Wetaskiwin

Carol and Ben Crick and their kids finally are home in Central Alberta after being stranded for six days in Mexico. They had to pay almost $5,000 to return home with another airline. (Contributed photo)

Central Alberta family relieved to be home after being stranded in Mexico over Christmas

The Crick family of Wetaskwin were ‘stressed out’ over six ‘brutal’ days

 

Jenelle Louis, left, with her grandmother Joyce Crier-Tootoosis. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Samson Cree Nation grandmother of homicide victim speaks up for others suffering

Sister of Wetaskiwin homicide victim: ‘I’m still waiting for him to call me’

 

(Stock image/Creative Outlet)

Ryan Applegarth sentenced to 8 years for Wetaskiwin manslaughter

Applegarth also awaiting trial for second degree murder of Ponoka woman

 

A warrant was issued for Cashtin Lee Joseph, 27, and RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate him. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Central Alberta man identified as murder victim

Wetaskiwin RCMP search for second suspect

A warrant was issued for Cashtin Lee Joseph, 27, and RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate him. (Contributed)
Ryan Jake Applegarth. (File photo/RCMP)

Convicted in Wetaskiwin manslaughter case awaiting sentencing

Applegarth is also awaiting trial for the second degree murder of Ponoka woman

Ryan Jake Applegarth. (File photo/RCMP)
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange. (File photo)

Wolf Creek and Wetaskiwin school boards ‘reassured’ by letter from LaGrange

Boards urge the Alberta government to honour commitments to Indigenous peoples

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange. (File photo)
May 23, Wetaskiwin RCMP arrest impaired driver following police car ramming. Photo submitted by RCMP Alberta.

Wetaskiwin RCMP arrest impaired driver following police car ramming

The suspect vehicle purposefully crashed into a parked police vehicle, pushing it into the ditch.

May 23, Wetaskiwin RCMP arrest impaired driver following police car ramming. Photo submitted by RCMP Alberta.
Switchback Mercantile, Millet, Alta. Submitted.

Local businesses try to find their ‘new normal’ during COVID-19

COVID-19 is pushing local businesses to their breaking point.

Switchback Mercantile, Millet, Alta. Submitted.
A high speed police pursuit north of Ponoka created the need to lock down Ponoka schools as a precaution. Police apprehended suspects believed to be involved in several armed robberies.                                File photo

UPDATE: RCMP have four suspects in custody from alleged armed robbery

A high speed pursuit took place with Ponoka RCMP helping Maskwacis and Leduc detachments

A high speed police pursuit north of Ponoka created the need to lock down Ponoka schools as a precaution. Police apprehended suspects believed to be involved in several armed robberies.                                File photo
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