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Red Deer Rebels winger Arshdeep Bains had two assists in the first period Monday against the Lethbridge Hurricanes in WHL action in Lethbridge. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)

Hurricanes hand Red Deer Rebels ninth straight loss

Hurricanes 5 Rebels 2 (Saturday) Hurricanes 8 Rebels 5 (Monday) The goals…

Red Deer Rebels winger Arshdeep Bains had two assists in the first period Monday against the Lethbridge Hurricanes in WHL action in Lethbridge. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)
The Red Deer Rebels will have three new assistant coaches when the WHL regular season starts on Friday. Brad Flynn (left), will be on the bench alongside fellow assistant Ryan Colville (right) head coach Brent Sutter (middle). (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Sutter steps down as Red Deer Rebels head coach

Red Deer Rebels Owner, GM and head coach Brent Sutter has stepped…

The Red Deer Rebels will have three new assistant coaches when the WHL regular season starts on Friday. Brad Flynn (left), will be on the bench alongside fellow assistant Ryan Colville (right) head coach Brent Sutter (middle). (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Red Deer Rebels forward Josh Tarzwell tries to tip a point shot past Lethbridge Hurricanes goalie Car Tetachuk in WHL action Friday night at the Centrium. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)

Red Deer Rebels struggles continue, drop seventh straight to Hurricanes

Hurricanes score three power-play goals in 6-3 win

Red Deer Rebels forward Josh Tarzwell tries to tip a point shot past Lethbridge Hurricanes goalie Car Tetachuk in WHL action Friday night at the Centrium. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)
RDC Queens forward Camryn Wallan was named the 2020-21 RDC Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Wallan, Podgorenko named 2020-21 RDC Outstanding Athletes of the Year

Even with the cancellation of the 2020-21 Alberta Colleges Athletic Association, RDC…

RDC Queens forward Camryn Wallan was named the 2020-21 RDC Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
A new Angus Reid poll says that close to two-thirds of Albertans think premier Jason Kenney is doing a bad job handling the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

75% of Albertans disapprove of Kenney’s pandemic leadership: poll

Nearly 75 per cent of Albertans believe Premier Jason Kenney is doing…

A new Angus Reid poll says that close to two-thirds of Albertans think premier Jason Kenney is doing a bad job handling the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta reported its highest number of daily COVID-19 cases since December 16 on Friday. (NIAID-RML via AP)

Alberta reports 1,521 additional COVID-19 cases, 674 new variant cases

Daily case total the highest since mid-December

Alberta reported its highest number of daily COVID-19 cases since December 16 on Friday. (NIAID-RML via AP)
An apparent bomb threat was called in at an apartment building in the Highland Green neighbourhood of Red Deer Thursday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

UPDATED: Bomb threat in Red Deer on Thursday was false alarm

Police say no explosive device was found in Highland Green after police…

An apparent bomb threat was called in at an apartment building in the Highland Green neighbourhood of Red Deer Thursday. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Many of central Alberta’s golf courses have seen golfers return to the course after the past few weeks with warmer than normal weather rolling through the region. (File photo by Black Press Media)

Golf courses across central Alberta celebrating early start to season

Golf courses across central Alberta are seeing tee sheets fill up as…

Many of central Alberta’s golf courses have seen golfers return to the course after the past few weeks with warmer than normal weather rolling through the region. (File photo by Black Press Media)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said the province will allow any close contacts of positive cases to be tested twice on Thursday. (File photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said the province will allow any close contacts of positive cases to be tested twice on Thursday. (File photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Premier Jason Kenney said with the movement of people from one region to another in the province, regional restrictions aren’t likely to be as effective as the measures in place now. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Province looking more closely at regional COVID-19 restrictions

Premier Jason Kenney and the Alberta government have considered a more regional…

Premier Jason Kenney said with the movement of people from one region to another in the province, regional restrictions aren’t likely to be as effective as the measures in place now. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Red Deer Rebels forward Chri Douglas has seven points in 13 games during the shortened WHL season.. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Rebels’ Chris Douglas always learning as WHL career winds down

Rebels take on the Calgary Hitmen Friday night at the Centrium

Red Deer Rebels forward Chri Douglas has seven points in 13 games during the shortened WHL season.. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
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Plans underway to vaccinate workers at meat-processing plants

Alberta Health Services confirmed Thursday that plans are underway to set up…

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Alberta continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases as the province announced a walk-back of COVID-19 restrictions. (NIAID-RML via AP)
Alberta continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases as the province announced a walk-back of COVID-19 restrictions. (NIAID-RML via AP)
The Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Board of Trustees selected the name St. Lorenzo Ruiz Middle School to be built in the north end of Red Deer. (Photo Courtesy of  Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools)

New Red Deer catholic middle school goes through community engagement session

A new Red Deer Catholic middle school is on track to open…

The Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools Board of Trustees selected the name St. Lorenzo Ruiz Middle School to be built in the north end of Red Deer. (Photo Courtesy of  Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools)
The Red Deer Riggers won’t host the 2021 Men’s National Championship after Baseball Canada cancelled all national tournaments this summer. (Advocate file Photo)

Red Deer Riggers miss out on another chance to host men’s baseball nationals

It’s been nearly three years in the making for the Red Deer…

The Red Deer Riggers won’t host the 2021 Men’s National Championship after Baseball Canada cancelled all national tournaments this summer. (Advocate file Photo)
The province announced expanded capacity for its vaccine program as COVID-19 cases in the province grow. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Alberta adds more vaccine capacity as COVID-19 cases grow

Alberta adds more vaccination capacity Alberta has now administered nearly 750,000 doses…

The province announced expanded capacity for its vaccine program as COVID-19 cases in the province grow. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Premier Jason Kenney said based on data and trends, the province could hit 2,000 daily cases by the end of April. File photo from The Canadian Press
Premier Jason Kenney said based on data and trends, the province could hit 2,000 daily cases by the end of April. File photo from The Canadian Press
Outdoor rodeos may have a path forward to action later on this spring and into the summer. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Rodeos may return this summer with limited fans

The Canadian Professional Rodeo Association is hoping to move ahead with the…

Outdoor rodeos may have a path forward to action later on this spring and into the summer. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Vancouver Canucks centre Brandon Sutter is one of several players on the team battling COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Rebels’ Brent Sutter concerned as son Brandon fights COVID-19

Shortly after the book closed on the Red Deer Rebels sixth straight…

Vancouver Canucks centre Brandon Sutter is one of several players on the team battling COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. nbsp; (NIAID-RML via AP)

PTW Canada confirms COVID-19 P.1 variant outbreak at offices in central Alberta

PTW Canada has confirmed three COVID-19 P.1 variant cases at its offices…

This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. nbsp; (NIAID-RML via AP)