Clearwater County Firefighters Deployed to Help with B.C. Wildfires

Once again, Clearwater Regional Fire Rescue Services has been asked to help battle the raging wildfires in British Columbia. The Clearwater team serves Clearwater county, the town of Rocky Mountain…

Local Sports

Bucs drop regular season finale 35-17 to Fort McMurray Monarchs

The Central Alberta Buccaneers surrendered a touchdown with 2:07 left in their regular season finale to eventually fall 35-17 to the Fort McMurray Monarchs on Saturday night at Great Chief Park.…

Trio from Lacombe help Innisfail Merchants win gold at Provincials

Three Lacombe boys helped their team win gold at the Baseball Alberta Junior AAA Baseball Provincial Championships over the long weekend. Ty Wagar, Rylan Zens and Brawley Douglas all play for the…

Canada falls 4-3 to Czechs in Hlinka Gretzky Cup pre-tournament

Central Albertans got their one chance to see Team Canada at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup on Saturday during a pre-tournament game against the Czech Republic. Those who nearly packed Red Deer’s Servus…

Sylvan Lake AA Mariners Hosting Tier III Provincials this Weekend

The Sylvan Lake Midget AA Mariners are playing for the Tier III provincial championship on home turf this weekend. It will be a five-team tournament at Four Seasons Park and will include teams from…

Ag News

Harvest Safety Reminders from Lacombe County

(Content courtesy of Lacombe County, August 15, 2018) It looks like harvest season will start a bit earlier this year, and Lacombe County wants to remind area producers residents and visitors of…

Dry Weather Means Another Lean Harvest

Another dry year for farmers here in the Foothills as harvest is starting to get underway. Ag Fieldman for Vulcan County, Kelly Malmberg, says he had hope for at least an average crop of wheat,…

Agriflash Headlines for August 13

Twitter Diplomacy Not Good For Local Producers Foothills MP and Associate Agriculture Critic, John Barlow, says it's farmers and ranchers that are paying the price for the Trudeau Liberals Twitter…

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