Jordie Dwyer

CPC Blaine Calkins

Ponoka forum sees three candidates take part

Election day looms on Oct. 21

CPC Blaine Calkins
Red Deer-Lacombe has five candidates to choose from
Red Deer-Lacombe has five candidates to choose from
Police closed a stretch of Hwy. 53 east of the Hwy. 2A for several hours on Aug. 30 to investigate a crash following a suspect fleeing police after a carjacking. The suspect was arrested and now facing several charges. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Alberta man facing numerous charges in Hwy. 53 crash

42-year-old’s carjarking attempt and flight ends in serious crash, arrest

Police closed a stretch of Hwy. 53 east of the Hwy. 2A for several hours on Aug. 30 to investigate a crash following a suspect fleeing police after a carjacking. The suspect was arrested and now facing several charges. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Suspect wanted in Maskwacis kidnapping attempt

Suspect wanted in Maskwacis kidnapping attempt

Girl on Ermineskin Cree Nation managed to flee after attempt to pull her into a vehicle

Suspect wanted in Maskwacis kidnapping attempt
UPDATE Missing youth has been located: RCMP

UPDATE Missing youth has been located: RCMP

UPDATE Wetaskiwin girl last seen before August long weekend

UPDATE Missing youth has been located: RCMP
Cutting the ribbon to officially open the facility (L-R) plant manager Bill Sinclair, Camrose County councillors Jack Lyle and Greg Gillespie, Bashaw town councillor Rosella Peterman, Bashaw Seed Cleaning Co-op president Corey Kasa and board members Brian Harris, Doug Lindstrom, Byron Hagglund and Rob Bjorge. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Bashaw seed cleaning plant holds official opening

New facility operating well since January

Cutting the ribbon to officially open the facility (L-R) plant manager Bill Sinclair, Camrose County councillors Jack Lyle and Greg Gillespie, Bashaw town councillor Rosella Peterman, Bashaw Seed Cleaning Co-op president Corey Kasa and board members Brian Harris, Doug Lindstrom, Byron Hagglund and Rob Bjorge. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Suspects wanted in Maskwacis shooting

Suspects wanted in Maskwacis shooting

RCMP need help to ID suspects, victim in stable condition

Suspects wanted in Maskwacis shooting
Zeke Thurston of Big Valley gets a Timely Delivery on this ride into the Canada Day showdown round with a score of 88.25. He followed that up with an 87 on Ancient Delivery to win his second Stampede buckle. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Cold Stampede warmed up with buckle for Thurston

Big Valley cowboy captures second Ponoka Stampede championship

Zeke Thurston of Big Valley gets a Timely Delivery on this ride into the Canada Day showdown round with a score of 88.25. He followed that up with an 87 on Ancient Delivery to win his second Stampede buckle. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Cody Cassidy of Donalda managed a pair of great steer wrestling runs on a sloppy infield June 29, posting fast times of 5.3 in the morning and 6.5 in the afternoon to sit third at the Ponoka Stampede with one performance left before the finals on July 1. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

DAY 5: Ponoka Stampede Rodeo Results

Huge moving day on all of the leadersboards June 29 at the Ponoka Stampede

Cody Cassidy of Donalda managed a pair of great steer wrestling runs on a sloppy infield June 29, posting fast times of 5.3 in the morning and 6.5 in the afternoon to sit third at the Ponoka Stampede with one performance left before the finals on July 1. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Consort’s own Brendan Laye edged himself closer to competing for a Ponoka Stampede title with a 20.8 combined time in the steer wrestling, even with a troublesome slower time of 12.5 in the June 28 afternoon performance. Photo by Emily Jaycox

DAY 4: Ponoka Stampede Rodeo Reults

Some area cowboys and cowgirls change up the standings on June 28

Consort’s own Brendan Laye edged himself closer to competing for a Ponoka Stampede title with a 20.8 combined time in the steer wrestling, even with a troublesome slower time of 12.5 in the June 28 afternoon performance. Photo by Emily Jaycox
Local cowboys take the Stampede lead on opening night

Local cowboys take the Stampede lead on opening night

Bareback, team roping has Ponoka sitting pretty in race to the finals

Local cowboys take the Stampede lead on opening night
Pumpjacks like there are not working as much given the downturn in oil and gas price combined with a lack of capacity to get to market, something Ponoka County heard from a CAPP presentation. File photo

Ponoka County receives update from energy lobby group

CAPP hopes to work with municipalities on property tax issues

Pumpjacks like there are not working as much given the downturn in oil and gas price combined with a lack of capacity to get to market, something Ponoka County heard from a CAPP presentation. File photo
Arrest made after high risk chase

Arrest made after high risk chase

Bashaw RCMP

Arrest made after high risk chase
Innisfail’s Darren Reid celebrates after scoring the opening goal in their quarter final Thursday against Haut-Madawaska at the Allan Cup in Lacombe. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Innisfail makes its way into semi-final

Pair of Eagles goals come on some fortuitous bounces

Innisfail’s Darren Reid celebrates after scoring the opening goal in their quarter final Thursday against Haut-Madawaska at the Allan Cup in Lacombe. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Rosetown earns semi-final chance at rival Lacombe

Rosetown earns semi-final chance at rival Lacombe

Redwings jump out to huge 3-0 lead to send Manitoba packing

Rosetown earns semi-final chance at rival Lacombe
South East Prairie Thunder’s Brock Nixon reaches out to deflect a point shot, but couldn’t get it past Adrien Lemay in the Haut-Madawaska Panthers net during play in the opening period Wednesday night at the Allan Cup in Lacombe. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Panthers surprise Thunder, Lacombe earns bye to semi

Late empty net goal sinks Manitoba club to third place after 4-1 loss

South East Prairie Thunder’s Brock Nixon reaches out to deflect a point shot, but couldn’t get it past Adrien Lemay in the Haut-Madawaska Panthers net during play in the opening period Wednesday night at the Allan Cup in Lacombe. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
The Stoney Creek Generals netminder Ryan DeMelo keeps a close eye on the puck as Rosetown’s Jordan Fransoo in their final Allan Cup round robin game on Wednesday. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Stoney Creek lands win and break before playoffs

Generals’ double up Rosetown 6-3 in final round robin tilt

The Stoney Creek Generals netminder Ryan DeMelo keeps a close eye on the puck as Rosetown’s Jordan Fransoo in their final Allan Cup round robin game on Wednesday. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Szwagierczak simply hoping people’s voice will be heard

Szwagierczak simply hoping people’s voice will be heard

Lacombe-Ponoka candidate bringing forth Albertans discontent with status quo

Szwagierczak simply hoping people’s voice will be heard
Pair arrested in rural central Alberta armed robberies

Pair arrested in rural central Alberta armed robberies

Two Red Deer men facing a slew of charges after weekend crime spree

Pair arrested in rural central Alberta armed robberies
Newfoundland and Labrador’s Nick Power looks to inbound the ball against some pressure from Manitoba in the first quarter of their consolation round wheelchair basketball game Feb. 20th. Manitoba went on to win 47-22 at the G.W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Alberta to play for gold in wheelchair basketball

Action-packed first week of Canada Winter Games nearly a wrap

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Nick Power looks to inbound the ball against some pressure from Manitoba in the first quarter of their consolation round wheelchair basketball game Feb. 20th. Manitoba went on to win 47-22 at the G.W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Photo by Jordie Dwyer