Sean McIntosh

The Red Deer Twilight Homes Foundation presented a $6,000 cheque to the Alzheimer Society during an open house at the society’s new office Thursday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Alzheimer Society hosts open house in Red Deer

Red Deerians were able to see the Alzheimer Society’s new office in…

The Red Deer Twilight Homes Foundation presented a $6,000 cheque to the Alzheimer Society during an open house at the society’s new office Thursday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
More than $25,000 has been raised through the Red Deer Jayman BUILT MS Walk, which was held Saturday at Great Chief Park. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Jayman BUILT MS Walk raises thousands

Becky Money was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 10 years ago. The hardest…

More than $25,000 has been raised through the Red Deer Jayman BUILT MS Walk, which was held Saturday at Great Chief Park. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Stacie and Ian Bowman, along with eight-month-old Peyton, look at chickens during Spring on the Farm at Sunnybrook Farm Museum Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Pair of events keep Red Deer families busy

Spring on the Farm, Central Alberta Family Expo were held Saturday

Stacie and Ian Bowman, along with eight-month-old Peyton, look at chickens during Spring on the Farm at Sunnybrook Farm Museum Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s was held both in-person at Bower Ponds and virtually Saturday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

100-plus participate in IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s in Red Deer

More than 100 people walked to raise money and awareness for those…

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s was held both in-person at Bower Ponds and virtually Saturday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
A grand opening ceremony for the Ed Howell Emergency Services Training Centre in Red Deer was held Saturday morning. Red Deer Emergency Services Chief Ken McMullen cut the ribbon using a hydraulic-extrication rescue tool. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Ed Howell Emergency Services Training Centre in Red Deer officially opens

A new facility in Red Deer will provide emergency services workers with…

A grand opening ceremony for the Ed Howell Emergency Services Training Centre in Red Deer was held Saturday morning. Red Deer Emergency Services Chief Ken McMullen cut the ribbon using a hydraulic-extrication rescue tool. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Lukas Lynch (56) was one of three players representing Red Deer in Football Alberta’s 2022 Senior Bowl at MEGlobal Athletic Park in Lacombe Monday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Senior Bowl a family tradition for two Red Deer football players

The old phrase “like father, like son” is true when it comes…

Lukas Lynch (56) was one of three players representing Red Deer in Football Alberta’s 2022 Senior Bowl at MEGlobal Athletic Park in Lacombe Monday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
‘We just can’t say enough good things about how they show up to work every day,’ says Red Deer Emergency Services deputy chief Tyler Pelke. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer Emergency Services, Alberta celebrate paramedics

National Paramedic Services Week started Sunday

‘We just can’t say enough good things about how they show up to work every day,’ says Red Deer Emergency Services deputy chief Tyler Pelke. (Advocate file photo)
Jillayne Masters, left, and Celina Pilling watched Game 3 of the Battle of Alberta Sunday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Flames, Oilers fans watch Battle of Alberta together in Red Deer

Game 4 of the series goes Tuesday in Edmonton

Jillayne Masters, left, and Celina Pilling watched Game 3 of the Battle of Alberta Sunday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
After two years of virtual runs, the in-person Woody’s RV World Marathon returned in Red Deer on Sunday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

‘It’s like having your family back’: Woody’s RV World Marathon returns in Red Deer

Hundreds of runners could be seen trekking around the City of Red…

After two years of virtual runs, the in-person Woody’s RV World Marathon returned in Red Deer on Sunday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The Red Deer Public Market opened for its 2022 season Saturday. The market runs every Saturday in the Servus Arena parking lot until Thanksgiving long weekend. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Vendors excited for return of Red Deer Public Market

The market kicks off each year on the May Long Weekend

The Red Deer Public Market opened for its 2022 season Saturday. The market runs every Saturday in the Servus Arena parking lot until Thanksgiving long weekend. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are set for a playoff edition of the Battle of Alberta for the first time since 1991. Game 1 is scheduled for Wednesday evening. (Photo by The Canadian Press)

Battle of Alberta to provide a boost to Red Deer businesses

The Battle of Alberta is set to be played for the first time since 1991

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers are set for a playoff edition of the Battle of Alberta for the first time since 1991. Game 1 is scheduled for Wednesday evening. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Christoffer Sedoff had 61 points in 65 games this season. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Christoffer Sedoff wants to stay in North America

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Christoffer Sedoff is eyeing a return to North…

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Christoffer Sedoff had 61 points in 65 games this season. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer’s Joe Hittel with Meaghan Stovel McKnight, Make-A-Wish Canada CEO, earlier this month to discuss his fundraising efforts for the nonprofit organization. He has raised more than $140,000 since 2018 and will raise funds again this year. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer’s ‘Leprechaun Joe’ raising money for Make-A-Wish Foundation again

Joe Hittel has raised more than $140,000 since 2018

Red Deer’s Joe Hittel with Meaghan Stovel McKnight, Make-A-Wish Canada CEO, earlier this month to discuss his fundraising efforts for the nonprofit organization. He has raised more than $140,000 since 2018 and will raise funds again this year. (Contributed photo)
D.J. McMillan, a Health Sciences Association of Alberta board member representing Central Alberta, speaks during a rally for public health care at Red Deer City Hall Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Central Albertans rally for public health care in Red Deer

Alberta’s healthcare system is at “the crux of failure,” says a representative…

D.J. McMillan, a Health Sciences Association of Alberta board member representing Central Alberta, speaks during a rally for public health care at Red Deer City Hall Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Jackson van de Leest wrapped up his WHL career with 88 points in 255 regular-season games. He also added five points in 23 playoff games. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Graduating Red Deer Rebels van de Leest, Keeler exploring options for future

Two Red Deer Rebels are exploring their options after playing their final…

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Jackson van de Leest wrapped up his WHL career with 88 points in 255 regular-season games. He also added five points in 23 playoff games. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The Red Deer Rebels finished third in the Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference with a record of 45-19-2-2 this season. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Several ‘success stories’ for Red Deer Rebels this season, says head coach

Red Deer finished third in the Eastern Conference with a record of 45-19-2-2

The Red Deer Rebels finished third in the Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference with a record of 45-19-2-2 this season. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels forward Arshdeep Bains finished with 112 points in his final Western Hockey League season. (File photo by Rob Wallator/Red Deer Rebels)

Bains reflects on final season with Red Deer Rebels

The forward signed a NHL entry-level contract with the Vancouver Canucks this past March

Red Deer Rebels forward Arshdeep Bains finished with 112 points in his final Western Hockey League season. (File photo by Rob Wallator/Red Deer Rebels)
'Grandpa Bill,' who sang and danced in a TikTok that went viral in 2020, has passed away. (Screenshot via TikTok)

Lacombe resident, TikTok personality ‘Grandpa Bill’ passes away at 89

A Central Alberta man who went viral on TikTok in his late-80s…

'Grandpa Bill,' who sang and danced in a TikTok that went viral in 2020, has passed away. (Screenshot via TikTok)
Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King crashes the net while Edmonton Oil Kings goaltender Sebastian Cossa covers the puck during a playoff game between the teams at the Peavey Mart Centrium Monday night. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Rebels drop Game 3 to Edmonton Oil Kings in OT

Red Deer trails best-of-seven series 3-0

Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King crashes the net while Edmonton Oil Kings goaltender Sebastian Cossa covers the puck during a playoff game between the teams at the Peavey Mart Centrium Monday night. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Lacombe native Anna Maria Kaufmann, left, and Red Deer’s Cheryl Cooney are the writers of the new theatrical and musical fusion opera, ‘It’s COCO!’ There will be four performances at the Scott Block Theatre in Red Deer this June. (Contributed photos)

Preview for theatrical, musical fusion opera ‘It’s COCO!’ coming to Red Deer

The production will come to Scott Block Theatre in June

Lacombe native Anna Maria Kaufmann, left, and Red Deer’s Cheryl Cooney are the writers of the new theatrical and musical fusion opera, ‘It’s COCO!’ There will be four performances at the Scott Block Theatre in Red Deer this June. (Contributed photos)