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The Lacombe Senior AA Generals won the Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships over the weekend in Fort Sasktachewan. (Photo courtesy of NCHL)

Lacombe Senior AA Generals win provincial championship

The Lacome Senior AA Generals were out for redemption at the 2022…

  • Apr 13, 2022

 

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

 

(File photo by Advocate staff)

Critically injured male found in a central Alberta ditch

Olds RCMP believe the public is not at risk

 

A trip to Lacombe must include a sweet treat from Oodles of Chocolates, featuring hand-crafted chocolates from owner Edna Mcleod and her daughter.

Savour this delicious daytrip just a short drive away!

Lacombe County offers a close-to-home Central Alberta getaway

  • Dec 20, 2021
A trip to Lacombe must include a sweet treat from Oodles of Chocolates, featuring hand-crafted chocolates from owner Edna Mcleod and her daughter.
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)
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)
Chris Scott, owner of the Whistle Stop Cafe, speaks during a rally against measures taken by government and health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 outside his restaurant in May. Scott is appealing his sentence for contempt of a court order prohibiting the rally. (Canadian Press photo)

Mirror cafe owner appeals sentence for contempt of court order

Notice of appeal claims Chris Scott’s constitutional rights violated

Chris Scott, owner of the Whistle Stop Cafe, speaks during a rally against measures taken by government and health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 outside his restaurant in May. Scott is appealing his sentence for contempt of a court order prohibiting the rally. (Canadian Press 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)
Supporters dance during a rally that Whistle Stop Cafe owner Christopher Scott helped organize against measures taken by government and health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Mirror on May 8. Scott was fined $20,000, must pay nearly $11,000 in court costs and is on probation for 18 months after he was sentenced on Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Supporters dance during a rally against measures taken by government and health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 at the Whistle Stop Cafe in Mirror, Alta., on Saturday, May 8, 2021. (File photo from THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Updated: Mirror café owner fined $20,000 for holding anti-shutdown rally in May

Christopher Scott sentenced to three days in jail satisfied by time served and $11,000 in court costs

Supporters dance during a rally that Whistle Stop Cafe owner Christopher Scott helped organize against measures taken by government and health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Mirror on May 8. Scott was fined $20,000, must pay nearly $11,000 in court costs and is on probation for 18 months after he was sentenced on Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Supporters dance during a rally against measures taken by government and health authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 at the Whistle Stop Cafe in Mirror, Alta., on Saturday, May 8, 2021. (File photo from THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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)
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)
A concept illustration of the new Blackfalds high school. (Contributed image)

Contract awarded for construction of new Blackfalds high school

A contract has been awarded for the construction of a new Blackfalds…

A concept illustration of the new Blackfalds high school. (Contributed image)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged pregnant Albertans to get vaccinated as soon as possible on Thursday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged pregnant Albertans to get vaccinated as soon as possible on Thursday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
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Red Deerians urged to give blood before Thanksgiving long weekend

Canadian Blood Services is encouraging blood donations this Thanksgiving. As Canadians prepare…

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Sentencing to continue for man who pleaded guilty in deadly 2019 shooting at Lacombe

Accused man unsuccessfully attempted to withdraw manslaughter guilty plea

(Advocate file photo)