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Dr. Albert de Villiers, the former chief medical health officer for the Interior Health Authority, has been found guilty on two counts of child sex crimes. (Photo Submitted)

Ex-top doctor in B.C., Alberta found guilty of child sex crimes

A judge released their verdict in the trial of Dr. Albert de Villiers on Tuesday

 

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‘Horrendously terrifying’: Whistle Stop owner involved in collision with train

Whistle Stop owner Chris Scott was hit by a train while crossing…

 

The Jewel Theatre, a piece of Stettler history for 70 years, will be going up for sale in February. (Facebook photo)

Iconic piece of Stettler history going up for sale

Single screen theatres face many challenges

 

The Strathcona Cup as shown on the tour website.

Scottish invasion of curlers coming to Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake will play host to five teams from Scotland, Jan. 21,…

The Strathcona Cup as shown on the tour website.
Defence lawyer Maurice Collard (left) with Glen Carritt outside Red Deer provincial court on Tuesday shortly after assault and mischief charges laid after an alleged altercation during a Freedom Convoy rally in February 2022 were dropped by the Crown prosecutor. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)

Charges dropped against 2022 Freedom Convoy organizer

Former Innisfail town councillor charged after alleged altercation during freedom convoy rally

Defence lawyer Maurice Collard (left) with Glen Carritt outside Red Deer provincial court on Tuesday shortly after assault and mischief charges laid after an alleged altercation during a Freedom Convoy rally in February 2022 were dropped by the Crown prosecutor. (Photo by Paul Cowley/Advocate staff)
Burman University in Lacombe is switching to online delivery starting March 23 due to ongoing coronavirus. Photo contributed

Burman University offering new micro-credential programs

Burman University in Lacombe will begin offering micro-credential courses in entrepreneurship and…

Burman University in Lacombe is switching to online delivery starting March 23 due to ongoing coronavirus. Photo contributed
Stettler’s Regional Board of Trade is planning an ice-fishing derby over Family Day weekend on Buffalo Lake. (File photo)

Stettler Regional Board of Trade planning first annual ice-fishing derby on Buffalo Lake

The staff behind Stettler’s Regional Board of Trade (BOT) are hard at…

Stettler’s Regional Board of Trade is planning an ice-fishing derby over Family Day weekend on Buffalo Lake. (File photo)
Castor’s Lynn Sabo, and her store, The Purple Platypus, won the ‘most improved’ category of the Community Futures social media marketing challenge which took place in November. (Photo submitted)

Community Futures East Parkland announces social media marketing challenge winners

Mirror, Alta., based Community Futures East Parkland recently finished its most recent…

Castor’s Lynn Sabo, and her store, The Purple Platypus, won the ‘most improved’ category of the Community Futures social media marketing challenge which took place in November. (Photo submitted)
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The winter driving habits that could cost you

Alberta drivers know that our winters can make road conditions slippery and…

  • Jan 6, 2023
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Free, online workshops available to Albertans

Need a wellness boost in 2023? Wellness Exchange is a series of…

  • Jan 5, 2023
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SLAACS temporarily closed due to staffing

The service will reopen Dec. 6 at 7:30 a.m.

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Feeder Association Loan Guarantee Program to receive $50 million increase

Announcement made by Agriculture and Irrigation Minister Nate Horner

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A carbon monoxide detector finds the odorless, colourless gas that could be fatal if it’s allowed to leak for an extended period of time. (File Photo)

Carbon monoxide is a ‘silent killer’

Preventative maintenance and detectors are key to safety this winter season

A carbon monoxide detector finds the odorless, colourless gas that could be fatal if it’s allowed to leak for an extended period of time. (File Photo)
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Stettler man sentenced to four years for manslaughter

A Stettler man was sentenced to four years in prison for manslaughter…

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Red Deer-based hypnotist from Castor Trisha Fuller receives one of her two awards at a ceremony held in early September. (Photo submitted)

Castor hypnotist wins prestigious award

Paintearth County resident Trisha Fuller has come a long ways in a…

Red Deer-based hypnotist from Castor Trisha Fuller receives one of her two awards at a ceremony held in early September. (Photo submitted)
RCMP officers advised people to avoid the Lakeway Boulevard area today, Sept. 21, due to an ongoing incident. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Lakeway Boulevard incident over, say RCMP

As of 9: 57 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, RCMP confirmed in…

RCMP officers advised people to avoid the Lakeway Boulevard area today, Sept. 21, due to an ongoing incident. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
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Plane crashes near Donalda

Lone occupant dead on scene

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The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)

Heartland Generation eyeing refit of Battle River Power Plant

Boyd also sees the plant being a vital part of the region for at least another three decades.

The Battle River Power Plant sits nestled in a valley between Paintearth and Flagstaff Counties. (Photo submitted)
This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and redacted by in part by the FBI, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 search by the FBI of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The Justice Department says it has uncovered efforts to obstruct its investigation into the discovery of classified records at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate. (Department of Justice via AP)

Trump search inventory reveals new details from FBI seizure

By Eric Tucker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Along with highly…

This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and redacted by in part by the FBI, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 search by the FBI of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. The Justice Department says it has uncovered efforts to obstruct its investigation into the discovery of classified records at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate. (Department of Justice via AP)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to media after a visit with nursing students at the School of Nursing in the St Boniface University in Winnipeg, Thursday, September 1, 2022. Trudeau says Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino will tell chiefs of police today that all police forces need to take seriously a pattern of hate and harassment targeting journalists and other public figures. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Police must take online threats and harassment against journalists seriously: Trudeau

Police forces need to take seriously a pattern of hate and harassment…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks to media after a visit with nursing students at the School of Nursing in the St Boniface University in Winnipeg, Thursday, September 1, 2022. Trudeau says Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino will tell chiefs of police today that all police forces need to take seriously a pattern of hate and harassment targeting journalists and other public figures. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
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