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Left to right, Jarrod Robertson, offensive coordinator, Manny Cooper, running back, Karter Simpson, defensive back, Reid Sergeant, linebacker and kicker, Rhett Bramfield, quarterback, Ty Skeels, defensive back and Bill Bramfield, defensive coach. (Submitted)

Rimbey Spartans football players return from All-Star game

Three players will represent Team Alberta in June

  • May 27, 2022
The Launch at Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo

Nearly $100,000 in federal funding set to revitalize The Launch at Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake is one of 30 recipients receiving a boost to improve tourism experiences in Alberta

David Martel, general manager of Canyon Ski Resort, says construction of the Canyon Coaster is about half way to completion. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer’s Canyon Ski Resort gets Alberta’s first alpine coaster

Canyon Coaster under construction and is expected to be operating by the end of June

Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says while hospitalizations are increasing there are signs the BA.2 variant may be peaking. (File photo from The Canadian Press)

Alberta COVID-19 BA.2 variant peak has passed: health minister

Health officials keeping an eye on two new sub-variants BA. 4 and BA.5

Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says while hospitalizations are increasing there are signs the BA.2 variant may be peaking. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Clearview students and staff take part in the 2021 Terry Fox Run. (Clearview Website photo)

Clearview Public Schools students and staff raise over $28,000 for cancer research

Clearview students, parents and staff have even more cause to be proud…

Clearview students and staff take part in the 2021 Terry Fox Run. (Clearview Website photo)
Interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Jenessa McAuley cuts the ribbon held across the doorway by Mayor Sean Nolls and Donna Morris from the Stettler Regional Board of Trade, celebrating the grand opening of the facility. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

UPDATE: Stettler residents no longer have to travel for pregnancy support services

East central Alberta residents with expected and unexpected pregnancies now have a…

Interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Jenessa McAuley cuts the ribbon held across the doorway by Mayor Sean Nolls and Donna Morris from the Stettler Regional Board of Trade, celebrating the grand opening of the facility. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
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Albertans are urged to use ATV safety during the long weekend

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reminding Albertans to keep all-terrain vehicle (ATV)…

  • May 21, 2022
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Bentley students bring super non-heroes to the stage

The Bentley Junior High drama students have been working hard on their…

  • May 20, 2022
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Rimbey 4-H helped tidy up and paint the Rimbey community gardens on May 14. (Submitted)

Rimbey 4-H members lend hand at community gardens

Rimbey 4-H helped tidy up and paint the Rimbey community gardens on…

  • May 19, 2022
Rimbey 4-H helped tidy up and paint the Rimbey community gardens on May 14. (Submitted)
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Council hosts open house for responsible pet ownership bylaw

Rimbey residents will be able to get more information on the Responsible…

  • May 18, 2022
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Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre’s obstetric services remain ‘paused’ amid staffing issues

Pregnant patients who were hoping to deliver their children in Rimbey will…

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Central Alberta beef producers are seeing feed costs soar and supplies dwindle. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)
Central Alberta beef producers are seeing feed costs soar and supplies dwindle. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says 318 people are being treated for COVID-19 in hospital across the province, including 64 in the ICU. (File photo by Government of Alberta)

COVID-19 will not be going away: health official

COVID-19 cases will likely fluctuate like the flu

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says 318 people are being treated for COVID-19 in hospital across the province, including 64 in the ICU. (File photo by Government of Alberta)
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RCMP reminding motorists to be aware of opportunistic crimes while travelling

Rimbey RCMP is reminding motorists to be diligent on the road after…

  • May 17, 2022
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Rimbey Interclub 4-H celebrates successful beef show and sale

On May 8, 2022, for the first time in three years the…

(Facebook/ Rimbey Interclub 4-H- Bluffton, Rimbey Winfield Clubs)
WCPS drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott, and Jerry Witvot will be moving on to the Provincial School Bus Roadeo on June 4 in Nisku. (Submitted)

WCPS drivers move on to provincial bus ‘roadeo’

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) had three contestants compete at the Local…

  • May 12, 2022
WCPS drivers Dodo Freerksen, Sheila Talbott, and Jerry Witvot will be moving on to the Provincial School Bus Roadeo on June 4 in Nisku. (Submitted)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there were 70 deaths from COVID-19 from May 3-9 but there are signs transmission is slowing. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there were 70 deaths from COVID-19 from May 3-9 but there are signs transmission is slowing. (File photo from The Canadian Press)

70 more Alberta Covid-19 deaths but fewer people in hospital

There are signs that transmission is on the decline, says health minister

  • May 11, 2022
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there were 70 deaths from COVID-19 from May 3-9 but there are signs transmission is slowing. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there were 70 deaths from COVID-19 from May 3-9 but there are signs transmission is slowing. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
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What is heart failure?

As part of their May wellness features, Alberta Health Services has released…

  • May 11, 2022
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Melanie Jones was appointed assistant principal at Rimbey Junior Senior High School.

Three new assistant principals within WCPS system

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) announced the appointment of three assistant principals…

  • May 10, 2022
Melanie Jones was appointed assistant principal at Rimbey Junior Senior High School.
Nicole Buss (right) with her daughter Samantha. Buss is donating flowers to mothers at Red Deer's Ronald McDonald House this weekend as a thank you to the home, which was there for her family when Samantha was in hospital being treated for Type 1 diabetes 10 years ago. (Photo contributed)

Florist gives back for Mother’s Day

Nicole Buss donating flowers to mothers at Ronald McDonald House as a thank you

Nicole Buss (right) with her daughter Samantha. Buss is donating flowers to mothers at Red Deer's Ronald McDonald House this weekend as a thank you to the home, which was there for her family when Samantha was in hospital being treated for Type 1 diabetes 10 years ago. (Photo contributed)