Sean McIntosh

Blackfalds Bulldogs Foundation executive director Dustin Moore and associate coach Brady Bakke, alongside other staff members and players, will participate in the Outreach Centre’s Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes event this September. (Contributed photo)

Blackfalds Bulldogs to participate in Walk-A-Mile In Her Shoes

The Blackfalds Bulldogs will be trading in their hockey skates for a…

Blackfalds Bulldogs Foundation executive director Dustin Moore and associate coach Brady Bakke, alongside other staff members and players, will participate in the Outreach Centre’s Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes event this September. (Contributed photo)
Jessica Basaraba looks on as her eight-year-old daughter Charley paints during the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery’s Heritage Day celebration Monday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

PHOTOS: Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery hosts Heritage Day celebration

The Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery celebrated Heritage Day Monday. The…

Jessica Basaraba looks on as her eight-year-old daughter Charley paints during the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery’s Heritage Day celebration Monday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Canada's Danielle Suzanne Lappage, left, and Russian Olympic Committee's Khanum Velieva during the women's 68kg freestyle wrestling match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Olds-born wrestler fails to advance to quarter-finals at Tokyo Olympics

Danielle Lappage, 30, lost 7-0 to Russian wrestler Khanum Velieva

Canada's Danielle Suzanne Lappage, left, and Russian Olympic Committee's Khanum Velieva during the women's 68kg freestyle wrestling match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
The third Leah’s Light 5K Walk/Run for overdose awareness will take place Aug. 28 at Red Deer’s Kiwanis Picnic Park. (Advocate file photo)

Leah’s Light 5K Run/Walk for overdose awareness returns to Red Deer

The third annual Leah’s Light 5K Walk/Run for Overdose Awareness will return…

The third Leah’s Light 5K Walk/Run for overdose awareness will take place Aug. 28 at Red Deer’s Kiwanis Picnic Park. (Advocate file photo)
Carol O’Connor, anthropologist Dr. Anne Irwin and nurse practitioner Nicole Armstrong protest outside Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan’s office Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Carol O’Connor, anthropologist Dr. Anne Irwin and nurse practitioner Nicole Armstrong protest outside Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan’s office Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer’s Jett Grande, right, will make his pro debut at YoungGuns 3 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this upcoming Friday. (Contributed file photo)

Red Deer MMA fighter set to make pro debut

Red Deer’s Jett Grande is ready to make a big impression on…

Red Deer’s Jett Grande, right, will make his pro debut at YoungGuns 3 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, this upcoming Friday. (Contributed file photo)
Rahr Malting Co., in Alix, will use steeping water, a byproduct of the malting process, on 100 hybrid poplar trees that were recently planted at its facility. (Contributed photo)

Central Alberta malting plant reusing water on hybrid trees

A central Alberta malting facility is growing a forest of trees through…

Rahr Malting Co., in Alix, will use steeping water, a byproduct of the malting process, on 100 hybrid poplar trees that were recently planted at its facility. (Contributed photo)
The 64 students who graduated from Reading College this summer throw their graduation caps in the air at the end of the ceremony at Red Deer Polytechnic Friday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

VIDEO: 64 students graduate from Reading College in Red Deer

Sixty-four Grade 2 students tossed their graduation caps in the air, as…

The 64 students who graduated from Reading College this summer throw their graduation caps in the air at the end of the ceremony at Red Deer Polytechnic Friday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The Government of Alberta identified 387 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend: 151 on Friday, 142 on Saturday and 94 on Sunday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Red Deer up to 12 active COVID-19 cases

Central zone has 53 active cases

The Government of Alberta identified 387 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend: 151 on Friday, 142 on Saturday and 94 on Sunday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Red Deer Rebels captain Jayden Grubbe was selected by the New York Rangers in the third round of the 2021 NHL Draft this past weekend. (File photo by Advocate Staff)

A ‘dream’ come true: Two Red Deer Rebels drafted into NHL

Two Red Deer Rebels have reached a major milestone in their hockey…

Red Deer Rebels captain Jayden Grubbe was selected by the New York Rangers in the third round of the 2021 NHL Draft this past weekend. (File photo by Advocate Staff)
John Stott, of Gull Lake, (sponsored by Go Services Inc. in Red Deer) finished first at the North American Pony Chuckwagon Championships. Westerner Park president and board chair Deb Beck, right, and CEO Mike Olesen award Stott with the championship buckle and trophy. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

John Stott wins at North American Pony Chuckwagon Championships in Red Deer

John Stott was the big winner at this year’s North American Pony…

John Stott, of Gull Lake, (sponsored by Go Services Inc. in Red Deer) finished first at the North American Pony Chuckwagon Championships. Westerner Park president and board chair Deb Beck, right, and CEO Mike Olesen award Stott with the championship buckle and trophy. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
This year, the Kraay Family Farm’s corn maze features a bottle of insulin, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its discovery. (Contributed photo)

Kraay Family Farm in central Alberta is now open

This year’s corn maze design at the Kraay Family Farm in Lacombe…

This year, the Kraay Family Farm’s corn maze features a bottle of insulin, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its discovery. (Contributed photo)
Jim O’Connor, of Red Deer and Rocky Mountain House, finishes with an unofficial time of 86.03 during the first day of Wagons at Westerner in Red Deer Friday. The event continues Saturday and Sunday at Westerner Park . (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

PHOTOS: Wagons at Westerner begins in Red Deer

The Wagons at Westerner began Friday night. The event, featuring chariots, Agri-Trade…

Jim O’Connor, of Red Deer and Rocky Mountain House, finishes with an unofficial time of 86.03 during the first day of Wagons at Westerner in Red Deer Friday. The event continues Saturday and Sunday at Westerner Park . (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Three sisters from the Fakeley family, of Red Deer, finished in a top-three position within their age category for strings at the annual Canadian Music Competition. Kathryn (right) finished first, Clare (second from right) finished third, and Sofia (third from right) finished first. Emily was not in the competition. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer sisters put on a show at Canadian Music Competition

The musical abilities of three Red Deer sisters were on full display…

Three sisters from the Fakeley family, of Red Deer, finished in a top-three position within their age category for strings at the annual Canadian Music Competition. Kathryn (right) finished first, Clare (second from right) finished third, and Sofia (third from right) finished first. Emily was not in the competition. (Contributed photo)
This photo taken by Gerry Feehan was named Best People Photograph by the Travel Media Association of Canada last month. (Photo by Gerry Feehan)

Travel writing: Former Red Deerian wins award for photograph

A travel writer has received national recognition for his photography. A photograph…

This photo taken by Gerry Feehan was named Best People Photograph by the Travel Media Association of Canada last month. (Photo by Gerry Feehan)
About 74 per cent of eligible Albertans have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID-19 and 59.7 per cent are fully immunized with two doses. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
About 74 per cent of eligible Albertans have received at least one dose of vaccine against COVID-19 and 59.7 per cent are fully immunized with two doses. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Joel Sexsmith, right, and Calgary Hitmen defenceman Luke Prokop have been friends since childhood. On Monday, Prokop publicly came out as gay. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer Rebel Joel Sexsmith proud of friend Luke Prokop for coming out as gay

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Joel Sexsmith says he’s “unbelievably proud” of his…

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Joel Sexsmith, right, and Calgary Hitmen defenceman Luke Prokop have been friends since childhood. On Monday, Prokop publicly came out as gay. (Contributed photo)
Football Alberta’s Summer Series featured some of the province’s best high school players competing in five different games throughout Sunday at Setters Place in Great Chief Park in Red Deer. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Alberta’s best high school football players compete in Red Deer Sunday

Football Alberta is hosting its Summer Series Sunday at Red Deer’s Setters…

Football Alberta’s Summer Series featured some of the province’s best high school players competing in five different games throughout Sunday at Setters Place in Great Chief Park in Red Deer. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The Sons of Fenrir, of Calgary, put on a fight show during the Stephan G. Stephansson Icelandic Society’s Icelandic National Day Celebration in Markerville Saturday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Central Albertans celebrate Icelandic culture

For more than 10 years, Andrew Nickel has put on armour and…

The Sons of Fenrir, of Calgary, put on a fight show during the Stephan G. Stephansson Icelandic Society’s Icelandic National Day Celebration in Markerville Saturday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
(From left) Make-A-Wish Canada manager of development Jen Garden, building owner Randy Mabbott, Red Deer’s Joe Hittel and Clayton Ganson, Stantec principal of community development. Hittel was recently recognized for raising more than $100,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer man recognized by Make-A-Wish foundation for raising more than $100K

The Make-A-Wish Foundation has recognized Red Deer’s Joe Hittel for raising more…

(From left) Make-A-Wish Canada manager of development Jen Garden, building owner Randy Mabbott, Red Deer’s Joe Hittel and Clayton Ganson, Stantec principal of community development. Hittel was recently recognized for raising more than $100,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)