Red Deer Advocate Staff

Premier Jason Kenney says the latest investment has the potential to create 7,300 permanent jobs and 1,400 construction jobs and contribute up to $477 million to the province’s GDP every year. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Kenney announces more agriculture infrastructure investments

Alberta is investing more into agriculture infrastructure across the province. Premier Jason…

Premier Jason Kenney says the latest investment has the potential to create 7,300 permanent jobs and 1,400 construction jobs and contribute up to $477 million to the province’s GDP every year. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Breton and Thorsby RCMP responded to a fatal collision west of Breton on Wednesday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake RCMP investigate multiple reports of youth vandalism

Sylvan Lake RCMP has identified 13 youth involved in various acts of…

Breton and Thorsby RCMP responded to a fatal collision west of Breton on Wednesday. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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Sylvan Lake police investigate impaired driving

Driver suspected of driving in the wrong lane

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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…

Alberta reported over 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. (Black Press file image)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)

More Red Cross nurses coming to Red Deer hospital

COVID-19 death toll in Red Deer at 70

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
About 57.4 per cent of eligible Red Deerians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file image)

Red Deer up to 797 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports 1,256 new cases

About 57.4 per cent of eligible Red Deerians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Black Press file image)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, encourages Albertans to get vaccinated. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, encourages Albertans to get vaccinated. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
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…

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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

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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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