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Jesse Faulkenham and wife Brooke Timewell.

Missing Alberta man may be headed to Penticton

Jesse Faulkenham disappeared from Grand Prairie on June 2

Jesse Faulkenham and wife Brooke Timewell.
Smartphone showing various applications to social media services and Google. (Pixabay photo)

National media calling for level playing field with Google, Facebook

In Canada, Google and Facebook control 80 per cent of all online advertising revenues

Smartphone showing various applications to social media services and Google. (Pixabay photo)
DO NOT USE: The fifth annual Christmas Wish Breakfast will be a takeaway, drive-thru style event at Westerner Park on Nov. 22. (Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff)
DO NOT USE: The fifth annual Christmas Wish Breakfast will be a takeaway, drive-thru style event at Westerner Park on Nov. 22. (Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff)
Thursday marks Global Handwashing Day. (Black Press File Photo)

Global Handwashing Day set for Thursday

Soap for Hope Canada is reminding Canadians about handwashing as flu season starts

Thursday marks Global Handwashing Day. (Black Press File Photo)
AHS introduces Continuing Care online visitation request tool

AHS introduces Continuing Care online visitation request tool

Tool part of updated visitation process

AHS introduces Continuing Care online visitation request tool
Keith and Jennifer La Roy, Nancy and Norman Hansen, Jud Wickwire and Curtis Letniak. Photos by Perry Wilson

Missionary plane dedicated at Ponoka, Lacombe airports

MiracleAir flies humanitarian missions to Nicaragua

Keith and Jennifer La Roy, Nancy and Norman Hansen, Jud Wickwire and Curtis Letniak. Photos by Perry Wilson
UPDATE: Last kidnapping suspect arrested

UPDATE: Last kidnapping suspect arrested

Amber Knickle has been arrested and remains in police custody

UPDATE: Last kidnapping suspect arrested
Stettler RCMP investigating theft of unique oilfield equipment

Stettler RCMP investigating theft of unique oilfield equipment

It is possible that these tools have been discarded or that the suspects are trying to sell them

Stettler RCMP investigating theft of unique oilfield equipment
Rides on the new regional bus service are free throughout September. After that, it will cost $2.50 for a one-way ride. Photo courtesy of the Town of Blackfalds)

New bus service links Blackfalds and Red Deer

The new BOLT is up and running after Lacombe suspends BOLT transit early

Rides on the new regional bus service are free throughout September. After that, it will cost $2.50 for a one-way ride. Photo courtesy of the Town of Blackfalds)
FILE In this Jan. 31, 2014 file photo, a KFC sign hangs in Saugus, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

KFC suspends ‘It’s Finger Lickin’ Good’ slogan amid COVID-19 pandemic

Fried chicken chain says slogan is inappropriate amid a pandemic

FILE In this Jan. 31, 2014 file photo, a KFC sign hangs in Saugus, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Alberta Health Services Logo. (File Photo)

AHS reinstates parking fees

Parking fees will be reinstated Sept. 1 at all Alberta Health Services…

Alberta Health Services Logo. (File Photo)
The Red Deer Advocate Best of Red Deer Reader’s Choice awards are back for another year in 2020. The deadline to vote is Aug. 23. (File Photo by Black Press)

Cast your votes for Best of Red Deer

The Advocate’s Best of Red Deer Readers’ Choice Awards are back. Community…

The Red Deer Advocate Best of Red Deer Reader’s Choice awards are back for another year in 2020. The deadline to vote is Aug. 23. (File Photo by Black Press)
“I invite people to get a little crazy once in awhile — especially during these tough times,” says Lacombe resident Marsha Duggan, who created a maze at her summer property. (Photo submitted)

Labyrinth is a gift to neighbours

Lacombe resident encourages others to use their imagination

“I invite people to get a little crazy once in awhile — especially during these tough times,” says Lacombe resident Marsha Duggan, who created a maze at her summer property. (Photo submitted)
Camping: What you should know before heading out

Camping: What you should know before heading out

Summer fun is still possible during COVID-19

Camping: What you should know before heading out
Colourful fence stands tall for inclusivity

Colourful fence stands tall for inclusivity

Wetaskiwin family painted their fence the colours of pride with the help of community volunteers

Colourful fence stands tall for inclusivity
Photo by Rick Bigland                                Krista Paulen’s 2006 Honda Pilot mysteriously lost a wheel on the way home from a family vacation in Summerland, B.C.

Blackfalds family believes lug nuts purposely loosened in B.C. after wheel flies off

The incident occurred Thursday near Canmore

Photo by Rick Bigland                                Krista Paulen’s 2006 Honda Pilot mysteriously lost a wheel on the way home from a family vacation in Summerland, B.C.
File Photo

Extreme heat warning for Red Deer and area

Alberta is feeling the heat this week, as temperatures rise close to…

File Photo
The employment insurance section of the Government of Canada website is shown on a laptop in Toronto on April 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jesse Johnston

21% of Canadians worried about ‘losing the roof over their heads’ if CERB ends: poll

Just under half of Canadians feel that CERB should end regardless of the impact

The employment insurance section of the Government of Canada website is shown on a laptop in Toronto on April 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jesse Johnston
$750M fibreboard plant pitched for Stettler

$750M fibreboard plant pitched for Stettler

A $750-million straw fibreboard plant has been proposed for the Stettler region.…

$750M fibreboard plant pitched for Stettler
A young black bear settling in for a sleep in a tree frequented by eagles on Vancouver Island’s east coast. (Terry Eissfeldt video still)

VIDEO: British Columbia bear takes a nap in eagle tree

Videos captured by Terry Eissfeldt shows the bear arriving Saturday night and sleeping in on Sunday

A young black bear settling in for a sleep in a tree frequented by eagles on Vancouver Island’s east coast. (Terry Eissfeldt video still)