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Rimbey RCMP warn of CRA scam artists

The woman was wearing a wig and fake name tag, demanding $6,000 in “payments”

  • Nov 23, 2018

Sylvan Lake could see changes to school and playground zones

Administration has reviewed and recommended changes for the zones to Council as directed.

Pickup crashes through guardrail near Ponoka

It is believed there were minor injuries to the driver whose pickup ended up in the median

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Pro-Pipeline Convoy
Pro-Pipeline Convoy
Winter Village Sneak Peak
If I Can: Chris Koch speaks at H.J. Cody School

WATCH: Motivational speaker tells Sylvan Lake students nothing should stand in their way

Chris Koch told the students of H.J. Cody, if I can do it, so can you.

UPDATED: RCMP arrest man who drove through airport fence

The 27-year-old was arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP and is in custody.

Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files

Three Ponoka RCMP files: found bikes, a motorist flees police & stolen truck found

Sylvan Lake RCMP’s crime prevention tips for the holidays

Credit card fraud, credit card theft and impaired driving rise during holiday season.

Food Bank fundraiser stuff-a-bus returns to Sylvan Lake

Stuff-a-bus will occur on Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the three grocery stores in Sylvan Lake

B.C. woman fined $2,300 for clocking 215 km/hr

It’s the highest fine Alberta police have issued

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Police allege that Shimwell rammed a police cruiser

The season of giving returns to Sylvan Lake through the Christmas Bureau

The Christmas Bureau helps support families in need through Adopt a Family and toy donations

Castor, Forestburg, coal workers get $257,644 to transition to low-carbon economy

Two transition centres will serve seven communities in the Battle River Region

A new area to be added to Sylvan Lake’s Resident Only Parking Program

The program also generated more than $200,000 in revenue for the Town

Semi tractor hauling lumber rolls near Ponoka

Icy roads continue to wreak havoc on the the QE2

Rollovers near Ponoka keep crews busy

Wintry road conditions proved a struggle for motorists on the QE2 highway with several incidents

UPDATED: Autopilot did not disconnect in plane crash landing

The airplane had its tail ripped off and it ended right side up in a copse of trees east of Ponoka

Sylvan Lake residents experience high quality of life, according to recent survey

The Town of Sylvan Lake recently contacted roughly 400 residents to take part in the survey.

Naked man arrested for impaired driving

The man allegedly fled the scene of a collision wearing only a sheet. Plus other Ponoka RCMP briefs

Sylvan Lake pooches could soon see access to the lake

Town staff is investigating possible locations for dog access to the water