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Rifle found on scene of incident that took place Dec. 1 (Submitted/ ASIRT)

UPDATE: Officer-involved shooting in Maskwacis

Investigation has been taken over by ASIRT

Pat Nash’s ladybug was the winning photo in the September photo contest. (Pat Nash photo)

Stettler, Castor September photo contest winners announced

At long last, a winner has been declared in the onging Castor…

Red Deer Emergency Services logo. (Advocate file photo)

Child brought to Red Deer hospital via fire truck due to ambulance not being available

‘We don’t believe this has ever been done here in the City of Red Deer’

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Swallowing button batteries is dangerous

Small and convenient power storage devices, button batteries can also be dangerous…

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There were many items to bid on at the Festival of Lights silent auction. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler Health Foundation winding down marathon fundraiser event

It has been quite the week for the volunteers of the Stettler…

There were many items to bid on at the Festival of Lights silent auction. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Alberta RCMP, other police services, are launching their seasonal check-stop campaign. (File photo)

Alberta RCMP warn drivers of seasonal check-stop campaign launch

Going out to have a good time is encouraged, so is planning a safe way home.

  • Dec 2, 2022
Alberta RCMP, other police services, are launching their seasonal check-stop campaign. (File photo)
<em>The Widows’ Pact</em>, by Jenna Hanger, writing as J.L. Cole, to be released Jan. 25, 2023. (Contributed)

Central Alberta author sets story in Red Deer

The Widows’ Pact to be released in January

<em>The Widows’ Pact</em>, by Jenna Hanger, writing as J.L. Cole, to be released Jan. 25, 2023. (Contributed)
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ALERT investigation in Camrose recovers 100 stolen vehicles, equipment

Ponoka, Wetaskiwin, Rimbey, Killam RCMP detachments assisted

  • Dec 2, 2022
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Officer-involved shooting in Maskwacis

Investigation has been taken over by ASIRT

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Clearview buses canceled Dec. 2

Due to the current frosty temperatures, Clearview Public Schools has announced that…

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Around 20 people attended the solar project open house on Nov. 23, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

New 47MW solar project proposed near Castor

The project could be in operation by 2024

Around 20 people attended the solar project open house on Nov. 23, 2022. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Village of Halkirk. (File photo)

Halkirk headed to byelection

More information to be released in coming weeks

Village of Halkirk. (File photo)
Staff Sgt. Bruce Holliday gives a presentation on the various scams making the rounds. (Photo submitted)

FCSS sponsors Seniors’ empowerment event at Stettler Hub

Around 80 members of Stettler’s older generation were on hand in the…

Staff Sgt. Bruce Holliday gives a presentation on the various scams making the rounds. (Photo submitted)
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Clearview Public Schools Sign (File Photo)

Clearview Public Schools planning for 2022-2023 deficit

Clearview Public Schools 2022-2023 budget is headed for another deficit. Trustees reviewed…

Clearview Public Schools Sign (File Photo)
The Rimbey Curling Club will be hosting the Women’s Provincial Qualifier for curling from Dec. 8 to 11. (Photo contributed by Connie Jensen)
The Rimbey Curling Club will be hosting the Women’s Provincial Qualifier for curling from Dec. 8 to 11. (Photo contributed by Connie Jensen)
A large crowd gathered on Nov. 25 to watch the lighting of the Stettler Main Street Christmas tree. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

A Stettler Christmas tradition returns!

A Stettler tradition returned on Nov. 25. Hundreds of people gathered into…

A large crowd gathered on Nov. 25 to watch the lighting of the Stettler Main Street Christmas tree. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
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Stettler County

Stettler county to waive ratepayer tax penalties

The waiver was due to an administration error

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The Hanna RCMP seek help in locating Jay Benedict. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE:Hanna RCMP seek help locating missing person

Benedict has been located safe! The Hanna RCMP released the update on…

The Hanna RCMP seek help in locating Jay Benedict. (Photo submitted)