Red Deer Advocate Staff

A 50-year-old man is facing 20 weapon-related charges after Didsbury RCMP executed a search warrant this past Saturday. (Photo contributed by RCMP)

Man facing drug-trafficking, firearm-related charges after Didsbury RCMP search home

A 50-year-old man is facing a number of drug-trafficking and firearm-related charges,…

A 50-year-old man is facing 20 weapon-related charges after Didsbury RCMP executed a search warrant this past Saturday. (Photo contributed by RCMP)
RCMP have charged a Sylvan Lake man for allegedly defrauding five people of more than $100,000.
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20-year-old woman killed in collision: Blackfalds RCMP

A 20-year-old woman was killed in a collision on Saturday, says Blackfalds…

RCMP have charged a Sylvan Lake man for allegedly defrauding five people of more than $100,000.
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A firetruck sits in front of a home on Harvey Close in Red Deer Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Firefighters respond to Red Deer fire

Red Deer firefighters responded to a blaze in the north part of…

A firetruck sits in front of a home on Harvey Close in Red Deer Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
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Red Deer rental prices drop slightly

Renting an apartment in Red Deer became slightly cheaper last month. Rentals.ca…

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Red Deer RCMP encourage residents to take part in Shred-It Day on March 11. (File photo by Advocate staff)

UPDATE: Red Deer RCMP locate missing teen

Red Deer RCMP have located a teen who was reported missing Saturday.…

Red Deer RCMP encourage residents to take part in Shred-It Day on March 11. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The Red Deer and District Community Foundation needs to sell more tickets to host a raffle that will benefit the Women and Girls Endowment Fund.

Red Deer & District Community Foundation grants $167K to local women’s initiatives

Initiatives supporting women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse individuals will receive a combined…

The Red Deer and District Community Foundation needs to sell more tickets to host a raffle that will benefit the Women and Girls Endowment Fund.
Maskwacis RCMP are investigating an attempted murder and kidnapping. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Maskwacis RCMP are investigating an attempted murder and kidnapping. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Central Alberta man charged with attempted murder

Suspect caught after fleeing from RCMP

Maskwacis RCMP are investigating an attempted murder and kidnapping. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Maskwacis RCMP are investigating an attempted murder and kidnapping. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A sign on a shop window indicates the store is closed in Ottawa, Monday March 23, 2020. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is raising its estimate for the number of businesses that are considering the possibility of closing permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Alberta entrepreneur launches project to help small business owners

Bruce Tannas is trying to bring together small businesses as the COVID-19…

A sign on a shop window indicates the store is closed in Ottawa, Monday March 23, 2020. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is raising its estimate for the number of businesses that are considering the possibility of closing permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Minister of Advanced Education Demetrios Nicolaides said allowing Red Deer College to become a university would create a gap in programming. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Minister of Advanced Education Demetrios Nicolaides said allowing Red Deer College to become a university would create a gap in programming. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Crimson Villas, a new lodge and apartment complex expected to be complete this spring, is named after Red Deer’s official flower. (Contributed photo)

New lodge, apartment complex named after Red Deer’s official flower

A new lodge and apartment building in Red Deer will be named…

Crimson Villas, a new lodge and apartment complex expected to be complete this spring, is named after Red Deer’s official flower. (Contributed photo)
A Sobeys grocery store is seen in Halifax on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. The three branches of the Sobey family that control Canada’s second-largest grocery business have decided to put all of their Class B shares of Empire Co. Ltd. into a single holding company. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Two Central Alberta grocery store employees test positive for COVID-19

A grocery store employee at Sobey’s in Red Deer and another in…

A Sobeys grocery store is seen in Halifax on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. The three branches of the Sobey family that control Canada’s second-largest grocery business have decided to put all of their Class B shares of Empire Co. Ltd. into a single holding company. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Blackfalds RCMP say Dean Olson was last seen on Jan. 20 in Red Deer County. (Contributed)

Missing Blackfalds man has been found

Last seen on Jan. 20

Blackfalds RCMP say Dean Olson was last seen on Jan. 20 in Red Deer County. (Contributed)
Joe Biden is sworn in as president during his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., to  become the 46th president of the United States. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Do you think President Joe Biden’s Keystone XL decision will get overturned?

Do you think President Joe Biden's Keystone XL decision will get overturned?

Joe Biden is sworn in as president during his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., to  become the 46th president of the United States. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Blackfalds RCMP are investigating two suspicious fires that happened in Lacombe County in November. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Central Alberta man charged for exposing himself in public

The man was charged under similar circumstances in 2019

Blackfalds RCMP are investigating two suspicious fires that happened in Lacombe County in November. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Delivery of the Jan. 20 edition of the Red Deer Advocate will be late. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Delivery of the Jan. 20 edition of the Red Deer Advocate will be late. (Photo by Advocate staff)
A reader submitted this political cartoon about American president Donald Trump. (Art by Sophie Anning)

Political cartoon: Trump’s Military Sendoff

A reader submitted this political cartoon about American president Donald Trump. (Art…

A reader submitted this political cartoon about American president Donald Trump. (Art by Sophie Anning)
Sundre RCMP charged two people with drug trafficking. (File photo by Advocate staff)

$50,000 solar light tower stolen in 2019, recovered in central Alberta

A solar light tower valued at over $50,000 was recovered by Wetaskiwin…

Sundre RCMP charged two people with drug trafficking. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Joel Johnston held a selfie stick when he did the Polar Plunge, in support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alberta, at the Bower-Kin Community Centre in Red Deer on March 9, 2019. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics goes virtual

Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Alberta

Joel Johnston held a selfie stick when he did the Polar Plunge, in support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alberta, at the Bower-Kin Community Centre in Red Deer on March 9, 2019. (File photo by Advocate staff)
ATB Economics released new vehicle sales stats for November. (Contributed by ATB Economics)

2020 will be remembered as tough year for new car and truck dealers in Alberta

ATB Economics releases new vehicle sales stats for November

ATB Economics released new vehicle sales stats for November. (Contributed by ATB Economics)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre can accommodate up to 20 patients requiring a ventilator, says Alberta Health Services. File photo by Advocate staff

Man critical of wife’s treatment at Red Deer hospital

An Alberta man says the recent treatment of his wife at the…

Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre can accommodate up to 20 patients requiring a ventilator, says Alberta Health Services. File photo by Advocate staff