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Treena Mielke

Family: Christmas less than a month away

One month until Christmas. That’s what the lady said! One month! Unfortunately,…

  • Nov 30, 2021
Treena Mielke
North Chain Lakes, located within Ponoka County, is a favourite fishing, bird watching and boating for residents and visitors alike. (Contributed photo)

Myrna Pearman: Central Albertans encouraged to explore their backyard

Last spring, the Red Deer River Naturalists (RDRN) — the oldest natural…

  • Nov 30, 2021
North Chain Lakes, located within Ponoka County, is a favourite fishing, bird watching and boating for residents and visitors alike. (Contributed photo)
Opinion

Opinion: Treat nurses and doctors with fairness especially during pandemic

Recently, ministers Seamus O’Regan, Jr and David Lametti introduced Bill C-3, which…

  • Nov 30, 2021
Opinion
Matilda’s goalkeeper Lydia Williams collides with United States’ Margaret Purce during the international women’s soccer match between the United States and Australia in Newcastle, Australia, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Matildas score late to share spoils with US women

U.S. has won Women’s World Cup four times

  • Nov 30, 2021
Matilda’s goalkeeper Lydia Williams collides with United States’ Margaret Purce during the international women’s soccer match between the United States and Australia in Newcastle, Australia, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
FILE - China’s Peng Shuai waves after losing to Canada Eugenie Bouchard in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia on Jan. 15, 2019. Out of public view for almost three weeks, Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai appeared Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 in a live video call with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

EU wants ‘verifiable proof’ Chinese tennis player is safe

Growing number of Chinese businesspeople, activists and ordinary people have disappeared

  • Nov 30, 2021
FILE - China’s Peng Shuai waves after losing to Canada Eugenie Bouchard in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia on Jan. 15, 2019. Out of public view for almost three weeks, Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai appeared Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 in a live video call with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
FILE - This undated photo provided by the Washington County (Ark.) Jail shows Joshua Duggar. A federal judge says no phones, laptops or recording devices will be allowed at next week’s scheduled trial for former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who is facing child pornography charges. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks issued the order ahead of the trial, which is set to begin Tuesday in Fayetteville. (Washington County Arkansas Jail via AP, File)

Josh Duggar trial to begin over child pornography charges

Duggar, who appeared in ‘19 Kids and Counting’ was charged in April

  • Nov 30, 2021
FILE - This undated photo provided by the Washington County (Ark.) Jail shows Joshua Duggar. A federal judge says no phones, laptops or recording devices will be allowed at next week’s scheduled trial for former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who is facing child pornography charges. U.S. District Judge Timothy L. Brooks issued the order ahead of the trial, which is set to begin Tuesday in Fayetteville. (Washington County Arkansas Jail via AP, File)
FILE – This photo combination shows Andrea Constand, left, walking to the courtroom during Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial on June 6, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.; and Bill Cosby, right, arriving for his sexual assault trial on June 16, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision that overturned Cosby’s conviction. In a petition filed Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 they wrote that courts should not equate a supposed promise made by a former prosecutor to lifetime immunity. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Cosby prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore conviction

Bid to revive the case is long shot

  • Nov 30, 2021
FILE – This photo combination shows Andrea Constand, left, walking to the courtroom during Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial on June 6, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.; and Bill Cosby, right, arriving for his sexual assault trial on June 16, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Prosecutors asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the decision that overturned Cosby’s conviction. In a petition filed Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 they wrote that courts should not equate a supposed promise made by a former prosecutor to lifetime immunity. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Barbados’ new President Sandra Mason, center right, awards Prince Charles with the Order of Freedom of Barbados during the presidential inauguration ceremony in Bridgetown, Barbados on Tuesday Nov. 30, 2021. Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday as it shed another vestige of its colonial past and became a republic for the first time in history.(AP Photo / David McD Crichlow)

Barbados bids farewell to British monarchy, becomes republic

Island will remain a member of the Commonwealth Realm

  • Nov 30, 2021
Barbados’ new President Sandra Mason, center right, awards Prince Charles with the Order of Freedom of Barbados during the presidential inauguration ceremony in Bridgetown, Barbados on Tuesday Nov. 30, 2021. Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday as it shed another vestige of its colonial past and became a republic for the first time in history.(AP Photo / David McD Crichlow)
China’s President Xi Jinping remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Tuesday Sept. 21, 2021, at UN headquarters.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool)

MI6 spy chief says China, Russia, Iran top UK threat list

Beijing conducts ‘large-scale espionage operations,’ says head of Secret Intelligence Service

  • Nov 30, 2021
China’s President Xi Jinping remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Tuesday Sept. 21, 2021, at UN headquarters.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool)
Hearing aids, in general, make life better for people with mild to severe hearing loss, says W. Gifford-Jones. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Health: Hearing aids should focus on functionality

Peter Drucker, the management theorist, who wore hearing aids later in life,…

  • Nov 30, 2021
Hearing aids, in general, make life better for people with mild to severe hearing loss, says W. Gifford-Jones. (File photo by The Associated Press)
Opinion

Omicron threat around the world and Canada

Just recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified Omicron (B.1.1.529) as SARS-CoV-2…

  • Nov 30, 2021
Opinion
Earl Dreeshen, Red Deer-Mountainview MP

Red Deer area MP: Trudeau’s environmental plan hurts Canadians

With Trudeau’s performance at COP26, Canadians witnessed firsthand his government’s attack on…

  • Nov 29, 2021
Earl Dreeshen, Red Deer-Mountainview MP
A neighbour said that three children were among those who lost their home when this trailer unit at Red Deer's Creekside Mobile Home Park got fire on Saturday morning. No one was at home at the time. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer family homeless after weekend trailer home fire

Fire at Creekside Mobile Home Park started in a shed

  • Nov 29, 2021
A neighbour said that three children were among those who lost their home when this trailer unit at Red Deer's Creekside Mobile Home Park got fire on Saturday morning. No one was at home at the time. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Clarehsholm bull rider Griffin Smeltzerode rodeo three of his four bulls garnering a go-round win on day three and a 1/2-split on Saturday’s final round en route to a circuit season total of $13,115 and the Maple Leaf Circuit Championship in Regina last week. (Photo from Wild Wood Imagery)

Central Albertans among winners at Maple Leaf Circuit Finals rodeo

Finals took place Nov. 23-27 in Regina

  • Nov 29, 2021
Clarehsholm bull rider Griffin Smeltzerode rodeo three of his four bulls garnering a go-round win on day three and a 1/2-split on Saturday’s final round en route to a circuit season total of $13,115 and the Maple Leaf Circuit Championship in Regina last week. (Photo from Wild Wood Imagery)
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt

A strain of uncertainty: living with the new Mu variant

The novel mu strain of the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus, also referred to as…

  • Nov 29, 2021
Opinion piece by Susan Delacourt
Red Deer Polytechnic Kings and Queens volleyball teams went undefeated against the Medicine Hat Rattlers in Friday and Sunday action. (Photo from RDP)

RDP Kings and Queens volleyball teams undefeated in weekend action

Medicine Hat Rattlers swept in all four matches

  • Nov 29, 2021
Red Deer Polytechnic Kings and Queens volleyball teams went undefeated against the Medicine Hat Rattlers in Friday and Sunday action. (Photo from RDP)
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Letter: We need to protect our children

This letter is in regards to Bill 85 – recently proposed by…

  • Nov 26, 2021
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Letter: Free haircut and shampoo

I heard this story at the barbershop on Little Gaetz. A man…

  • Nov 26, 2021
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Opinion piece

Opinion: Canadians counting on compromise

Now that the throne speech is said and done, one of the…

  • Nov 26, 2021
Opinion piece
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Job search: Commenting on LinkedIn will get you noticed

If you’re searching for a job, your priority needs to be having,…

  • Nov 26, 2021
Job search