Olds farm boy Blake Richards becomes a politician

Send a farmer to Ottawa and get back a politician is a time-honoured piece of Western Canadian common sense born of rueful experience.

Overland flooding in Mountain View County

Overland flooding in Mountain View County

Overland flooding across Mountain View and Red Deer counties had forced the closure of numerous roads as of press time...


Chinook's Edge asks for regulations to be put in place

The Chinooks Edge School Division has sent a letter to Transport Canada asking if safety regulations are in place that...


More than 360 crashes recorded on local stretch of Hwy. 2 this winter

Spring seems to have finally returned from its extended vacation from these parts as remnants of the long, cold, snowy...


All MVC councillor open house April 16

An all-councillor open house being held by Mountain View County this week is an attempt, in part, to improve communication...


WCWG speaks towards grain-shipping mandate

Despite assertions from the federal government that it is doing everything it can to ensure producers grain makes it to...


RCMP step up speeding enforcement

With traffic on area highways expected to increase markedly over the coming weeks and months as more drivers travel in the...


Stephansson Icelandic society celebrates 40 years

Stephansson Icelandic society celebrates 40 years

Four decades of service to the Icelandic community, as well as all cultures in and around Markerville, will be celebrated...