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Masks are mandatory on Red Deer buses. File photo by Advocate staff

Red Deer transit hours reducing starting Sunday

In response to recent changes to public health restrictions, Red Deer Transit…

Masks are mandatory on Red Deer buses. File photo by Advocate staff
Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Kaycee Madu speaks, as Minister of Infrastructure Prasad Panda and Mayor Tara Veer look on, during Thursday's groundbreaking ceremony for the new Red Deer Justice Centre. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

Photo shows Alberta premier, officials not wearing face mask in indoor work setting

A photo posted on social media by Alberta’s Justice Minister Kaycee Madu…

Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Kaycee Madu speaks, as Minister of Infrastructure Prasad Panda and Mayor Tara Veer look on, during Thursday's groundbreaking ceremony for the new Red Deer Justice Centre. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff
Central Alberta Brain Injury Society. Contributed photo

Pilot program in Red Deer starts in January for those interested in career as support worker

Red Deer and District Community Foundation granted Central Alberta Brain Injury Society…

Central Alberta Brain Injury Society. Contributed photo
Members of the 100 Mile RCMP cracked down on prohibited drivers on Wednesday, Nov. 25 along with the Williams Lake RCMP. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Maskwacis RCMP investigating sudden death

The Maskwacis RCMP is investigating the death of a 47-year-old woman reported…

Members of the 100 Mile RCMP cracked down on prohibited drivers on Wednesday, Nov. 25 along with the Williams Lake RCMP. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Letter to the editor

Letter: Supporting several charities in these trying times

I am a firm believer in the 50/50 draws many charities have…

Letter to the editor
RCMP recently recovered cellphones worth $40,000 in a joint investigation in central Alberta. Contributed photo

$40,000 worth of stolen cell phones seized in central Alberta

RCMP in central and southern Alberta joined forces and seized cell phones…

RCMP recently recovered cellphones worth $40,000 in a joint investigation in central Alberta. Contributed photo
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Olds College named one of top 50 research colleges in Canada

Olds College is one of Canada’s top 50 research colleges, according to…

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Students at École La Prairie in Red Deer prepared an upwards of 75 Christmas cards for some Red Deer seniors. Contributed photo

Students prepare Christmas cards for seniors in Red Deer

The ongoing pandemic didn’t stop the students at École La Prairie school…

Students at École La Prairie in Red Deer prepared an upwards of 75 Christmas cards for some Red Deer seniors. Contributed photo
File photo

Support STARS and win prizes

Albertans will be able to support STARS and Alberta’s tourism industry and…

File photo
Red Deer Regional Health Foundation awarded 15 scholarships to 23 health care students and professionals worth $79,000 in 2018. Photo supplied
Red Deer Regional Health Foundation awarded 15 scholarships to 23 health care students and professionals worth $79,000 in 2018. Photo supplied
The theme this year for the Parkland Nurseries and Garden Centre's annual ice sculpture display is Circus on Ice.  Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

Ice sculpture on display at Parkland Nurseries

Ice sculpture viewing at Parkland Garden Centre in central Alberta is back…

The theme this year for the Parkland Nurseries and Garden Centre's annual ice sculpture display is Circus on Ice.  Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff
A lack of family physicians in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area is worsening. (Pixabay photo)

Opinion: Whether you believe COVID is real, Albertans need to do what’s best for health system

Alberta’s daily COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise with the hospital and…

A lack of family physicians in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area is worsening. (Pixabay photo)
Red Deer City Hall. (File photo)

Red Deer encourage residents to ‘store it, don’t pour it’ this holiday season

Though the holidays may look different this year, cooking and baking traditions…

Red Deer City Hall. (File photo)
Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)

Donations accepted: Gently used devices to help seniors connect with loved ones this Christmas

Donated devices will help provide sage virtual visits for seniors in long-term care facilities

Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)
LtE bug

Letter: Thank you to Red Deer’s emergency responders

A Huge thank you to the Red Deer fire department who arrived…

LtE bug
Opinion piece

Opinion: Many aren’t opting for paid sick leave

As the premiers and the prime minister haggle, yet again, about who…

Opinion piece
Jayda surprised Turning Point Society of Central Alberta with a large donation of essential items and a cheque for the city’s most vulnerable recently. (Contributed photo)

Be kind and spread joy: 12-year-old Red Deerian donates to less fortunate

“Try to be as kind as possible and spread joy… not just…

Jayda surprised Turning Point Society of Central Alberta with a large donation of essential items and a cheque for the city’s most vulnerable recently. (Contributed photo)
letter

Letter: Bias in Red Deer

Once again, Garfield Marks, is off the mark. Bias being the easy…

letter
Innisfail RCMP have seized drugs while doing patrols in town. Contributed photo

Police patrol leads to drug seizure in central Alberta

During patrols on Tuesday officers located a vehicle with a stolen licence…

Innisfail RCMP have seized drugs while doing patrols in town. Contributed photo
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Quebec Premier Francois Legault leave a news conference in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Kenney says Alberta’s largest hospitals are at 91 per cent capacity due to COVID-19 cases and widespread cancellation of more non-urgent surgeries may be necessary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Christmas Grinch: Albertans are paying for Kenney’s tardy response to pandemic

Opinion: Acting sooner would have cleared us all by the time December hit

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Quebec Premier Francois Legault leave a news conference in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Kenney says Alberta’s largest hospitals are at 91 per cent capacity due to COVID-19 cases and widespread cancellation of more non-urgent surgeries may be necessary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick