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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Albertans need to stay viligant in the fight against the COVID-19 Omicron variant. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Red Deer active COVID-19 cases drop slightly to 1,299

Alberta reported 3,837 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. The province had a…

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Red Deer up to 1,380 COVID-19 cases

Red Deer now has 1,380 active cases of COVID-19. That is up…

  • Jan 18, 2022
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Alberta COVID-19 hospitalizations tops 1,000

Alberta health minister tests positive for COVID

  • Jan 17, 2022
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Winter storm warnings in effect for Rimbey area

And most of central Alberta for Jan. 18

  • Jan 17, 2022
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Mullets to be worn around Central Alberta in March for mental health awareness

Mullets are back — for the latest campaign by the Canadian Mental…

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A Rimbey dog owner brought her dog to the indoor dog playtime at the Co-operators Agrim Centre. Kelly McCrea/ Facebook

Furry solution to a cold snap: Rimbey dogs enjoy indoor play at Co-operators Agrim Centre

Rimbey Co-operators Agrim Centre opened its doors to a different kind of…

A Rimbey dog owner brought her dog to the indoor dog playtime at the Co-operators Agrim Centre. Kelly McCrea/ Facebook
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Rimoka CAO says privatizing health care services ‘doesn’t work’

AHS to contract out retail food services at some facilities

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Red Deer up to 1,187 COVID-19 cases

Active COVID-19 cases in Red Deer were up only slightly Thursday. The…

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Rimbey council moving away from in-person meetings due to sharp rise in COVID cases

With the Omicron variant of COVID-19 causing havoc across the province and…

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A recent EMS response in Ponoka, Alta. (Photo submitted)

Rural ambulance response times not quick enough: mayors

Rimbey Mayor Rick Pankiw: ‘We have been having problems for months and months.’

  • Jan 13, 2022
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Active COVID cases grow to 1,107 in Red Deer

Red Deer gained 56 more COVID cases on Wednesday, bringing the active…

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Sundre RCMP recover stolen vehicle and arrest Rimbey driver

A stolen vehicle has been recovered over the weekend following a traffic…

  • Jan 12, 2022
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Red Deer at 1,051 active COVID-19 cases

4,704 new cases across province for total of 58,163 active cases

  • Jan 11, 2022
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RCMP Central Alberta District Crime Reduction Team arrest repeat offenders

Members of the RCMP Central Alberta District Crime Reduction Team (CAD CRU)…

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Red Deer tops 1,000 active COVID-19 cases

Red Deer added about 300 cases since last Friday

  • Jan 10, 2022
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Bentley ice surface open

Bentley public works was busy over the holiday break preparing the new…

  • Jan 10, 2022
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Alberta RCMP launch mobile app to help keep Albertans informed

The Alberta RCMP has officially launched their brand-new mobile app for iOS…

  • Jan 10, 2022
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Rural Crime Prevention Community Safety Training

The Canadian Municipal Network on Crime Prevention (CMNCP) is offering a virtual…

  • Jan 10, 2022
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