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Delburne village council recently voted to provide a $75,000 grant to ensure the local medical clinic stays open. (Photo from Village of Delburne)

Delburne helps fund medical clinic to keep it open

Delburne council approves $75,000 grant for community’s only medical clinic

Delburne village council recently voted to provide a $75,000 grant to ensure the local medical clinic stays open. (Photo from Village of Delburne)
Interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Voting wraps up in Conservative leadership race ahead of Saturday convention

Voting has ended in the Conservative party’s leadership election — but its…

Interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney answers questions during a press conference in Victoria on July 12, 2022. He said Tuesday that his party was founded on a strong Alberta within Confederation and he won’t sit idly by while a “risky, dangerous, half-baked,” “banana republic” plan for more provincial independence is floated by one of the candidates vying to replace him. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Kenney says won’t stay quiet as possible successor pitches separation plan

Premier Jason Kenney says his party was founded on a strong Alberta…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney answers questions during a press conference in Victoria on July 12, 2022. He said Tuesday that his party was founded on a strong Alberta within Confederation and he won’t sit idly by while a “risky, dangerous, half-baked,” “banana republic” plan for more provincial independence is floated by one of the candidates vying to replace him. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Non-Profit Agency Alberta Prairies Life Enrichment Training Studio (APLETS) has partnered with the  Central Alberta Brain Injury Society (CABIS) to offer a life enrichment support program certificate course. (Contributed photo)

Life enrichment skills for living program starts Sept. 26

The Central Alberta Brain Injury Society and the Alberta Prairies Life Enrichment…

Non-Profit Agency Alberta Prairies Life Enrichment Training Studio (APLETS) has partnered with the  Central Alberta Brain Injury Society (CABIS) to offer a life enrichment support program certificate course. (Contributed photo)
The chef at The Mustard Seed in Red Deer is becoming an expert at doing more with less as inflation spikes and donations drop. More community donations are needed to ease this difficult situation. (Contributed photo).

With rising inflation and need, Red Deer’s The Mustard Seed needs more donations

Meals that used to cost $3.51 to make now cost $5.38, says operations director

The chef at The Mustard Seed in Red Deer is becoming an expert at doing more with less as inflation spikes and donations drop. More community donations are needed to ease this difficult situation. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer County plans to show its support for efforts to lobby for more insurance protection for market gardeners. (Black Press file photo)

Red Deer County calls for more insurance support for market gardeners

Insurance options limited for market gardeners hit by weather-related losses

Red Deer County plans to show its support for efforts to lobby for more insurance protection for market gardeners. (Black Press file photo)
The City of Red Deer will be offering energy rebates for citizens who purchased a smart thermostat or high-efficiency dishwasher in 2022. (Advocate file photo)

City of Red Deer launches new Energy Efficiency Rebate Pilot Program

Red Deerians will be eligible for an energy rebate if they install…

The City of Red Deer will be offering energy rebates for citizens who purchased a smart thermostat or high-efficiency dishwasher in 2022. (Advocate file photo)
Alberta premier Jason Kenney announced Tuesday that the new Premier’s Council on Skills will help guide Alberta’s future. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Premier names new group to help guide Alberta’s future

11-person panel called Premier’s Council on Skills will provide input on changing needs of workforce

Alberta premier Jason Kenney announced Tuesday that the new Premier’s Council on Skills will help guide Alberta’s future. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
In a Class of his Own, figurative works by Jim Westergard are showing at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Former visual art instructor’s life drawings on display at Red Deer museum

Jim Westergard: In A Class of His Own continues to Nov. 19

In a Class of his Own, figurative works by Jim Westergard are showing at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red Deer Polytechnic president Stuart Cullum. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer Polytechnic’s enrolment up slightly this fall with growth in new programs

New diplomas in computer programming, machine learning available starting this fall

Red Deer Polytechnic president Stuart Cullum. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Myles Sanderson, seen in a police handout photo, is described by police as six-foot-one and 240 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Police say Sanderson, who has a violent criminal record and is considered dangerous, remains on the loose, but he may be injured. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Saskatchewan RCMP, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Possible sighting of stabbing suspect on Saskatchewan First Nation

A notice sent through Saskatchewan’s emergency alert system says investigators have received…

Myles Sanderson, seen in a police handout photo, is described by police as six-foot-one and 240 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Police say Sanderson, who has a violent criminal record and is considered dangerous, remains on the loose, but he may be injured. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Saskatchewan RCMP, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed photo)
Central Alberta municipal leaders have serious doubts about a proposal to replace RCMP with a provincial police force. (Advocate file photo)

RCMP conducting exercises in Southeast Red Deer

Red Deerians might see a little more police activity than they’re used…

Central Alberta municipal leaders have serious doubts about a proposal to replace RCMP with a provincial police force. (Advocate file photo)
FILE - Riders on the Top Thrill Dragster speed along on May 1, 2003, at Cedar Point Amusement Park, in Sandusky, Ohio. The amusement park in Ohio is permanently closing the world’s second-tallest roller coaster. The decision announced Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, by Cedar Point comes a year after a small metal object flew off the 420-foot (128-meter) tall Top Thrill Dragster coaster and struck a woman in the head at the park in Sandusky. (AP Photo/Paul M. Walsh, File)

World’s second-tallest roller coaster is permanently closing

An amusement park in Ohio announced Tuesday it would be permanently closing…

FILE - Riders on the Top Thrill Dragster speed along on May 1, 2003, at Cedar Point Amusement Park, in Sandusky, Ohio. The amusement park in Ohio is permanently closing the world’s second-tallest roller coaster. The decision announced Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022, by Cedar Point comes a year after a small metal object flew off the 420-foot (128-meter) tall Top Thrill Dragster coaster and struck a woman in the head at the park in Sandusky. (AP Photo/Paul M. Walsh, File)
Myles Sanderson, seen in a police handout photo, is described by police as six-foot-one and 240 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Police say Sanderson, who has a violent criminal record and is considered dangerous, remains on the loose, but he may be injured. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Saskatchewan RCMP, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Past drug, alcohol use had caused stabbing suspect to lose mind: parole document

A fugitive wanted in a deadly stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan has a…

Myles Sanderson, seen in a police handout photo, is described by police as six-foot-one and 240 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Police say Sanderson, who has a violent criminal record and is considered dangerous, remains on the loose, but he may be injured. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Saskatchewan RCMP, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Red Deer RCMP are investigating a deadly attack on a cat in the Michener Hill neighbourhood earlier this week.  (Advocate file photo)

Ex-Mountie says hunt for stabbing suspect complicated by vast open space of Prairies

A former Mountie says the vast open spaces of the Prairies could…

Red Deer RCMP are investigating a deadly attack on a cat in the Michener Hill neighbourhood earlier this week.  (Advocate file photo)
Interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Conservative interim leader Candice Bergen won’t be running in next election

As the Conservative party prepares to welcome a new leader this week,…

Interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The Harvest Run is happening this Sunday. The event will serve as a 30th anniversary celebration. (Contributed photo)

Harvest Run to celebrate 30 years this weekend

Event to be held at Red Deer’s Capstone neighbourhood on Sunday

The Harvest Run is happening this Sunday. The event will serve as a 30th anniversary celebration. (Contributed photo)
Flags bearers hold the Canadian flag high during the Flags of Remembrance ceremony in Sylvan Lake in this Advocate file photo. This year’s ceremony is happening this Saturday in both Sylvan Lake and Lacombe. (Advocate file photo)

Flags of Remembrance to honour veterans, first responders

Veterans and first responders will be honoured during Flags of Remembrance this…

Flags bearers hold the Canadian flag high during the Flags of Remembrance ceremony in Sylvan Lake in this Advocate file photo. This year’s ceremony is happening this Saturday in both Sylvan Lake and Lacombe. (Advocate file photo)
Investigators with protective equipment enter a house in a crime scene in Weldon, Sask., Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. Saskatchewan RCMP has confirmed that there are 10 dead while 15 are injured following the stabbings that occurred at James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon in Saskatchewan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu

Manhunt continues for suspects in Saskatchewan stabbings, police remain tight-lipped

Investigators continued their “relentless” manhunt Monday for two suspects accused in a…

Investigators with protective equipment enter a house in a crime scene in Weldon, Sask., Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022. Saskatchewan RCMP has confirmed that there are 10 dead while 15 are injured following the stabbings that occurred at James Smith Cree Nation and Weldon in Saskatchewan. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Heywood Yu