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Central Alberta Buccaneers defeated the Airdrie Irish in the team’s home opener this past weekend. (File photo by Advocate Staff)

Central Alberta Buccaneers win home opener

Buccaneers 43 Irish 6 The Central Alberta Buccaneers picked up a dominant…

Central Alberta Buccaneers defeated the Airdrie Irish in the team’s home opener this past weekend. (File photo by Advocate Staff)
Three Hills RCMP recovered stolen copper wire during recent investigation near Kneehill. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Ponoka RCMP charge man with fraud offences

Ponoka RCMP have charged a 33-year-old man with fraud offences. On July…

Three Hills RCMP recovered stolen copper wire during recent investigation near Kneehill. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Sylvan Lake RCMP say this boat and trailer, worth more than $100,000, were stolen between May 30 and June 1. The faces of the individuals were blurred out by police to preserve their anonymity. (Contributed photo)

Sylvan Lake RCMP ask public to help find missing boat, trailer

Sylvan Lake RCMP are asking the public to help find a boat…

Sylvan Lake RCMP say this boat and trailer, worth more than $100,000, were stolen between May 30 and June 1. The faces of the individuals were blurred out by police to preserve their anonymity. (Contributed photo)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

NDP blames government ‘inaction’ for staffing shortage at Red Deer hospital

The Alberta NDP is calling on the UCP government to “take action”…

(File photo by Advocate staff)
Dow Chemicals employees recently volunteered at Habitat for Humanity's Blackfalds project. The federal government announced Wednesday that it is also supporting the affordable housing project. Photo contributed

Habitat for Humanity Red Deer to give keys to new homeowners

Four central Alberta families are set to become first-time homeowners thanks to…

Dow Chemicals employees recently volunteered at Habitat for Humanity's Blackfalds project. The federal government announced Wednesday that it is also supporting the affordable housing project. Photo contributed
Westerner Park is hoping to regain the trust of the community as it moves forward, the organization said at its annual annual general meeting on Wednesday. (File photo by Advocate staff).

Horse euthanized after ‘unfortunate incident’ during Wagons at Westerner in Red Deer

Westerner Park says a horse has been euthanized following an “unfortunate incident”…

Westerner Park is hoping to regain the trust of the community as it moves forward, the organization said at its annual annual general meeting on Wednesday. (File photo by Advocate staff).
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Kyle Masters returned to the lineup earlier this month after missing nearly three months with a lower-body injury. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Kyle Masters returned to the lineup earlier this month after missing nearly three months with a lower-body injury. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, left to right, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on the weekend. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
(From left) Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)
Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, left to right, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on the weekend. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
(From left) Canada’s Margaret Mac Neil, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Penny Oleksiak celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)
The Alberta Recyling Management Authority will host a used paint and oil recycling day on May 15. (Photo courtesy of ARMA)

Red Deer Paint and Used Oil Materials Roundup goes ahead

Central Albertans will have the chance to recycle used oil, filters, containers,…

The Alberta Recyling Management Authority will host a used paint and oil recycling day on May 15. (Photo courtesy of ARMA)
More than 400 COVID-19 cases reported in Alberta Wednesday, according to multiple reports. (File photo)

Red Deer down to nine active COVID-19 cases

Two new virus-related death reported in Alberta Friday

More than 400 COVID-19 cases reported in Alberta Wednesday, according to multiple reports. (File photo)
The Red Deer Senior Citizens Downtown House reopened earlier this month, after closing in March due to the pandemic. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Senior Citizens Downtown House hosting activities once again

Red Deer Senior Citizens Downtown House is once again open for weekly…

The Red Deer Senior Citizens Downtown House reopened earlier this month, after closing in March due to the pandemic. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
A helicopter pilot prepares to drop water on a wildfire burning in Lytton, B.C., on Friday, July 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Wildfire danger high in Rocky Mountain House Forest Area

A fire advisory remains in effect for the Rocky Mountain House forest…

A helicopter pilot prepares to drop water on a wildfire burning in Lytton, B.C., on Friday, July 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Westerner Park’s Exhibition Hall is being used as a COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinic over the weekend. (Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

Walk-in vaccine clinic for first and second doses open this weekend in Red Deer

Alberta Health Services will open its walk-in vaccine clinic this weekend in…

Westerner Park’s Exhibition Hall is being used as a COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinic over the weekend. (Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
New solar-powered lights are being installed at more than 100 transit bus stops in Red Deer. (Contributed photo)

Solar-powered lights brightening Red Deer transit stops

The City of Red Deer began installing solar-powered lights to illuminate more…

New solar-powered lights are being installed at more than 100 transit bus stops in Red Deer. (Contributed photo)
Alberta Golf is offering $5 golf for kids between the ages of 6-18. (File Photo)

Central Alberta female golfers with strong showing at provincial and national events

Lacombe’s Lynn Kuehn managed a top-five finish this week at the Alberta…

Alberta Golf is offering $5 golf for kids between the ages of 6-18. (File Photo)
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Teen dead in single vehicle collision: Sundre RCMP

A teenager died last weekend during a single vehicle collision. Police in…

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Local band Hot Diggity Dogs is set to perform in Red Deer today. (From left) Allan (bass) and Herb Quartly (rhythm guitar) and Gary Hiney (drums) with Doug Quartly (banjo) and Mel Downing (lead guitar). Allan, Herb and Doug are band mates and brothers. (Contributed photo)

Live music: Get together at Springfield Crossing in Red Deer

Several Red Deerians of Springfield Crossing area are gathering in the neighbourhood…

Local band Hot Diggity Dogs is set to perform in Red Deer today. (From left) Allan (bass) and Herb Quartly (rhythm guitar) and Gary Hiney (drums) with Doug Quartly (banjo) and Mel Downing (lead guitar). Allan, Herb and Doug are band mates and brothers. (Contributed photo)
A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. A new survey from Proof Strategies suggests it's not only Canada's national vaccine advisers who have a "preferred" vaccine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Alberta on track to open mobile vaccination clinic next week

Clinics will travel to hard to reach populations and remote work camps

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. A new survey from Proof Strategies suggests it's not only Canada's national vaccine advisers who have a "preferred" vaccine. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
COVID-19 cases in Alberta have risen slightly over the past week. (Advocate file photo)
COVID-19 cases in Alberta have risen slightly over the past week. (Advocate file photo)
Football Alberta’s Summer Series featured some of the province’s best high school players competing in five different games throughout Sunday at Setters Place in Great Chief Park in Red Deer. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

U16 Central Alberta Huskies edged in Football Alberta showcase

Red Deer played host to the 2021 Football Alberta Summer series over…

Football Alberta’s Summer Series featured some of the province’s best high school players competing in five different games throughout Sunday at Setters Place in Great Chief Park in Red Deer. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)