are thanked for their assistance.   From the Ponoka RCMP:&n... read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

Update: FOUND: 15-year-old girl missing from Red Deer

From Red Deer RCMP:   Red Deer RCMP would like to advise that Latisha Deschamps has been located.  She is safe and unharmed. RCMP would like to thank the public and the media fo... read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

Meet your candidates: Derek Fildebrandt, leader of the Freedom Conservative Party (Chestermere-Strathmore)

Leader of the Freedom Conservative Party and MLA for Chestermere-Strathmore, Derek Fildebrandt became the leader of the FCP after deciding not to run for leadership in the newly formed UCP leadership ... read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

Meet your candidates: David White- Freedom Conservative Party (Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin)

  Serving as a paramedic in his community for the last 13 years, and 20 years total in EMS, David White has served in pre-hospital emergency services in Alberta as well as British Columbia for a read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

2019 Community Grant recipients receive over $30,000

From the City of Lacombe: The Lacombe and District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) and the City of Lacombe are pleased to announce the projects approved to receive funding under the 2019... read more..

Local News
Jordan Davidson

50th street to remain open during streetlight installation

  From the City of Lacombe: Downtown residents and businesses are advised that Fortis Alberta will be installing a new streetlight in front of Ugly’s Pub & Grill during the week of April 15 read more..

Local News
Amie MacInnis

Thinning election forum turnout suggests Albertans have decided

The very last Red Deer election forum was held at the Harvest Centre on April 11th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. It was a forum filled with respect by both the audience and the candidates who all generall... read more..

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Victoria Formanski

New scholarship equals financial help for Burman students

Burman University is able to relieve some financial stress from some students thanks to a Servus Credit Union partnership. $50,000 was given to the Burman University scholarship committee to decide read more..

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