Red Deer Advocate Staff

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)
The City of Lacombe elected not to implement the Restrictions Exemption Program at Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex. (Black Press file photo)

Lacombe sportsplex decides not to implement vaccine passport system

Mandatory restrictions remain in place

The City of Lacombe elected not to implement the Restrictions Exemption Program at Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex. (Black Press file photo)
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)
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Polls for 2021 federal election have closed in Alberta

Polls for the 2021 federal election opened at 7:30 a.m. and closed…

Photo by Elections Canada
Photo by Elections Canada

Polls for 2021 federal election have closed in Alberta

Polls for the 2021 federal election opened at 7:30 a.m. and closed…

Photo by Elections Canada
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Blackfalds not implementing Alberta’s vaccine program

The Town of Blackfalds has chosen not to move forward with the…

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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
Blackfalds RCMP released a sketch of the Gleichen suspect. (Contributed)

Blackfalds RCMP receive report of child luring

Similar incident reported in Gleichen, southeast of Calgary

Blackfalds RCMP released a sketch of the Gleichen suspect. (Contributed)
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
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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Adaptive water ski clinic goes ahead in Lacombe

Clinic takes place on Aug. 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Eleven acute care beds have been temporarily closed due to a staffing shortage at the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo by Black Press news services)

Acute care bed reductions extended in Lacombe

Reductions are expected to last a few more days

Eleven acute care beds have been temporarily closed due to a staffing shortage at the Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre. (File photo by Black Press news services)
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 369 new COVID-19 cases Friday

Central zone has 160 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
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
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