Mamta Lulla

There was honking instead of cheering when Lacombe’s country music singer Gord Bamford performed in front of an audience at Red Deer’s Westerner Park on Canada Day. Bamford started the five-show Drive In for Mental Health concert series in Red Deer, where attendees were able to sit in their cars and watch the artist perform. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

In photos: Lacombe’s Gord Bamford performs in Red Deer on Canada Day

Drive-in style concert held at Westerner Park

There was honking instead of cheering when Lacombe’s country music singer Gord Bamford performed in front of an audience at Red Deer’s Westerner Park on Canada Day. Bamford started the five-show Drive In for Mental Health concert series in Red Deer, where attendees were able to sit in their cars and watch the artist perform. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Conditions favourable for funnel clouds in Red Deer, central Alberta
Conditions favourable for funnel clouds in Red Deer, central Alberta
BREAKING: Alberta confirms 41 COVID-19 cases Tuesday
BREAKING: Alberta confirms 41 COVID-19 cases Tuesday
Alberta conducted close to 7,000 COVID-19 tests between Sunday and Monday. Photo via Government of Alberta Twitter

Central zone has four active COVID-19 cases

No active cases in City of Lacombe, Red Deer County, Sylvan Lake, Lacombe County

Alberta conducted close to 7,000 COVID-19 tests between Sunday and Monday. Photo via Government of Alberta Twitter
COVID-19: Central zone at three active cases

COVID-19: Central zone at three active cases

City of Red Deer has one active case

COVID-19: Central zone at three active cases
COVID-19: Alberta confirms 32 virus cases and one death Monday

COVID-19: Alberta confirms 32 virus cases and one death Monday

Central zone remains at three active cases

COVID-19: Alberta confirms 32 virus cases and one death Monday
COVID-19: Central zone at three active cases Sunday

COVID-19: Central zone at three active cases Sunday

Number of hospitalizations down in Alberta

COVID-19: Central zone at three active cases Sunday
COVID-19: Central zone at two active cases; state of public health emergency lapsed in Alberta

COVID-19: Central zone at two active cases; state of public health emergency lapsed in Alberta

State of public health emergency expired Monday: Minister of Health

COVID-19: Central zone at two active cases; state of public health emergency lapsed in Alberta
The Lacombe Police Service currently uses systems to record video evidence including in-car cameras and body worn audio microphones that tie in to the car video system. The use of body-worn cameras is a topic the local police service has been looking in since 2017. File photo

Body-worn cameras come with legal issues and privacy concerns: Lacombe Police Service

Central ALberta police service wants to take responsible approach to such technology

The Lacombe Police Service currently uses systems to record video evidence including in-car cameras and body worn audio microphones that tie in to the car video system. The use of body-worn cameras is a topic the local police service has been looking in since 2017. File photo
Province announced 50 COVID-19 cases Sunday.
Province announced 50 COVID-19 cases Sunday.
COVID-19: Two deaths confirmed in Alberta Tuesday

COVID-19: Two deaths confirmed in Alberta Tuesday

No active cases in central zone

COVID-19: Two deaths confirmed in Alberta Tuesday
Premier Jason Kenney gave the green light for Stage 2 of Alberta’s relaunch strategy on Tuesday. Additional businesses and services can reopen Friday, a week ahead of the original target date. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Premier Jason Kenney gave the green light for Stage 2 of Alberta’s relaunch strategy on Tuesday. Additional businesses and services can reopen Friday, a week ahead of the original target date. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Anti-racism protesters urged to get tested for COVID-19

Anti-racism protesters urged to get tested for COVID-19

There are were anti-racism rallys in Red Deer over the weekend

Anti-racism protesters urged to get tested for COVID-19
Alberta confirms 13 COVID-19 cases: Central zone remains at zero active
Alberta confirms 13 COVID-19 cases: Central zone remains at zero active
Solidarity together: Central Albertans protest in Red Deer against racism
Solidarity together: Central Albertans protest in Red Deer against racism
Zero active cases of COVID-19 in central zone
Zero active cases of COVID-19 in central zone
$2 raise for some health care workers in Alberta over a month late

$2 raise for some health care workers in Alberta over a month late

Delay isn’t from Alberta Health, spokesperson confirms

$2 raise for some health care workers in Alberta over a month late
No additional COVID-19 deaths; active cases in Alberta at 584 Sunday

No additional COVID-19 deaths; active cases in Alberta at 584 Sunday

52 people in hospitals across the province

No additional COVID-19 deaths; active cases in Alberta at 584 Sunday
Central Alberta drowning and Ontario homicide connected: police
Central Alberta drowning and Ontario homicide connected: police
Wind warning issued for central Alberta

Wind warning issued for central Alberta

City of Red Deer and Lacombe under wind warning

Wind warning issued for central Alberta