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A Ceratosaurus image created by Lacombe’s Evelyn Oddsson, 17. (Contributed image)

Lacombe teen is drawing attention for her incredibly intricate dinosaur art

Evelyn Oddsson, 17, was inspired by the ‘Jurassic Park’ movies

A Ceratosaurus image created by Lacombe’s Evelyn Oddsson, 17. (Contributed image)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hopes Albertans will de-politicize mask wearing. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney hopes Albertans will de-politicize mask wearing. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
COVID-19 virus (file photo).
Alberta added 27 new deaths due to the implications of COVID-19 in the province over the last two days. (file photo)

COVID-19 cases continue dropping in Alberta, province records 27 new deaths over past two days

COVID-19 numbers in Alberta are continuing to decline, with a total of…

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
Alberta added 27 new deaths due to the implications of COVID-19 in the province over the last two days. (file photo)
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Technical difficulties: Alberta releases estimated COVID-19 case numbers Tuesday

COVID cases in Alberta grew by an estimated 2,110 infected people since…

(Black Press file photo).
(Black Press file photo)

Alberta has 10 more deaths and 1,684 new cases of COVID-19

COVID-19 numbers in Red Deer are continuing to decline, with 766 active…

(Black Press file photo)
COVID-19 virus (Black Press file photo).

Thirteen more deaths and 1,667 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta

COVID-19 numbers in Red Deer are continuing to drop, with 809 active…

COVID-19 virus (Black Press file photo).
COVID-19 virus (Black Press file photo).
COVID-19 virus (Black Press file photo).
Alberta chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, says some data suggests hospitalizations for COVID are plateau-ing. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Red Deer has 914 active cases, one new death

Hinshaw says data indicates hospitalizations could be plateau-ing

Alberta chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, says some data suggests hospitalizations for COVID are plateau-ing. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, says getting vaccinated is the most effective ways to prevent severe cases of COVID and reduce risks that come with getting infected. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, provides a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Hinshaw says COVID-19 hospitalization rates are rising to levels not seen in the province since mid-October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, says getting vaccinated is the most effective ways to prevent severe cases of COVID and reduce risks that come with getting infected. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, provides a COVID-19 update in Edmonton on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. Hinshaw says COVID-19 hospitalization rates are rising to levels not seen in the province since mid-October. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Since many people with the virus are either not tested or asymptomatic, Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the actual case numbers are much higher. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Alberta has 2,722 new lab-confirmed COVID cases on Tuesday — but actual number much higher, says minister

Red Deer has 1,060 confirmed active COVID cases on Tuesday. In Alberta,…

Since many people with the virus are either not tested or asymptomatic, Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the actual case numbers are much higher. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
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Active COVID cases grow to 1,107 in Red Deer

Red Deer gained 56 more COVID cases on Wednesday, bringing the active…

(Advocate file photo).
According to Alberta Health Services, emergency medical services continue to see an unprecedented increase in emergency calls “particularly during the cold weather snap in recent days.” (Advocate file photo)
According to Alberta Health Services, emergency medical services continue to see an unprecedented increase in emergency calls “particularly during the cold weather snap in recent days.” (Advocate file photo)
(Black Press file photo).

COVID-19 cases double in Red Deer, compared to last week

The first update of 2022 is not good news

(Black Press file photo).
Conservator Denzil Paterson was doing some work inside the first-floor ceiling of Michener House Museum when he noticed a hidden bathtub, still hooked up to plumbing. (Contributed photo)

Discovery of hidden bathtub inside Lacombe’s Michener House Museum goes viral

The TikTok video of the tub discovery gets 100,000 views

Conservator Denzil Paterson was doing some work inside the first-floor ceiling of Michener House Museum when he noticed a hidden bathtub, still hooked up to plumbing. (Contributed photo)
COVID-19 virus (file photo).

COVID-19 in Red Deer falls to 110 active cases

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Red Deer fell again on…

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
The comedy ‘Sugar Road,’ which intertwines love stories across three generations, opens the latest Cow Patti Theatre season in Lacombe this week. (Actors’ masks come off for performances.) (Contributed photo)

Pandemic can’t keep Lacombe’s hard-hit Cow Patti theatre down

A new season launches this week with ‘Sugar Road’

The comedy ‘Sugar Road,’ which intertwines love stories across three generations, opens the latest Cow Patti Theatre season in Lacombe this week. (Actors’ masks come off for performances.) (Contributed photo)
Premier Jason Kenney said more than 80 per cent those eligible in the province have received a double vaccination against COVID-19 (File photo by The Canadian Press)

80% of eligible Albertans now fully vaccinated

This province is narrowing the gap with the national average

Premier Jason Kenney said more than 80 per cent those eligible in the province have received a double vaccination against COVID-19 (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw urged people to follow the provincial guidelines during halloween. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)

Alberta reports 8,389 active cases of COVID-19, 12 more deaths

Red Deer’s cases decreased to 325

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw urged people to follow the provincial guidelines during halloween. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
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).
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