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Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service, which offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent but non-life-threatening conditions, was closed twice in the one week due to a lack of physician. (Black Press file photo)

Sylvan Lake not ready to offer cash to new doctors, but clinic closures are a growing concern

The Ambulatory Care Centre has been repeatedly shut due to lack of physician

Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service, which offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent but non-life-threatening conditions, was closed twice in the one week due to a lack of physician. (Black Press file photo)
Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service, which offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent but non-life-threatening conditions, will be closed Friday, May 13, due to a lack of on-site physician. (Black Press file photo.)
Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service, which offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent but non-life-threatening conditions, will be closed Friday, May 13, due to a lack of on-site physician. (Black Press file photo.)
An illustration of what the TransPod hyperloop line would look like, next to Hwy 2. (Contributed image)

Red Deerians have three years to lobby for a stop on ultra high-speed line: TransPod CEO

Construction on first link expected in 2023, with $550M investment

An illustration of what the TransPod hyperloop line would look like, next to Hwy 2. (Contributed image)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hopes Albertans will de-politicize mask wearing. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hopes Albertans will de-politicize mask wearing. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
COVID-19 virus (file photo).
Alberta added 27 new deaths due to the implications of COVID-19 in the province over the last two days. (file photo)

COVID-19 cases continue dropping in Alberta, province records 27 new deaths over past two days

COVID-19 numbers in Alberta are continuing to decline, with a total of…

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
Alberta added 27 new deaths due to the implications of COVID-19 in the province over the last two days. (file photo)
(Black Press file photo).

Technical difficulties: Alberta releases estimated COVID-19 case numbers Tuesday

COVID cases in Alberta grew by an estimated 2,110 infected people since…

(Black Press file photo).
(Black Press file photo)

Alberta has 10 more deaths and 1,684 new cases of COVID-19

COVID-19 numbers in Red Deer are continuing to decline, with 766 active…

(Black Press file photo)
COVID-19 virus (Black Press file photo).

Thirteen more deaths and 1,667 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta

COVID-19 numbers in Red Deer are continuing to drop, with 809 active…

COVID-19 virus (Black Press file photo).
COVID-19 virus (Black Press file photo).
COVID-19 virus (Black Press file photo).
Alberta chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, says some data suggests hospitalizations for COVID are plateau-ing. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Red Deer has 914 active cases, one new death

Hinshaw says data indicates hospitalizations could be plateau-ing

Alberta chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, says some data suggests hospitalizations for COVID are plateau-ing. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, says getting vaccinated is the most effective ways to prevent severe cases of COVID and reduce risks that come with getting infected. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, provides a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Hinshaw says COVID-19 hospitalization rates are rising to levels not seen in the province since mid-October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, says getting vaccinated is the most effective ways to prevent severe cases of COVID and reduce risks that come with getting infected. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, provides a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Hinshaw says COVID-19 hospitalization rates are rising to levels not seen in the province since mid-October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Since many people with the virus are either not tested or asymptomatic, Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the actual case numbers are much higher. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Alberta has 2,722 new lab-confirmed COVID cases on Tuesday — but actual number much higher, says minister

Red Deer has 1,060 confirmed active COVID cases on Tuesday. In Alberta,…

Since many people with the virus are either not tested or asymptomatic, Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the actual case numbers are much higher. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
(Advocate file photo).

Active COVID cases grow to 1,107 in Red Deer

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

(Advocate file photo).
New York-based Rivera Reese, from the Sylvan Lake area, is finding success on stage, doing Marvel touring shows and other projects. (Contributed photo)

Sylvan Lake-area native tackles Marvel super-villain and other roles in New York City

Rivera Reese said the stage combat skills she learned at RDC have come in handy

New York-based Rivera Reese, from the Sylvan Lake area, is finding success on stage, doing Marvel touring shows and other projects. (Contributed photo)
(Black Press file photo).

COVID-19 cases double in Red Deer, compared to last week

The first update of 2022 is not good news

(Black Press file photo).
COVID-19 virus (file photo).

COVID-19 in Red Deer falls to 110 active cases

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Red Deer fell again on…

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
What a good sport: Fox Run School teacher Sean McWade of Sylvan Lake allowed his students to choose how he should shave his head for a fundraiser — and this is how it turned out. (Contributed photo).

Sylvan Lake teacher has a bad hair day — for charity

A Sylvan Lake middle school teacher is having a very bad hair…

What a good sport: Fox Run School teacher Sean McWade of Sylvan Lake allowed his students to choose how he should shave his head for a fundraiser — and this is how it turned out. (Contributed photo).
Sylvan Lake’s Mike Boyko took his son Preston, three, out for Halloween, but mistaken judgements from some homeowners spoiled their experience. (Contributed photo).
Sylvan Lake’s Mike Boyko took his son Preston, three, out for Halloween, but mistaken judgements from some homeowners spoiled their experience. (Contributed photo).
Premier Jason Kenney said more than 80 per cent those eligible in the province have received a double vaccination against COVID-19 (File photo by The Canadian Press)

80% of eligible Albertans now fully vaccinated

This province is narrowing the gap with the national average

Premier Jason Kenney said more than 80 per cent those eligible in the province have received a double vaccination against COVID-19 (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw urged people to follow the provincial guidelines during halloween. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)

Alberta reports 8,389 active cases of COVID-19, 12 more deaths

Red Deer’s cases decreased to 325

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw urged people to follow the provincial guidelines during halloween. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)