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About $135,000 is available in grants for central Alberta organizations that are empowering women, girls and supporting gender-diverse people through their mission, activities or partnerships. Contributed photo

$135K in funding available in central Alberta for charities advancing gender equality

The Red Deer & District Community Foundation is providing $135,000 to local…

About $135,000 is available in grants for central Alberta organizations that are empowering women, girls and supporting gender-diverse people through their mission, activities or partnerships. Contributed photo
Shaun Janse van Rensburg, a Red Deer resident, said he is tired of changing clocks twice a year. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

After COVID, Kenney may consider referendum on daylight savings

Albertans may be divided on several issues today, but there’s a consensus…

Shaun Janse van Rensburg, a Red Deer resident, said he is tired of changing clocks twice a year. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
The COVID-19 death toll in Alberta reached 309, according to numbers posted on the province’s website Tuesday. (Image courtesy CDC)

Another 422 COVID cases reported in Alberta and two more deaths

The Alberta government reported 422 COVID-19 cases Tuesday and two more virus…

The COVID-19 death toll in Alberta reached 309, according to numbers posted on the province’s website Tuesday. (Image courtesy CDC)
Your weather forecast for Thursday, August 1st, 2019. (Pixabay)

Expect a slightly windy day in Red Deer Tuesday

Expect a slightly windy day in Red Deer. Although as of noon…

Your weather forecast for Thursday, August 1st, 2019. (Pixabay)
The number of active cases of COVID-19 in the province sat at 4,477 Monday afternoon, up 826 from Friday’s 3,651, said Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw. File photo

COVID-19: Central zone active cases up Monday

Alberta reported 1,440 new COVID-19 cases on Monday from over the weekend,…

The number of active cases of COVID-19 in the province sat at 4,477 Monday afternoon, up 826 from Friday’s 3,651, said Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw. File photo
Alice Kolisnyk, deputy director of the Red Deer Food Bank, says the agency expects an increase in demand as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Three Red Deer based dealerships have donated $10,000 to various local organizations including the food bank. (File Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Three Red Deer car dealerships help organizations in need

Three Red Deer automobile dealerships have come together to donate $10,000 to…

Alice Kolisnyk, deputy director of the Red Deer Food Bank, says the agency expects an increase in demand as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Three Red Deer based dealerships have donated $10,000 to various local organizations including the food bank. (File Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Cilantro and Chive was voted in the top three in no less than 13 different categories in the 2020 Best of Lacombe Readers Choice Awards. Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express

Cilantro and Chive opening in Red Deer

There will soon be two Cilantro and Chive locations. The Lacombe restaurant…

Cilantro and Chive was voted in the top three in no less than 13 different categories in the 2020 Best of Lacombe Readers Choice Awards. Photo by Megan Roth/Lacombe Express
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, reported 323 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

‘We’re in a danger zone,’ says Hinshaw

The province’s top doctor says “we’re in a danger zone” when it…

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, reported 323 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)
Health Minister Tyler Shandro and Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the chief medical officer of health, receive flu shot. Photo via Government of Alberta

COVID cases climb in central zone, Red Deer

The total number of active COVID-19 cases in the province reached 3,138…

Health Minister Tyler Shandro and Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the chief medical officer of health, receive flu shot. Photo via Government of Alberta
The number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in Alberta. Recent infections include two connected to Red Deer College as well as at two more Red Deer schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

896 new COVID cases reported in Alberta

Alberta reported almost 900 new COVID-19 cases on Monday and four additional…

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in Alberta. Recent infections include two connected to Red Deer College as well as at two more Red Deer schools. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Two additional COVID-19 cases are being investigated by authorities at Hunting Hills High School in Red Deer. File photo

Two more COVID-19 cases being investigated at Red Deer school

Public health staff are investigating two additional cases of COVID-19 at Hunting…

Two additional COVID-19 cases are being investigated by authorities at Hunting Hills High School in Red Deer. File photo
Jessie Friesen and her husband Abe have experienced numerous truck and trailer break-ins at their Glendale home. Over the Thanksgiving weekend, this truck was broken-into and sentimental items were taken. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Thanksgiving theft: Red Deer family ‘sickened’ by crime

Dealing with a truck break-in over the Thanksgiving weekend is no way…

Jessie Friesen and her husband Abe have experienced numerous truck and trailer break-ins at their Glendale home. Over the Thanksgiving weekend, this truck was broken-into and sentimental items were taken. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Central zone active COVID-19 cases jumped to 109 Tuesday from Friday's 50. (Government of Alberta)

Central Alberta’s COVID cases double

The number of COVID-19 cases in central Alberta has more than doubled…

Central zone active COVID-19 cases jumped to 109 Tuesday from Friday's 50. (Government of Alberta)

Businesses suck up ban on plastics

The federal government’s decision to ban single-use plastics is getting a luke…

Sylvan Lake residents wake up to crime spree on Thanksgiving weekend

Several Sylvan Lake residents woke up to a crime spree on the…

Alberta’s COVID cases rise steeply for third straight day

The Alberta government reported 276 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. That’s…

Downtown restaurant owners request City of Red Deer to extend Ross Street Patio into winter

Downtown Red Deer restaurant owners want the city to extend the Ross…

If you’re sick, ‘stay home,’ says Hinshaw

Eight people died over the weekend

Red Deer Emergency Services provide tips on fire safety during Fire Prevention Week

It’s Fire Prevention Week, and Red Deer Emergency Services wants you to…

Peaceful anti-racism protest held in Red Deer on Sunday

Supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement shared their message with words,…