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Steven Schiestel with Summit Strategies, left, Ina Potts of MNP Red Deer and Conservative MP for Red Deer/Lacombe, Blaine Calkins, right, listen as Kim Moody of Moodys Gartner speaks to a crowd of about 300 people at the Blackfalds Community Centre Wednesday evening. The three tax professionals and Calkins were speaking about the Liberal government’s proposed tax changes. “The new Liberal tax policy is a tax grab under the guise of fairness says Calkins.” (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Photos of the day: Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

Have a look here for photos of the day from Red Deer…

Steven Schiestel with Summit Strategies, left, Ina Potts of MNP Red Deer and Conservative MP for Red Deer/Lacombe, Blaine Calkins, right, listen as Kim Moody of Moodys Gartner speaks to a crowd of about 300 people at the Blackfalds Community Centre Wednesday evening. The three tax professionals and Calkins were speaking about the Liberal government’s proposed tax changes. “The new Liberal tax policy is a tax grab under the guise of fairness says Calkins.” (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
The Penhold Fall Festival included midway rides, games, bouncy castles, food vendors and a market. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Watch: Town of Penhold Fall Festival

Town of Penhold host their Fall Festival on Saturday

The Penhold Fall Festival included midway rides, games, bouncy castles, food vendors and a market. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Young riders enjoy the thrill of a rollercoaster at the Penhold Fall Festival on Saturday afternoon. The festival included midway rides, games, bouncy castles, food vendors and a market. See video at reddeeradvocate.com (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Photos of the day: Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017

Photos from Red Deer and Penhold today.

Young riders enjoy the thrill of a rollercoaster at the Penhold Fall Festival on Saturday afternoon. The festival included midway rides, games, bouncy castles, food vendors and a market. See video at reddeeradvocate.com (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Lacombe Rams quarterback Johnny Ericson fends off Hunting Hills Lightning player Joe Hedlund during second quarter action at MEGlobal field in Lacombe Friday night. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Lacombe Rams quarterback Johnny Ericson fends off Hunting Hills Lightning player Joe Hedlund during second quarter action at MEGlobal field in Lacombe Friday night. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
After a summer of traffic lane closures on 32nd St. between 30th and 40th Avenues in Red Deer the paving project is nearly complete. Landscaping crews were filling medians with topsoil on Friday as late afternoon traffic moved through the area. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Photos of the Day: Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

Have a look at some of the photos from around Central Alberta…

After a summer of traffic lane closures on 32nd St. between 30th and 40th Avenues in Red Deer the paving project is nearly complete. Landscaping crews were filling medians with topsoil on Friday as late afternoon traffic moved through the area. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Pursued by Notre Dame Cougar Tyler Zenniuk, Lindsay Thurber Raider quarterback Sean Vandervlis scrambles into the end zone for a first quarter touchdown during first quarter high school football action in Lacombe Thursday night.(Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Watch: Notre Dame 42 Lindsay Thurber 35 football action

Notre Dame 42 Lindsay Thurber 35 The Notre Dame Cougars running game…

Pursued by Notre Dame Cougar Tyler Zenniuk, Lindsay Thurber Raider quarterback Sean Vandervlis scrambles into the end zone for a first quarter touchdown during first quarter high school football action in Lacombe Thursday night.(Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Heidi Dandurand of Red Deer loves her 1964 Ford Mustang. See our video online at reddeeralberta.com (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Photos of the day: Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

Photos today from Cruise Night with a preview of Saturday’s My Ride…

Heidi Dandurand of Red Deer loves her 1964 Ford Mustang. See our video online at reddeeralberta.com (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
As the hot, September, summer temperatures keep rolling along autumn colours are beginning to show around Red Deer. Here RCMP constables Daryl Smith and Andrew Piitz make a foot patrol through the green space outside the Golden Circle on Wednesday. Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff

Photos of the day: Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017

Here are the photos of the day for Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017.

As the hot, September, summer temperatures keep rolling along autumn colours are beginning to show around Red Deer. Here RCMP constables Daryl Smith and Andrew Piitz make a foot patrol through the green space outside the Golden Circle on Wednesday. Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff
Busker Aric Froese works the downtown Red Deer Market Wednesday. The market downtown operates on Little Gaetz Avenue each Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. through the summer. Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff

Watch: Do you have any regrets this summer?

We asked shoppers at the Red Deer Downtown Market if they had…

Busker Aric Froese works the downtown Red Deer Market Wednesday. The market downtown operates on Little Gaetz Avenue each Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. through the summer. Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff
About 160 people sat down for a seven course meal on the CP Rail pedestrian bridge in Red Deer Wednesday. The Harvest Moon Long Table Dinner is a fundraising event for Spinal Cord Injury Alberta. The event is in its inaugural year and organizers hope it will be a late summer event that will continue for years to come. Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff

Watch: Harvest Moon Long Table Dinner

The Inaugural Harvest moon long table dinner took place on the CP…

About 160 people sat down for a seven course meal on the CP Rail pedestrian bridge in Red Deer Wednesday. The Harvest Moon Long Table Dinner is a fundraising event for Spinal Cord Injury Alberta. The event is in its inaugural year and organizers hope it will be a late summer event that will continue for years to come. Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff
From the left, siblings Adele, Audrey and Owen Harrison of Red Deer ride along in their Canadian flag, covered wagon as they are pulled through the Red Deer Market on Saturday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Watch: What was the highlight of your summer?

We asked people at the Red Deer Market about their summer.

From the left, siblings Adele, Audrey and Owen Harrison of Red Deer ride along in their Canadian flag, covered wagon as they are pulled through the Red Deer Market on Saturday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Dwayne Thebeau with his 1975 Pontiac Lemans GT Canada Cup Edition at a recent Cruise NIght in Red Deer. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Watch My Ride: Dwayne Thebeau shows off his 1975 Pontiac Lemans

Name: Dwayne Thebeau Make and Model: 1975 Pontiac Lemans GT coupe, Canada…

Dwayne Thebeau with his 1975 Pontiac Lemans GT Canada Cup Edition at a recent Cruise NIght in Red Deer. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Leah Rehman gets a push from her twin brothers Lukas and Matthew on their homemade car at Rotary Park Saturday afternoon. The three were taking part in the Adventure Playground event hosted by the City of Red Deer, Youth HQ and the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Photos of the day: Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017

Some of the images taken today at the Red Deer Market and…

Leah Rehman gets a push from her twin brothers Lukas and Matthew on their homemade car at Rotary Park Saturday afternoon. The three were taking part in the Adventure Playground event hosted by the City of Red Deer, Youth HQ and the Kerry Wood Nature Centre. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Red deer Rebel Lane Zablocki fends off Calgary Hitmen player Hunter Campbell during first period exhibition action at the Centrium Friday night. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Photos of the Day: Friday, Sept. 1, 2017

Today’s photos include Red Deer Rebels and Raiders vs. Lightning football

Red deer Rebel Lane Zablocki fends off Calgary Hitmen player Hunter Campbell during first period exhibition action at the Centrium Friday night. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Zee the poodle seems to be pretty comfortable riding on the front of Jen Gabrielson’s paddle board as she and Suzanne Blackwell gave the paddling poodle his first ride on a standup paddle board at Three Mile Bend Recreation are in Red Deer Thursday evening. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Photos of the Day: Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Two new schools opened today in Red Deer and another warm and…

Zee the poodle seems to be pretty comfortable riding on the front of Jen Gabrielson’s paddle board as she and Suzanne Blackwell gave the paddling poodle his first ride on a standup paddle board at Three Mile Bend Recreation are in Red Deer Thursday evening. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Photos of the day: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

Photos of the day: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

Photos from around Red Deer today.

Photos of the day: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017
Work on the Waskasoo creek and part of Piper Cree in Red Deer is continuing. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

City working to reconstruct creek banks and mitigate flooding

Work on the Waskasoo creek and part of Piper Creek in Red…

Work on the Waskasoo creek and part of Piper Cree in Red Deer is continuing. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Photos of the Day: Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

Photos of the Day: Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

Check here for some scenes from around Red Deer on Tuesday.

Photos of the Day: Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017
With plenty of hot days through this summer scenes like this played out often this year. Although scheduled to close for the season on Labour Day Monday, Sept. 4th the City of Red Deer has decided to keep the pool open longer because of a maintenance shutdown at the Michener Centre Pool and the continuing fine weather. “We’ve had amazing attendance, the beautiful weather this summer has made for really busy days.” Said City of Red Deer recreation superintendent Barb McKee. “With the beautiful weather we’re going to extend out as long as weather will permit.” The Blue Grass Central Spray Park will also remain open as long as the weather permits said McKee. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Watch: Outdoor pool season extended

The City of Red Deer Recreation Centre has extended its outdoor pool…

With plenty of hot days through this summer scenes like this played out often this year. Although scheduled to close for the season on Labour Day Monday, Sept. 4th the City of Red Deer has decided to keep the pool open longer because of a maintenance shutdown at the Michener Centre Pool and the continuing fine weather. “We’ve had amazing attendance, the beautiful weather this summer has made for really busy days.” Said City of Red Deer recreation superintendent Barb McKee. “With the beautiful weather we’re going to extend out as long as weather will permit.” The Blue Grass Central Spray Park will also remain open as long as the weather permits said McKee. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Kait Conroy of Red Deer hold a Paradox Banana Bee python at the Western Canadian Reptile Expo at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer on Saturday. Breeders and reptile product suppliers brought hundreds of snakes, lizards, geckos, scorpions, spiders, turtles and frogs to the show which ran through to Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Photos of the Day: Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017

Check out these photos from Red Deer and Sylvan Lake.

Kait Conroy of Red Deer hold a Paradox Banana Bee python at the Western Canadian Reptile Expo at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer on Saturday. Breeders and reptile product suppliers brought hundreds of snakes, lizards, geckos, scorpions, spiders, turtles and frogs to the show which ran through to Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)