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Red Deer still has the fourth most active cases of COVID-19 in the province, behind Calgary, Edmonton and Medicine Hat. (Black Press file image)

Red Deer drops 24 active cases, adds one new death

Alberta reports 1,434 new COVID-19 cases, nine new deaths

  • Sep 14, 2021
Red Deer still has the fourth most active cases of COVID-19 in the province, behind Calgary, Edmonton and Medicine Hat. (Black Press file image)
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)
The Government of Alberta identified another 4,740 COVID-19 cases over the weekend: 1,659 on Friday, 1,497 on Saturday and 1,584 on Sunday. (File photo by The Associated Press )

Red Deer jumps to 597 active COVID-19 cases

4,740 COVID-19 cases identified in Alberta over weekend

The Government of Alberta identified another 4,740 COVID-19 cases over the weekend: 1,659 on Friday, 1,497 on Saturday and 1,584 on Sunday. (File photo by The Associated Press )
Tanya Heyden-Kaye, NDP candidate

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (NDP)

NDP: Tanya Heyden-Kaye

  • Sep 10, 2021
Tanya Heyden-Kaye, NDP candidate
David Ondieki, Liberal.

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Liberal)

David Ondieki, Liberal Party of Canada Current occupation: Nurse manager with Covenant…

  • Sep 10, 2021
David Ondieki, Liberal.
The City of Red Deer now has 495 active COVID-19 cases. (Advocate file image)
The City of Red Deer now has 495 active COVID-19 cases. (Advocate file image)
Joan Barnes, no affiliation.

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Independent candidate)

Joan Barnes, Independent candidate Current occupation: Central Alberta real estate agent. What…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Joan Barnes, no affiliation.
Blaine Calkins, CPC

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Lacombe (Conservative Party of Canada)

Blaine Calkins, Conservative Party of Canada (incumbent) Current occupation: Member of Parliament…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Blaine Calkins, CPC
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Thursday the most recent trend of COVID-19 deaths is underscoring the importance of vaccines. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Red Deer up to 492 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports 1,510 new cases, nine new deaths

  • Sep 9, 2021
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Thursday the most recent trend of COVID-19 deaths is underscoring the importance of vaccines. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
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
Dane Michael Skinner who was in Red Deer provincial court Tuesday was arrested in July 2018 following an RCMP investigation that took almost five years. (File photo)

Trial delayed for Sylvan Lake man accused of fraud worth millions

Crown prosecutor sought adjournment to review medical reports on accused

Dane Michael Skinner who was in Red Deer provincial court Tuesday was arrested in July 2018 following an RCMP investigation that took almost five years. (File photo)
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro says vaccines take significant pressure off of Alberta’s health system by reducing the severity of symptoms for the vast majority of people. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro says vaccines take significant pressure off of Alberta’s health system by reducing the severity of symptoms for the vast majority of people. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. There are 12,290 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, with 465 people in hospital, including 107 in intensive care. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Province reports 8 new deaths, 1,315 new COVID-19 cases: Red Deer up to 368 active

465 people in hospital, including 107 in intensive care

  • Sep 1, 2021
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. There are 12,290 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, with 465 people in hospital, including 107 in intensive care. (File photo by The Associated Press)
Alberta now has more than 11,000 active COVID-19 cases. (Black Press file photo)

Red Deer up to 337 active COVID-19 cases

Province reports 920 new cases, four additional deaths

  • Aug 31, 2021
Alberta now has more than 11,000 active COVID-19 cases. (Black Press file photo)
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…

RCMP
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, said data shows that additional doses will offer stronger protection for immunocompromised individuals and older Albertans living in supportive living facilities. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, said data shows that additional doses will offer stronger protection for immunocompromised individuals and older Albertans living in supportive living facilities. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Of Alberta’s active COVID-19 cases, 17 per cent are among people who are fully vaccinated, 72 per cent are unvaccinated and 10 per cent are partially vaccinated. (File photo by Black Press news services)

Red Deer up to 237 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports more than 1,000 new cases for second straight day

  • Aug 26, 2021
Of Alberta’s active COVID-19 cases, 17 per cent are among people who are fully vaccinated, 72 per cent are unvaccinated and 10 per cent are partially vaccinated. (File photo by Black Press news services)
Red Deer Riggers pitcher Rees DeRuyter tossed a gem in Sylvan Lake Wednesday to help the club clinch a berth in the Sunburst Baseball League final which gets underway next week. (Advocate File Photo)

Red Deer Riggers off to league final after sweeping Athletics

Final starts Monday in Edmonton

  • Aug 26, 2021
Red Deer Riggers pitcher Rees DeRuyter tossed a gem in Sylvan Lake Wednesday to help the club clinch a berth in the Sunburst Baseball League final which gets underway next week. (Advocate File Photo)
Of Alberta’s active cases, about 16 per cent are among fully vaccinated people, 10 per cent are partially vaccinated and 72 per cent are unvaccinated. (File photo by Black Press Media)

Red Deer has fifth-highest active case total in Alberta

Red Deer sits at 222 active cases of the virus

  • Aug 25, 2021
Of Alberta’s active cases, about 16 per cent are among fully vaccinated people, 10 per cent are partially vaccinated and 72 per cent are unvaccinated. (File photo by Black Press Media)
Sylvan Lake’s Kevin Cooke is raising money for his sister, Jackie, who lost everything last week when a wildfire destroyed her home at Monte Lake, B.C. (Photo contributed)

Animals lost in fire: Sylvan Lake man raising funds for sister left homeless by B.C. wildfire

A GoFundMe campaign set up for sister who lost home and numerous rescued animals in fire

Sylvan Lake’s Kevin Cooke is raising money for his sister, Jackie, who lost everything last week when a wildfire destroyed her home at Monte Lake, B.C. (Photo contributed)