Red Deer Advocate Staff

A sample of what card-sized immunization record will look like. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Health)

Alberta to release printable, card-sized vaccine record Thursday

The Alberta Government will release a new way for Albertans to show…

A sample of what card-sized immunization record will look like. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Health)
A woman casts her vote for the federal election in a polling station on Toronto's Ward Island on Monday May 2, 2011. A discussion paper prepared for Elections Canada suggests the use of "bots" on social media to spread disinformation, amplify political messages or disparage others could be monitored and regulated in the same way as automated phone messages during federal campaigns.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Where to vote in Central Alberta: Advance polls for federal election open Friday

Advance voting for the 2021 federal election is set to open Friday.…

A woman casts her vote for the federal election in a polling station on Toronto's Ward Island on Monday May 2, 2011. A discussion paper prepared for Elections Canada suggests the use of "bots" on social media to spread disinformation, amplify political messages or disparage others could be monitored and regulated in the same way as automated phone messages during federal campaigns.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Red Deer rises to 393 active COVID-19 cases

Alberta identifies 1,401 new cases Friday

Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
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Boil water advisory in Eckville

On Sept. 2, 2021 Alberta Health Services has issued another boil water…

(Black Press file)
(Black Press file)

Boil water advisory in Eckville

The advisory is in place until further notice

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RCMP

Drugs, weapons found after four arrested in Rocky Mountain House traffic stop

A group of people were arrested in Rocky Mountain House Monday after…

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First-ever central Alberta skatepark tour takes off

Youth travelled as a group to try out skate parks in Sylvan Lake, Innisfail, Springbrook

(Black press file photo)
Youth took part in the first ever central Alberta skatepark tour in Sylvan Lake, Aug. 26, featuring kids from five central Alberta communities. A stop at Sylvan Lake Skate Park was one stop on the tour and board and scooter enthusiasts had the opportunity to test their skills, learn from mentors and their peers and enjoy sunny skies.
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First-ever central Alberta skatepark tour takes off

Youth travelled as a group to try out skate parks in Sylvan Lake, Innisfail, Springbrook

Youth took part in the first ever central Alberta skatepark tour in Sylvan Lake, Aug. 26, featuring kids from five central Alberta communities. A stop at Sylvan Lake Skate Park was one stop on the tour and board and scooter enthusiasts had the opportunity to test their skills, learn from mentors and their peers and enjoy sunny skies.
Barb Pettie photos
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Alberta identifies 749 new COVID-19 cases Friday

Red Deer has 146 active cases

Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
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Temporary closure of Sylvan Lake health service

Closed the evening of Aug. 18

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Construction workers walk up a set of stairs at Union Station during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

ATB: Public sector gains employees over COVID-19 pandemic

Job growth in the private sector is likely to pick up

Construction workers walk up a set of stairs at Union Station during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Alberta Senator Doug Black was in Red Deer in April 2019. He stopped at the luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club of Red Deer where he gave a speech. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Elected Alberta Senator Doug Black to retire from Senate

Almost a decade of public service

Alberta Senator Doug Black was in Red Deer in April 2019. He stopped at the luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club of Red Deer where he gave a speech. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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Staffing issues at Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service cause weekend closures

Clinic will be closed Sunday and Monday due to gaps in physician coverage

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Temporary change in hours for Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service on Tuesday: AHS

Service will be without physician coverage from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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The Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library is hosting a book sale this weekend. (Contributed photo)

Friends of Sylvan Lake Library set to host book sale

Event is being held Saturday and Sunday

The Friends of the Sylvan Lake Library is hosting a book sale this weekend. (Contributed photo)
Jazz singer Cheryl Fisher, of Sylvan Lake, is among the artists who will perform with the RDSO at the Christmas and All That Jazz concert. (Contributed photo).

Live jazz concert coming to Sylvan Lake next weekend

Cheryl Fisher Trio performing Aug. 14

Jazz singer Cheryl Fisher, of Sylvan Lake, is among the artists who will perform with the RDSO at the Christmas and All That Jazz concert. (Contributed photo).
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Alberta identifies 369 new COVID-19 cases Friday

Central zone has 160 active cases

Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., rides Lunatic Party during saddle bronc rodeo semi-final action at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Sunday, July 14, 2019. Thurston is among five Canadians competing in the 2020 world championship of rodeo Dec. 3-12 in Arlington, Texas. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Big Valley’s Zeke Thurston turns in big performances over August long weekend

Lacombe’s Justine Elliot third in ladies barrel racing in Strathmore

Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., rides Lunatic Party during saddle bronc rodeo semi-final action at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Sunday, July 14, 2019. Thurston is among five Canadians competing in the 2020 world championship of rodeo Dec. 3-12 in Arlington, Texas. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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Advocate file photo
The province reported nearly 200 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer at 15 active COVID-19 cases

Central zone sits at 73 active cases of the virus

The province reported nearly 200 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours. (Advocate file photo)