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Canada players celebrate their win following second half CONCACAF World Cup soccer qualifying action against Jamaica this past weekend. (Photo by The Canadian Press)

World Cup qualification hopefully inspires young soccer players: RDCSA president

The Canadian men’s national soccer team qualifying for the 2022 World Cup…

Canada players celebrate their win following second half CONCACAF World Cup soccer qualifying action against Jamaica this past weekend. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
Red Deer’s Krystal and Donald Jenkins attended a previous Alberta Food and Beverage Expo at Westerner Park. The show will return this Saturday at Westerner Park’s Exhibition Hall. (Advocate file photo)

Alberta Food & Beverage Expo returns to Red Deer this weekend

Red Deerians can taste food and drinks from dozens of local restaurants…

Red Deer’s Krystal and Donald Jenkins attended a previous Alberta Food and Beverage Expo at Westerner Park. The show will return this Saturday at Westerner Park’s Exhibition Hall. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King receives his Athlete of the Year award from Red Deer Advocate managing editor Byron Hackett before a game against the Swift Current Broncos Saturday night. (Photo by Rob Wallator/Red Deer Rebels)

Rebecca Smith, Ben King named Red Deer Advocate Athletes of the Year

It’s been a remarkable year for Red Deer’s Rebecca Smith. In July,…

Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King receives his Athlete of the Year award from Red Deer Advocate managing editor Byron Hackett before a game against the Swift Current Broncos Saturday night. (Photo by Rob Wallator/Red Deer Rebels)
The Red Deer Polytechnic Queens won bronze at the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association national volleyball championships in Charlottetown, P.E.I., this past weekend. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer Polytechnic Queens, Kings win bronze at national volleyball championships

Red Deer Polytechnic’s volleyball teams will bring some hardware back home from…

The Red Deer Polytechnic Queens won bronze at the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association national volleyball championships in Charlottetown, P.E.I., this past weekend. (Contributed photo)
The Regional Police and Crisis Team based in Rocky Mountain House includes Lisa Brown, a registered psychiatric nurse with Alberta Health Services, and RCMP Const. Jordan Wright. (Contributed photo)

AHS, central Alberta RCMP partner to support mental health

Central Albertans experiencing a mental health crisis now have more supports through…

The Regional Police and Crisis Team based in Rocky Mountain House includes Lisa Brown, a registered psychiatric nurse with Alberta Health Services, and RCMP Const. Jordan Wright. (Contributed photo)
Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone against Team Denmark at CN Centre during the Women's World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Saturday, March 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle

Canada’s Einarson falls 9-6 to South Korea in women’s world curling semifinal

PRINCE GEORGE — Another late-game letdown against South Korea cost Canada’s Kerri…

Team Canada skip Kerri Einarson throws a stone against Team Denmark at CN Centre during the Women's World Curling in Prince George, B.C., on Saturday, March 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/James Doyle
The Red Deer Rebels celebrate Jayden Grubbe's first goal of the 2020-21 WHL season. Friday was the Rebels' home opener and the first game of the shortened 24-game season, which will include only Alberta teams. (Photo by Rob Wallator/ Red Deer Rebels)

Grubbe scores two, Red Deer Rebels crush Swift Current Broncos

Rebels clinch home ice in first round of WHL Playoffs

The Red Deer Rebels celebrate Jayden Grubbe's first goal of the 2020-21 WHL season. Friday was the Rebels' home opener and the first game of the shortened 24-game season, which will include only Alberta teams. (Photo by Rob Wallator/ Red Deer Rebels)
Ron Adam, of Red Deer, is praising Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre staff after a recent stay following two transient ischemic attacks. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer man praises Red Deer hospital staff

A Red Deer man says he wouldn’t be home today without the…

Ron Adam, of Red Deer, is praising Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre staff after a recent stay following two transient ischemic attacks. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
More than 30 people participated in an International Women’s Day march in downtown Red Deer Saturday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

International Women’s Day March held in Red Deer

A few dozen people marched through the streets of downtown Red Deer…

More than 30 people participated in an International Women’s Day march in downtown Red Deer Saturday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The Red Deer City Soccer Association says it hopes to return to play in July and August, provided it is safe to do so. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Red Deer City Soccer Association, Westerner Park rekindle partnership

The Red Deer City Soccer Association and Westerner Park are re-entering a…

The Red Deer City Soccer Association says it hopes to return to play in July and August, provided it is safe to do so. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Red Deer Rebels winger Arshdeep Bains signed an entry-level contract with the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks Friday.. (File photo by Ron Wallator/Red Deer Rebels)

‘I want to make this sport for everyone:’ Bains reflects on signing NHL contract

Red Deer Rebels forward Arshdeep Bains says he’s proud to represent the…

Red Deer Rebels winger Arshdeep Bains signed an entry-level contract with the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks Friday.. (File photo by Ron Wallator/Red Deer Rebels)
Red Deer Rebels forward Kalan Lind screens Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender Garin Bjorklund as a shot comes towards the net during a matuchup between the two teams at the Peavey Mart Centrium Friday evening. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Rebels punch ticket to WHL playoffs

Rebels 6 Tigers 3 The Red Deer Rebels are officially heading to…

Red Deer Rebels forward Kalan Lind screens Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender Garin Bjorklund as a shot comes towards the net during a matuchup between the two teams at the Peavey Mart Centrium Friday evening. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Alberta’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 4,003, the provincial government announced Friday. (Black Press file photo)

Alberta’s COVID-19 death toll climbs above 4,000

Alberta’s COVID-19 death toll has climbed above 4,000. Eleven new deaths were…

Alberta’s COVID-19 death toll has risen to 4,003, the provincial government announced Friday. (Black Press file photo)
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Red Deer’s Mark Bolding named 2021-22 ECAC Coach of the Year

Red Deer’s Mark Bolding has received a high accolade in just his…

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Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan speaks during a town hall event at the Baymont by Wyndham Red Deer hotel Thursday evening. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff )

Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan hosts town hall

Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan is encouraging United Conservative Party members to…

Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan speaks during a town hall event at the Baymont by Wyndham Red Deer hotel Thursday evening. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff )
Over the last week, 33 per cent of new non-ICU admissions were incidental cases, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health said Thursday. (File photo by Government of Alberta)

Six new COVID-19 deaths reported in Alberta

Alberta has identified 552 new COVID-19 cases, the provincial government announced Thursday.…

Over the last week, 33 per cent of new non-ICU admissions were incidental cases, Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health said Thursday. (File photo by Government of Alberta)
The Government of Alberta is implementing three new subjects in elementary classrooms this fall, says Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange. (File photo by Government of Alberta)

Updated curriculum will move forward into classrooms this fall

The Government of Alberta will implement new K-3 mathematics and English language…

The Government of Alberta is implementing three new subjects in elementary classrooms this fall, says Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange. (File photo by Government of Alberta)
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Central Albertan named AJHL’s Most Dedicated Player

Sylvan Lake’s Myles Hilman has been named the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s…

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This past Friday, all remaining outdoor rinks in the City of Red Deer closed for the season. Natural ice surfaces at Bower Ponds, Anders and Westlake remain open until this Friday. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer’s outdoor skating season wrapping up

Some stretches of warm winter weather made this year’s outdoor ice rink…

This past Friday, all remaining outdoor rinks in the City of Red Deer closed for the season. Natural ice surfaces at Bower Ponds, Anders and Westlake remain open until this Friday. (Advocate file photo)
The RDP Kings curling team won gold at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Curling Championship this past weekend. (File photo by RDP Athletics)

Red Deer Polytechnic Kings Curling wins ACAC gold, Queens earn silver

Red Deer Polytechnic’s curling teams picked up some major hardware at the…

The RDP Kings curling team won gold at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Curling Championship this past weekend. (File photo by RDP Athletics)