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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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Millet implements Restriction Exemption Program

Which recreation facilities within the County of Wetaskiwin are requiring vaccines for access?

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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.

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Leduc RCMP seek information about theft of flags

Six flags were stolen from various locations around Leduc.

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City of Wetaskiwin nominations closed for Municipal Election

Four candidates are running for mayor, and 15 candidates are running as councillors this election.

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There are now 20,180 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, to go along with the 263,915 recovered cases. (File photo)
There are now 20,180 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, to go along with the 263,915 recovered cases. (File photo)
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Nominations closed for County of Wetaskiwin Municipal Election

Four Division councillors appointed by acclamation; three Division elections to take place Oct. 18.

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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)
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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)
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City of Wetaskiwin nearing 100 active COVID-19 cases

Wetaskiwin Hospital and Care Centre is currently listed by AHS as an outbreak location.

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NDP and Liberal Edmonton-Wetaskiwin candidates speak on their loss

NDP came in second in the riding and Liberal followed in third.

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Mike Lake- Conservative MP Edmonton-Wetaskiwin

Mike Lake cinches sixth term as MP for Edmonton-Wetaskiwin

“At the local level I feel more connected to my constituents then I’ve ever felt.”

Mike Lake- Conservative MP Edmonton-Wetaskiwin
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)
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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Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate fatal collision and arrest impaired driver

A 36-year-old man is facing numerous charges including impaired driving causing death.

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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)
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City of Wetaskiwin approves temporary warming shelter on southside of city

‘The city will continue to work on this very complex situation in our community.’

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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)