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Rocky RCMP, Bighorn First Nations, seeking missing Cheslie Abraham, 16

A Bighorn First Nation teen has gone missing, and Rocky Mountain House RCMP are hoping for the public’s help in finding her.

Cheslie Abraham, 16, was last seen on Sept. 1 walking on Hwy 11 walking eastbound. Abraham is from the Bighorn First Nation west of Nordegg. She was reported missing on Sept. 2. READ

Police say shooting in Eckville an isolated incident

Two men are being treated for serious injuries after a shooting in Eckville on Wednesday. READ

Three Hills man broke into Prairie Bible Institute

A man who broke in to the Prairie Bible Institute dormitories in Three Hills has received an 18-month conditional sentence. READ

City of Red Deer hosting Doors Open event

Want to get an insider’s look at Red Deer’s famous “Green Onion” or a behind-the-scenes look at what happens at a water treatment plant? READ

Shooting in Eckville under investigation

Two people are being treated for serious injuries after a shooting near Eckville on Wednesday. READ

Clubhouse a safe place to socialize, build confidence

Most days Glenda Carlson can be found slicing and dicing vegetables in the kitchen. READ

Former Red Deer Rebel guilty of arson

A former Red Deer Rebel has pleaded guilty to two arson charges when he tried to burn down a Langley home his father owned. READ

Alleged gang members to stand trial

A case involving two Red Deer-area residents with alleged ties to the Red Scorpions gang is heading straight to trial. READ

Eleven people charged with impaired driving in August

Local Mounties charged 11 people — including one that crashed into a police car ­— with impaired driving last month. READ

Man charged with drug offences fails to appear in court

A preliminary hearing for a man arrested in a drug raid was put on hold when he failed to come to court. READ

Edmonton police see bleak future for people duped by bogus fortune tellers

Edmonton police are foreshadowing trouble after some people were duped by fraudulent astrologers and psychic readers into believing they were cursed with black magic or witchcraft. READ

No asylum application from Syrian boy’s father, say feds

Citizenship and Immigration Canada says it received no refugee application from the father of two drowned Syrian boys who have put a devastating human face to the Syrian refugee crisis. READ

Harper says beach image heartbreaking, but steels resolve to fight militants

Conservative Leader Stephen Harper says the image of a dead boy on a Turkish beach is heartbreaking, but it doesn’t change the need to fight the Islamic militants that are the root cause of the suffering in Syria and Iraq. READ

Omar Khadr wants bail eased so he can fly to Toronto to visit family

Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr is asking a Canadian court to ease his bail conditions to allow him to fly to Toronto to visit his family, The Canadian Press has learned. READ

Canadian retail workers face volatility of on-call shifts

The rise of so-called precarious employment in Canada — mainly work in the services and retail sectors — has brought with it some questionable employer practices that have employees stressed out and labour activists fuming. READ

Newfoundland councillors cite 'insults’ in response to mayor’s dissolution call

A day after the mayor of a small Newfoundland town said his “dysfunctional” council should be dissolved, its six other members are suggesting the real problem is a resistance to change. READ

Hungary reopens Budapest train station to migrants, triggering new standoff near asylum camp

Thousands of migrants surged into a Budapest train station Thursday when police ended their two-day blockade of its entrance, but the surprise move produced only a new swirl of confusion and anger as some migrants found themselves tricked into taking a train to a Hungarian camp for asylum seekers. READ

Sylvan Lake weighing its options after grant applications rejected

Town of Sylvan Lake will have to do some number crunching after $7.2 million worth of grants were turned down. READ

Cyclists hopeful Tour of Alberta will return to city down the road

Professional cycling enthusiasts are disappointed but not surprised that the City of Red Deer took a pass on hosting the 2016 Tour of Alberta. READ

Councillor backs call for national inquiry

A city councillor wants to add Red Deer’s voice to the call for a national inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women and girls. Dianne Wyntjes’ notice of motion on Monday says the city should join other Canadian municipalities and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities in appealing to the federal government to take action. READ

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