Lana Michelin

Ricky Boyce and Brian Galloway from the Central Alberta Centaurs won gold while playing for the Edmonton Aurors at the National Quidditch Championship last weekend in Victoria.

Two Red Deer-area quidditch players win gold at national tournament

The Central Alberta Centaurs members played with Edmonton Aurors at Victoria finals

Ricky Boyce and Brian Galloway from the Central Alberta Centaurs won gold while playing for the Edmonton Aurors at the National Quidditch Championship last weekend in Victoria.
RDC Theatre: Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding puts the audience on the guest list

RDC Theatre: Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding puts the audience on the guest list

“Immersive” play about over-the-top nuptials starts on Wednesday, April 12

RDC Theatre: Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding puts the audience on the guest list
While mules helped haul supplies to battle, this First World War soldier seems to take comfort from the animal’s presence.

The unconventional Canadians who won the Battle of Vimy Ridge

A Red Deer author talks on Sunday about the victory that forged Canada’s identity

While mules helped haul supplies to battle, this First World War soldier seems to take comfort from the animal’s presence.
RDC graduate earns a Juno Award for indigenous music album

RDC graduate earns a Juno Award for indigenous music album

Tiffany Ayalik’s win is “exciting,” said her former instructor

RDC graduate earns a Juno Award for indigenous music album
Red Deer City Council curbs proliferation of election signs

Red Deer City Council curbs proliferation of election signs

Limits put on time span and number of signs that can be posted

Red Deer City Council curbs proliferation of election signs
By LANA MICHELIN, ADVOCATE STAFF                                The provincially owned J.J. Gaetz house has been empty since 2005.

Red Deer residents worry heritage J.J. Gaetz house is deteriorating through neglect

City has wanted to purchase historic home from province since 2012

By LANA MICHELIN, ADVOCATE STAFF                                The provincially owned J.J. Gaetz house has been empty since 2005.
Red Deer’s Riverlands set to become a diverse multi-use neighbourhood

Red Deer’s Riverlands set to become a diverse multi-use neighbourhood

City Council approves new commercial/residential zoning

Red Deer’s Riverlands set to become a diverse multi-use neighbourhood
City of Red Deer is against Red Deer County allowing acreages on land destined for annexation

City of Red Deer is against Red Deer County allowing acreages on land destined for annexation

Undeveloped land allows for “orderly urbanization”

City of Red Deer is against Red Deer County allowing acreages on land destined for annexation
False alarms may soon cost Red Deer residents, business owners

False alarms may soon cost Red Deer residents, business owners

Council hears there’s a cost to wasting police time

False alarms may soon cost Red Deer residents, business owners
Oriole Park community park gets money… local non-profit has to pay back money

Oriole Park community park gets money… local non-profit has to pay back money

Red Deer City Council talks about grants on Monday

Oriole Park community park gets money… local non-profit has to pay back money
Red Deer’s three garbage bag limit is a success

Red Deer’s three garbage bag limit is a success

Only one per cent of households need to put out more bags

Red Deer’s three garbage bag limit is a success
Lieut. Gerald Fillatre (right) of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment of infantry reservists, out of Yellowknife, studies a map with other army reservists from across Alberta at a training session in Red Deer Saturday.

Army reservists conduct complex training exercise around Central Alberta

Tense scenarios were enacted with volunteers playing anti-government agitators

Lieut. Gerald Fillatre (right) of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment of infantry reservists, out of Yellowknife, studies a map with other army reservists from across Alberta at a training session in Red Deer Saturday.

Benalto Crime Watch Society holds crime prevention forum and AGM

Police liaison officer will be in attendance

Ranjit Mullakady, president and founder of CAFF

Central Alberta Film Festival: It’s a wrap!

Festival organizers thrilled with attendance, feedback

Ranjit Mullakady, president and founder of CAFF
Rocky water tower to slowly come down this month

Rocky water tower to slowly come down this month

Demolition process to take six to eight weeks.

Rocky water tower to slowly come down this month
A common redpoll is among the reported bird species in the Canada 150 count.

Canada 150 Bird Count: More than 60 species already sighted in Central Alberta

Bluebirds are among the many different species reported this spring

A common redpoll is among the reported bird species in the Canada 150 count.
credit Dana Zuk

Edmonton metal band Striker is back with a solid less-is-more album

Latest self-titled release trades quantity for quality

credit Dana Zuk
Advocate carrier of 30 years, George Culshaw doesn’t let rain, sleet, hail or snow…
Advocate carrier of 30 years, George Culshaw doesn’t let rain, sleet, hail or snow…
Photo contributed by Red Deer Museum                                This Red Deer Advocate doll was purchased by former publisher Fred Gorman at auction and donated to the Red Deer museum in 2010.

Red Deer Advocate doll was prized by the community

Giving away dolls helped boost Advocate subscriptions in early 1900s

Photo contributed by Red Deer Museum                                This Red Deer Advocate doll was purchased by former publisher Fred Gorman at auction and donated to the Red Deer museum in 2010.
Red Deer Advocate’s history is closely connected to Red Deer’s through Francis Galbraith

Red Deer Advocate’s history is closely connected to Red Deer’s through Francis Galbraith

Advocate publisher was also first mayor of this city

Red Deer Advocate’s history is closely connected to Red Deer’s through Francis Galbraith
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