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Friendly puppy and older sister Haylee Noel, 10 leads her lumberjack brothers Merritt, 18 months, and Judah, 5, to trick or treat downtown Sequim on Halloween. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash

Tips on having a safe Halloween

With Halloween looking a bit different in 2020, the RCMP is reminding…

  • Oct 30, 2020
Friendly puppy and older sister Haylee Noel, 10 leads her lumberjack brothers Merritt, 18 months, and Judah, 5, to trick or treat downtown Sequim on Halloween. Sequim Gazette photo by Matthew Nash
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Man awaiting murder trial facing two new trials for breaching release conditions

Quentin Strawberry going to trial in March in connection with 2019 murder

  • Oct 30, 2020
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Preliminary hearing set for Walmart shooting suspect

Chase Freed facing second-degree murder and attempted murder charges

  • Oct 30, 2020
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Letter to the editor: Kenney should know what he’s taking from handicapped

Re: “Camp for developmentally disabled loses funding,” Oct. 29. Today is a…

  • Oct 30, 2020
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Lesbian couple Yi Wang, right, and Yumi Meng pose during a military mass weddings ceremony in Taoyuan city, northern Taiwan, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. Two lesbian couples tied the knot in a mass ceremony held by Taiwan’s military on Friday in a historic step for the island. Taiwan is the only place in Asia to have legalized gay marriage, passing legislation in this regard in May 2019.(AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

Two same-sex couples in military marry in first for Taiwan

Only place in Asia to have legalized same-sex marriage

  • Oct 30, 2020
Lesbian couple Yi Wang, right, and Yumi Meng pose during a military mass weddings ceremony in Taoyuan city, northern Taiwan, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. Two lesbian couples tied the knot in a mass ceremony held by Taiwan’s military on Friday in a historic step for the island. Taiwan is the only place in Asia to have legalized gay marriage, passing legislation in this regard in May 2019.(AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
Paris Jackson poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 27, 2020, to promote her debut solo album “Wilted,” releasing on Nov. 13. Her new single “Let Down” drops Friday, Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Paris Jackson mines her heartache for solo debut album

11 songs on the concept album ‘Wilted’

  • Oct 30, 2020
Paris Jackson poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Oct. 27, 2020, to promote her debut solo album “Wilted,” releasing on Nov. 13. Her new single “Let Down” drops Friday, Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
A sign at a Starbucks Coffee store in south Seattle is shown, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Starbucks saw faster-than-expected recovery in the U.S. and China in its fiscal fourth quarter, giving it confidence as it heads into the holiday season. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Starbucks sales recover faster than expected in US, China

Weekend sales are outpacing weekdays

  • Oct 30, 2020
A sign at a Starbucks Coffee store in south Seattle is shown, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Starbucks saw faster-than-expected recovery in the U.S. and China in its fiscal fourth quarter, giving it confidence as it heads into the holiday season. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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Three men accused of assaulting Blackfalds RCMP officer going to trial

RCMP officer shot and wounded one of alleged attackers in December 2019

  • Oct 29, 2020
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Workers at Olymel's Red Deer pork processing plant are among those eligible for a $2-an-hour bonus because of the pandemic.
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Two Olymel workers test positive for COVID-19 in Red Deer

Two workers at Olymel’s pork processing facility in Red Deer have tested…

  • Oct 29, 2020
Workers at Olymel's Red Deer pork processing plant are among those eligible for a $2-an-hour bonus because of the pandemic.
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Gift of groceries leaves couple ‘speechless’

Red Deer has got to be the No. 1 place in Alberta.…

  • Oct 29, 2020
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Two readers express different views on hospital worker walkout

Union members deserve more respect Re: “Yes, we know how to do…

  • Oct 29, 2020
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Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes celebrates the final out by Tampa Bay Rays’ Willy Adames to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

World Series TV ratings average drops 32% below previous low

An average of 12,627,000 viewers

  • Oct 29, 2020
Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes celebrates the final out by Tampa Bay Rays’ Willy Adames to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
FILE - Eric Church performs at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Ariz. on March 28, 2017. Church will perform at this year’s CMA Awards in Nashville. The show will air on ABC on Nov. 11. (Photo by Rick Scuteri/Invision/AP, File)

Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris to play CMAs

CMA Awards air Nov. 11

  • Oct 29, 2020
FILE - Eric Church performs at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Ariz. on March 28, 2017. Church will perform at this year’s CMA Awards in Nashville. The show will air on ABC on Nov. 11. (Photo by Rick Scuteri/Invision/AP, File)
Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area, located at highways 2 and 42 east of Penhold in Red Deer County, has welcomed its 100,000th visitor.
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Junction 42 highway rest area hits 100,000 visitors

Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area located on Highway 2 east of Penhold

  • Oct 28, 2020
Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area, located at highways 2 and 42 east of Penhold in Red Deer County, has welcomed its 100,000th visitor.
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Evidence issues delay preliminary hearing for Saskatchewan man charged in fatal hit and run

Red Deer man was hit and killed in March 2018

  • Oct 28, 2020
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The problem isn’t dispatching, it’s a shortage of ambulances

Having worked in EMS for more than 43 years, and having lobbied…

  • Oct 28, 2020
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Opinion: Canada is missing a recovery plan

The glitches should have been a sign of what was to come.…

  • Oct 28, 2020
March 14, 2019 - Head shot of Toronto Star columnist Heather Scoffield.    DAVE CHAN FOR THE TORONTO STAR
A recent Lock it or Lose it campaign at Parkland Mall found only 35 per cent of drivers took action to make their vehicles less tempting to criminals. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Michael Dawe: Parkland Mall transformed region’s retail landscape

Fifty years ago, on Nov. 3, 1970, there was a major boost…

  • Oct 28, 2020
A recent Lock it or Lose it campaign at Parkland Mall found only 35 per cent of drivers took action to make their vehicles less tempting to criminals. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, Turner tests positive

Turner returns to the diamond about an hour after the game

  • Oct 28, 2020
Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
FILE- Jon Stewart presents the Pat Tillman award for service on July 18, 2018, at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. Stewart will return to television as host of an Apple TV+ public affairs show, the streaming service said Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP, File)

Jon Stewart will be back in the host’s chair for Apple TV+

Series expected to debut in 2021

  • Oct 28, 2020
FILE- Jon Stewart presents the Pat Tillman award for service on July 18, 2018, at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. Stewart will return to television as host of an Apple TV+ public affairs show, the streaming service said Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP, File)