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Nine Lessons and Carols concert performed Monday in Red Deer

There’s no admission charge to the event at Gaetz Memorial United Church

New Lacombe community health centre is ready to open its doors

A new community health centre opens next week in Lacombe, bringing many…

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Parkland Garden Centre Craft and Market Sale
Red Deer born NHL hockey player Glen Wesley meets with fans
Glencross and Friends cheque presentation
Job seekers find Black Press's career fair helpful

Ponoka County struck by large amount of unpaid property taxes

CAO now has some discretion in cancelling certain tax penalties

More residential snow plowing urged in Red Deer

New proposed plowing protocols to be presented to city council Monday

Red Deer region’s unemployment drops in November

Provincially and Canada-wide November jobless rate increased

‘The system is broken:’ Many can’t afford lawyers, don’t qualify for legal aid

CALGARY — Legal experts say the justice system is failing Canada’s working…

Events planned to mark sombre 30th anniversary of Polytechnique massacre

MONTREAL — Several events are planned across the country today to mark…

‘Heart of darkness:’ Closing arguments in Calgary quadruple killing trial

CALGARY — Lawyers for a pair accused in a quadruple killing say…

Chinese ambassador warns Canada against adopting motion calling for sanctions

MONTREAL — China’s new ambassador to Canada is threatening “very firm countermeasures”…

Liberal MP Anthony Rota upsets Regan to become Speaker in minority Parliament

OTTAWA — Liberal MP Anthony Rota has been elected Speaker of the…

Supreme Court won’t hear appeal from former Nazi death squad member

Jewish groups across the country hailed the Supreme Court’s decision not to…

Consensus comes 30 years later that Montreal massacre was an anti-feminist act

MONTREAL — Thirty years after the worst mass shooting in Canadian history,…

Angry Alberta legislature sitting ends with cross-party fight over room booking

EDMONTON — The fall sitting of the Alberta legislature has wrapped up,…

Eating disorders stressful at Christmas

Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta offering online support groups

RCMP make arrests related to stolen property in Olds

Two people were arrested and charged after two incidents in Olds. On…

Maskwacis RCMP arrest, charge wanted man

A Maskwacis man is facing weapons-related charges after allegedly resisting arrest. Two…

Lacombe County prepares for uncertain future in 2020 budget

Police funding and industrial taxes among budget question marks

  • Dec 4, 2019

The shelter is full: Many abused women and children in central Alberta will face a tough holiday

Alberta has one of highest domestic violence rates in the country, says a report