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Alberta now has 10,434 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo).
Alberta now has 10,434 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo).
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Premier Jason Kenney cautioned Albertans not to let down their guard and to keep following health rules and protocols on Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Premier Jason Kenney cautioned Albertans not to let down their guard and to keep following health rules and protocols on Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Red Deer’s COVID cases fall to 442

Premier warns Alberta is doing better, but has a ways to go

Premier Jason Kenney cautioned Albertans not to let down their guard and to keep following health rules and protocols on Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Premier Jason Kenney cautioned Albertans not to let down their guard and to keep following health rules and protocols on Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw apologized to a Central zone family Thursday. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)

Hinshaw apologizes to family of deceased 14-year-old for linking death to COVID-19

It will change the way deaths of young people are reported in future

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw apologized to a Central zone family Thursday. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged pregnant Albertans to get vaccinated as soon as possible on Thursday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)

Red Deer reports another COVID-19 death, 22 patients in hospital ICU

There are 787 active viral cases in the city

Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged pregnant Albertans to get vaccinated as soon as possible on Thursday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
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Red Deer’s COVID-19 cases have risen to 825

The city had 818 active cases on Tuesday

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A referendum question about the annual time change will be on Alberta’s municipal election ballot. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Two referendum questions, senate elections will also be on the Oct. 18 municipal election ballot

Voters will be asked about the time change and equalization

A referendum question about the annual time change will be on Alberta’s municipal election ballot. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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34 COVID-19 deaths reported in Alberta including 12 in Central zone

One death was reported in Red Deer on Wednesday

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The Central zone now has 428 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)

Red Deer’s new COVID-19 cases rise to 106 on Tuesday

Alberta reports 5,627 active cases of the virus

The Central zone now has 428 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)
Four rodeos are scheduled for the long weekend, according to the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association — in Medicine Hat, Pollockville, Bruce and Strathmore.

Ponoka brothers win two team-roping competitions

CFR team ropers Logan and Keely Bonnett of Ponoka won their event…

Four rodeos are scheduled for the long weekend, according to the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association — in Medicine Hat, Pollockville, Bruce and Strathmore.
(Advocate file photo).

Red Deer’s COVID cases up two to 17 active on Wednesday

The provincial trend is still downward to 569 new cases

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Red Deer down to 17 active cases of COVID-19

New provincial COVID cases drop to 624

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An event photo from the 2019 Ponoka Stampede. (Black Press file photo).

Ponoka Stampede is postponed due to pandemic

Organizers are considering later dates in 2021

An event photo from the 2019 Ponoka Stampede. (Black Press file photo).
Aurum Lodge co-owner Alan Ernst had a close encounter with this grizzly, which he later found out was killed by Fish and Wildlife officers. (Contributed photo)

Grizzly sniffing for human food west of Nordegg killed

Lodge owner reminds campers to keep all food away from wildlife

Aurum Lodge co-owner Alan Ernst had a close encounter with this grizzly, which he later found out was killed by Fish and Wildlife officers. (Contributed photo)
Students at Ermineskin Elementary School are using a Cree-style learning program that’s boosting literacy and attendance. (Contributed photo)

Maskwacis school is boosting student literacy, attendance with a Cree-style program

Students are more engaged with community and there’s more parental ‘buy-in,’ says principal

Students at Ermineskin Elementary School are using a Cree-style learning program that’s boosting literacy and attendance. (Contributed photo)
Volunteers will be out beside highways on Saturday cleaning up litter to raise money for non-profits. Motorists are urged to watch out for them and take safety precautions. (Black Press file photo).

Highway shoulders around central Alberta will be cleaned up Saturday

Motorists are urged to watch out for volunteers

Volunteers will be out beside highways on Saturday cleaning up litter to raise money for non-profits. Motorists are urged to watch out for them and take safety precautions. (Black Press file photo).
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, cautioned that tighter restrictions will be needed if things don’t improve. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, cautioned that tighter restrictions will be needed if things don’t improve. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
From left, Daniel, Liam and Noah Moran raise glasses of sparking raspberry juice to celebrate the founding of their charitable enterprise, the Caring Cookie Company. It will raise money for Safe Harbour programs. (Contributed photo)

Young central Alberta brothers baking to help homeless people in Red Deer

Daniel, Noah and Liam Moran have started The Caring Cookie Company charity

From left, Daniel, Liam and Noah Moran raise glasses of sparking raspberry juice to celebrate the founding of their charitable enterprise, the Caring Cookie Company. It will raise money for Safe Harbour programs. (Contributed photo)
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw. (File photo)

Another death linked to Red Deer hospital COVID outbreak

It’s hard to pinpoint any one cause, said Hinshaw

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw. (File photo)
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Alberta’s COVID cases have risen to more than 6,200

More vaccine delays were announced by Dr. Hinshaw

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