Innisfail

Boop the baby yak has joined Discovery Wildlife Park. (Photos from Facebook)

Meet Boop the yak, Discovery Wildlife Park’s newest family member

Central Alberta zoo prepares for May 1 opening

 

Last week some students at Bowden Grandview School decided they didn’t want to wear masks so the school could not allow them to attend class. (Photo contributed)

Protest held outside central Alberta school division’s head office

Last week protests were held outside some Alberta schools

 

Innisfail-area farmer Dean Doll is at home recuperating after a hit-and-run and vehicle theft. He is grateful that his neighbours banded together to harvest his crops. (Contributed photo)

Innisfail-area farmers rally to bring in crops for their injured neighbour

77-year-old Dean Doll was hurt in a hit-and-run after his truck was stolen

Innisfail-area farmer Dean Doll is at home recuperating after a hit-and-run and vehicle theft. He is grateful that his neighbours banded together to harvest his crops. (Contributed photo)
Earl Dreeshen gets ready to vote at the Pine Lake polling station during Monday’s federal election. (Contributed photo)

Dreeshen wins Red Deer-Mountain View riding

Conservative Party of Canada incumbent Earl Dreeshen has been re-elected as the…

Earl Dreeshen gets ready to vote at the Pine Lake polling station during Monday’s federal election. (Contributed photo)
Olumide Adewumi, Liberal

Meet the candidate: Red Deer – Mountain View (Liberal Party of Canada)

Olumide Adewumi, Liberal Party of Canada Your current occupation: Olumide Adewumi is…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Olumide Adewumi, Liberal
Kelly Lorencz, PPC Candidate
Kelly Lorencz, PPC Candidate
Clayten Willington, independent

Meet the candidate: Red Deer- Mountain View (Independent)

Clayten Willington, independent candidate Current occupation: Barber and business owner What are…

  • Sep 10, 2021
Clayten Willington, independent
Next week will be the 60th running of the Daines Pro Rodeo. The three-day event will feature night-time performances. (Advocate File Photo)

60th annual Daines Pro Rodeo set for next week in central Alberta

The time of year and the start time may have changed, but…

Next week will be the 60th running of the Daines Pro Rodeo. The three-day event will feature night-time performances. (Advocate File Photo)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

Innisfail RCMP arrest man in Penhold during break and enter

An Innisfail man is facing several charges as a result of a…

(File photo by Advocate staff)
Trains no longer blow leading up to the controlled crossing at 49th Avenue in Innisfail. (Photo contributed by the Town of Innisfail)

Innisfail says goodbye to train whistles

Whistles eliminated at four crossings

Trains no longer blow leading up to the controlled crossing at 49th Avenue in Innisfail. (Photo contributed by the Town of Innisfail)
Innisfail RCMP seized a variety of guns and drugs over the weekend. (Photo courtesy of Innisfail RCMP)

Two people charged: Innisfail RCMP make weekend drug and weapons bust

Police arrested two people over the weekend in Innisfail in relation to…

Innisfail RCMP seized a variety of guns and drugs over the weekend. (Photo courtesy of Innisfail RCMP)
Bos and Piper, the Kodiak brown bear cubs, arrived at Discovery Wildlife Park in March. (Photo contributed)

WATCH: Kodiak cubs teach bear safety at Innisfail wildlife park

Kodiak brown bear cubs rescued from the United States

Bos and Piper, the Kodiak brown bear cubs, arrived at Discovery Wildlife Park in March. (Photo contributed)
Bos and Piper, the Kodiak brown bear cubs, arrived at Discovery Wildlife Park in March. (Photo contributed)

WATCH: Bear cubs teach bear safety at Innisfail wildlife park

Kodiak brown bear cubs rescued from the United States

Bos and Piper, the Kodiak brown bear cubs, arrived at Discovery Wildlife Park in March. (Photo contributed)
Innisfail High School students created this portrait of Anne Frank for their student gathering space. Frank joins previous student-created images of Terry Fox and Albert Einstein. (Contributed image).

New Anne Frank artwork graces walls of Innisfail High School

Students were inspired by Frank’s ‘indomitable spirit’

Innisfail High School students created this portrait of Anne Frank for their student gathering space. Frank joins previous student-created images of Terry Fox and Albert Einstein. (Contributed image).
Shane Werenka, 50, of Gull Lake, said he was surprised by his early release from Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo contributed)

Shortage of beds: Man asked to leave Red Deer hospital to make room for other patients

Central Alberta man says he was released early to make room for another patient

Shane Werenka, 50, of Gull Lake, said he was surprised by his early release from Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (Photo contributed)
Charlie the black bear, from Discovery Wildlife Park, can be seen in the new movie LAND. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta’s Charlie the bear nails his closeup

Discovery Wildlife Park bear appears in the new movie LAND

Charlie the black bear, from Discovery Wildlife Park, can be seen in the new movie LAND. (Photo contributed)
Donnie Douglas Hill is expected to be arraigned in Red Deer Court of Queen’s Bench on Feb. 1. (Photo from Town of Innisfail)

Innisfail town councillor charged with sexual assault, criminal harassment

Innisfail town councillor due in court next month on charges including sexual assault

Donnie Douglas Hill is expected to be arraigned in Red Deer Court of Queen’s Bench on Feb. 1. (Photo from Town of Innisfail)
Innisfail business Bladez to Fadez Barbershop was issued two closure orders this week. (Photo from Bladez to Fadez Barbershop Facebook)
Innisfail business Bladez to Fadez Barbershop was issued two closure orders this week. (Photo from Bladez to Fadez Barbershop Facebook)
Innisfail business Bladez to Fadez Barbershop plans to open its doors Tuesday despite the mandatory COVID-19 restrictions currently in place. (Photo courtesy Bladez to Fadez Barbershop Facebook)

Central Alberta barbershop reopens as ‘pet groomer’

Chamber of Commerce shares the frustration of businesses under lockdown

Innisfail business Bladez to Fadez Barbershop plans to open its doors Tuesday despite the mandatory COVID-19 restrictions currently in place. (Photo courtesy Bladez to Fadez Barbershop Facebook)