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Safe Harbour Society is helping fewer homeless clients, making 2016 an “anomaly” for the non-profit

Safe Harbour Society is helping fewer homeless clients, making 2016 an “anomaly” for the non-profit

Far fewer people have been using Red Deer’s homeless shelter and mat…

Safe Harbour Society is helping fewer homeless clients, making 2016 an “anomaly” for the non-profit
Soliloquy, ihana, Brioso and other Red Deer choirs gear up for busy week

Soliloquy, ihana, Brioso and other Red Deer choirs gear up for busy week

Christmas carols and other music will be performed at series of seasonal concerts

Soliloquy, ihana, Brioso and other Red Deer choirs gear up for busy week

Central Alberta woman wins $100,000 Scratch ‘N’ Win lottery prize

“I’m still in shock,” she says

Red Deer’s Magdalene House shuts doors after running out of money

Recovery facility wants to reopen in the spring to help more victims of the sex trade

AHS is cutting hospital chaplain contracts in favour of using more community volunteers

Local pastor calls it a “Grinch” move that diminishes essential service.

New traffic lights installed at scene of bike-car accident in Red Deer

Motorists crossing between Morrisroe and Eastwood will have to obey lights starting Wednesday

After seeking out a place to warm up Carl Williams emerges from an apartment entrance back out onto the street and into the cold along Little Gaetz Avenue Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Central Alberta’s cold snap continues into next week, with no relief in sight

Local non-profits are concerned about keeping the street population warm

After seeking out a place to warm up Carl Williams emerges from an apartment entrance back out onto the street and into the cold along Little Gaetz Avenue Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

100 Men Red Deer vote to support Safe Harbour Society’s transitional housing program

More male members are welcome at next meeting on March 6, 2017

RDC instructor says social workers should forge closer bonds with indigenous people

Elaine Spencer believes too many native kids are still taken into government care

Bull Skit presents A Christmas Carol, with some help from the audience

Bull Skit presents A Christmas Carol, with some help from the audience

Red Deer improv group puts a new spin on a classic tale

Bull Skit presents A Christmas Carol, with some help from the audience
Red Deer businesswoman contributes ‘secrets’ to new book about being a successful entrepreneur

Red Deer businesswoman contributes ‘secrets’ to new book about being a successful entrepreneur

Judy Lee says belief in your idea is the most important thing

Red Deer businesswoman contributes ‘secrets’ to new book about being a successful entrepreneur
Red Deer protestors against the Standing Rock pipeline route gather on Taylor Drive Bridge, declaring that their battle might not be over.                                Red Deer protestors against the Standing Rock pipeline route gather on Taylor Drive Bridge, declaring that their battle might not be over.

Red Deer pipeline protesters say Standing Rock battle might not be over

Group fears Trump could overturn Obama’s decision to re-route the line

Red Deer protestors against the Standing Rock pipeline route gather on Taylor Drive Bridge, declaring that their battle might not be over.                                Red Deer protestors against the Standing Rock pipeline route gather on Taylor Drive Bridge, declaring that their battle might not be over.
Red Deer man charged with online harassment

Red Deer man charged with online harassment

Suspect used false pretenses to lure the victim

Red Deer man charged with online harassment
Red Deer artist donates collection to Red Deer Arts Council

Red Deer artist donates collection to Red Deer Arts Council

Red Deer artist Ellen Lyons wanted her donation sold as a fundraiser for the arts council

Red Deer artist donates collection to Red Deer Arts Council
Red Deer Royals

Red Deer Royals join RDSO for a musical blend of the familiar and profound

Christmas concert includes performances of popular carols and a story reading

Red Deer Royals
SPCA outreach coordinator Eva Sarson gives one of the many cats at the Red Deer SPCA some attention Thursday afternoon in the free roam room. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Red Deer SPCA is caring for more pets with less donations

Poor economy leads to more pets being surrendered to shelter

SPCA outreach coordinator Eva Sarson gives one of the many cats at the Red Deer SPCA some attention Thursday afternoon in the free roam room. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Festival of Trees elves gathered in their workshop Tuesday this week and are getting close to being finished with their preparations for the festival later this month. The group is just finishing up the last of the 34 trees they will adding to the corporate trees. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Festival of Trees organizers “optimistic” many smaller donations will replace lost larger sponsorships

Total raised for Red Deer hospital’s specialty clinics to be announced Dec. 13

Festival of Trees elves gathered in their workshop Tuesday this week and are getting close to being finished with their preparations for the festival later this month. The group is just finishing up the last of the 34 trees they will adding to the corporate trees. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Heaviside rockers come home to Central Alberta for anniversary show

Heaviside rockers come home to Central Alberta for anniversary show

Edmonton-based band is made up of musicians from Red Deer and Rocky

Heaviside rockers come home to Central Alberta for anniversary show
Poppy fund box stolen from Stettler Tim Hortons leads to arrest

Poppy fund box stolen from Stettler Tim Hortons leads to arrest

Police examine video footage and identify suspect

Poppy fund box stolen from Stettler Tim Hortons leads to arrest