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A carbon monoxide detector finds the odorless, colourless gas that could be fatal if it’s allowed to leak for an extended period of time. (File Photo)

Carbon monoxide is a ‘silent killer’

Preventative maintenance and detectors are key to safety this winter season

 

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Stettler man sentenced to four years for manslaughter

A Stettler man was sentenced to four years in prison for manslaughter…

 

Red Deer-based hypnotist from Castor Trisha Fuller receives one of her two awards at a ceremony held in early September. (Photo submitted)

Castor hypnotist wins prestigious award

Paintearth County resident Trisha Fuller has come a long ways in a…

 

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Plane crashes near Donalda

Lone occupant dead on scene

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The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)

Heartland Generation eyeing refit of Battle River Power Plant

Boyd also sees the plant being a vital part of the region for at least another three decades.

The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)
This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and redacted by in part by the FBI, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 search by the FBI of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The Justice Department says it has uncovered efforts to obstruct its investigation into the discovery of classified records at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate. (Department of Justice via AP)

Trump search inventory reveals new details from FBI seizure

By Eric Tucker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Along with highly…

This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and redacted by in part by the FBI, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 search by the FBI of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The Justice Department says it has uncovered efforts to obstruct its investigation into the discovery of classified records at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate. (Department of Justice via AP)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to media after a visit with nursing students at the School of Nursing in the St Boniface University in Winnipeg, Thursday, September 1, 2022. Trudeau says Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino will tell chiefs of police today that all police forces need to take seriously a pattern of hate and harassment targeting journalists and other public figures. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Police must take online threats and harassment against journalists seriously: Trudeau

Police forces need to take seriously a pattern of hate and harassment…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to media after a visit with nursing students at the School of Nursing in the St Boniface University in Winnipeg, Thursday, September 1, 2022. Trudeau says Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino will tell chiefs of police today that all police forces need to take seriously a pattern of hate and harassment targeting journalists and other public figures. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Alberta Lieutenant Governor Salma Lakhani is shown in Edmonton on Wednesday September 30, 2020. Lakhani says it’s not a done deal that she would automatically sign off on a proposed plan by a United Conservative Party leadership candidate to pass a bill aimed at ignoring federal laws and court rulings. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta lieutenant-governor says not a done deal she’ll OK proposed sovereignty act

Alberta’s lieutenant-governor says it’s not a done deal that she would automatically…

Alberta Lieutenant Governor Salma Lakhani is shown in Edmonton on Wednesday September 30, 2020. Lakhani says it’s not a done deal that she would automatically sign off on a proposed plan by a United Conservative Party leadership candidate to pass a bill aimed at ignoring federal laws and court rulings. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
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RCMP use helicopter to nab suspects in Alberta bank robbery

DAYSLAND, Alta. — Two men face a total of 26 charges after…

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Gas prices are shown at a Shell gasoline station in Newcastle, Ontario on Saturday February 26, 2022. The final long weekend of summer will also be the cheapest for Canadian drivers, with gasoline prices heading into the Labour Day holiday the lowest they’ve been since late February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives

Long weekend drivers to enjoy cheaper gas as crude oil tumbles

The final long weekend of summer will also be the cheapest for…

Gas prices are shown at a Shell gasoline station in Newcastle, Ontario on Saturday February 26, 2022. The final long weekend of summer will also be the cheapest for Canadian drivers, with gasoline prices heading into the Labour Day holiday the lowest they’ve been since late February. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives
This is a locator map for the Persian Gulf and its surrounding countries. (AP Photo)

Iran briefly seizes 2 US sea drones in Red Sea amid tensions

Iran’s navy seized two American sea drones in the Red Sea before…

This is a locator map for the Persian Gulf and its surrounding countries. (AP Photo)
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Alberta RCMP: slow down and practice situational awareness in school zones

Recommendations from the Alberta RCMP has children make the trek back to school

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Alberta RCMP have suggestions for online safety with kids heading back to school

With the return to school just around the corner, the Alberta RCMP…

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Things to keep in mind online

Living in a digital world has its perks. It has never been…

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Coast-to-coast vintage car tour stopping in Stettler. (File photo)

Classic car tour making Stettler stop

A group of vintage car enthusiasts on a coast-to-coast tour of Canada…

Coast-to-coast vintage car tour stopping in Stettler. (File photo)
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Dick Ourada is on a trek from Colorado to Fairbanks, Alaska, raising money for children’s medical research. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Man driving tractor from Colorado to Alaska for children’s medical research stops in Stettler

Dick Ourada is raising money for children’s medical research

Dick Ourada is on a trek from Colorado to Fairbanks, Alaska, raising money for children’s medical research. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Alberta RCMP have busy long weekend

Alberta’s RCMP officers had a busy Heritage Day long weekend. Focusing on…

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A pair of tornados touched down just outside of Coronation just after 5 p.m. on July 31. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Tornado touches down outside of Coronation, Alta.

Trouble came too close to home for the Town of Coronation over…

A pair of tornados touched down just outside of Coronation just after 5 p.m. on July 31. (Photo submitted)
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