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Alberta RCMP charge two males for fraudulent cattle purchases across Alberta

A total of 19 animals were seized and identified through registered livestock brands.

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UPDATE-Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to complaint of an armed male on Highway 2A

Facebook video shows takedown of armed suspect.

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City council and residents discuss illegal homeless encampment that popped up at Rock Soup Greenhouse and Food Bank and the neighbouring property following eviction of the shelter from the Wetaskiwin Civic Centre. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Wetaskiwin City Council votes to relocate encampment to southside of Wetaskiwin

City council makes a decision on where to temporarily relocate local homeless encampment.

City council and residents discuss illegal homeless encampment that popped up at Rock Soup Greenhouse and Food Bank and the neighbouring property following eviction of the shelter from the Wetaskiwin Civic Centre. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Tents set up outside of Rock Soup Greenhouse and Food Bank following the closure of the local shelter. Shaela Dansereau.

Tension in Wetaskiwin rises after homeless encampment sets up at local food bank

Homeless encampment sets up at a Wetaskiwin food bank after eviction from local shelter.

Tents set up outside of Rock Soup Greenhouse and Food Bank following the closure of the local shelter. Shaela Dansereau.
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UPDATE: Pilot injured in plane crash in Wetaskiwin

Pilot sustained serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.

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Leduc RCMP make an arrest after armed robbery

Leduc RCMP have arrested one male in relation to an armed robbery that occurred in July 2021.

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Alberta Minister of Health Tyler Shandro at Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre. Photo/ Alberta Health Services.

Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre receives funding for emergency department and medical device processing renovations

The Government of Alberta and AHS has designated $6 million for the upgrades.

Alberta Minister of Health Tyler Shandro at Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre. Photo/ Alberta Health Services.
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Possible drowning at Wizard Lake; efforts to recover adult male continue

A 49-year-old male was lost and feared drowned after rescuing a nine-year-old family member.

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Chicken dancers performed to Northern Cree’s musical talents at the July 1, 2021 ceremony. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Ceremony in Wetaskiwin for Every Child Matters takes place Canada Day

A convoy from Enoch Cree Nation travelled to Wetaskiwin Canada Day for the ceremony.

Chicken dancers performed to Northern Cree’s musical talents at the July 1, 2021 ceremony. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Intricate cloth masks with Indigenous design made by Teresa Snow. Facebook/ Masks4Maskwacis

‘Masks 4 Maskwacis’ wins Northern Lights Volunteer Award

The group received recognition for their efforts to support their community during COVID-19.

Intricate cloth masks with Indigenous design made by Teresa Snow. Facebook/ Masks4Maskwacis
Grade 12 students at Wetaskiwin Composite High School took place in the annual water fight off school property on June 11, 2021. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Graduating students in Wetaskiwin throw water fight after being told it could result in suspension

Students were told their participation could result in them being barred from graduation ceremonies.

Grade 12 students at Wetaskiwin Composite High School took place in the annual water fight off school property on June 11, 2021. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
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Breton RCMP investigate fatal house fire

A one-year-old male and four-year-old female died in the house fire.

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Video of bear captured by John Norton.

‘It was surreal’: Black bear wanders through yards in Millet

Millet resident captures video of bear wandering through residential Millet, Alta.

Video of bear captured by John Norton.
Mayflies cover a wall at a Pigeon Lake Property. Photo/ Stephen and Dannah Cote.

Something out of a nightmare: Mayflies take over villages surrounding Pigeon Lake

Residents say that they are seeing more bugs this year than years past.

Mayflies cover a wall at a Pigeon Lake Property. Photo/ Stephen and Dannah Cote.
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Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit lay charges in homicide on Ermineskin Cree Nation

An additional arrest has been made in relation to the homicide of Albert Dean Wildcat.

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Black bear cub spotted crossing Highway 13 on May 26, 2021. Photo/ County of Wetaskiwin.

Black bear cub spotted in County of Wetaskiwin crossing Highway 13

A County employee spotted the black bear cub at Highway 13 and Range Road 222 May 26, 2021.

Black bear cub spotted crossing Highway 13 on May 26, 2021. Photo/ County of Wetaskiwin.
McAuley with the dragon created entirely out of utensils. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Central Alberta artist gains huge TikTok following with sculptures from thousands of recycled utensils

Based in Falun, Alta., TheeUpCycler only creates his sculptures from 100 per cent recycled materials

McAuley with the dragon created entirely out of utensils. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
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Albertans urged to take precautions when driving ATVs

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is urging Albertans to make ATV safety a priority this summer.

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Alberta RCMP focus on enforcing sober driving over Victoria Day long weekend

Alberta RCMP will be out patrolling and removing impaired drivers from the roads this long weekend.

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City of Camrose Mayor, Norm Mayer, issued a challenge to the City of Wetaskiwin over Facebook to compete with the City of Camrose for the highest vaccine uptake rate in the province. Facebook/ City of Camrose, Alberta

City of Camrose issues friendly COVID-19 vaccination challenge to the City of Wetaskiwin

The two cities have engaged in a friendly competition to see who can boast higher vaccination rates.

City of Camrose Mayor, Norm Mayer, issued a challenge to the City of Wetaskiwin over Facebook to compete with the City of Camrose for the highest vaccine uptake rate in the province. Facebook/ City of Camrose, Alberta