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The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Edmonton Cubs in the Sunburst Baseball League final. Advocate File Photo)

Red Deer Riggers fall in Sunburst Baseball League final series opener

Cubs 5 Riggers 4 (Cubs lead best-of-five series 1-0) The Red Deer…

  • Aug 31, 2021
The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Edmonton Cubs in the Sunburst Baseball League final. Advocate File Photo)
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Drugs, weapons found after four arrested in Rocky Mountain House traffic stop

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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)
Red Deer’s Eileen Park won the U13 age group at the U17, U15 and U13 Championship on Tuesday at Alberta Springs Golf Resort. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Golf)

Red Deer’s Eileen Park wins U13 provincial golf title

The 12-year-old is having a remarkable season on the golf course

  • Aug 25, 2021
Red Deer’s Eileen Park won the U13 age group at the U17, U15 and U13 Championship on Tuesday at Alberta Springs Golf Resort. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Golf)
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)
There are 3,380 active cases of COVID-19 in the province – up 661 since Friday’s active cases at 2,719. (Black Press file photo)

Red Deer now has 60 active COVID-19 cases

1,017 new COVID-19 cases identified over the weekend

There are 3,380 active cases of COVID-19 in the province – up 661 since Friday’s active cases at 2,719. (Black Press file photo)
Alberta now has 2,282 active cases of COVID-19. (File photo)

Alberta COVID-19 cases continue to climb slowly

Red Deer has 33 active cases of the virus

  • Aug 4, 2021
Alberta now has 2,282 active cases of COVID-19. (File photo)
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
Sylvan Lake Gulls centre fielder Jake Lanferman helped power the club to a pair of wins in Western Canadian Baseball League action over the weekend. (Advocate file photo)

Sylvan Lake Gulls move into tie for second in tight WCBL standings

Gulls back on the field Wednesday night in Sylvan Lake

  • Aug 3, 2021
Sylvan Lake Gulls centre fielder Jake Lanferman helped power the club to a pair of wins in Western Canadian Baseball League action over the weekend. (Advocate file photo)
The People’s Party of Canada is holding an Alberta Matters Boat Rally Saturday from 1-4 p.m. from the Sunbreaker Cove boat launch. (Contributed photo)
The People’s Party of Canada is holding an Alberta Matters Boat Rally Saturday from 1-4 p.m. from the Sunbreaker Cove boat launch. (Contributed photo)
Jake Lanferman had RBI in a 7-6 loss Tuesday for the Sylvan Lake Gulls. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Gulls fall 7-6 to Okotoks Black

Gulls will host Lethbridge Bulls on Thursday and Friday

  • Jul 28, 2021
Jake Lanferman had RBI in a 7-6 loss Tuesday for the Sylvan Lake Gulls. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
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Central Albertans in the hunt after round 1 of Alberta Amateur Championship

Red Deer’s Cole Bergheim and Logan Graf of Sylvan Lake are tied for sixth

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says more people in younger age groups across the province need to get the COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says more people in younger age groups across the province need to get the COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Alberta reports 134 new cases of COVID-19

Red Deer sits at 13 active cases of the virus

  • Jul 27, 2021
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says more people in younger age groups across the province need to get the COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says more people in younger age groups across the province need to get the COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, left to right, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on the weekend. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
(From left) Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)
Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, left to right, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on the weekend. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
(From left) Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)
Ross Drummond, along with his family accepts the keys to the Red Deer Hospital Lottery Dream Home from Bill Robinson of Sorento Homes and Manon Therriault, CEO of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Foundation. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Dream home Lacombe winner receives keys

The Mega Bucks 50 raffle reached its highest jackpot ever at $822,950

  • Jul 23, 2021
Ross Drummond, along with his family accepts the keys to the Red Deer Hospital Lottery Dream Home from Bill Robinson of Sorento Homes and Manon Therriault, CEO of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Foundation. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Sylvan Lake’s Jazz at the Lake festival is expected to return in 2022 after two fallow summers during the pandemic. (Advocate file photo.)
Sylvan Lake’s Jazz at the Lake festival is expected to return in 2022 after two fallow summers during the pandemic. (Advocate file photo.)
COVID-19 cases in Alberta have risen slightly over the past week. (Advocate file photo)
COVID-19 cases in Alberta have risen slightly over the past week. (Advocate file photo)
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