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Red Deer has 785 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo)

Two more COVID-19 deaths in Red Deer, as active cases rise slightly

Five of the 11 additional deaths reported Friday were in the Central zone

  • Sep 24, 2021
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Alberta RCMP charge two males for fraudulent cattle purchases across Alberta

A total of 19 animals were seized and identified through registered livestock brands.

After jumping over 800 active COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Red Deer dipped to 767 active Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)

Woman under 20 from Central zone dies of COVID-19

Youngest person in the province to die from the virus

  • Sep 22, 2021
After jumping over 800 active COVID-19 cases Tuesday, Red Deer dipped to 767 active Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)
Fundraiser

Halkirk’s Circle Square Ranch holds successful fundraiser

Around 72 riders from around Alberta and Saskatchewan took part in the fundraiser

  • Sep 22, 2021
Fundraiser
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced 29 new COVID-19 deaths in the province Tuesday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Government of Alberta)

3 more COVID-19 deaths in Red Deer as city surpasses 800 active cases

Province announces 29 more COVID-19 deaths, 1,519 new cases

  • Sep 21, 2021
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced 29 new COVID-19 deaths in the province Tuesday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Government of Alberta)
Conservative Blaine Calkins was re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe. (Photo contributed)

Calkins re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe

Conservatives retain Red Deer seat

Conservative Blaine Calkins was re-elected for Red Deer-Lacombe. (Photo contributed)
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Clearview Public Schools COVID-19 update

Trying to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the pandemic has been challenging

  • Sep 20, 2021
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Red Deer has the third most active COVID-19 cases in the province, behind only Calgary and Edmonton. (Black Press File Photo)

Red Deer up to 778 active cases of COVID-19

Red Deer added nearly 100 active COVID-19 cases over the weekend. As…

  • Sep 20, 2021
Red Deer has the third most active COVID-19 cases in the province, behind only Calgary and Edmonton. (Black Press File Photo)
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Amidst high call volumes, the EMS system in Alberta is under stress

‘Alberta Health Services Emergency Medical Services operates on a ‘borderless system’

  • Sep 19, 2021
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County of Paintearth

County of Paintearth highlights for Sept. 14

The County will have to write off over $10,000 in bad debt related to the Crowfoot Crossing Rest Area

  • Sep 19, 2021
County of Paintearth
Town of Castor

Town of Castor highlights for Sept. 13

Council has agreed to pay the replacement cost of a north-facing window at the White Goose Restaurant

  • Sep 19, 2021
Town of Castor
Gus Wetter Principal Wendy Coppock receives a cheque for $5000 from County of Paintearth Reeve Stan Schulmeister for the Gus Wetter School After School Program. photo submitted

After school program lands support from County of Paintearth

‘County Reeve Stan Schumeister was frustrated that the Town of Castor would not help out the program’

  • Sep 18, 2021
Gus Wetter Principal Wendy Coppock receives a cheque for $5000 from County of Paintearth Reeve Stan Schulmeister for the Gus Wetter School After School Program. photo submitted
There are now 19,201 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, to go along with 255,834 recovered cases and 2,523 deaths. (File photo)

Red Deer up to 680 active COVID-19 cases

Alberta identifies 2,020 new COVID-19 cases, 18 additional deaths

There are now 19,201 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, to go along with 255,834 recovered cases and 2,523 deaths. (File photo)
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said hospitals have never been under greater strain, as the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hits the province hard. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Red Deer nears 600 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports 1,718 new cases and 10 new deaths

  • Sep 16, 2021
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said hospitals have never been under greater strain, as the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic hits the province hard. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
County of Paintearth

Castor Library delegation presents to County of Paintearth council

The library and adult learning are looking for council support for washroom renovations

  • Sep 16, 2021
County of Paintearth
Town of Castor

Town of Castor continues to see significant water losses.

An additional complication is that the leak has not made it to surface

  • Sep 16, 2021
Town of Castor
Clearview Public Schools

Several local schools have more than 10 per cent of students and staff away due to illness

Individuals have reported to most of the schools that they have tested positive for COVID-19

  • Sep 16, 2021
Clearview Public Schools
Since the pandemic began, 48 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Red Deer. (Black Press file photo)

Three more COVID-19 deaths in Red Deer

Red Deer has now had 48 deaths since pandemic began

  • Sep 15, 2021
Since the pandemic began, 48 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Red Deer. (Black Press file photo)
Halkirk

Village of Halkirk council highlights for Sept. 8

Traffic flow in Halkirk will be changing

  • Sep 15, 2021
Halkirk