Mary-Ann Barr

A screenshot from the video The Case Against Abortion: Personhood.

Red Deer Catholic board will review relationship with pro-life group

Is there better way to deliver message? — board chair

A screenshot from the video The Case Against Abortion: Personhood.
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ATM smash and grab fails at Red Deer convenience store

RCMP searching for two men who drove truck into building

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Millions of dollars will be required to renovate the CP Rail Bridge in Red Deer. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Re-evaluation report on Red Deer’s CPR Bridge work expected soon

Cost-benefit factors getting a close look

Millions of dollars will be required to renovate the CP Rail Bridge in Red Deer. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Chamber of Commerce policy and advocacy manager Reg Warkentin

New domestic trade agreement beginning of mini-agreements

“In no way did they completely liberalize trade” — Red Deer chamber

Red Deer Chamber of Commerce policy and advocacy manager Reg Warkentin
Mayor Tara Veer and Servus Credit Union president and CEO Garth Warner unveil a drawing of the exterior of the new downtown arena, now called the Servus Arena.

Servus Arena name of new facility downtown

Credit union sponsorhip agreement provides $1 million to city

Mayor Tara Veer and Servus Credit Union president and CEO Garth Warner unveil a drawing of the exterior of the new downtown arena, now called the Servus Arena.
Donnie Tabor, left, and George Groeneveld were busy building shelves Friday afternoon at the new location of the Mission Thrift Store which is now located in the former Trail Appliance building on Bremner Ave. in Red Deer. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Red Deer thrift store leaves downtown for bigger space

Generous donations lead to need for bigger sorting space

Donnie Tabor, left, and George Groeneveld were busy building shelves Friday afternoon at the new location of the Mission Thrift Store which is now located in the former Trail Appliance building on Bremner Ave. in Red Deer. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
The 2016 Ponoka Stampede Queen, Jadey van der Vlis (left), will hand the reins over to the 2017 Stampede Queen Michele Greer (right) in May.

2017 Ponoka Stampede Queen from Ferintosh

Winner inspired by former rodeo queen

The 2016 Ponoka Stampede Queen, Jadey van der Vlis (left), will hand the reins over to the 2017 Stampede Queen Michele Greer (right) in May.

Gay-straight alliances offer support, acceptance: Red Deer teacher

“We don’t want kids painted with a brush of any type”

Identity crime rate high in Red Deer

Identity crime rate high in Red Deer

People can protect themselves by being proactive

Identity crime rate high in Red Deer
Three young friends from the Hill End district near Red Deer enlisted in the 89th Battalion together in December 1915. All three were killed in the assault on Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917. The men from left to right are Walter Gowans, Sidney Songhurst and Joseph Snider. In June 1917, the Hill End district held a special memorial service for all those from the area who had been killed in the war up to that time. Eleven young men honoured, which would be most of the young men between the ages of 17 and 35 from the Hill End district. (Photo provided by the Red Deer Archives )

Central Alberta has strong connection to Battle of Vimy Ridge

First World War event a changing point for Canada as a nation

Three young friends from the Hill End district near Red Deer enlisted in the 89th Battalion together in December 1915. All three were killed in the assault on Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917. The men from left to right are Walter Gowans, Sidney Songhurst and Joseph Snider. In June 1917, the Hill End district held a special memorial service for all those from the area who had been killed in the war up to that time. Eleven young men honoured, which would be most of the young men between the ages of 17 and 35 from the Hill End district. (Photo provided by the Red Deer Archives )
The Sunchild School is one of three public buildings currently affected by a water main break.

Boil water advisory affects Sunchild First Nation’s public buildings

School, health centre and band office included

The Sunchild School is one of three public buildings currently affected by a water main break.
A photo of one of the Caroline webcam stars. (Photo by Myrna Pearman)

Nesting gray jays near Caroline Internet stars

Ellis Bird Farm web cam possibly world’s first

A photo of one of the Caroline webcam stars. (Photo by Myrna Pearman)
David King, former Alberta Education minister, and Adriana LaGrange, president of the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association

Former Alberta Education minister starts conversation of combining public, separate school systems

President of Catholic Schools trustee association doesn’t support idea

David King, former Alberta Education minister, and Adriana LaGrange, president of the Alberta Catholic School Trustees’ Association
Photo courtesy RED DEER AND DISTRICT ARCHIVES                                A group of birdwatchers scan the trees at Gaetz Lake Sanctuary on Dec. 27, 1977 during the annual Boxing Day bird count. Eighteen species were spotted in and around the city that day. The bird count continues to be co-ordinated by the Red Deer River Naturalists.

Red Deer River Naturalists history older than Alberta

Group has played key roles in protecting natural areas

Photo courtesy RED DEER AND DISTRICT ARCHIVES                                A group of birdwatchers scan the trees at Gaetz Lake Sanctuary on Dec. 27, 1977 during the annual Boxing Day bird count. Eighteen species were spotted in and around the city that day. The bird count continues to be co-ordinated by the Red Deer River Naturalists.
Donation moves Olds College toward smart agriculture hub

Donation moves Olds College toward smart agriculture hub

David P. Werklund, Susan Norman donation largest ever

Donation moves Olds College toward smart agriculture hub
The group, know as NP 8901, (a detachment of the Royal Marines) that was in the Falklands and under attack when the Argentines invaded in 1982.

Lacombe man was there 35 years ago when Falklands invaded

Story now being told about British commandos defence, firefight

The group, know as NP 8901, (a detachment of the Royal Marines) that was in the Falklands and under attack when the Argentines invaded in 1982.
Karel Blankenfeldt rides a 10-speed bike through the racks at a past bike swap event in Red Deer. Hosted by Alberta Bike Swap and the local Optimists Club of Red Deer, the swap brings together buyers and sellers under one roof to make bike transactions simpler and safer for all. Bike sellers have the option to donate any unused bikes to the Red Deer Optimists Club bike program, which will then be handed out to children and adults who wouldn’t otherwise be able to acquire a set of wheels. (Advocate file photo)

Annual bike swap in Red Deer set for May 12

Event organized by couple passionate about cycling

Karel Blankenfeldt rides a 10-speed bike through the racks at a past bike swap event in Red Deer. Hosted by Alberta Bike Swap and the local Optimists Club of Red Deer, the swap brings together buyers and sellers under one roof to make bike transactions simpler and safer for all. Bike sellers have the option to donate any unused bikes to the Red Deer Optimists Club bike program, which will then be handed out to children and adults who wouldn’t otherwise be able to acquire a set of wheels. (Advocate file photo)
Man arrested after truck crashes into Red Deer RCMP cruiser

Man arrested after truck crashes into Red Deer RCMP cruiser

Police cruiser and civilian vehicles damaged in incident

Man arrested after truck crashes into Red Deer RCMP cruiser
The village of Big Valley is a popular tourist destination in the summer.

Big Valley embracing tiny idea

650-square-foot houses on smaller lots attracting big attention

The village of Big Valley is a popular tourist destination in the summer.
STARS lottery crosses finish line in fine form

STARS lottery crosses finish line in fine form

It may as well have been a sellout given the relief and…

STARS lottery crosses finish line in fine form