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Scott Sigfusson of Tugaske, Sask, wrestles the steer with a time of 10.3 seconds, good enough for third place in the June 11 competition. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler/Independent)

Update: Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede wraps up after two days of community events

With a tip of the hat the gate is thrown open and…

 

Clearview students and staff take part in the 2021 Terry Fox Run. (Clearview Website photo)

Clearview Public Schools students and staff raise over $28,000 for cancer research

Clearview students, parents and staff have even more cause to be proud…

 

Interim director of the Stettler Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre Jenessa McAuley cuts the ribbon held across the doorway by Mayor Sean Nolls and Donna Morris from the Stettler Regional Board of Trade, celebrating the grand opening of the facility. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

UPDATE: Stettler residents no longer have to travel for pregnancy support services

East central Alberta residents with expected and unexpected pregnancies now have a…

 

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Weather alerts issued for Stettler, Ponoka, Red Deer

Environment Canada has released a weather alert for parts of central Alberta.…

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Stettler RCMP arrest one after search warrant

The Stettler RCMP have made an arrest after serving a search warrant…

  • Apr 8, 2022
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Maskwacis RCMP arrest individual for multiple armed robberies

Members of the Maskwacis RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of an…

  • Mar 31, 2022
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RCMP, Fish and Wildlife, County Peace Officers conduct joint operation at Buffalo Lake

A one-day blitz by the RCMP at Buffalo Lake on March 5…

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Heather Roberts, who has been a volunteer with Special Olympics Red Deer for the last 30 years is being honoured with the Lifetime Sports Achievement Award. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer’s Heather Roberts receives Lifetime Sport Achievement Award

Heather Roberts is one of those people who jumps in feet first…

Heather Roberts, who has been a volunteer with Special Olympics Red Deer for the last 30 years is being honoured with the Lifetime Sports Achievement Award. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Federal wage subsidy plan will help businesses say central Alberta business representatives

Federal wage subsidy plan will help businesses say central Alberta business representatives

Prime minister says businesses losing 30 per cent in revenue eligible for 75 per cent wage subsidy

Federal wage subsidy plan will help businesses say central Alberta business representatives
Sundre sculptor Morton Burke was among the international artists who created snow sculptures in China. His depiction of bisons suggests a West-meets-East theme. (Contributed photo).

Sundre artist returns from China with snow sculpting award (and no virus)

Morton Burke and his team created 14-foot high bisons carving

Sundre sculptor Morton Burke was among the international artists who created snow sculptures in China. His depiction of bisons suggests a West-meets-East theme. (Contributed photo).
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Christmas Wish Breakfast planned for mid-November in Red Deer

Bring a new toy donation and get a hot buffet meal and free entertainment

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Morgan Hayley Smith (as Catherine) and Paul Boultbee (Robert) rehearse a scene from Ignition Theatre’s Proof, which opens Thursday at the Nickle Studio. (Contributed photo by Stephanie Grue).

Red Deer’s Ignition Theatre reprises ‘Proof’ to celebrate the company’s 15-year anniversary

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play runs Oct. 17-26 at the Nickle Studio

Morgan Hayley Smith (as Catherine) and Paul Boultbee (Robert) rehearse a scene from Ignition Theatre’s Proof, which opens Thursday at the Nickle Studio. (Contributed photo by Stephanie Grue).
Notre Dame High School student Kenzie Armitage won bronze for hairstyling, intermediate, at the Skills Canada Alberta challenge (photo submitted).

Red Deer students win big at Alberta skills challenge

Preparing the province’s future workforce

Notre Dame High School student Kenzie Armitage won bronze for hairstyling, intermediate, at the Skills Canada Alberta challenge (photo submitted).