Wetaskiwin residents rally for changes to be at deadly intersection

Wetaskiwin residents are taking a stand and calling for changes to be made to a deadly intersection. Close to 100 people came to a rally at Wetaskiwin City Hall to honour Madison Stephan and to see a change to the…

Wetaskiwin family who lost daughter calls for changes to deadly intersection

Family members and people living near Wetaskiwin are calling for safety improvements to a local highway intersection following the death of a young woman late last week. “If our words can help another family not go through what we have…

22-year-old killed in collision between car and semi in Wetaskiwin

A 22-year-old passenger inside a 2007 Ford Focus died Friday afternoon after the car collided with a semi-truck at a busy intersection in Wetaskiwin, Alta. It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Highway 13 and 814…

Electrical fire killed 35 animals at Alberta FARRM rescue: ‘Nobody could escape’

Melissa Foley and her husband spent years building their Edmonton-area animal sanctuary, only to watch it burn to the ground in mere minutes — taking the lives of dozens of animals with it. Story continues below “In 13 minutes, we…

Federated Co-op closing 3 feed production facilities in Western Canada

A changing feed market and business consolidation are being cited by Federated Co-operatives Ltd. (FCL) as reasons for closing three feed production facilities in Western Canada. Story continues below Plants in Melfort, Sask., and Brandon, Man., will close in August…

Animal sanctuary reeling after 9 animals killed in Thursday night barn fire

An Edmonton-area animal sanctuary is trying to move ahead after a barn fire claimed the lives of nine large animals Thursday night. Fire crews from the City of Wetaskiwin were called to the Farm Animal Rescue and Rehoming Movement at…

Fire damages historic Wetaskiwin hotel

March 19 2019 2:05pm Crews battled a massive fire at the historic Rose Country Inn in Wetaskiwin Tuesday morning. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Firefighters battle blaze at historic Wetaskiwin hotel

Fire crews from three separate departments were on scene of a fire at a historic hotel in Wetaskiwin Tuesday morning. A fire broke out at the Rose Country Inn at around 6:30 a.m. Crews from the Wetaskiwin, Camrose and Millet…