Mary-Ann Barr

Jacob Conrad Courtemanche, 19

Man wanted after Red Deer home invasion

RCMP also seeking to identify two other suspects

Jacob Conrad Courtemanche, 19
The annual National Day of Mourning ceremony was held in Red Deer on Friday outside City Hall. (Photo by Mary-Ann Barr/Advocate staff)

Day of Mourning marked with solemn ceremony in Red Deer

144 workers died in Alberta in 2016

The annual National Day of Mourning ceremony was held in Red Deer on Friday outside City Hall. (Photo by Mary-Ann Barr/Advocate staff)
Make that with hay, grain — and a dash of seaweed

Make that with hay, grain — and a dash of seaweed

Research shows ingredient reduces methane

Make that with hay, grain — and a dash of seaweed
Theresa “Corky” Larsen-Jonasson (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Aboriginal women’s group honouring Red Deer woman

Seeds planted helped Teresa ‘Corky’ Larsen-Jonasson find her voice

Theresa “Corky” Larsen-Jonasson (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
A map showing the prescribed burns for the Chunga, Blackstone and Wapiabi areas

Prescribed fires in Rocky forest improve habitat, wildfire protection

Five areas slated for burning only when conditions permit

A map showing the prescribed burns for the Chunga, Blackstone and Wapiabi areas
Red Deer Emergency Services new recruits Ben Shillington, James Smith, Nick Martin, Griffin Marshall, Joshua Anderson, Drew Boeckx and Heinar Buchan (left to right) will be competing in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge in Calgary on May 7. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)                                Red Deer Emergency Services new recruits Ben Shillington, James Smith, Nick Martin, Griffin Marshall, Joshua Anderson, Drew Boeckx and Heinar Buchan (left to right) will be competing in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge in Calgary on May 7. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Central Alberta firefighters stepping up to challenge

55-storey stairclimb to help those facing cancer

Red Deer Emergency Services new recruits Ben Shillington, James Smith, Nick Martin, Griffin Marshall, Joshua Anderson, Drew Boeckx and Heinar Buchan (left to right) will be competing in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge in Calgary on May 7. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)                                Red Deer Emergency Services new recruits Ben Shillington, James Smith, Nick Martin, Griffin Marshall, Joshua Anderson, Drew Boeckx and Heinar Buchan (left to right) will be competing in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge in Calgary on May 7. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
An anthill made from recycled aluminum that Mark Dukeshire made with with his foundry. Melted aluminum was pured into an antjhill and his property and this is the result.

Back yard foundry to melt, use recycled aluminum work in progress

Central Alberta man has had ‘delightful failures’

An anthill made from recycled aluminum that Mark Dukeshire made with with his foundry. Melted aluminum was pured into an antjhill and his property and this is the result.
Community volunteers Jessica Brake and her mom Irene Baker attended the special breakfast Tuesday during National Volunteer Week.

Volunteerism keeps Red Deer community moving forward

Employers, schools looking at volunteer activity on resumes

Community volunteers Jessica Brake and her mom Irene Baker attended the special breakfast Tuesday during National Volunteer Week.
The Environment Canada forecast is grey and cool for the week but things are looking up for the weekend — so far.

This lousy weather is actually fairly normal

March and April usually Red Deer’s snowiest months

The Environment Canada forecast is grey and cool for the week but things are looking up for the weekend — so far.
Karen Goranson and partner Dale Tosczak danced a Cha-Cha/Swing and were the winners of the 2017 Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Celebrity dance fundraiser rocks to a record $750,000

Annual event at Red Deer Sheraton tried something new in 2017

Karen Goranson and partner Dale Tosczak danced a Cha-Cha/Swing and were the winners of the 2017 Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Red Deer woman on bike ride to help Wounded Warriors

Red Deer woman on bike ride to help Wounded Warriors

Bicycling fundraiser travels 600-km to Vimy, France

Red Deer woman on bike ride to help Wounded Warriors
The Chinook’s Edge School Division property in Red Deer that has been tentatively sold is located west of Gateway Christian School, adjacent to the Red Deer River. (Google Maps)

Chinook’s Edge has tentatively sold last of River Glen lands

Land in Red Deer beside river considered prime property

The Chinook’s Edge School Division property in Red Deer that has been tentatively sold is located west of Gateway Christian School, adjacent to the Red Deer River. (Google Maps)
Clearview Schools mental wellness coaching helps kids do well

Clearview Schools mental wellness coaching helps kids do well

“Our brain and our body are connected”

Clearview Schools mental wellness coaching helps kids do well
Springbrook water service restored

Springbrook water service restored

Boil water advisory remains in effect

Springbrook water service restored
Red Deer food store robbed by man with knife

Red Deer food store robbed by man with knife

West Park Foods incident was on April 13

Red Deer food store robbed by man with knife
Gladys Woodrow owner of the Springbrook General Store brings in a load of water to the store Wednesday afternoon. Woodrow has been selling more water than usual after fire knocked out the water plant that services the Red Deer Airport, Springbrook residents and businesses in the area. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Boil water advisory has been issued for Springbrook

Fire knocked out water treatment facility

Gladys Woodrow owner of the Springbrook General Store brings in a load of water to the store Wednesday afternoon. Woodrow has been selling more water than usual after fire knocked out the water plant that services the Red Deer Airport, Springbrook residents and businesses in the area. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Dan McTeague, GasBuddy.com petroleum analyst

Gas price increase all about surviving: petroleum analyst

Red Deer prices jumped about 10 cents just before Easter

Dan McTeague, GasBuddy.com petroleum analyst
Tundra Swans and ducks are just a few of the birds that use Slack Slough during migration. The slough is a popular spot for people to get a glimpse of many different waterfowl species. (Advocate file photo by Jeff Stokoe)

Waterfowl area south of Red Deer may see management change

Development around Slack Slough changing conservation group’s view

Tundra Swans and ducks are just a few of the birds that use Slack Slough during migration. The slough is a popular spot for people to get a glimpse of many different waterfowl species. (Advocate file photo by Jeff Stokoe)
Chinook’s Edge School Division superintendent Kurt Sacher

Province has “dropped the ball”: Chinook’s Edge

Funding cut affects vulnerable students, families

Chinook’s Edge School Division superintendent Kurt Sacher
Survey indicates carbon levy hurting Central Alberta businesses

Survey indicates carbon levy hurting Central Alberta businesses

Red Deer Chamber of Commerce polled its members

Survey indicates carbon levy hurting Central Alberta businesses