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The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)

Heartland Generation eyeing refit of Battle River Power Plant

Boyd also sees the plant being a vital part of the region for at least another three decades.

The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)
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Alberta RCMP: slow down and practice situational awareness in school zones

Recommendations from the Alberta RCMP has children make the trek back to school

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Alberta RCMP have suggestions for online safety with kids heading back to school

With the return to school just around the corner, the Alberta RCMP…

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Things to keep in mind online

Living in a digital world has its perks. It has never been…

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Landing craft heading for the beach on D-Day, a little less than two years after the disastrous Dieppe raid. (File photo)

The Dieppe raid: 80 years later

Eighty years ago, in the early morning hours of Aug. 19, 1942,…

Landing craft heading for the beach on D-Day, a little less than two years after the disastrous Dieppe raid. (File photo)
Coast-to-coast vintage car tour stopping in Stettler. (File photo)

Classic car tour making Stettler stop

A group of vintage car enthusiasts on a coast-to-coast tour of Canada…

Coast-to-coast vintage car tour stopping in Stettler. (File photo)
Dick Ourada is on a trek from Colorado to Fairbanks, Alaska, raising money for children’s medical research. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Man driving tractor from Colorado to Alaska for children’s medical research stops in Stettler

Dick Ourada is raising money for children’s medical research

Dick Ourada is on a trek from Colorado to Fairbanks, Alaska, raising money for children’s medical research. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Alberta RCMP have busy long weekend

Alberta’s RCMP officers had a busy Heritage Day long weekend. Focusing on…

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Stettler County council denies tax reduction to ratepayers experiencing nearly 1,400 per cent 2022 increase

Ratepayers who purchased a 10-acre parcel of land in the spring of…

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A pair of tornados touched down just outside of Coronation just after 5 p.m. on July 31. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Tornado touches down outside of Coronation, Alta.

Trouble came too close to home for the Town of Coronation over…

A pair of tornados touched down just outside of Coronation just after 5 p.m. on July 31. (Photo submitted)
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Alberta RCMP urges motorists to drive with caution on longweekend

With health restrictions gone, summer festivals returning and people travelling across the…

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ASIRT takes over Stettler officer-involved shooting investigation

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has officially taken over the…

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Stettler RCMP officer under investigation after police-involved shooting

The investigation has been turned over to ASIRT

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Blackfalds RCMP continue investigate fatal collision south of Red Deer

Blackfalds RCMP members, with the assistance of other Central Alberta RCMP detachments,…

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Lessons learned about the job I love

How did it get to be summer already? It doesn’t seem like…

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Winners of event six, singles, of the Castor Trap Club 35th annual Trophy Shoot. Shown are  'A' class winner Kevin Hammel, 'B' class winner Jerry Houchin, 'C' winner Alex Bauer, and 'D' winner Ken Reid. (Photo submitted)

Castor Trap Club holds 35th Annual Trophy Shoot

Event was successful despite mother nature

Winners of event six, singles, of the Castor Trap Club 35th annual Trophy Shoot. Shown are  'A' class winner Kevin Hammel, 'B' class winner Jerry Houchin, 'C' winner Alex Bauer, and 'D' winner Ken Reid. (Photo submitted)
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Tornado warning issued near Castor

Environment Canada issued a tornado warning for the County of Paintearth near…

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Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

PHOTOS: Ponoka Stampede Showdown wrap up

The Ponoka Stampede wrapped on July 3 with their always popular showdown.…

Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

Ponoka Stampede Finals set up incredible showdown

The final day of competition is complete at the Ponoka Stampede and…

Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
Scott Sigfusson of Tugaske, Sask, wrestles the steer with a time of 10.3 seconds, good enough for third place in the June 11 competition. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler/Independent)

Update: Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede wraps up after two days of community events

With a tip of the hat the gate is thrown open and…

Scott Sigfusson of Tugaske, Sask, wrestles the steer with a time of 10.3 seconds, good enough for third place in the June 11 competition. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler/Independent)