Mary-Ann Barr

Better to leave Rover at home than in vehicle during hot weather

Better to leave Rover at home than in vehicle during hot weather

Temperature in car can rise over 50 degrees in less than 10 minutes

Better to leave Rover at home than in vehicle during hot weather
Environment Canada’s heat warnings on Thursday covers a large part of Southern Alberta, including the Red Deer region.

Red Deer under heat warning as temperatures continue to soar

Difficult time for homeless population trying to stay cool

Environment Canada’s heat warnings on Thursday covers a large part of Southern Alberta, including the Red Deer region.

Red Deer Food Bank garage sale fundraiser on weekend

Barbecue also part of two-day event

Updated: ALERT identifies Red Deer men arrested in child pornography sting

Updated: ALERT identifies Red Deer men arrested in child pornography sting

Thousands of photos and videos involved; cases are not linked

Updated: ALERT identifies Red Deer men arrested in child pornography sting
The Village of Delburne municipal office. (Google Maps image)

Delburne donating land for medical clinic in village

Clinic and new pharmacy planned

The Village of Delburne municipal office. (Google Maps image)
A recent prescribed burn underway in the Blackstone area northwest of Nordegg in the Rocky Forest Area. (Photo contributed)

Rocky forest wildfire hazard expected to climb with heat

So far there have been 26 wildfires in area

A recent prescribed burn underway in the Blackstone area northwest of Nordegg in the Rocky Forest Area. (Photo contributed)
A heat wave is coming to Central Alberta this week but first there could be thunderstorms on Tuesday. (Advocate file photo by Jeff Stokoe)

Heat headed this way like being under a giant dome

Severe thunderstorms possible Tuesday afternoon for Central Alberta

A heat wave is coming to Central Alberta this week but first there could be thunderstorms on Tuesday. (Advocate file photo by Jeff Stokoe)
The notification sent out last week by the City of Red Deer through its mass notification system called Notify Red Deer.

Red Deer’s mass notification system effective during wind storm

43,000 notified during first emergency use of Notify Red Deer

The notification sent out last week by the City of Red Deer through its mass notification system called Notify Red Deer.
Paddlers will carry mail with them along the 1,600-km journey that contains a commemorative certificate in an envelope stamped with the Voyageurs Rendezvous 2017 postage stamp. The stamped envelope and certificate will be mailed from The Pas, Man. These can be purchased in advance online up until June 30 at voyageursrendezvous.ca

Canada 150 canoe race similar to historic 1967 event

23-day race from Rocky kicks off on Canada Day

Paddlers will carry mail with them along the 1,600-km journey that contains a commemorative certificate in an envelope stamped with the Voyageurs Rendezvous 2017 postage stamp. The stamped envelope and certificate will be mailed from The Pas, Man. These can be purchased in advance online up until June 30 at voyageursrendezvous.ca
The intersection west of Bentley where a fatal collision occurred last week. (Photo from Google Maps)

Fatal collision raises ongoing concern about intersection near Bentley

Signage could be confusing says mayor of town

The intersection west of Bentley where a fatal collision occurred last week. (Photo from Google Maps)
Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School student and Minister’s Youth Council Ursella Khan was recently honoured by the Alberta legislative assembly when she stood up to a group of anti-immigration demonstrators at her school. Here she is outside the Legislature Building with her family (left to right): brother Harris Khan, mother Sadia Khan, Ursella and sister Shanzay Khan. Two other Red Deer students have been chosen to sit on the Youth Council — Liam Lorrain and Breagh Mason. (Photo contributed)

Three Red Deer students to serve on new Alberta Education youth council

Minister’s group aims to get input from students

Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School student and Minister’s Youth Council Ursella Khan was recently honoured by the Alberta legislative assembly when she stood up to a group of anti-immigration demonstrators at her school. Here she is outside the Legislature Building with her family (left to right): brother Harris Khan, mother Sadia Khan, Ursella and sister Shanzay Khan. Two other Red Deer students have been chosen to sit on the Youth Council — Liam Lorrain and Breagh Mason. (Photo contributed)
The location of the planned commercial development at 10 Vermont Ave. in Red Deer.

Vanier Woods commercial development gets MPC nod

Gas bar, car wash and restaurant included in project

The location of the planned commercial development at 10 Vermont Ave. in Red Deer.
From China to Red Deer — Frank Wong’s Canadian experience

From China to Red Deer — Frank Wong’s Canadian experience

Chosen by family to become breadwinner in ‘land of opportunity’

From China to Red Deer — Frank Wong’s Canadian experience
The three yellow stars indicate the drilling locations of VestaEnergy Ltd.’s proposed sweet oil wells north and west of Red Deer city limits.

Six oil wells proposed north of Red Deer city limits; eight more could follow

MPC joins in ongoing discussion about drilling near cities, towns

The three yellow stars indicate the drilling locations of VestaEnergy Ltd.’s proposed sweet oil wells north and west of Red Deer city limits.
Red Deer North will see new community centre by late 2018

Red Deer North will see new community centre by late 2018

First of its kind will serve several neighbourhoods

Red Deer North will see new community centre by late 2018

Big response after call for volunteers to help Red Deer cleanup

Volunteer Central matching helpers with those in need

Storm bringing out best of Red Deer

Storm bringing out best of Red Deer

Volunteer Central calling for able-bodied helpers

Storm bringing out best of Red Deer
Mayor Tara Veer and Elder Lynn Jonasson each signed a copy of the protocol agreement. (Photo by Mary-Ann Barr/Advocate staff)

National Aboriginal Day marked with special agreement in Red Deer

‘My heart is filled with joy’: Elder Lynn Jonasson

Mayor Tara Veer and Elder Lynn Jonasson each signed a copy of the protocol agreement. (Photo by Mary-Ann Barr/Advocate staff)
Storm update: First priority for Red Deer is to get power fully restored: Mayor Veer

Storm update: First priority for Red Deer is to get power fully restored: Mayor Veer

‘We will have significant tree replacement’: city manager

Storm update: First priority for Red Deer is to get power fully restored: Mayor Veer
Contributed photo                                A participant begins her descent at the Make A Wish Rope For Hope event in Edmonton last year. Red Deer will see it’s first similar event on July 22.
Contributed photo                                A participant begins her descent at the Make A Wish Rope For Hope event in Edmonton last year. Red Deer will see it’s first similar event on July 22.