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Seized property found in the April 1, 2022, warrant by Leduc RMCP Crime Reduction Unit. (Supplied/ Leduc RCMP)

Leduc RCMP dismantle chop shop and recover stolen vehicles

Four people have been arrested as a result of the investigation

Seized property found in the April 1, 2022, warrant by Leduc RMCP Crime Reduction Unit. (Supplied/ Leduc RCMP)
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Carly Letourneau at Precision Gymnastics. (Shaela Dansereau)

Wetaskiwin gymnast competes on home soil

17-year-old Carly Letourneau is set on being the first gymnast in the Wetaskiwin Hall of Fame

Carly Letourneau at Precision Gymnastics. (Shaela Dansereau)
One of the seven families that will be arriving from Ukraine thanks to the sponsorship and support from Olya Kay and other Lacombe area residents. (Submitted)

Lacombe prepares to welcome families from Ukraine

Lacombe resident Olya Kay has spent the last few weeks on the…

One of the seven families that will be arriving from Ukraine thanks to the sponsorship and support from Olya Kay and other Lacombe area residents. (Submitted)
Red Deer RCMP say a 30-year-old man faces sexual charges against a teen. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Rural municipalities reject provincial police force

Provincial police would be expensive and do nothing to improve rural service, says RMA

Red Deer RCMP say a 30-year-old man faces sexual charges against a teen. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Wetaskiwin U15 Ice Queens before they headed to compete at Provincials. (submitted)

Wetaskiwin U15 Ice Queens finish season at Provincials

The female hockey team won gold at Edmonton Minor Hockey Week and league playoffs this year

Wetaskiwin U15 Ice Queens before they headed to compete at Provincials. (submitted)
Pigeon Lake area knitters gather for the Pigeon Lake Library Society knitting group. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)

Pigeon Lake Library members knit sensory muffs for seniors in care

Members of the Pigeon Lake Library Society have made and donated approximately…

Pigeon Lake area knitters gather for the Pigeon Lake Library Society knitting group. (Shaela Dansereau/ Pipestone Flyer)
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Arrests made for break and enter at Brazeau County gas plant

Edson RCMP received a break and enter in progress at a local…

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Wetaskiwin RCMP make multiple break and enter arrests and recover stolen property

On March 18, 2022, the Wetaskiwin RCMP Crime Reduction Unit partnered with…

  • Apr 2, 2022
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Red Deer RCMP  (File photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Injury of suspect during arrest in Maskwacis under investigation

The two suspects were charged with multiple firearms offences

  • Apr 2, 2022
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Maskwacis RCMP find human remains following house fire

At approximately 11 p.m., on March 23, 2022, the Maskwacis RCMP received…

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Honey producers are finding winter bee deaths far above normal levels this spring. (Photo from Nixon Honey Facebook)

Honey farm bees hit hard

Many honey producers see winter bee deaths many times above normal average

Honey producers are finding winter bee deaths far above normal levels this spring. (Photo from Nixon Honey Facebook)
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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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Leduc RCMP Drug Unit and partners make arrests in drug investigation

On March 24, 2022, the Leduc RMCMP Drug Unit with the assistance…

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COVID-19 hospitalizations stable but 30 more deaths over 7 days

In seven days ending on Monday, 4,612 new COVID-19 cases identified

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Breton and Thorsby RCMP execute search warrant and arrest repeat offender

Breton RCMP have arrested and charged a repeat offender after the execution…

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Prairie Sky Gondola has announced it wants to build a gondola ropeway, or cable system, in Red Deer. (Image contributed by Prairie Sky Gondola)
Prairie Sky Gondola has announced it wants to build a gondola ropeway, or cable system, in Red Deer. (Image contributed by Prairie Sky Gondola)
Alberta RCMP have cleared the NT RCMP of any wrongdoing in an incident that occurred in an Inuvik cell on March 3, 2020. RCMP have not released any details of what happened in the incident. NNSL file photo

Breton RCMP charge repeat offender after the execution of a search warrant

Breton RCMP have charged a repeat offender after the execution of a…

  • Mar 29, 2022
Alberta RCMP have cleared the NT RCMP of any wrongdoing in an incident that occurred in an Inuvik cell on March 3, 2020. RCMP have not released any details of what happened in the incident. NNSL file photo