Local News

Alberta’s active COVID-19 cases continue to trend downwards

85 new cases Tuesday, active cases sit at 1,004

  • Aug 11, 2020

Updated: 54-year-old man charged in connection with death of Red Deer doctor

Doctor was killed in his walk-in clinic on Monday

  • Aug 11, 2020

Alberta reports 257 new cases of COVID-19

Central zone has 157 active cases

County of Paintearth raising alarms over proposed oil and gas assessment changes

A change in the assessment model used for oil and gas will impact the tax revenue rural municipalities collect

  • Aug 10, 2020

Putting agriculture back in the classroom

Alberta teachers get first hand experience through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s Agriculture Literacy Program

  • Aug 8, 2020

134 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

First day over 100 cases since July 31

  • Aug 7, 2020

1 in 7 Albertans have been tested for COVID-19

56 additional cases Thursday, 1,107 active cases remain in the province

  • Aug 6, 2020

Sylvan Lake man’s documentary getting limited run in Alberta theatres

Scott McDermott’s documentary will be in 14 theatres, including Sylvan Lake and Wetaskiwin

Pay bills, reduce spending, emergency funds: Canadians polled on COVID financial priorities

Credit Canada Financial Priorities Poll reveals short term mindset

  • Aug 6, 2020

Learn how to manage stress in challenging times

Free, virtual AHS workshop helps identify and transform stress

  • Aug 6, 2020

Province reviews oil and gas assessment

Proposals favor large oil and gas – have devastating effect on rural municipalities

  • Aug 6, 2020

94 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta on Wednesday, two more deaths

1,146 active cases with 9,891 recovered cases

  • Aug 5, 2020

COVID-19: One more death reported in central zone

Number of active cases has decreased by more than 200 since last week

One new death, 53 new cases of COVID-19 in Central zone Friday

127 additional cases across the province

  • Jul 31, 2020

Stettler region to welcome new MDF production plant

Great Plains MDF Production Inc building a $750 million straw fibre MDF board plant

  • Jul 31, 2020

COVID-19 testing expands in Alberta

Five addition deaths Thursday

  • Jul 30, 2020

Town of Castor council meeting highlights from July 27th

Gas tax fund money will total $105,000, which can be used for infrastructure in the community

  • Jul 30, 2020

Canadian professional chuckwagon racer reflects on cancelled season

This year would have marked Troy Dorchester’s 28th year of racing.

PHOTOS: Sometime overnight on July 28th/29th, the town planters and some memorial flower pots were targetted by vandals

If you have any information, contact the Town of Castor office or the RCMP in Coronation

  • Jul 29, 2020

133 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday

Central zone sees 19 new cases in past 24 hours

  • Jul 29, 2020