Mary-Ann Barr

Dr. Peter Silverstone (Photo contributed)

Evaluation shows school mental health program made a difference in Red Deer

Psychiatrist makes appeal for provincial program

Dr. Peter Silverstone (Photo contributed)
Rescuers transfer rescued people on Saturday in the second event that Clearwater Regional Fire Rescue Services and Rocky Mountain House Search and Rescue were involved in. The river in the foreground and far background is moving very quickly. Rescuers then went in with their jetboat to bring everyone to safety. (Photo contributed)

Raging North Saskatchewan River causes triple play for rescuers

‘Sheer luck’ that no lives lost on weekend

Rescuers transfer rescued people on Saturday in the second event that Clearwater Regional Fire Rescue Services and Rocky Mountain House Search and Rescue were involved in. The river in the foreground and far background is moving very quickly. Rescuers then went in with their jetboat to bring everyone to safety. (Photo contributed)
Taylor Teuling used an orange prop to demonstrate to fellow classmates how multiple schlerosis affects the spinal cord. Normandeau School students responded with bake sales and a toonie drive to raise funds for the MS Society. (Photo contributed)

Red Deer mom’s illness leads to students fundraising for MS

Son’s project explains illness to classmates

Taylor Teuling used an orange prop to demonstrate to fellow classmates how multiple schlerosis affects the spinal cord. Normandeau School students responded with bake sales and a toonie drive to raise funds for the MS Society. (Photo contributed)
Update: Eight-hour incident in south Red Deer ends with arrest

Update: Eight-hour incident in south Red Deer ends with arrest

RCMP assessed situation as high risk of danger to public and officers

Update: Eight-hour incident in south Red Deer ends with arrest

Red Deer exercise helps with understanding low-income life

Poverty reduction group creating awareness

Special Red Deer council meeting to adopt Urban Aboriginal Voices agreement

Special Red Deer council meeting to adopt Urban Aboriginal Voices agreement

Pipe ceremony, blanket exercise also scheduled June 21

Special Red Deer council meeting to adopt Urban Aboriginal Voices agreement
Education Minister David Eggen was at St. Patrick’s Community School in Red Deer in April, announcing modernization funding for the school, joined by (left to right) Principal Terri Lynn Mundorf, Red Deer North MLA Kim Schreiner and Red Deer South MLA Barb Miller. Advocate file photo/Paul Cowley

Education minister says school fees elimination an ongoing process

Not a free ride but certainly a reduced ride: Red Deer public district

Education Minister David Eggen was at St. Patrick’s Community School in Red Deer in April, announcing modernization funding for the school, joined by (left to right) Principal Terri Lynn Mundorf, Red Deer North MLA Kim Schreiner and Red Deer South MLA Barb Miller. Advocate file photo/Paul Cowley
A temple in Laos (Photo contributed)

Red Deer woman volunteers professional skills to help fight third-world poverty

International assignment taking her to Laos in southeast Asia

A temple in Laos (Photo contributed)
Jeff Adams tweeted this photo on Twitter at about 9 p.m. Thursday as it approached Red Deer.

Update: Storm’s charge through Red Deer and area zaps power, trees

Lightning biggest threat to life during thunderstorms, says meteorologist

Jeff Adams tweeted this photo on Twitter at about 9 p.m. Thursday as it approached Red Deer.
Red Deer Memorial Cup committee receives Mayor’s Special Award

Red Deer Memorial Cup committee receives Mayor’s Special Award

Individuals, groups across city recognized in annual event

Red Deer Memorial Cup committee receives Mayor’s Special Award
The Central Alberta Buccaneers football team from Lacombe was happy to participate in the Women’s Outreach Walk A Mile In Her Shoes on Thursday. (Phot0 by Mary-Ann Barr/Advocate staff)

High-heeled guys in Red Deer show their support for fight against violence against women

Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes helps Women’s Outreach

The Central Alberta Buccaneers football team from Lacombe was happy to participate in the Women’s Outreach Walk A Mile In Her Shoes on Thursday. (Phot0 by Mary-Ann Barr/Advocate staff)
Fishermen enjoy a day out on Sylvan Lake earlier this week./Photo by Jeff Stokoe

Sylvan’s lake water being temporarily diverted to avoid wastewater crisis

Measures won’t be needed once new line built

Fishermen enjoy a day out on Sylvan Lake earlier this week./Photo by Jeff Stokoe
Scott Hucal, general manger of Prairie Bus Lines Ltd./Photo contributed

Red Deer school bus company reviewing everything after driver charged

‘Maybe there’ll be more random testing’

Scott Hucal, general manger of Prairie Bus Lines Ltd./Photo contributed
On Monday construction work will begin along 32nd Street between 30th and 40th avenue. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Major road work on 32nd Street set to begin next week

City of Red Deer construction season moving into full swing

On Monday construction work will begin along 32nd Street between 30th and 40th avenue. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
John Dolliver’s restored truck /Photo by Christina Smith, Dreamy Skies Photography

Little memorial scholarship show and shine becomes major event on June 24

Penhold family overwhelmed with donations, convoys, support

John Dolliver’s restored truck /Photo by Christina Smith, Dreamy Skies Photography
A Prairie Bus Lines Ltd. bus sits outside École Barrie Wilson School Tuesday as students exit at the end of the school day. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
A Prairie Bus Lines Ltd. bus sits outside École Barrie Wilson School Tuesday as students exit at the end of the school day. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
The Schurman family enjoys an outing in Banff. Left to right, back row: Parents Jessica and Bob Schurman and Dave Schurman (grandfather); front row: family friend Zackary Kralkay, Matea Schurman, Asher Schurman, Karen Schurman (grandmother) and Mackenzie Schurman. (Photo submitted)
The Schurman family enjoys an outing in Banff. Left to right, back row: Parents Jessica and Bob Schurman and Dave Schurman (grandfather); front row: family friend Zackary Kralkay, Matea Schurman, Asher Schurman, Karen Schurman (grandmother) and Mackenzie Schurman. (Photo submitted)
Red Deer Hospitals’ Lottery hoping to sell many more tickets
Red Deer Hospitals’ Lottery hoping to sell many more tickets
Flags were placed on dozens of graves at Alto Rest Cemetery on Friday in advance of Saturday ceremonies. (Photo by Mary-Ann Barr/Advocate staff)

Decoration Day honours veterans who have passed away

Two short ceremonies scheduled at Red Deer cemeteries

Flags were placed on dozens of graves at Alto Rest Cemetery on Friday in advance of Saturday ceremonies. (Photo by Mary-Ann Barr/Advocate staff)
RCMP Troop 7 started training just prior to Canada Day, 50 years ago, graduating six months later at Mynarski Park, now known as Springbrook.

RCMP troop has links to Canada’s 100th and 150th birthdays

50th year reunion planned in Ottawa

RCMP Troop 7 started training just prior to Canada Day, 50 years ago, graduating six months later at Mynarski Park, now known as Springbrook.