Murray Crawford

Rock’n Red Deer rolls into the city for a weekend of activities. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer is about to get rock’n

Event celebrates culture of 1950s, 1960s and 1970s

Rock’n Red Deer rolls into the city for a weekend of activities. (Advocate file photo)
Many Red Deerians took to Discovery Canyon on Thursday to cool down and have fun. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)

WATCH: Cooling down at Red Deer’s Discovery Canyon

Red Deerians beat the heat on Thursday by heading over to Discovery…

Many Red Deerians took to Discovery Canyon on Thursday to cool down and have fun. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)
Alberta government makes some hunting cheaper for seniors

Alberta government makes some hunting cheaper for seniors

Red Deer fish and game association president reacts

Alberta government makes some hunting cheaper for seniors
Thunderstorm watch issued for Red Deer, Central Alberta

Thunderstorm watch issued for Red Deer, Central Alberta

For the second straight day, Red Deer and Central Alberta have been…

Thunderstorm watch issued for Red Deer, Central Alberta
Alberta Transportation says QEII construction in south Red Deer on schedule and on budget
Alberta Transportation says QEII construction in south Red Deer on schedule and on budget
Two years in Project Pinpoint greatly reducing vehicle theft in Red Deer

Two years in Project Pinpoint greatly reducing vehicle theft in Red Deer

Despite a recent high-profile vehicle theft, a senior police officer with the…

Two years in Project Pinpoint greatly reducing vehicle theft in Red Deer
Red Deer was a tenth of a degree shy of breaking a 60-year high

Red Deer was a tenth of a degree shy of breaking a 60-year high

Red Deer was a rounding error away from setting a 60-year high…

Red Deer was a tenth of a degree shy of breaking a 60-year high
Isaac and and Emery Hand get a little wet on Tuesday at the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray and Play Park in Red Deer. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)

WATCH: Staying cool in Red Deer when the sun is out

Looking to beat the summer heat, families went to the Blue Gass…

Isaac and and Emery Hand get a little wet on Tuesday at the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray and Play Park in Red Deer. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)
PHOTO: Red Deer library celebrates Harry Potter’s birthday

PHOTO: Red Deer library celebrates Harry Potter’s birthday

The Red Deer Public Library’s downtown branch held its annual Harry Potter…

PHOTO: Red Deer library celebrates Harry Potter’s birthday
Special Olympics Red Deer sending four athletes to compete at national summer games

Special Olympics Red Deer sending four athletes to compete at national summer games

Three athletes from Red Deer and one from Innisfail are heading to…

Special Olympics Red Deer sending four athletes to compete at national summer games
WATCH: Giant Slip N Slide fun in Red Deer

WATCH: Giant Slip N Slide fun in Red Deer

Hundreds of people waited for a chance to go for a ride…

WATCH: Giant Slip N Slide fun in Red Deer
Red Deer’s Matt Mask is one of the top arm wrestlers in the World Armwrestling League. (Facebook photo)

Red Deer armwrestler preparing for major competitions

Matt Mask is a confident, sometimes boastful and intense competitor in the…

Red Deer’s Matt Mask is one of the top arm wrestlers in the World Armwrestling League. (Facebook photo)
Sylvan Lake man accused of $2.6 million fraud

Sylvan Lake man accused of $2.6 million fraud

Following an investigation that took almost five years, a Sylvan Lake man…

Sylvan Lake man accused of $2.6 million fraud
BOLT transit ending Saturday service to Blackfalds, Lacombe

BOLT transit ending Saturday service to Blackfalds, Lacombe

New weekday evening trip, adjust times starting Sept. 1

BOLT transit ending Saturday service to Blackfalds, Lacombe
Bower Place Shopping Centre has been under a boil water advisory since July 24 after a main pipe was broken. The pipe has been fix and the advisory is a precautionary measure. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)

Red Deer mall placed under boil water advisory

Pipe fixed into Bower Place Shopping Centre, advisory a cautionary measure

Bower Place Shopping Centre has been under a boil water advisory since July 24 after a main pipe was broken. The pipe has been fix and the advisory is a precautionary measure. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)
Red Deer County, ATCO near deal for natural gas in Springbrook

Red Deer County, ATCO near deal for natural gas in Springbrook

An agreement between ATCO and Red Deer County will make it less…

Red Deer County, ATCO near deal for natural gas in Springbrook
Industrial, commercial expansion of Springbrook could mean up to 500 new jobs

Industrial, commercial expansion of Springbrook could mean up to 500 new jobs

Close to 500 jobs, a community facility and shops may be added…

Industrial, commercial expansion of Springbrook could mean up to 500 new jobs
Fence Line Weed Control Program fee reduced

Fence Line Weed Control Program fee reduced

Red Deer County’s mayor hopes a change in the cost of the…

Fence Line Weed Control Program fee reduced
Red Deer County may soon gain a new hamlet: Gasoline Alley West

Red Deer County may soon gain a new hamlet: Gasoline Alley West

Gasoline Alley West could soon become a hamlet within Red Deer County.…

Red Deer County may soon gain a new hamlet: Gasoline Alley West
Red Deer Advocate reporter Murray Crawford prepares for his descent down the Stantec Building on Saturday. The rappel was part of the Rope-for-Hope, a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)

WATCH: Rappelling down Red Deer’s Stantec Building a thrilling, scary experience

Advocate reporter chronicles his trip down the 13-storey buildling

Red Deer Advocate reporter Murray Crawford prepares for his descent down the Stantec Building on Saturday. The rappel was part of the Rope-for-Hope, a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)