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Policies for “fitness to work” needed in new cannabis-friendly world

Instead of a drug and alcohol policy, businesses should consider a fit for work policy

Darrell Paulovich remembered after accident claims his life

A tragic accident claimed the life of a rodeo advocate over the weekend

UPDATE: Man dies in fiery multi-vehicle collision near Ponoka

Icy roads considered a factor in a serious three-vehicle collision on Highway 2

Sylvan Lake’s first Habitat for Humanity project breaks ground

The ground breaking ceremony was held Thursday morning at the build site.

Amended bylaw allows accessible taxis from out of town

Sylvan Lake Town Council amended the Vehicle for Hire bylaw at the Tuesday night meeting

Wind warning in effect

Winds expected in excess of 90 km/h

  • Oct 12th, 2018
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Auditions for SGT
Flannel and Feast Festival
Sylvan Lake Terry Fox Run

RCMP charge two in Leslieville Bar armed robbery

Two men have been charged in connection with an armed robbery while RCMP search for the third

Canadian author and historian talks about the secret life of WWI soldiers

Tim Cook talks about how new book looks at the soldiers’ rich culture that thrived during the war

Stettler County declares region an agricultural disaster area

‘These guys need help.’: Coun. James Nibourg

Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre hosts open house

Parents and supporters dropped by to chat with staff about what’s new

Miraculously, four survive head-on collision north of Ponoka

A northbound van travelling in the southbound lanes collided with an SUV (graphic images)

Mustard Seed expands, assumes operation of People’s Place shelter

The shelter currently accommodates up to 46 adults during the winter months

Serious collision north of Ponoka

Emergency crews were on scene of a serious collision north of Ponoka on Highway 2

WATCH: Young boy raises money for STARS

Jayden Sorsdahl raised money for STARS after air ambulance service helped save his life in 2015

Edmonton Police charge man with attempted kidnapping with a firearm

The charges stem from an alleged kidnapping in Edmonton of a 14-year-old girl

Rimbey search warrant nets stolen firearms, vehicles,

Four individuals arrested have links to several central Alberta investigations

Trailer hauling heavy equipment hits exit guardrail north of Ponoka

An attempt to get unstuck ripped drive line off the truck

Amber Alert update: The girl has been located safe

Police say she was found safe in Northwest Edmonton

Province provides 17 interim licences to cannabis retailers, though none in Central Alberta

The majority of interim licenses provided are in the Edmonton area

Alberta Cup coming to Red Deer

The 2019 event will be held April 24th to 28th at Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre