Monthly Archive

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 8168 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Local News
Hannah Stolz

Frost advisory for Fort Saskatchewan area

There's a frost advisory for the region.   Areas under the advisory include Fort Saskatchewan, Sherwood Park, Morinville, Bruderheim, Lamont, Bon Accord, Gibbons and Redwater.   "That'... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Teenager charged after starting field fire

A teenager is facing charges after a large field fire.   On Sept.7 at around 1:40 a.m., the Strathcona County RCMP and Strathcona County Emergency Services responded to a vehicle and field fi... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Cannabis companies eyeing up the Fort

Fort Saskatchewan could become a popular destination for pot shops.   According to the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC), nine cannabis retail store applications have been rece... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Pharmacists set to immunize thousands as flu season approaches

According to the provincial government, Alberta's pharmacists gave flu shots to more than 610,000 people during the 2017-18 influenza season. That’s over half of the 1.2 million Albertans immunized... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

First responders putting emergency plan to the test

Fort Saskatchewan residents might notice a few more emergency vehicles and responders around the city on Tuesday. The crews and vehicles will be taking part in a Northeast Region Community Awarenes... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Loaded gun, drugs seized in Fort Saskatchewan traffic stop

A late-night traffic stop led to a drug and weapons bust.   Mounties say a vehicle was in an area frequented by people involved in illegal drug use and property crime. When the Fort Sask... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Man found dead in rural Strathcona County

Police could use some help solving a death investigation.   On Thursday (Sept.13) at around 5 a.m., the body of an adult male was found in a rural Strathcona County industrial area.   ... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

"Everyone's been there": Local writing group looking for new voices

The Fort Saskatchewan writers’ group is looking for some new members.   The group gets together in the local library the third Monday of every month to share stories, feedback and words of wi... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Missing 6 year old found safe

An Amber Alert issued for a missing 6-year-old girl on Sunday night has been cancelled.   Saskatchewan RCMP reported Monday morning that Emma O'Keeffe was found safe in North Battleford at ab... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Update: Amber Alert issued for missing six-year-old

The Amber Alert has been cancelled.   Six-year-old Emma O'Keeffe has been found safe.    ... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Rain, cold doesn’t stop Terry Fox Run participants

Bitter conditions didn't stop locals from running for a good cause on Sunday morning (Sept.16).   Just over 50 participants took part in the 2018 Terry Fox Foundation Run in Fort Saskatchewan... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Rural crime work paying off according to local MLA

Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville MLA Jessica Littlewood is happy with the progress in the fight against rural crime.   According to the RCMP’s Mid-Year Report Card, rural property crime in Albert... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Alberta's Industrial Heartland celebrates 20 years

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) is celebrating 20 years of economic cooperation among local municipalities. AIHA is a nonprofit group that started working in 1998 to bring sustain... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Lions Fish Pond dock temporarily closed

Activities on the Fort Lions Fish Pond dock are a no-go this weekend.   The city announced on Friday (Sept.14) that the dock is closed for repairs. The area is currently blocked off with... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Taking baby steps on the road to reading

It’s all about the fun when it comes to learning how to read, especially for the city’s youngest residents.   For babies, simple activities like talking, singing and playing with mom and dad ... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Pool remains open to public during change room construction

Harbour Pool remains open for business as usual while construction of a new universal change room continues.   Work on the new addition started at the beginning of August, mainly on the outsi... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Local farmers team up to combat world hunger

The Share the Harvest group recently hosted their 16th annual farming event.   On Sept.8, 13 combines rolled in and worked together to farm a 150 acre barley field. In total, the farmers harv... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Pursuit of armed robbery suspect ends in car crash

A 27-year-old man is in custody after two early morning armed robberies in Edmonton and Sherwood Park.   RCMP report that the incident began Friday morning (Sept. 14) when the man allegedly s... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

St. John Paul II in a unique position

After being a high school for a number of years, Fort Saskatchewan's John Paul II Catholic School is now officially a middle school.   St. JP II is larger than the former junior high school, ... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Gas prices expected to drop as stations sell off summer blend

It's not the snow's fault, but summer blend gas is on its way out.   As of September 15, gas stations in Canada are no longer allowed to sell summer blend gasoline and must switch to winter s... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Update: Snow brings end to pumpkin growing season

The pumpkin harvest is underway at a local farm after some snowy weather brought an end to an already strange growing season.   Farmer Tam Andersen, owner of Prairie Gardens and Adventure Far... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

New school provides more opportunities at St. André Bessette

The first couple weeks at St. André Bessette have been a new experience for staff and students.   Just over 500 students are enjoying the new, spacious high school.   "We were so packe... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Snow puts brakes on Thursday's farmer's market

The Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce has cancelled Thursday’s (Sept.13) farmer’s market.   "Unfortunately we've had to make the decision to cancel our farmer's market today due to weathe... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Dow Canada announces winners of 2018 community grants

A quilting guild, a scout group and a family resource centre are among the 10 recipients of the 2018 Dow Gives community grants program. The program provides funding to local organizations working ... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

"Down the rabbit hole again" as council shies away from smoking ban

It’s back to the drawing board when it comes to rules for smoking cannabis in public in Fort Saskatchewan.   Or “down the rabbit hole again” according to councillor Brian Kelly.   City... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Fort Sask multi-facility pass holders get free use in Strathcona County

Strathcona County council was happy with the way annexation negotiations went and they decided to give Fort residents a little gift.   From now until December 31, all Strathcona County facili... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Refinery diverts over 95 per cent of waste from landfill

The Northwest Redwater Partnership (NWR) is proud of its waste recycling score.   NWR recently announced that workers managed to divert just over 95 per cent of waste generated during constru... read more..

Local News
Hannah Stolz

Local actress given life-changing opportunity

Kennedy Chester from Fort Saskatchewan was given a chance to help boost her acting career.   The teen starred in Sure Shot Dombrowski: Early Years 2, the sixth movie in the series. The movie ... read more..

Local News
Alex Myroon

Residents speak their minds against smoking bylaw

Fort Saskatchewan business owner Nathan Yusep doesn’t want to see his rights trampled on.   Yusep was one of six people who showed up at a Tuesday night (Sept.11) public hearing to speak agai... read more..

Local News
Cody Janzen

Fort Sask settles for less in Strathcona County annexation

The Fort is getting less than half of what they asked for from their neighbouring county.   Councils from the City of Fort Saskatchewan and Strathcona County have come to an agreement on a ne... read more..

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