Local News

Castor area police complaints were up in 2018

Overall trend is showing declining crime numbers.

Castor byelection date changed

Byelection will now be on April 9th

Paintearth salutes small business community

‘Our small businesses are offering a wide variety of goods and services’

Halkirk hosts another successful Seafood Comedy Night

Vancouver based comedian and ventriloquist Damien James entertained to a sold-out crowd

Castor council sees smoking survey results.

Residents have been asked for feedback when it comes to bylaw enforcement and smoking in town

Couple marries in Ponoka after 65 years apart

The couple were born in Scotland and went to the same school and dated before his family moved

Off-duty Mountie from Ponoka prevents bank robbery

The RCMP member was in Red Deer and went to make a bank transaction when the incident occurred

Castor Extendicare celebrates 100th birthday of resident.

Worker strikes, women’s right to vote, and the end of The Great War dominated headlines in 1919

Rimbey man, 61, arrested after exposing self to woman

Police arrested and charged the man an indecent act

Coronation RCMP advise residents of phone scam

Scammers continue to pretend they are from Canada Revenue Agency

  • Feb 6, 2019

60 years later Cook family massacre still haunts Stettler

‘I couldn’t have found (Robert Cook) guilty if I was the judge,’ says retired Judge David McNaughton

WATCH: Canada Games Torch Relay lights spark in Lacombe

100s brave blistering cold to support local torchbearers

Resignation of Castor councillor forces byelection

Coun. Travis Ryan resigns

  • Jan 31, 2019

WATCH: Stettler’s Heartland Rally draws 250 people and more than 150 semis, vehicles

Convoy includes strong show of support from Stettler and area businesses

Judge scolds Halkirk man before sentencing him t0 9 months in prison

Undercover police and Innisfail RCMP arrested man for possessing $65,000 worth of stolen instruments

Eckville man charged with making child pornography

ICE Unit arrested the man on Jan. 10, he was again arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP on Jan. 18

Farmers are at increased risk of mental health issues such as depression or anxiety

Stettler County hosts Agriculture Mental Health Awareness Seminar

  • Jan 22, 2019

Farmers are at increased risk of mental health issues such as depression or anxiety

Stettler County hosts Agriculture Mental Health Awareness Seminar

  • Jan 22, 2019

Erskine and area residents help couple who lost their home and belongings to a fire

Erskine Post Office accepting donations until end of January

  • Jan 21, 2019