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Outdoor social gatherings, personal services given green light to reopen

Outdoor social gatherings, personal services given green light to reopen

Alberta eases some COVID-19 restrictions
Restrictions to ease on Jan. 18 as Airdrie's active COVID-19 cases sit at 162

Restrictions to ease on Jan. 18 as Airdrie's active COVID-19 cases sit at 162

As after the holiday case numbers show progress and a decline in new cases, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced on Jan. 14 the province will ease some restrictions Jan. 18.
The home grown effect has helped Albertans cope with COVID-19

The home grown effect has helped Albertans cope with COVID-19

'There is a wonderful purpose behind being a plant parent'
First COVID ticket issued by peace officers during state of emergency

First COVID ticket issued by peace officers during state of emergency

Lac La Biche resident issued $1,000 fine for New Year's party
Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable

Experts say stretching out time between COVID-19 vaccine doses in Alberta reasonable

CALGARY — Infectious disease experts say it makes sense for Alberta to stretch the amount of time between first and second doses beyond what's spelled out on the labels of the two approved COVID-19 vaccines.
Surviving Covid:  One prayer and breath at a time

Surviving Covid: One prayer and breath at a time

This story was submitted by reader Shirley Williams.
Airdrie remains at 160 active COVID-19 cases as numbers decline around the province

Airdrie remains at 160 active COVID-19 cases as numbers decline around the province

Airdrie remained at 160 active cases of COVID-19 on Jan. 13, as Alberta recorded fewer than 1,000 new cases for the fifth day in a row.
Family lodges criminal complaint against Cargill in COVID-19 death

Family lodges criminal complaint against Cargill in COVID-19 death

No charges have been laid
'A firecracker:' Colleagues mourn Edmonton-area care aide who died from COVID-19

'A firecracker:' Colleagues mourn Edmonton-area care aide who died from COVID-19

"She was kind of goofy and sarcastic a little bit, but sweet as a pie."
Active cases down to 160 in Airdrie, as 38 new deaths are reported provincially

Active cases down to 160 in Airdrie, as 38 new deaths are reported provincially

Active cases in Airdrie dropped by 25 since the day previous, bringing the local active case count to 160, while across the province 38 deaths were reported in a 24-hour span, the most since the pandemic arrived in the province.