Man and woman found dead on shore of Pigeon Lake, RCMP investigating possible drowning

A man and woman believed to have drowned were found on the northeastern shores of Pigeon Lake on Friday afternoon, according to RCMP. Thorsby RCMP was called to the shoreline of Silver Beach near Milhurst Bay around 1:10 p.m., where…

Fecal bacteria leads to advisories at multiple Alberta lakes, including Wabamun and Pigeon

Alberta Health Services has issued a series of advisories at central and northern lakes in the province due to “elevated levels of fecal bacteria currently present in the water.” On Saturday, AHS said that it was advising the public not…

Woman, 62, fatally hit while helping vehicle in the ditch near Pigeon Lake

Posted December 30, 2019 1:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A woman from the Pigeon Lake area died after being hit by a vehicle in Wetaskiwin County on Saturday evening.…

Fecal bacteria levels leads to water quality advisory on north shore of Pigeon Lake

Alberta Health Services is warning visitors to not swim or even wade into Pigeon Lake near the Zeiner Campground beach because of high levels of fecal bacteria. “At current levels, gastrointestinal illness may result from ingestion of the water at…

Picker truck used to steal safe from bank in Winfield: RCMP

Sun, Mar 10 – A bank heist in a hamlet southwest of Edmonton has residents scratching their heads. Police say the suspects made off with a safe containing cash. As Albert Delitala explains, it’s how they got the safe out…

Ice quakes led to ground shifting in Alberta Beach, says University of Alberta researcher

Back in January in Alberta Beach, the earth shook, homes were damaged and ice buckled on Lac Ste. Anne – prompting a lot of questions about seismic activity in the area. Jeffrey Kavanaugh, associate professor in the Department of Earth…