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An honour guard made up of firefighters from around the province escorted the funeral processional through town. (Kevin Sabo/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)

End of watch: Funeral held for fallen Castor firefighter

Several-hundred firefighters and community members were in town Tuesday, Feb. 15, to…

An honour guard made up of firefighters from around the province escorted the funeral processional through town. (Kevin Sabo/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)
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Castor firefighter killed in the line of duty

When a first responder heads out the door to respond to an…

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The presenters for the “Keep the Alberta RCMP” public engagement tour were Jeff McGowan (at the podium) and Kevin Halwa (sitting in front, facing audience). (Kevin Sabo/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)

National Police Federation directors stop in Stettler

Stettler meeting held Feb. 1, 2022, to discuss the province’s proposed provincial police force.

The presenters for the “Keep the Alberta RCMP” public engagement tour were Jeff McGowan (at the podium) and Kevin Halwa (sitting in front, facing audience). (Kevin Sabo/BLACK PRESS NEWS MEDIA)
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AHS has a variety of palliative care services available across the central zone

The David Thompson Health Advisory Council hosted a recent virtual discussion on…

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Eckville’s first hospital back before council

Eckville’s town council met for the first time of 2022 on Jan.…

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Innocent until proven guilty, not so much

The changes recently announced by the province regarding the virtual elimination of…

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Clearwater Regional Fire Department responds to a residential fire on frigid January day in the county. (Facebook photo)

Rimbey fire crews assist Clearwater Regional Fire Department with frigid fire response

Clearwater County fire crews, backed up by Ponoka County Regional Fire Services,…

Clearwater Regional Fire Department responds to a residential fire on frigid January day in the county. (Facebook photo)
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What happens when you call for help and no one comes?

Ever since I was a child, I was always taught that if…

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Beau Cooper of Stettler is the PRCA Rookie of the Year in tie-down roping for 2021. (Billie-Jean Duff photo)

Stettler cowboy wins PCRA Rookie of the Year

The Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA), the largest rodeo association in North…

Beau Cooper of Stettler is the PRCA Rookie of the Year in tie-down roping for 2021. (Billie-Jean Duff photo)
Legendary cowboy Curtis Cassidy wrestles a steer to the ground during the steer wrestling at the Canadian Finals Rodeo 47 in Red Deer at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Alberta cowboys give excellent performance in Las Vegas

Some big money was won by Albertans at the Wrangler National Finals…

Legendary cowboy Curtis Cassidy wrestles a steer to the ground during the steer wrestling at the Canadian Finals Rodeo 47 in Red Deer at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
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Blackfalds RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate individual wanted for weapons trafficking

The Blackfalds RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an individual…

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Physicians against mandates file lawsuit against AHS

The AHS employee vaccine mandate has been pushed back to Dec. 13, 2021

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