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A photo of a rifle seized at the scene of a fatal shooting in Maskwacis on Dec. 1. (Photo contributed)

ASIRT investigating fatal Maskwacis shooting involving RCMP officer

Man allegedly pointed rifle at officer before being shot last Thursday

  • Dec 5, 2022
A photo of a rifle seized at the scene of a fatal shooting in Maskwacis on Dec. 1. (Photo contributed)
RDP nursing student and Kings volleyball player Brett Lower is the face of RDP's new Polytechnic Means More campaign. (Photo contributed)

RDP launches promotional campaign

Polytechnic Means More campaign highlights program, training and research opportunities

  • Dec 5, 2022
RDP nursing student and Kings volleyball player Brett Lower is the face of RDP's new Polytechnic Means More campaign. (Photo contributed)
An Olds family estate has donated millions to help Olds Hospital and Care Centre buy medical equipment. (Photo contributed)

Olds family estate leaves millions to hospital

Luft and Ross Family Hospital Equipment Trust created for ongoing purchases of state-of-the-art equipment

  • Dec 5, 2022
An Olds family estate has donated millions to help Olds Hospital and Care Centre buy medical equipment. (Photo contributed)
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Wealth Watch: Dealing with volatile markets

How can dividends help investors when markets are volatile? The question ofhow…

  • Dec 5, 2022
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Charlotte lives with chronic lung disease. Her wish was to go to her favourite theme park – a dream made true by Make-A-Wish Canada and generous donors when she was three-years-old.

‘Magic truly does exist:’ Creating lasting memories for children facing serious illness

Thanks to generous donors, Make-A-Wish Canada granted nearly 1,000 life-changing wishes last year

  • Dec 5, 2022
Charlotte lives with chronic lung disease. Her wish was to go to her favourite theme park – a dream made true by Make-A-Wish Canada and generous donors when she was three-years-old.
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Hay’s Daze: Soccer can be humiliating

They say it’s the world’s most popular sport. That may be true…

  • Dec 3, 2022
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Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service has had to shorten its hours Friday. (Black Press file photo)

Sylvan Lake urgent care centre closing early on Friday

Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service closing doors at 8 p.m. instead of 10 p.m.

  • Dec 2, 2022
Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service has had to shorten its hours Friday. (Black Press file photo)
A new Starbucks is under construction at Clearview Market, next to Mint Car Wash. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer issues fewer building permits in 2022 but value up

$149.8 million in building permits issued by end of November

  • Dec 2, 2022
A new Starbucks is under construction at Clearview Market, next to Mint Car Wash. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service has had to shorten its hours Friday. (Black Press file photo)

Sylvan Lake urgent care centre closing early on Friday

Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service closing doors at 8 p.m. instead of 10 p.m.

  • Dec 2, 2022
Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service has had to shorten its hours Friday. (Black Press file photo)
A Maskwacis man is in critical condition after allegedly being shot by a police officer on Thursday afternoon. (Advocate file photo)

Maskwacis man allegedly shot by police in critical condition

Man was shot in confrontation at Samson First Nation on Thursday afternoon

  • Dec 1, 2022
A Maskwacis man is in critical condition after allegedly being shot by a police officer on Thursday afternoon. (Advocate file photo)
Madeleine Elizabeth (Molly) Manning was born in Newmarket, Ontario, on August 21, 1925. (Contributed photo)

DAWE: Remembering Molly Banister

Although we drive down the major roadways in Red Deer on a…

  • Nov 30, 2022
Madeleine Elizabeth (Molly) Manning was born in Newmarket, Ontario, on August 21, 1925. (Contributed photo)
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

WEB POLL: Based on the Speech from the Throne, are you encouraged by the direction of the Alberta Government?

Shortly after the Speech from the Throne on Tuesday, the Alberta Government…

  • Nov 30, 2022
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith holds her first press conference in Edmonton, on Tuesday October 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Dorene (Dorothy Irene) Nee Fribance Helmer

August 20, 1929 - November 30, 2022In loving memory ~ It is…

  • Nov 30, 2022

Gerald Gillett

November 30, 2022Mr. Gerald Lee Gillett of Red Deer, Alberta passed away…

  • Nov 30, 2022

William Nisbet

November 30, 2022In loving memory ~ Mr. William 'Bill' Nisbet passed away…

  • Nov 30, 2022
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Innisfail hotel room fire leads to charges

Minor damage reported to room at Innisfail Hotel and the Zoo on Saturday

  • Nov 28, 2022
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RCMP released these video surveillance images of a suspect in a break-in at Penhold IGA on Nov. 20. (Photos contributed)

Innisfail RCMP looking for suspects in Penhold IGA break-in

Cigarettes and other items stolen on Nov. 20 at Penhold IGA

  • Nov 28, 2022
RCMP released these video surveillance images of a suspect in a break-in at Penhold IGA on Nov. 20. (Photos contributed)

Robert Armitage

September 27, 1957 - November 28, 2022After a courageous battle with pancreatic…

  • Nov 28, 2022
With the injustices the pandemic has revealed, now is a time to carry a torch to light up the world. (File photo)

Reflections: Turn to Advent with hope, anticipation

Peace be with you.. The season of Advent in Christian circles is…

  • Nov 27, 2022
With the injustices the pandemic has revealed, now is a time to carry a torch to light up the world. (File photo)
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Hay’s Daze: Watch out for sneaky shrinkflation

Shrinkflation. Perhaps you’ve bumped into that word, or perhaps you think I’m…

  • Nov 26, 2022
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