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Local COVID-19 case counts: August 10

Local COVID-19 case counts: August 10

Regular updates for areas including Olds, Didsbury, Carstairs, Sundre, Innisfail, Mountain View County and portions of Red Deer County
Big air at Innisfail's first skateboarder competition (9 photos)

Big air at Innisfail's first skateboarder competition (9 photos)

Innisfail Skatepark Trick Competition held in memoriam of murdered teen Josh Burns who was frequent user of local skatepark
Alberta Health Services rescinds COVID-19 visitation policy

Alberta Health Services rescinds COVID-19 visitation policy

COVID-19 visitor restrictions that were currently in place at Alberta Health Services (AHS) facilities have officially been rescinded.
Albertans 18 and up can now get second COVID-19 booster

Albertans 18 and up can now get second COVID-19 booster

The government announced Tuesday it is expanding its eligibility for a second COVID-19 booster to Albertans age 18 and up.
COVID-19 vaccines no longer condition of AHS employment

COVID-19 vaccines no longer condition of AHS employment

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has rescinded the Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 Policy, effective July 18.
Innisfail’s Daines rodeo serves up its big thrills and spills (6 photos)

Innisfail’s Daines rodeo serves up its big thrills and spills (6 photos)

Organizers elated weather held for three days of classic rodeo action
Rain-drenched Innisfail changes venue for Canada Day party

Rain-drenched Innisfail changes venue for Canada Day party

Main celebration will be at the Innisfail Arena; fireworks will go tonight as planned but weather conditions will be monitored
Day Dental has triple celebration on Innisfail's rodeo weekend (5 photos)

Day Dental has triple celebration on Innisfail's rodeo weekend (5 photos)

Brother team puts on a community barbecue party to mark community and personal milestones
Innisfail fires ignite post-pandemic worries

Innisfail fires ignite post-pandemic worries

RCMP seeing growing number of youth-related complaints; school board insists last week’s incident not a ‘targeted’ attack
Sylvan Lake councillor challenging Devin Dreeshen

Sylvan Lake councillor challenging Devin Dreeshen

Kjeryn Dakin seeks UCP nomination to take over Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding