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Environment Canada says rain Tuesday evening will turn to snow. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Expect wet snow Tuesday night central Alberta

Heavy wet snow could accumlate with the potential for broken tree branches

Environment Canada says rain Tuesday evening will turn to snow. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A fire advisory is in effect for the Rocky Mountain House forest area, as of Monday. (Screenshot via www.albertafirebans.ca)

Wildfire danger very high in Rocky Mountain House forest area

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

A fire advisory is in effect for the Rocky Mountain House forest area, as of Monday. (Screenshot via www.albertafirebans.ca)
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Missing girl may be in Sylvan Lake: RCMP

Evansburg RCMP is looking for a missing 13-year-old girl who may be…

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The Red Deer Rebels have acquired goaltender Connor Ungar from the Brandon Wheat Kings, the team announced Monday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Rebels acquire goaltender Connor Ungar, forward Liam Keeler in separate trades

The Red Deer Rebels have acquired goaltender Connor Ungar from the Brandon…

The Red Deer Rebels have acquired goaltender Connor Ungar from the Brandon Wheat Kings, the team announced Monday. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Mayor Rick Bonnett. (Screenshot)

WATCH: Ponoka council calls on gov’t to support rural small businesses

Ponoka council is calling on the provincial government to increase funding to…

Mayor Rick Bonnett. (Screenshot)
Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. A new report suggests the economic impact of the pandemic led to a massive increase in federal aid to Canada's oil patch. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta economy ‘still reeling,’ says ATB Financial

Alberta’s economy is still feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and…

Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. A new report suggests the economic impact of the pandemic led to a massive increase in federal aid to Canada's oil patch. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
In a Facebook post, Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr said he is sorry to see two members of caucus voted out but he will not support any efforts to destroy the party or the leader within. (Black Press file photo)

Central Alberta MLAs comment on UCP members kicked out of caucus

A pair of central Alberta MLAs have commented on the two United…

In a Facebook post, Lacombe-Ponoka MLA Ron Orr said he is sorry to see two members of caucus voted out but he will not support any efforts to destroy the party or the leader within. (Black Press file photo)
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UPDATE: Innisfail RCMP locate missing woman

Innisfail RCMP say a woman, who had not been seen for a…

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Rotary Club of Red Deer logo.

Red Deer Rotary Club hosting tree planting event later this month

The Rotary Club of Red Deer will host a tree-planting event later…

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The owner of Mae’s Kitchen in Mirror, says hamlet residents were ‘disheartened’ by a recent anti-restriction protest. The restaurant is following all the health restrictions in place. (Photo courtesy Mae’s Kitchen Facebook)

‘We don’t need that’: Mirror restaurant against recent anti-restriction protest

A week after a large anti-restriction protest at The Whistle Stop Cafe…

The owner of Mae’s Kitchen in Mirror, says hamlet residents were ‘disheartened’ by a recent anti-restriction protest. The restaurant is following all the health restrictions in place. (Photo courtesy Mae’s Kitchen Facebook)
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Restricted fire order in effect for Red Deer County

A restricted fire order is in effect for all of Red Deer…

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City of Red Deer and the Alberta Pharmacists’ Association are promoting the safe disposal of medications to protect Red Deer’s waterways. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Mountview reservoir pumping station in Red Deer receiving upgrades

Work to upgrade the reservoir pumping station in Mountview is underway. Construction…

City of Red Deer and the Alberta Pharmacists’ Association are promoting the safe disposal of medications to protect Red Deer’s waterways. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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)

Red Deer Catholic set to hold second engagement session on new middle school

Construction is expected to start in this fall

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)
Some routes on the Red Deer transit system will start earlier next week. (Advocate File Photo)

Red Deer transit gets earlier start

Transit service in Red Deer will start earlier for some routes starting…

Some routes on the Red Deer transit system will start earlier next week. (Advocate File Photo)
The Alberta Recyling Management Authority will host a used paint and oil recycling day on May 15. (Photo courtesy of ARMA)

Used oil and paint recycling event set this weekend in Red Deer

Red Deerians will have their first of three chances to recycle used…

The Alberta Recyling Management Authority will host a used paint and oil recycling day on May 15. (Photo courtesy of ARMA)
Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Devin Dreeshen received his COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday at Jackson’s Pharmacy in Innisfail. (Devin Creeshen Twitter photo)

COVID-19: Most local MLAs have received their first vaccine shot

Alberta’s NDP is encouraging all MLAs to get vaccinated and publicly promote…

Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Devin Dreeshen received his COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday at Jackson’s Pharmacy in Innisfail. (Devin Creeshen Twitter photo)
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Rocky Mountain House emergency department temporarily closes overnight

Emergency department will be without a physician between May 12 and 13

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Red Deer RCMP make significant drug bust in Highland Green

Red Deer RCMP seized a large quantity of illegal substances and weapons…

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Alberta Minister of Health Tyler Shandro announced Wednesday that Alberta Health will give rapid COVID-19 tests to a local chamber of commerce, who will then distribute them to local businesses. (Photo by Paul Taillon/Office of the Premier)

Businesses to get access to rapid COVID-19 tests through local chamber of commerce

Alberta Health is partnering with the Alberta Chamber of Commerce to deliver…

Alberta Minister of Health Tyler Shandro announced Wednesday that Alberta Health will give rapid COVID-19 tests to a local chamber of commerce, who will then distribute them to local businesses. (Photo by Paul Taillon/Office of the Premier)
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Temporary trail closure at Three Mile Bend

Trail closed into the weekend

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