Local News

Alberta RCMP prepares for National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day and shares safety tips

National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day is a nationwide RCMP initiative taking place Dec.7th

  • Dec 6, 2019

The final Castor Farmers Market of 2019 took place on Dec. 5th

The Castor Farmers Market will be taking a couple months off before returning in March

  • Dec 6, 2019

Lacombe’s AFSC ready to help Alberta producers facing difficult times

2019 season not easy for Alberta producers due toweather and other challenges

Two vehicle Hwy 11 collision results in 2 dead

Blackfalds RCMP were dispatched to a serious collision on Highway 11

Blackfalds RCMP lay charges following fatal pedestrian collision

35-year-old male died in the hospital as a result of injuries

Permits expected in ‘the next month or two’ for the Paintearth Wind Project

The project, if approved, is projected to start construction in the second quarter of 2021

  • Dec 3, 2019

Castor seniors learn how to protect themselves from scams and abuse

Around 20 seniors in Castor attended a recent workshop at the Castor Golden Circle

  • Dec 3, 2019

Coronation RCMP seek public assistance for information regarding break and enters

The break and enters occurred during the early morning of Nov. 24th and Nov. 30th

  • Dec 3, 2019

Castor Food Bank receives donations from the Halkirk Light-up event on Nov. 28th

In addition to the food, the event raised over $150 for the Food Bank as well

  • Dec 2, 2019

The ‘Holiday Light-up for the Food Bank’ took place on Nov. 29th in Halkirk

Hundreds of people toured the property, sampling Christmas cookies and hot chocolate

  • Dec 2, 2019

Elks Breakfast with Santa was held in Halkirk on Dec. 1st

Santa Clause, the jolly old elf himself, made an appearance later in the morning

  • Dec 1, 2019

The Rad Dad Saturday event was held at Gus Wetter School on Nov. 30th

The event was put on by the Paintearth Neutral Hills Early Childhood Coalition

  • Dec 1, 2019

Battle River Research Group hosts ‘Healing Farm Families’ evening in Castor

Living in rural Alberta, professional help can be a challenge to access, but not impossible

  • Nov 29, 2019

‘First Annual 3 on 3 Pond Hockey Tournament Botha Arena Fundraiser’ coming up

Event is slated to run Dec. 27th to Dec. 28th

  • Nov 28, 2019

RCMP Traffic Services seizures take over 233,000 average drug dosages off Alberta roads

RCMP members stopped vehicles for offences and noted numerous indicators of drug trafficking

  • Nov 28, 2019

Local students hold a community food bank drive

‘In the end the food bank is nice and full and ready for Christmas’

  • Nov 27, 2019

Town council hears from youth drop-in committee during Nov. 25th council meeting

The group has been searching for a home in Castor for the last few months

  • Nov 27, 2019

PHOTOS: Tuesday morning pickleball runs through to Dec. 17th

Sessions are held at the Castor Community Hall

  • Nov 26, 2019

The Castor Golden Circle Christmas Banquet was held the evening of Nov. 26th

There was a turkey supper, and two different music groups played

  • Nov 26, 2019

Town of Castor trialing new snow removal policy

“I don’t see we have a choice, due to budget cuts”

  • Nov 26, 2019