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A float that snuck into the Sundre Pro Rodeo Parade is being called racist. (Contributed image)

‘Absolutely disgusting:’ Float at Sundre parade called racist

Organizers are apologizing after a racist float was snuck into a parade…

 

CSIS director David Vigneault holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

MPs want more funding for community groups trying to prevent ideological extremism

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee is calling on governments to…

 

Dean Edge takes bids during the Ponoka Stampede tarp auction May 6, 2022. (File photo)

Rimbey auctioneer competing at worlds for chance at title

World Livestock Auctioneer Championship is in Indiana June 9 to 11

 

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Sylvan Lake Gulls shutout by Dawgs in home opener

Gulls lose home in front of sold-out crowd

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FILE - Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent, but non-life-threatening conditions, seven days a week. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
FILE - Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent, but non-life-threatening conditions, seven days a week. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
(File photo by Advocate staff)
(File photo by Advocate staff)
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)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

Critically injured male found in a central Alberta ditch

Olds RCMP believe the public is not at risk

(File photo by Advocate staff)
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)
Alberta has 4,440 active cases of COVID-19, with 395 people in hospital, including 78 in intensive care. (Black Press stock photo)

Red Deer drops below 100 active cases of COVID-19

Red Deer dropped below 100 active COVID-19 cases Friday for the first…

  • Dec 3, 2021
Alberta has 4,440 active cases of COVID-19, with 395 people in hospital, including 78 in intensive care. (Black Press stock photo)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw Tweeted Friday that Alberta’s COVID-19 testing should be able to detect any new variants of COVID-19. (Black Press stock photo)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw Tweeted Friday that Alberta’s COVID-19 testing should be able to detect any new variants of COVID-19. (Black Press stock photo)
Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)

Red Deer at 150 active cases of COVID-19

Five new deaths due to implications of COVID-19 have been reported in…

Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)
Al Cameron, Veteran Voices of Canada founder, has been collecting veterans’ stories for two decades. (Contributed photo)

Second World War veterans’ numbers are diminishing but Veteran Voices of Canada’s mission continues

The stories of all who have served are worth telling, says Veterans Voices founder

Al Cameron, Veteran Voices of Canada founder, has been collecting veterans’ stories for two decades. (Contributed photo)
Alberta announced 466 new COVID-19 cases Friday. There are now 6,386 active cases in the province, to go along with 316,455 recovered cases. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer has 232 active COVID-19 cases

Alberta identified 466 new COVID-19 cases Friday

Alberta announced 466 new COVID-19 cases Friday. There are now 6,386 active cases in the province, to go along with 316,455 recovered cases. (Advocate file photo)
(Advocate file photo)

Crown prosecutor considering whether to proceed with $2.6 million fraud case

Sylvan Lake man accused of fraud in poor health

  • Nov 1, 2021
(Advocate file photo)
Alberta now has 10,434 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo).
Alberta now has 10,434 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo).
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 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)
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)