Strathcona County rejects invite to join regional transit plan that would cover greater Edmonton area

Strathcona County has moved to reject an invitation to join the Regional Transit Services Commission, which would have seen one service encompassing Edmonton and 12 of its neighbouring communities. Strathcona County council made the decision Tuesday, saying it made the…

RCMP on scene at incident, drivers asked to avoid intersection northeast of Sherwood Park

Posted February 9, 2020 1:02 pm Updated February 9, 2020 1:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ RCMP have closed down the road to all traffic at an incident at Township…

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…

Edmonton police say new evidence confirms missing woman is dead

The Edmonton Police Service says it has received new evidence that confirms that missing woman Patricia Wendy Pangracs is dead. On Tuesday, police said concealed human remains that were found in the fall were now confirmed to be Pangracs’. Police…

Fire breaks out at mushroom farm east of Edmonton

Posted December 24, 2019 12:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Firefighters responded to a blaze Tuesday morning at a mushroom farm east of Edmonton in Strathcona County. The fire broke…

Report calls for Strathcona County to review emergency response plans in wake of 2018 explosions

An independent review of Strathcona County’s response to a pair of explosions at a community centre parkade in Sherwood Park last year has concluded that the municipality should review its emergency management program. The report, put together by an independent…