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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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Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant Pablo Rodriguez rises during question period in the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Rodriguez is poised to bring foward legislation within days to make digital giants pay Canadian media outlets for reusing their news content.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Law to help Canada’s news industry, and combat fake news, to be tabled within days

Law to help Canada’s news industry, and combat fake news, to be tabled within days

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant Pablo Rodriguez rises during question period in the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Rodriguez is poised to bring foward legislation within days to make digital giants pay Canadian media outlets for reusing their news content.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
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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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UCP present bill to wrestle COVID-related restriction control from municipalities

The Government of Alberta is proceeding with some “surgical” changes to the…

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A group of Canadian members of parliament gathered at the Centennial Flame in front of Parliament this week in honour of Ukraine. (MP Ed Fast Facebook photo)

VIDEO: B.C. MP condemns Putin’s actions, says hearts go out to Ukraine

Conservative posts video calling invasion of Ukraine ‘illegal and immoral’

A group of Canadian members of parliament gathered at the Centennial Flame in front of Parliament this week in honour of Ukraine. (MP Ed Fast Facebook photo)
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Castor firefighter killed in the line-of-duty

When a first responder heads out the door to respond to an…

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Laura Lopez and Dali D’Eclipse competing in the 1.30-metre category of the Canadian National Show Jumping Championships in November. (Contributed photo)

Ponoka area horse trainer wins bronze at Canadian Show Jumping National Chamipionships

A central Alberta show jumper based out of Join Up Stables, located…

Laura Lopez and Dali D’Eclipse competing in the 1.30-metre category of the Canadian National Show Jumping Championships in November. (Contributed photo)
The beginning of the Gendre Farm Christmas Light display are the arches which guide a viewer through the first 400 feet of the display. (Contributed photo)

County of Stettler family gives back during holiday season

A Stettler County family is helping others, and in doing so showing…

The beginning of the Gendre Farm Christmas Light display are the arches which guide a viewer through the first 400 feet of the display. (Contributed photo)
These are just some of the International dozers sold by Dennis Pregoda to Albert Jensen of Drumheller. (Photo submitted)

Rimbey man sells off International dozer collection

In today’s day and age, adults find themselves in a world with…

These are just some of the International dozers sold by Dennis Pregoda to Albert Jensen of Drumheller. (Photo submitted)
Four Alberta physicians do not agree with Alberta Health Services’ vaccine mandates for staff and physicians. (Black Press file photo)
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Physicians against mandates file lawsuit against AHS

Ponoka’s Dr. Chan: ‘This is about informed consent and patient autonomy’

Four Alberta physicians do not agree with Alberta Health Services’ vaccine mandates for staff and physicians. (Black Press file photo)
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Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault makes his way to his seat for a news conference in Ottawa, Friday, April 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Legislation coming this year to force Google, Facebook to pay for news content

Legislation coming this year to force Google, Facebook to pay for news content

Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault makes his way to his seat for a news conference in Ottawa, Friday, April 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Delivery of the Jan. 20 edition of the Red Deer Advocate will be late. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Delivery of the Jan. 20 edition of the Red Deer Advocate will be late. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Public broadcaster CBC won’t be airing local TV newscasts across the country, with the exception of CBC North, in a March 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

CBC temporarily scraps local TV newscasts, except for the North, due to COVID-19

TORONTO — The CBC temporarily scrapped most of its local TV newscasts…

Public broadcaster CBC won’t be airing local TV newscasts across the country, with the exception of CBC North, in a March 18, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
More blood donors needed in Central Alberta

More blood donors needed in Central Alberta

Canada’s blood bank is lower than usual

More blood donors needed in Central Alberta