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A small memorial has been set up near the crash site at Highway 814 and Township Road 475. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Wetaskiwin mourns loss of teens in fatal Thanksgiving weekend accident

Two Wetaskiwin students dead, three in serious condition after fatal accident.

A small memorial has been set up near the crash site at Highway 814 and Township Road 475. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
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Community mourns loss of local business man and friend

Paul Kalke’s family announced the sad news of his passing on Sept. 18, 2021.

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Alberta RCMP charge two males for fraudulent cattle purchases across Alberta

A total of 19 animals were seized and identified through registered livestock brands.

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UPDATE: Missing Leduc man found deceased after a year of searching

RCMP believe human remains found in Leduc Alta., to be 31-year-old Ryan Mcleod.

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Alberta RCMP charge two males for fraudulent cattle purchases across Alberta

A total of 19 animals were seized and identified through registered livestock brands.

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WCPS schools to include mandatory masking following new provincial restrictions

Masking will be mandatory for students Grades 4-12.

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New Blood showed at the Manluk Theatre Sept. 11, 2021. (Shaela Dansereau/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)

New Blood receives standing ovation at Manluk Theatre

New Blood took the stage at Manluk Theatre Sept. 11, 2021.

New Blood showed at the Manluk Theatre Sept. 11, 2021. (Shaela Dansereau/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)
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UPDATE-Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to complaint of an armed male on Highway 2A

Facebook video shows takedown of armed suspect.

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UPDATE-Wetaskiwin RCMP respond to complaint of an armed male on Highway 2A

Facebook video shows takedown of armed suspect.

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Wolf Creek Public Schools not mandating masks for staff and students

Some parents of WCPS students are airing their concerns about the school board’s decision.

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City council and residents discuss illegal homeless encampment that popped up at Rock Soup Greenhouse and Food Bank and the neighbouring property following eviction of the shelter from the Wetaskiwin Civic Centre. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Wetaskiwin City Council votes to relocate encampment to southside of Wetaskiwin

City council makes a decision on where to temporarily relocate local homeless encampment.

City council and residents discuss illegal homeless encampment that popped up at Rock Soup Greenhouse and Food Bank and the neighbouring property following eviction of the shelter from the Wetaskiwin Civic Centre. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Tents set up outside of Rock Soup Greenhouse and Food Bank following the closure of the local shelter. Shaela Dansereau.

Tension in Wetaskiwin rises after homeless encampment sets up at local food bank

Homeless encampment sets up at a Wetaskiwin food bank after eviction from local shelter.

Tents set up outside of Rock Soup Greenhouse and Food Bank following the closure of the local shelter. Shaela Dansereau.
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UPDATE: Pilot injured in plane crash in Wetaskiwin

Pilot sustained serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.

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Leduc RCMP make an arrest after armed robbery

Leduc RCMP have arrested one male in relation to an armed robbery that occurred in July 2021.

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Alberta Minister of Health Tyler Shandro at Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre. Photo/ Alberta Health Services.

Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre receives funding for emergency department and medical device processing renovations

The Government of Alberta and AHS has designated $6 million for the upgrades.

Alberta Minister of Health Tyler Shandro at Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre. Photo/ Alberta Health Services.
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Possible drowning at Wizard Lake; efforts to recover adult male continue

A 49-year-old male was lost and feared drowned after rescuing a nine-year-old family member.

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Chicken dancers performed to Northern Cree’s musical talents at the July 1, 2021 ceremony. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Ceremony in Wetaskiwin for Every Child Matters takes place Canada Day

A convoy from Enoch Cree Nation travelled to Wetaskiwin Canada Day for the ceremony.

Chicken dancers performed to Northern Cree’s musical talents at the July 1, 2021 ceremony. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Intricate cloth masks with Indigenous design made by Teresa Snow. Facebook/ Masks4Maskwacis

‘Masks 4 Maskwacis’ wins Northern Lights Volunteer Award

The group received recognition for their efforts to support their community during COVID-19.

Intricate cloth masks with Indigenous design made by Teresa Snow. Facebook/ Masks4Maskwacis
Grade 12 students at Wetaskiwin Composite High School took place in the annual water fight off school property on June 11, 2021. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Graduating students in Wetaskiwin throw water fight after being told it could result in suspension

Students were told their participation could result in them being barred from graduation ceremonies.

Grade 12 students at Wetaskiwin Composite High School took place in the annual water fight off school property on June 11, 2021. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
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Central Alberta Raceways gears up for the summer season

Central Alberta Raceways is excited to start the 2021 racing season June 12

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