Mamta Lulla

Cowboy Kicks will be held May 5, 2021. Guests will be treated to a hearty, western meal, while enjoying an award-winning Canadian country music artist in an intimate concert setting. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer event will combine elements of rodeo and art

A special event will combine elements of rodeo with an Albertan artisan…

Cowboy Kicks will be held May 5, 2021. Guests will be treated to a hearty, western meal, while enjoying an award-winning Canadian country music artist in an intimate concert setting. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Treena Mielke

Family: When student is ready, the teacher will appear

Over the past few months, my daughter and I have taught a…

Treena Mielke
Josh Gairdner, a Red Deer resident, was in Veterans’ Park on Monday morning. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Short Remembrance Day ceremony at Red Deer Veterans’ Park on Wednesday

The Korean War Veterans of Red Deer is hosting a shortened version…

Josh Gairdner, a Red Deer resident, was in Veterans’ Park on Monday morning. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, is raising concern over the increasing number of active COVID-19 cases in the province. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

94 active cases in Red Deer – new record for city

Alberta reported 644 new COVID-19 cases Monday, pushing the number of active…

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, is raising concern over the increasing number of active COVID-19 cases in the province. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Supt. Gerald Grobmeier, officer in charge of Red Deer RCMP, says there has been a significant decrease in crime so far in 2020. File photo by Advocate staff

Crime was up in 2019 than 2018 in Red Deer: Stats Canada

The City of Red Deer experienced more crime in 2019 than in…

Supt. Gerald Grobmeier, officer in charge of Red Deer RCMP, says there has been a significant decrease in crime so far in 2020. File photo by Advocate staff
RCMP are looking to the public to help them find 19-year-old Matthew Moonias. RCMP photo

Maskwacis police are looking for 19-year-old missing male

Maskwacis RCMP are lookng for 19-year-old Matthew Moonias. Police say he was…

RCMP are looking to the public to help them find 19-year-old Matthew Moonias. RCMP photo
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COVID-19: Alberta reports 727 virus cases Sunday

Alberta government confirmed 727 COVID-19 cases Sunday along with six additional virus-deaths.…

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Tracy Carter, owner at Twenty Twenty Salon and Spa, pictured with her grandfather and veterans Lee Scott (left) and John Chesney (right). Her salon has poppies available with a donation. Contributed photo

COVID crimps poppy sales

COVID-19 is changing the everyday rituals of our lives, but some traditions…

Tracy Carter, owner at Twenty Twenty Salon and Spa, pictured with her grandfather and veterans Lee Scott (left) and John Chesney (right). Her salon has poppies available with a donation. Contributed photo
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Son charged with murdering his mother in Maskwacis

Maskwacis RCMP responded to a 911 call of a deceased female at…

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Geoff Lagoutte, who took this photo while Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School students were on their break, said none of the young people were practising prudent behaviour, such as keeping six feet away from one another. (Contributed photo)

COVID-19 risk: Man sounds alarm after seeing a large student crowd in Red Deer

Older age students have responsibility to practice health guidelines says school principal

Geoff Lagoutte, who took this photo while Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School students were on their break, said none of the young people were practising prudent behaviour, such as keeping six feet away from one another. (Contributed photo)
“This is a large and troubling number – one that drives home the challenge we’re facing,” says Dr. Deena Hinshaw, chief medical officer of health, of the latest COVID-19 statistics. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

2,268 new COVID-19 cases is ‘heartbreaking’

Alberta added 15 virus-deaths since Friday afternoon

“This is a large and troubling number – one that drives home the challenge we’re facing,” says Dr. Deena Hinshaw, chief medical officer of health, of the latest COVID-19 statistics. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Two employees at Bowden Institution tested positive for COVID-19 recently. File photo

Bowden and Drumheller prison workers test positive for COVID

Four employees at Drumheller Institution and two employees at Bowden Institution have…

Two employees at Bowden Institution tested positive for COVID-19 recently. File photo
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Alberta’s COVID-19 numbers unavailable Monday

Alberta to provide an update Tuesday afternoon

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Lane Sim, now 23, grew up playing hockey in the rink in his backyard in Deer Park. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

For the love of hockey: Red Deer family’s backyard rink goes into overtime

Hockey is not just a game – it’s a Canadian way of…

Lane Sim, now 23, grew up playing hockey in the rink in his backyard in Deer Park. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
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)