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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Thursday the most recent trend of COVID-19 deaths is underscoring the importance of vaccines. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Red Deer up to 492 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports 1,510 new cases, nine new deaths

  • Sep 9, 2021
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Thursday the most recent trend of COVID-19 deaths is underscoring the importance of vaccines. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
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Pictured here are Malcolm Fischer, Colin Malin, Bryan Rairdan, and Jessica Harvey during a rehearsal of Heartland Arts Troupe’s upcoming production of <em>Too Many </em><em>Cooks</em>. The popular Canadian production runs at the Stettler Community Hall Nov. 10-13 with tickets available at Wells Furniture.
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Heartland Arts Troupe gearing up for November production of Too Many Cooks

The dinner theatre show will be staged at the Stettler Community Hall

Pictured here are Malcolm Fischer, Colin Malin, Bryan Rairdan, and Jessica Harvey during a rehearsal of Heartland Arts Troupe’s upcoming production of <em>Too Many </em><em>Cooks</em>. The popular Canadian production runs at the Stettler Community Hall Nov. 10-13 with tickets available at Wells Furniture.
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Celebrate Alberta’s diversity through Culture Days

Much to explore through the month of September

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Stettler Learning Centre gearing up for open house Sept. 23

The event runs from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Centre, which is located at 4911 - 51 St.

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Jeff Golka
Jeff Golka
Damien Kurek
Damien Kurek
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
Dennis Trepanier - Battle Rive–Crowfoot candidate for the People’s Party of Canada (PPC).

Local PPC candidate talks about platform, direction of Canada

Canadians head to the polls Sept. 20th

  • Sep 2, 2021
Dennis Trepanier - Battle Rive–Crowfoot candidate for the People’s Party of Canada (PPC).
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro says vaccines take significant pressure off of Alberta’s health system by reducing the severity of symptoms for the vast majority of people. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro says vaccines take significant pressure off of Alberta’s health system by reducing the severity of symptoms for the vast majority of people. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Big Brothers in Stettler

Bolstering the profile of Big Brothers Big Sisters in Stettler

It’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Month - all about raising awareness about the need for more mentors

Big Brothers in Stettler
Stettler town hall. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
Stettler town hall. (Lisa Joy/Stettler Independent)
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. There are 12,290 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, with 465 people in hospital, including 107 in intensive care. (File photo by The Associated Press)

Province reports 8 new deaths, 1,315 new COVID-19 cases: Red Deer up to 368 active

465 people in hospital, including 107 in intensive care

  • Sep 1, 2021
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. There are 12,290 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, with 465 people in hospital, including 107 in intensive care. (File photo by The Associated Press)
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Stettler Toastmasters gearing up for a new season of bolstering confidence

‘Toastmasters allows us to practice, to understand audiences, and to prepare for those audiences’

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Alberta now has more than 11,000 active COVID-19 cases. (Black Press file photo)

Red Deer up to 337 active COVID-19 cases

Province reports 920 new cases, four additional deaths

  • Aug 31, 2021
Alberta now has more than 11,000 active COVID-19 cases. (Black Press file photo)
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, said data shows that additional doses will offer stronger protection for immunocompromised individuals and older Albertans living in supportive living facilities. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, said data shows that additional doses will offer stronger protection for immunocompromised individuals and older Albertans living in supportive living facilities. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the third straight day Friday. (Advocate file image)

Red Deer up to 252 active cases of COVID-19

Alberta reports 1,168 new cases of COVID-19

  • Aug 27, 2021
Alberta reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the third straight day Friday. (Advocate file image)
Of Alberta’s active COVID-19 cases, 17 per cent are among people who are fully vaccinated, 72 per cent are unvaccinated and 10 per cent are partially vaccinated. (File photo by Black Press news services)

Red Deer up to 237 active cases of COVID-19

Province reports more than 1,000 new cases for second straight day

  • Aug 26, 2021
Of Alberta’s active COVID-19 cases, 17 per cent are among people who are fully vaccinated, 72 per cent are unvaccinated and 10 per cent are partially vaccinated. (File photo by Black Press news services)
In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.
In the Hospital Sick Male Patient Sleeps on the Bed. Heart Rate Monitor Equipment is on His Finger.
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Pregnancy Care Centre on the way to Stettler

Red Deer-based organization set to open satellite office in town later this year

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