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Momma Mia visits Rimbey Christian School

Priscillia Meier and service dog Momma Mia, dropped by Rimbey Christian School…

Alberta reported over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. (Black Press file image)

Red Deer down to 535 active cases of COVID-19

Alberta reported an additional 1,051 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday. The province…

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Wolf Creek Public Schools appoints new Director of Business Services

Wolf Creek Public Schools (WCPS) announced the appointment of Mat Bergonzine as…

Mat Bergonzine. Submitted/ Wolf Creek Public Schools
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw apologized to a Central zone family Thursday. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)

Hinshaw apologizes to family of deceased 14-year-old for linking death to COVID-19

It will change the way deaths of young people are reported in future

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw apologized to a Central zone family Thursday. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
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Alberta reports 916 new COVID-19 cases and 30 deaths on Thursday

Central zone has 183 in hospital, including 14 in intensive care

  • Oct 14, 2021
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Alberta RCMP warns consumers of online hay sale scam

Alberta RCMP are warning rural and farming communities to be aware of…

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Alberta has 652 new COVID-19 cases and 38 more deaths

Province now up to 14,218 active cases

  • Oct 13, 2021
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Women in STEM scholarship opens for applicationsWomen in STEM scholarship opens for applications

For young women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Tuesday that a 14-year-old died of COVID-19 over the weekend. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Hinshaw apologizes to family after erroneously saying their son, 14, died from COVID-19

Red Deer down to 663 active cases, no new deaths

  • Oct 12, 2021
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Tuesday that a 14-year-old died of COVID-19 over the weekend. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Red Deer Advocate publisher Mary Kemmis was appointed to the position of vice-president of the BC North division of Black Press. (File photo)

Red Deer Advocate publisher takes executive position in British Columbia

Appointed vice-president of Black Press Media’s BC North division

Red Deer Advocate publisher Mary Kemmis was appointed to the position of vice-president of the BC North division of Black Press. (File photo)
A small memorial has been set up near the crash site at Highway 814 and Township Road 475. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.

Wetaskiwin mourns loss of teens in fatal Thanksgiving weekend accident

Two Wetaskiwin students dead, three in serious condition after fatal accident.

A small memorial has been set up near the crash site at Highway 814 and Township Road 475. Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer.
Central Alberta is seeing growing investor interest as the energy industry sees brighter days. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Improving energy industry fortunes being felt in rural central Alberta

Residential markets hot in Lacombe County and Nordegg

Central Alberta is seeing growing investor interest as the energy industry sees brighter days. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
About 57.4 per cent of eligible Red Deerians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file image)
About 57.4 per cent of eligible Red Deerians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file image)
Rimbey RCMP Detachement. (Photo Courtesy of Google Maps)

Rimbey RCMP: Suspicious vehicle call leads to drugs and weapons

In the last two weeks Rimbey RCMP responded to 84 calls for…

  • Oct 8, 2021
Rimbey RCMP Detachement. (Photo Courtesy of Google Maps)
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Alberta RCMP remind motorists of safety practices around train tracks

This summer, Alberta RCMP have responded to two fatalities at train crossings…

  • Oct 8, 2021
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Tracey Grieke (right) addressing the event attendees with Ryan Jason Allen Willert. (Reeti Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News)

Mural unveiled in Sylvan Lake

Town unveils ‘Let Them Play’ Indigenous mural as a token of reminder and reconciliation

Tracey Grieke (right) addressing the event attendees with Ryan Jason Allen Willert. (Reeti Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News)
The Bentley Garage was originally built by Frank (Cappy) & Percy Thorp after the 1916 fire destroyed their first garage. (Cappy got his nickname from being “Captain” of the “Seagull”) They operated the North Star Oil agency and also sold Overland & Willys-Knight vehicles. (OnThisSpot)

The fire behind Bentley’s main street

In 1916 a fire spread through Bentley. Quickly wiping out the buildings…

  • Oct 8, 2021
The Bentley Garage was originally built by Frank (Cappy) & Percy Thorp after the 1916 fire destroyed their first garage. (Cappy got his nickname from being “Captain” of the “Seagull”) They operated the North Star Oil agency and also sold Overland & Willys-Knight vehicles. (OnThisSpot)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged pregnant Albertans to get vaccinated as soon as possible on Thursday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged pregnant Albertans to get vaccinated as soon as possible on Thursday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
AHS say that any claims that Ivermectin in either form is a life-saving medication against COVID-19 are not verified and that it has not been deemed safe or effective for the use in treating or preventing COVID-19. (Black Press file photo).
AHS say that any claims that Ivermectin in either form is a life-saving medication against COVID-19 are not verified and that it has not been deemed safe or effective for the use in treating or preventing COVID-19. (Black Press file photo).