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Firefighters battle a structure fire east of Lacombe on Wednesday evening. (Photo contributed)

Fire destroys rural home near Lacombe

Occupants all escaped safely

Firefighters battle a structure fire east of Lacombe on Wednesday evening. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer joins rest of Alberta in leading population growth

Red Deer joins rest of Alberta in leading population growth

10.9-per-cent increase “good news”: City manager Craig Curtis

Red Deer joins rest of Alberta in leading population growth
Red Deer 2016 census map (Map by Statistics Canada)

2016 Canada census shows healthy growth in Red Deer

Basic census data released; lots more to come as year progresses

Red Deer 2016 census map (Map by Statistics Canada)
Red Deer homeless shelters meet the need during cold spell

Red Deer homeless shelters meet the need during cold spell

Dangerous cold prompts Environment Canada warning

Red Deer homeless shelters meet the need during cold spell
Randee Lynn Stewart has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Red Deer on Feb. 1.

Woman’s death in Red Deer on Feb. 1 ruled a homicide

Red Deer records first homicide in 2017; Man charged with manslaughter

Randee Lynn Stewart has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Red Deer on Feb. 1.
Penhold firefighters challenged by weather and icy conditions

Penhold firefighters challenged by weather and icy conditions

Vacant mobile home destroyed by suspicious fire

Penhold firefighters challenged by weather and icy conditions
Wild crash in Olds damages houses, garage, fences

Wild crash in Olds damages houses, garage, fences

Elderly driver suffered medical incident; two hospitalized

Wild crash in Olds damages houses, garage, fences
Over 100 parking meters in Red Deer not collecting revenue

Over 100 parking meters in Red Deer not collecting revenue

Tickets not supposed to be issued at problem meters

Over 100 parking meters in Red Deer not collecting revenue
Fallout from City of Red Deer’s tight budget results in job cuts

Fallout from City of Red Deer’s tight budget results in job cuts

Almost 10 full-time equivalent positions gone

Fallout from City of Red Deer’s tight budget results in job cuts
January warmer and drier than normal in Red Deer

January warmer and drier than normal in Red Deer

Seasonal forecast suggests trend continuing

January warmer and drier than normal in Red Deer
RCMP investigating suspicious death of woman in Red Deer

RCMP investigating suspicious death of woman in Red Deer

Police received report of shots fired in townhouse complex hear hospital

RCMP investigating suspicious death of woman in Red Deer
Man shot in Red Deer on Tuesday morning

Man shot in Red Deer on Tuesday morning

Injuries non-life threatening; several people arrested

Man shot in Red Deer on Tuesday morning
UPDATE: One dead, four people injured, in crash near Bowden

UPDATE: One dead, four people injured, in crash near Bowden

Weather, roads poor at time of morning collision

UPDATE: One dead, four people injured, in crash near Bowden
Muslims feel Red Deer a safe community: spokesman

Muslims feel Red Deer a safe community: spokesman

“Quebec in our thoughts and prayers”

Muslims feel Red Deer a safe community: spokesman
Central Alberta Wildrose MLAs support merger plan

Central Alberta Wildrose MLAs support merger plan

“Deal breaker” is grassroots legal structure of party

Central Alberta Wildrose MLAs support merger plan
Rocky heritage group’s Family Day weekend honours Metis culture

Rocky heritage group’s Family Day weekend honours Metis culture

Rocky Mountain House will begin its historic Canada 150 celebrations on the…

Rocky heritage group’s Family Day weekend honours Metis culture
This intersection at Gaetz Avenue and 67th St. in Red Deer currently has a red light camera and may soon have a speed-on-green camera added. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Dialogue on speed-on-green non-existent before Red Deer council approved it

Tickets could start being issued as early as April

This intersection at Gaetz Avenue and 67th St. in Red Deer currently has a red light camera and may soon have a speed-on-green camera added. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Talking about mental health comforting says Red Deer woman

Talking about mental health comforting says Red Deer woman

Bell Let’s Talk day raising millions

Talking about mental health comforting says Red Deer woman
Transit champion disappointed in Red Deer council decision

Transit champion disappointed in Red Deer council decision

Safety is biggest concern says former petitioner

Transit champion disappointed in Red Deer council decision

Lengthy list of recent robberies in Central Alberta

Recent criminal incidents involving guns in Central Alberta: - Wednesday, 8:50 p.m.:…