Jordie Dwyer

Jayson Lovell WCPS Superintendent

WCPS budget for learning supports no longer viable at current levels

New funding model necessary as intensive supported student numbers rise dramatically

Jayson Lovell WCPS Superintendent
Nearly a one of a kind items, California Golden Seals ring that owner Charlie Finley had made and allegedly sold to the players during his time. This one used to belong to Joe Serratore who used to sharpen skates for the club. He had it given to a friend after he passed away. Image courtesy Rich Reilley

New book turns heads with quirky stories of NHL’s infamous failed franchise

The California Golden Seals were best known for white skates, but there’s a lot more in a new book

  • Mar 27, 2018
Nearly a one of a kind items, California Golden Seals ring that owner Charlie Finley had made and allegedly sold to the players during his time. This one used to belong to Joe Serratore who used to sharpen skates for the club. He had it given to a friend after he passed away. Image courtesy Rich Reilley
Bashaw RCMP arrest man wanted in several crimes

Bashaw RCMP arrest man wanted in several crimes

Variety of criminal charges, including vehicle theft, facing-29-year-old man caught in Alix

Bashaw RCMP arrest man wanted in several crimes
Alberta community in shock after child dies on ski trip

Alberta community in shock after child dies on ski trip

Young girl passes away after collision at Castle Mountain Ski Area

Alberta community in shock after child dies on ski trip
Ponoka RCMP have captured a alleged criminal on the run from Ontario

Ontario man taken in by Ponoka RCMP executing a warrant

36-year-old on the run from police since last May finally arrested after tip from public

Ponoka RCMP have captured a alleged criminal on the run from Ontario
A recent agreement to lower generic drug prices in Canada could has some pharmacists worried about potential increased costs to patients. File photo

Push to lower drug costs may do the opposite

Ponoka pharmacist worries if generics fall too low, companies may stop making them

A recent agreement to lower generic drug prices in Canada could has some pharmacists worried about potential increased costs to patients. File photo
(L-R) Paul Flesher, president of Crust Craft Inc in Edmonton talks with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry minister Oneil Carlier about the $81 million in funding for expanded energy efficiency programs for the entire ag sector. Image: Government of Alberta

Alberta earmarks $81 million to help agriculture improve energy efficiency

Four-year funding arrangement to be spread out equally over four areas of agriculture

(L-R) Paul Flesher, president of Crust Craft Inc in Edmonton talks with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry minister Oneil Carlier about the $81 million in funding for expanded energy efficiency programs for the entire ag sector. Image: Government of Alberta
A new mobile app called Maskosis was launched last week in Maskwacis to help people learn to speak Cree in a new way, as seen here in a photo of one every day scene the app uses. The app was presented during the Reclaiming Our Knowledge conference Jan. 23. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

Cree language app from Maskwacis making teaching it easier

App for learning Cree more about everyday life, available soon

A new mobile app called Maskosis was launched last week in Maskwacis to help people learn to speak Cree in a new way, as seen here in a photo of one every day scene the app uses. The app was presented during the Reclaiming Our Knowledge conference Jan. 23. Photo by Jordie Dwyer
Ponoka RCMP chase ends in arrests at gun point

Ponoka RCMP chase ends in arrests at gun point

Two men, one woman located after stolen vehicle chase

Ponoka RCMP chase ends in arrests at gun point
Bashaw RCMP are investigating an armed robbery in Alix Sept. 12 at a local hotel. Police say an armed man entered the building and they received the call at 6:56 p.m. RCMP photo

Alix armed robbery suspect sought

Cash taken in brazen daylight crime, Bashaw RCMP seeking information

Bashaw RCMP are investigating an armed robbery in Alix Sept. 12 at a local hotel. Police say an armed man entered the building and they received the call at 6:56 p.m. RCMP photo
Fire ravages home in Bashaw

Fire ravages home in Bashaw

Two people are without a home in Bashaw following a fire caused in part by a storm

Fire ravages home in Bashaw