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Red Deer City Hall lit green to mark National Injury Prevention Day

Most injuries are predictable and preventable, says Alberta Health Services

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A few windows in the back of a Red Deer home were boarded up a couple of days after a fatal fire. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Person dies in Red Deer fire

Cause of the fire is still under investigation

A few windows in the back of a Red Deer home were boarded up a couple of days after a fatal fire. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
A funnel cloud is seen in the distance of a farmer's field near Virden, Man., in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Wyatt Hiebert, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Central Alberta weather conditions favourable for funnel clouds: Environment Canada

Weather advisory, thunderstorm watch issued Tuesday morning

A funnel cloud is seen in the distance of a farmer's field near Virden, Man., in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Wyatt Hiebert, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre is one of 10 local organizations to receive funding through the Red Deer and District Community Foundation’s spring cycle of its community grants program. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer and District Community Foundation announces $86K in grants

Ten different groups will receive funding

Golden Circle Senior Resource Centre is one of 10 local organizations to receive funding through the Red Deer and District Community Foundation’s spring cycle of its community grants program. (File photo by Advocate staff)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

Central Alberta man charged with murder

Deceased found at a business

(File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer city council meetings will start earlier at 10:30 a.m. starting on June 20. (Advocate file photo).

City of Red Deer ratifies union agreement with IBEW

Red Deer city council accepted, ratified a new collective agreement Monday

Red Deer city council meetings will start earlier at 10:30 a.m. starting on June 20. (Advocate file photo).
Firefighters battled a blaze early Saturday morning at the abandoned Bowden Hotel. (Photo courtesy of Olds Fire Department)

New Year’s Day fire in Bowden deemed suspicious: Olds RCMP

An abandoned hotel was completely engulfed in flames on Jan. 1

Firefighters battled a blaze early Saturday morning at the abandoned Bowden Hotel. (Photo courtesy of Olds Fire Department)
Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent, but non-life-threatening conditions, seven days a week. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service closed until 3 p.m. today

Alberta Health Services unable to find doctor to fill the gap

Sylvan Lake Advanced Ambulatory Care Service offers diagnosis and treatment of urgent, but non-life-threatening conditions, seven days a week. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Edmonton Police say they broke up a large gathering of at least 125 people at the Khrome Beauty Lounge early Sunday. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Missing Alberta girl found in Oregon, U.S.

41-year-old man in custody

Edmonton Police say they broke up a large gathering of at least 125 people at the Khrome Beauty Lounge early Sunday. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Red Deer Rebels selected Czech defenceman Vojtech Port with the 49th selection at 2022 CHL Import Draft on Friday. (Photo courtesy of Red Deer Rebels Twitter)

Red Deer Rebels select Vojtech Port at 2022 CHL Import Draft

The Red Deer Rebels selected a Czech defenceman with its only pick…

The Red Deer Rebels selected Czech defenceman Vojtech Port with the 49th selection at 2022 CHL Import Draft on Friday. (Photo courtesy of Red Deer Rebels Twitter)
Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says Alberta is simplifying its COVID-19 isolation and quarantine recommendations. (File photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says Alberta is simplifying its COVID-19 isolation and quarantine recommendations. (File photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
The starting line for the Red Deer PCN Fun Run was located at Canada 150 Square in Capstone on May 7. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer PCN Fun Run, Courage Cup raise more than $40,000

Money supports Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre

The starting line for the Red Deer PCN Fun Run was located at Canada 150 Square in Capstone on May 7. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The opening of the Collicutt Centre's new waterslide has been pushed back. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff

Wave pool set to re-open this weekend at Collicutt Centre in Red Deer

The Collicutt Centre wave pool will re-open Saturday after a brief closure…

The opening of the Collicutt Centre's new waterslide has been pushed back. Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff
NDP finance critic Shannon Phillips says car insurance companies are making huge profits on the backs of Albertans, during a press conference on April 29, 2022. (Photo contributed)

NDP pledges to audit UCP’s pandemic spending

Alberta’s NDP would conduct a full public inquiry of the UCP government’s…

NDP finance critic Shannon Phillips says car insurance companies are making huge profits on the backs of Albertans, during a press conference on April 29, 2022. (Photo contributed)
Advance voting for the federal election will get underway on Friday. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

More Albertans considering UCP than NDP for 2023 provincial election: poll

On Thursday, polling data from Janet Brown Opinion Research was released

Advance voting for the federal election will get underway on Friday. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Seventy-five per cent of all crops in the province are rated in good or excellent condition, according to the latest Alberta Crop Report. (Black Press file photo)

Central Alberta crop quality reported mostly as ‘good to excellent’

Latest Alberta Crop Report was released this past Monday

Seventy-five per cent of all crops in the province are rated in good or excellent condition, according to the latest Alberta Crop Report. (Black Press file photo)
Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Drumheller RCMP arrests, charges Red Deerians

Two from Red Deer charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking

Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

Coffee with a Cop returns this summer in Red Deer

Residents encouraged to share their crime and community safety concerns

(File photo by Advocate staff)
Jessica Barclay, 2022 St. Joseph High School valedictorian (left) presents a cheque to Wes Giesbrecht (middle) and Vince Aliberti (right). (contributed photo)

St. Joes grads raise big money for Red Deer Dream Centre

The St. Joseph High School graduating class in Red Deer has come…

Jessica Barclay, 2022 St. Joseph High School valedictorian (left) presents a cheque to Wes Giesbrecht (middle) and Vince Aliberti (right). (contributed photo)
Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer RCMP conduct ‘positive ticket’ campaign

The Red Deer RCMP is showing some appreciation to children who were…

Last year Alberta RCMP took 101 impaired drivers off the roads over the Victoria Day long weekend. (File photo by Advocate staff)