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Lacombe, Red Deer and Ponoka counties launch agricultural plastics recycling program

The three counties signed an agreement with Merlin Plastics

Ponoka RCMP arrest man after setting shed on fire

The man used an axe to destroy a shed before setting it on fire

Stettler Slam hip hop show

Rappers ignite crowd and dancefloor in Stettler Aug. 10

What’s Up Wednesday – August 15th, 2018

Tune in to What’s Up Wednesday, with hosts Carlie Connolly, Todd Vaughan and Mark Weber

Ponoka RCMP seek arrest warrants in Hammy’s Liquor armed robbery

The armed robbery occurred with a knife on Aug. 11 and one suspect was caught shortly after

Blackfalds RCMP warns of ‘repo’ scammers

Blackfalds RCMP responds to two males attempting to steal utility vehicle

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Stettler winner of Red Deer Hospital Lottery dream home

Ponoka Traffic Unit investigate scooter incident

A motorcyclist appears to have lost control of her Suzuki scooter on Highway 2 north of Ponoka

Civil Air Search and Rescue Association hosts exercise at Red Deer Airport

Crews from all over Western Canada come out to coordinate rescue efforts

WATCH: What’s Up Wednesday – August 8th, 2018

What’s Up Wednesday has gone regional. Tune in for the week’s most talked about Central Alberta news.

Three dead in head-on collision Monday night

Three people were pronounced dead, while a child was sent to hospital

Heat warning in place for Central Alberta region

Highs are expected to reach 31C Monday afternoon

Sylvan Lake RCMP make arrest after use of fraudulent documents

RCMP were contacted about the use of potentially fraudulent documents

Blackfalds RCMP, Red Deer Financial Crimes Unit solve $2 Million Fraud

Dane Skinner allegedly misrepresented and advertised a revolutionary fracking product

Wolf Creek Public Schools introduces International Learning Program

65 Chinese high school students introduced to Canadian culture

Lacombe councillor Thalia Hibbs adds her name to UCP nomination

Hibbs will challenge MLA Ron Orr and Rita Reich for the Lacombe-Ponoka UCP nomination

Battle River Ride for STARS raises almost $20,000

Average 90-minute mission can cost up to $5,400

  • Jul 25th, 2018

Red Deer County to receive rural bus route to the city

The new bus route is a part of Alberta’s Rural Transportation Pilot Project


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