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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at a news conference in Calgary on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. An Alberta legislature member is signalling he has no plans to give up his seat after Kenney booted him from the United Conservative caucus for failing to represent constituents. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Alberta to run out of COVID-19 vaccine supply: Kenney

Alberta Health Services has administered nearly 90,000 doses to eligible health-care workers…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at a news conference in Calgary on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. An Alberta legislature member is signalling he has no plans to give up his seat after Kenney booted him from the United Conservative caucus for failing to represent constituents. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Friday, March 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Friday, March 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta has 3,651 active cases of COVID-19.  (File photo)

Gov’t reports two more COVID-19 deaths in Red Deer on Sunday

Nineteen new deaths, including two in Red Deer, were reported by the…

Alberta has 3,651 active cases of COVID-19.  (File photo)
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Andre Lemus, the owner of Las Palmeras in Red Deer, says he hopes in-person dining restrictions are lifted this upcoming Thursday. (Photo courtesy www.laspalmeras.ca)

Red Deer restaurant owner hopes in-person dining restrictions are lifted Thursday

The owner of a Red Deer restaurant says business has “dropped” since…

Andre Lemus, the owner of Las Palmeras in Red Deer, says he hopes in-person dining restrictions are lifted this upcoming Thursday. (Photo courtesy www.laspalmeras.ca)
FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., in Binghamton, N.Y. Moderna said Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, its COVID-19 shot provides strong protection against the coronavirus that's surging in the U.S. and around the world. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., in Binghamton, N.Y. Moderna said Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, its COVID-19 shot provides strong protection against the coronavirus that's surging in the U.S. and around the world. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
According to the AUPE, the government is looking to outsource maintenance works at four facilities, including the Michener Centre South in Red Deer. (File photo from Facebook)

Alberta gov’t ‘using pandemic as shield to lay off workers,’ says AUPE

The Government of Alberta’s “attacks on workers” is continuing with a new…

According to the AUPE, the government is looking to outsource maintenance works at four facilities, including the Michener Centre South in Red Deer. (File photo from Facebook)
Rocky Mountain House RCMP, EMS, Search and Rescue, STARS air ambulance and Alstrom Helicopters worked together to rescue a fallen ice climber Friday. (Photo contributed by Rocky Mountain House RCMP)

Rocky Mountain House RCMP help rescue fallen ice climber

Rocky Mountain RCMP helped assist a fallen ice climber Friday afternoon. At…

Rocky Mountain House RCMP, EMS, Search and Rescue, STARS air ambulance and Alstrom Helicopters worked together to rescue a fallen ice climber Friday. (Photo contributed by Rocky Mountain House RCMP)
Brett Salomons, of Salomons Commercial, and Mark Jones, CEO of the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre, in the CACAC's new temporary home. (Contributed photo)

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre’s One Day Challenge returns

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre has announced its One Day Challenge is…

Brett Salomons, of Salomons Commercial, and Mark Jones, CEO of the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre, in the CACAC's new temporary home. (Contributed photo)
Dwayne Buckle, 40 of Red Deer finished a 1,638-kilometre walk, in honour of his family. The 12-week, 82 day-journey wrapped up in Port Hardy, B.C. on Monday. Facebook photo

Red Deer man completes 1,638 km hike for cancer research

Dwayne Buckle, a Red Deer firefighter returned home Friday after his 12-week journey

Dwayne Buckle, 40 of Red Deer finished a 1,638-kilometre walk, in honour of his family. The 12-week, 82 day-journey wrapped up in Port Hardy, B.C. on Monday. Facebook photo
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine deliveres to Canada are being delayed because of complications at their European distribution facility. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Delays of Pfizer vaccine delivery to impact Alberta’s vaccination plans

Alberta has administered 74,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine deliveres to Canada are being delayed because of complications at their European distribution facility. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Students Association of Red Deer College president Brittany Lausen says she’s pleased the college is offering students a choice to attend class in-person or remotely. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)

Red Deer College winter term enrolment dips

Enrolment down about six per cent but mix of online and in-person instruction is going over well

Students Association of Red Deer College president Brittany Lausen says she’s pleased the college is offering students a choice to attend class in-person or remotely. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)
Two inmates at Bowden Institution have tested positive for COVID-19. (Black Press File Photo)

2 Bowden inmates test positive for COVID-19

A pair of inmates at Bowden Institution have tested positive for COVID-19.…

Two inmates at Bowden Institution have tested positive for COVID-19. (Black Press File Photo)
Salons and barbershops are able to open on Monday, the Government of Alberta announced this week. (Photo courtesy Pixabay)

Red Deer salon owner “relieved” business can re-open next week

The owner of a Red Deer salon says she’s “definitely relieved” her…

Salons and barbershops are able to open on Monday, the Government of Alberta announced this week. (Photo courtesy Pixabay)
Red Deer Valhalla Pure Outfitters owner Darren Schaedeli has seen a significant increase in those looking to tackle winter experiences. Some are trying their hand at "hot tent camping" as he did in the West Country several weeks ago.
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Central Albertans enjoying the great outdoors this winter

Stir crazy and beach-deprived central Albertans are embracing the great outdoors this…

Red Deer Valhalla Pure Outfitters owner Darren Schaedeli has seen a significant increase in those looking to tackle winter experiences. Some are trying their hand at "hot tent camping" as he did in the West Country several weeks ago.
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Rachelle Okrusko, 25 was last seen in Wetaskiwin and has been missing since Jan. 12. (Photo courtesy of RCMO)

25-year-old Rachelle Okrusko located: RCMP

Wetaskiwin RCMP have located 25-year-old Rachelle Okrusko. Okrusko is no longer missing,…

Rachelle Okrusko, 25 was last seen in Wetaskiwin and has been missing since Jan. 12. (Photo courtesy of RCMO)
Work will begin soon on renovations to Red Deer Public Schools’ Central Services building, located at 4747 53rd St. (Photo contributed)

Work to start on aging Red Deer Public Schools building

Upgrades on the way for downtown Red Deer building

Work will begin soon on renovations to Red Deer Public Schools’ Central Services building, located at 4747 53rd St. (Photo contributed)
Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said the province needed to make a change to school reporting. (photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Province makes changes to school COVID-19 case reporting

The Alberta Government is altering the way it reports COVID-19 cases in…

Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said the province needed to make a change to school reporting. (photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Red Deerians woke up to snow Tuesday. This snowplow was working its way up 32nd Street. Plows and sanders were tackling hills, bridges and arterial routes first. Advocate staff photo
Red Deerians woke up to snow Tuesday. This snowplow was working its way up 32nd Street. Plows and sanders were tackling hills, bridges and arterial routes first. Advocate staff photo
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Camrose man arrested on child porn charges

A 20-year-old from Camrose man is facing charges for allegedly distributing child…

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Sentencing delayed in the stabbing death of Samantha Sharpe, of Sunchild First Nation. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)
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Sentencing delayed in the stabbing death of Samantha Sharpe, of Sunchild First Nation. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)