Regional transit plan rolls forward: Leduc, Devon and Stony Plain vote to join

A regional transit plan for the greater Edmonton area and communities surrounding it inched forward Monday night after Leduc, Devon and Stony Plain town councils voted “yes” on coming aboard. The Regional Transit Services Commission would see one transportation service…

Parkland RCMP arrest ‘well-known’ offender after suspect flees police

Parkland RCMP were able to apprehend a “well-known” offender in Stony Plain on Sunday, after he previously escaped capture. On Feb. 5, officers were on patrol when they spotted a vehicle being driven by Alexandre Carriere, who was supposed to…

Regional transit for Edmonton and nearby communities one step closer to reality

A final report was released Wednesday, spelling out the case for regional transit to serve Edmonton and 12 of its neighbouring communities. “The status quo will not meet the needs of residents,” explained Michael Walters, an Edmonton city councillor and…

RCMP investigate school bus rollover west of Edmonton

Police are investigating after a school bus with several students on board rolled over in a single-vehicle collision west of Edmonton Monday morning. Stony Plain RCMP said the rollover happened at about 8 a.m. on Forest Drive near Highway 779.…

Missing Stony Plain man’s stolen identity used by another man who is now dead: RCMP

RCMP west of Edmonton are putting out another call for help after finding out a missing man’s identity was being used by another man who has since died. William Sean Cuthbert, 50, was last seen in Stony Plain on Dec.…

Spruce Grove Tri Leisure Centre evacuated due to ‘unspecified threat’: RCMP

Posted October 17, 2019 9:43 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A recreation centre in the west end of Spruce Grove, Alta., was evacuated Thursday night because of what RCMP called…

Edmonton-area farmers unable to harvest crops due to heavy rainfall, unlikely to get second cut

The near-daily rain that’s fallen in central Alberta this summer is having a detrimental effect on crops, and some farmers might not be able to get a second round of hay from their fields because of it. Story continues below…