Blackfalds RCMP has laid criminal charges in connection with a fraud investigation in the County of Red Deer. In October of 2012, RCMP began their investigation into an internal fraud reported to police whereby an employee of an unspecified oil field company appeared to be altering financial documents and taking money from the business.
From 2006 to 2011, 36 year old Shelley Davidson of Cochrane, Alberta was employed in a book keeping capacity where her responsibilities included accounts receivable, payroll, and day end returns. Police alleging that during that time, Davidson defrauded the local business is excess of 1 million dollars
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for high school aged students, and according to MADD Canada alcohol or drugs are a factor in more than half of them. With their grad ceremony this Thursday and banquet Friday, students graduating from Crescent Heights High School are gearing up for the next chapter in their lives. Today a group of..more »
Three to four new businesses have popped up in downtown Medicine Hat within the past couple months. A new garden centre on Second Street, a new restaurant on the corner of 4th Ave and Third Street, as well as a new sushi takeout restaurant near the Tim Hortons on Third. It’s a trend..more »
5,000 people have now been evacuated in Northern Alberta as wildfires continue to burn out of control. Emergency officials say there are 70 fires currently burning across the province. On Monday alone, 55 fires started mostly because of lightning and officials are expecting more lightening strikes..more »
Residents in Brooks are shocked and angry after a number of historic elm trees were cut down without warning by the city. 18 elm trees, some 100 years old, others older than the community..more »