Year: 2015

Local teen enjoying time as parliamentary page
There was a moment a local teen shared with the Governor General that will stick with the first year university student. Alexander Wozny, a University of Ottawa student and Page at the House of Commons, was chatting with Governor General David Johnston while taking a group photo with the pages.

Advocate Staff / December 28, 2015

Find your escape
Trapped in a room with a small group of people, all you have is a timer and clues scattered throughout the room. All you have to do is start investigating and figure out how to get out. It may sound simple enough, but the challenge is what drives people who want to escape.

Advocate Staff / December 28, 2015

Shirley WALLS
WALLSShirley1938 - 2015Mrs. Shirley Joan Walls of Red Deer passed away, after…

Wire Service / December 27, 2015

Henry R. BOS
BOSHenry R.Henry R. Bos of Red Deer, AB passed away December 27,…

Wire Service / December 27, 2015

Ella FUHRER
FUHRERElla1934 - 2015Survived by her sister Lillian Fuhrer, Ella went to be…

Wire Service / December 27, 2015

James Richard HOLBROOK
HOLBROOKJames Richard"J.R." passed peacefully on December 27, 2015 at the age of…

Wire Service / December 27, 2015

Eugene KARASHOWSKY
KARASHOWSKYEugene1928-2015It is with great sadness that Eugene's family announces his passing on…

Wire Service / December 26, 2015

Einar Edward LOVEN
LOVENEinar Edward Einar Edward Loven passed away peacefully at home surrounded by…

Wire Service / December 26, 2015

Murray ZEREBESKI
ZEREBESKIMurray Dec. 16, 1947 - Dec. 26, 2015Murray Zerebeski, of Eckville, AB,…

Wire Service / December 26, 2015

CARL EDWIN HOLT
HOLTCARL EDWINMar.15, 1934 - Dec. 26, 2015It is with great sadness that…

Wire Service / December 26, 2015

Ray SALWAY
SALWAYWith deep sadness, we announce the passing of Ray Salway December 26,…

Wire Service / December 26, 2015

County residents upset over tree-cutting plan
Landowners want to save the trees on a one-kilometre stretch of road along Range Road 275 in Red Deer County. FortisAlberta is currently upgrading a regional electrical distribution line to bring power to the Gasoline Alley area.

Advocate Staff / December 26, 2015

Jacobson songs show experience and innocence
Years of songwriting, and all the experience he’s packed into his two decades of life, are wrapped into Charlie Jacobson’s new album, Alberta Flood.

Advocate Staff / December 26, 2015

Ring in the New Year with steampunk
Alberta’s “steampunk swing” band Punch Drunk Cabaret will be rolling back the clock almost a century on New Year’s Eve.

Advocate Staff / December 26, 2015

RCMP shoot man after rampage
A 37-year-old man was shot and killed by police after rampaging through industrial parking lots in a stolen front-end loader.

Advocate Staff / December 26, 2015

Lacombe firefighters making a difference in Paraguay
It used to be that when a home caught fire in Caazapá local volunteers raced to the scene in their pickups and cars. Firefighting equipment was, more often than not, tools grabbed from mechanic shops; and respirators and fire-proof clothing were just a dream.

Advocate Staff / December 26, 2015

Michael HUCAL
HUCALMichaelDec. 16, 1930 - Dec. 25, 2015Michael passed away peacefully in the…

Wire Service / December 25, 2015

“Tom” Patrick BRACONNIER
BRACONNIER1969 - 2015Thomas "Tom" Patrick Braconnier passed suddenly on Christmas morning, December…

Wire Service / December 25, 2015