It’s not everyday you get a bomb threat via text. 
However, it happened to local realtor Tawnie Misik at around 4 p.m. on Wednesday (Jan.31).
The message read: "we have your house address and if you don't cooperate with us, we're going to set a bomb in your house. You have eight days to cooperate or we'll come out for you and your family and if you report it to the police, more will arise, cooperate now, eight days left," as summed up by Misik.
The text had poor spelling and grammar and Misik proceeded to interact with the anonymous texter.
"I had to ask several times what they were even demanding," she noted.
The texter wanted $50,000.
Reportedly, several realtors from Royal LePage received the same message.
Misik reported the incident and it's now under investigation by the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP.


More Local News

Blowing snow advisory issued for area

Environment Canada has issued a warning for the Fort Sask area.

15 taken into custody after drug bust

Area police detachments have teamed up in a recent drug bust.

Another massive load heading to Industrial Heartland

A second huge piece of equipment is about to travel on are highways.

Gibbons schools put on hold and secure

Gibbons School and Landing Trail School had to take precautionary measures.

EIPS hopeful for Sherwood Heights Junior High replacement school

Work on Sherwood Heights Junior High has become a top priority for Elk Island Public Schools.

Made-in-Alberta to potentially invest up to $20 billion in the heartland

Premier Rachel Notley's Made-in-Alberta strategy could have a big payoff in the region.

St. Albert resident wins $7.9 million on LOTTO 6/49

An Alberta man recently hit the jackpot.

Bruderheim growing in population

Bruderheim's recent census results showed growth in the town.

Speeder caught going 149 km/h on Highway 15 bridge

A man was recently pulled over for excessive speeding in the area.

Having troubles studying? EIPS has some tips

With students getting ready for their January exams, Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) have some advise. is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide