Shaela Dansereau

Maude Financial team of advisors and employees in front of Maude Financial Inc., in Wetaskiwin, Alta. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Wetaskiwin family financial business celebrates 40 years serving the community

Maude Financial has been operating for 40 years in Wetaskiwin

Maude Financial team of advisors and employees in front of Maude Financial Inc., in Wetaskiwin, Alta. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Douglas Cardinal speaking in the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta., May 14, 2022. (STREBERG PHOTOGRAPHY)

Famous Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal visits Wetaskiwin

Cardinal spoke about his Indigenous roots and how it inspires his work

Douglas Cardinal speaking in the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta., May 14, 2022. (STREBERG PHOTOGRAPHY)
Shaela Dansereau, Editor of the Pipestone Flyer

Dansereau: Willful ignorance is privilege

Opionion Editorial by Shaela Dansereau, Pipestone Flyer

Shaela Dansereau, Editor of the Pipestone Flyer
The cast of 9 to 5 performs at the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta. Saturday May 14, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

9 to 5 The Musical is a hit on the Wetaskiwin Manluk stage

After numerous setbacks due to COVID-19, 9 to 5 The Musical took to the stage this May

The cast of 9 to 5 performs at the Manluk Theatre in Wetaskiwin, Alta. Saturday May 14, 2022. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Dansereau: Considerate Mother’s Day gifting

As spring rolls around again so does Mother’s Day. Although we should…

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Dozens walked through Maskwacis at the Ermineskin Cree Nation Townsite May 5, 2022, for Red Dress Day raising awareness for MMIWG. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Dozens walk for Red Dress Day in Maskwacis

‘For those women who don’t have a voice we need to be the voice’

Dozens walked through Maskwacis at the Ermineskin Cree Nation Townsite May 5, 2022, for Red Dress Day raising awareness for MMIWG. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Students return to Pigeon Lake Regional School after student stabbed in library

Students returned to Pigeon Lake Regional School (PLRS) Wednesday April 27, 2022,…

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April 23, 2022 Professional Bullriding was back in Westrose after two years for Lakedell Ag Society’s Bullridin’ and Bootscootin’ event. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Lakedell Ag Society’s Bullridin’ and Bootscootin’ makes a triumphant return

After two years of the event being cancelled due to COVID-19, professional…

April 23, 2022 Professional Bullriding was back in Westrose after two years for Lakedell Ag Society’s Bullridin’ and Bootscootin’ event. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
RCMP at Pigeon Lake Region School following a serious incident the morning of April 25, 2022, which resulted in a student being airlifted to hospital via STARS Air Ambulance. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

UPDATE: Pigeon Lake Regional School student airlifted to hospital after stabbing; charges laid

UPDATE — Wetaskiwin RCMP have laid charges in relation to the stabbing…

RCMP at Pigeon Lake Region School following a serious incident the morning of April 25, 2022, which resulted in a student being airlifted to hospital via STARS Air Ambulance. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
Tide creek is a protected spawning ground for Pigeon Lake fish and is located downstream from the proposed CFO. (Submitted/ Catherine Peirce, PLWA)

Proposed feedlot at Pigeon Lake worries residents about local environmental impact

Residents from around Pigeon Lake and local environmental groups are raising their…

Tide creek is a protected spawning ground for Pigeon Lake fish and is located downstream from the proposed CFO. (Submitted/ Catherine Peirce, PLWA)
Carly Letourneau at Precision Gymnastics. (Shaela Dansereau)

Wetaskiwin gymnast competes on home soil

17-year-old Carly Letourneau is set on being the first gymnast in the Wetaskiwin Hall of Fame

Carly Letourneau at Precision Gymnastics. (Shaela Dansereau)
Wetaskiwin U15 Ice Queens at the Falun Female Frozen Challenge in December 2021. (Submitted)

Wetaskiwin U15 Ice Queens finish season at Provincials

The female hockey team won gold at Edmonton Minor Hockey Week and league playoffs this year

Wetaskiwin U15 Ice Queens at the Falun Female Frozen Challenge in December 2021. (Submitted)
Pigeon Lake area knitters gather for the Pigeon Lake Library Society knitting group. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Pigeon Lake Library members knit sensory muffs for seniors in care

Members of the Pigeon Lake Library Society have made and donated approximately…

Pigeon Lake area knitters gather for the Pigeon Lake Library Society knitting group. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run held Feb.26, 2022, raised thousands of dollars for rural Wetaskiwin County Schools. Facebook/ ‘West of the 5th Poker Run’.

Central Alberta poker run raises thousands for rural Wetaskiwin County schools

West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run raised thousands of dollars for four rural area schools

West of the Fifth Winter Poker Run held Feb.26, 2022, raised thousands of dollars for rural Wetaskiwin County Schools. Facebook/ ‘West of the 5th Poker Run’.
From left to right: Dr. Mohamed ElSeify, Noha ElSayed, MP Mike Lake, and Dr. Mohammed Mosli in front of Care Gateway Medical Clinic. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer

New medical clinic with specialization in addiction treatment open in Wetaskiwin

A new medical clinic and pharmacy has opened its doors in Wetaskiwin.…

From left to right: Dr. Mohamed ElSeify, Noha ElSayed, MP Mike Lake, and Dr. Mohammed Mosli in front of Care Gateway Medical Clinic. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer
Letter sent anonymously to City of Wetaskiwin council at the beginning of January threatening the Mayor and City Manager unless they resigned. (Tyler Gandam/ Facebook- Mayor Tyler Gandam)

City of Wetaskiwin Mayor and City Manager receive serious threats in anonymous letter

Threats include ‘I know where you live’, and ‘you will need some good security’

Letter sent anonymously to City of Wetaskiwin council at the beginning of January threatening the Mayor and City Manager unless they resigned. (Tyler Gandam/ Facebook- Mayor Tyler Gandam)
Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer Editor

Dansereau: Re-evaluating the age of medical consent

I was at the young age range of my grade growing up…

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Wetaskiwin high school and city hall placed on lockdown after reports of armed person

RCMP have cleared the area but remain on scene as an abundance of caution

Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer
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Be carbon monoxide safe this winter

Millet Fire Department gives safety tips on avoiding carbon monoxide poisoning

Photo/ Metro Creative Connection
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UPDATE: Five people arrested in Leduc County following rural crime investigation

Arrests were made following property crime investigation in November 2021

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