Lana Michelin

Red Deer police officer is injured after RCMP cruiser is rammed

Red Deer police officer is injured after RCMP cruiser is rammed

Suspect fled after slamming into police cruiser

Red Deer police officer is injured after RCMP cruiser is rammed
Duttie Dickey (contributed photo).

Missing Innisfail woman is found

The 54-year-old had been gone since July 13.

Duttie Dickey (contributed photo).
Batter’s up! Red Deer Braves player Ben LeBlanc gets ready to swing at Sunday’s game against the Fort McMurray Oil Giants. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Batter’s up! Red Deer Braves player Ben LeBlanc gets ready to swing at Sunday’s game against the Fort McMurray Oil Giants. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Wildfire burns in Banff National Park

Wildfire burns in Banff National Park

Large part of park closed to hikers, campers

Wildfire burns in Banff National Park
Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                ABOVE: A group of 13- and 14-year-olds from across Alberta hone their singing and dancing skills at Artstrek at RDC.                                LEFT: Karen Johnson-Diamond, administrative director of Artstrek.
Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                ABOVE: A group of 13- and 14-year-olds from across Alberta hone their singing and dancing skills at Artstrek at RDC.                                LEFT: Karen Johnson-Diamond, administrative director of Artstrek.
Dan Mangan (contributed photo).
Dan Mangan (contributed photo).
Contributed photo                                One of Botha’s vacant buildings.

Botha loses its village status on Sept. 1st

Community to become a County of Stettler hamlet

Contributed photo                                One of Botha’s vacant buildings.
Mark Antony (Stefan Theriault) argues with Cleopatra (Alecia Pagnotta), while Charmian (Lauren Marshall) observes from the left in Bard on Bower’s Antony and Cleopatra. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Mark Antony (Stefan Theriault) argues with Cleopatra (Alecia Pagnotta), while Charmian (Lauren Marshall) observes from the left in Bard on Bower’s Antony and Cleopatra. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Rocky-area woman was killed in vehicle roll-over

Rocky-area woman was killed in vehicle roll-over

Police say driver lost control of her SUV

Rocky-area woman was killed in vehicle roll-over
(Contributed photo by Matt Barnes.)

Country band Nice Horse bolts out of the starting gate

Alberta group is gearing up for Westerner Days concert

(Contributed photo by Matt Barnes.)
Some works from the RDC student art collection, to be displayed in a new gallery at Westerner Park (photo contributed).

New art gallery opening at Red Deer’s Westerner Park

RDC student works are first to be shown in rotating exhibit space

Some works from the RDC student art collection, to be displayed in a new gallery at Westerner Park (photo contributed).
Red Deer artist Jewel Shaw’s printmaking exhibit Memory Bones is on at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Red Deer artist Jewel Shaw’s printmaking exhibit Memory Bones is on at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Sunset Royale, digital artwork by Lorene Runham (photo contributed).
Sunset Royale, digital artwork by Lorene Runham (photo contributed).
Red Deer councillor wants to delay fining drivers who speed on green

Red Deer councillor wants to delay fining drivers who speed on green

Coun. Tanya Handley wants to see results of provincial photo-radar review

Red Deer councillor wants to delay fining drivers who speed on green
Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer speaks about the environmental and cost benefits of the new CNG transit buses. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer Transit rolls out 17 new natural gas-fuelled buses

The CNG buses are cleaner burning, quieter and cheaper to run

Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer speaks about the environmental and cost benefits of the new CNG transit buses. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
(Contributed photo.)

Air Spray crews are helping fight numerous wildfires in B.C.

Central Alberta-based planes are dropping fire retardant near Williams Lake

(Contributed photo.)
Don’t risk a tree falling on you: Stay off the Wishart Trail, say parks workers

Don’t risk a tree falling on you: Stay off the Wishart Trail, say parks workers

Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary remains hazardous with unstable trees

Don’t risk a tree falling on you: Stay off the Wishart Trail, say parks workers
Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Nancy and Teresa Cardinal at an Indigenous Day celebration in Red Deer’s Coronation Park.
Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                Nancy and Teresa Cardinal at an Indigenous Day celebration in Red Deer’s Coronation Park.
Photos by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                LEFT: Tessa Basler.                                RIGHT: Connor Wilson-Bedard

Young Canadians are optimistic about the next 50 years

Jobs, the environment, affordable education are priorities for a new generation

Photos by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff                                LEFT: Tessa Basler.                                RIGHT: Connor Wilson-Bedard
Cleopatra (Alecia Pagnotta, centre) apologizes to Antony (Stefan Theriault) as her lady-in-waiting (Lauren Marshall) looks on, at a rehearsal of Antony and Cleopatra (photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Modern style meets old school approach in this season of Bard on Bower

Antony and Cleopatra and Two Gentlemen of Verona will alternate on the Bower Ponds stage

Cleopatra (Alecia Pagnotta, centre) apologizes to Antony (Stefan Theriault) as her lady-in-waiting (Lauren Marshall) looks on, at a rehearsal of Antony and Cleopatra (photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).