Sean McIntosh

The starting line for the Red Deer PCN Fun Run was located at Canada 150 Square in Capstone Saturday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

PCN Fun Run returns in Red Deer

The event was held in conjunction with Xplore Sport Day at Capstone

The starting line for the Red Deer PCN Fun Run was located at Canada 150 Square in Capstone Saturday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Edmonton Oil Kings forward Justin Sourdif and Red Deer Rebels forward Liam Keeler take a faceoff in Game 1 of the WHL Playoff series between the two teams. Game 2 is Saturday in Edmonton. (Photo by Andy Devlin/Edmonton Oil Kings)

Red Deer Rebels visit Edmonton Oil Kings for Game 2 Saturday

After a tough Game 1 loss, the Red Deer Rebels will look…

Edmonton Oil Kings forward Justin Sourdif and Red Deer Rebels forward Liam Keeler take a faceoff in Game 1 of the WHL Playoff series between the two teams. Game 2 is Saturday in Edmonton. (Photo by Andy Devlin/Edmonton Oil Kings)
A Central Alberta business was destroyed by a fire Thursday afternoon. (Contributed photo)

Fire destroys Central Alberta business

A major fire destroyed the building of a raw pet food manufacturer…

A Central Alberta business was destroyed by a fire Thursday afternoon. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer Rebels goaltender Chase Coward stopped 23 of 27 shots in Game 1 against the Edmonton Oil Kings Thursday. (File photo by Rob Wallator/ Red Deer Rebels)

Edmonton Oil Kings shut out Red Deer Rebels in Game 1

Oil Kings 4 Rebels 0 (Edmonton leads series 1-0) The Red Deer…

Red Deer Rebels goaltender Chase Coward stopped 23 of 27 shots in Game 1 against the Edmonton Oil Kings Thursday. (File photo by Rob Wallator/ Red Deer Rebels)
Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue will be two of the many curlers competing at the KIOTI Tractor Champions Cup in Olds this week. The event begins Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

KIOTI Tractor Champions Cup begins in Olds Tuesday

The KIOTI Tractor Champions Cup is finally coming to Olds. The event,…

Kerri Einarson and Brad Gushue will be two of the many curlers competing at the KIOTI Tractor Champions Cup in Olds this week. The event begins Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King smiles after scoring a goal during Game 6 of the team’s Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Brandon Wheat Kings. (Photo by Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)

Red Deer Rebels win in triple-overtime, advance to second round

Rebels 5 Wheat Kings 4 (3OT) (Red Deer wins series 4-2) Red…

Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King smiles after scoring a goal during Game 6 of the team’s Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Brandon Wheat Kings. (Photo by Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)
A grand opening ceremony for the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Gasoline Alley was held Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Habitat for Humanity ReStore opens in Red Deer County’s Gasoline Alley

The new ReStore location is a “game-changer” for Habitat for Humanity Red…

A grand opening ceremony for the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Gasoline Alley was held Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Some surgeries are temporarily being diverted from the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, according to Alberta’s NDP. (File photo by Advocate staff)

General surgeries being diverted from Red Deer hospital

Some surgeries were being diverted from the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre…

Some surgeries are temporarily being diverted from the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, according to Alberta’s NDP. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Christoffer Sedoff keeps the puck away from Brandon Wheat Kings forward Brett Hyland during Game 5 of their first-round WHL playoff matchup Friday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Rebels take 3-2 series lead with Game 5 win

Rebels 3 Wheat Kings 1 (Red Deer leads series 3-2) The Red…

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Christoffer Sedoff keeps the puck away from Brandon Wheat Kings forward Brett Hyland during Game 5 of their first-round WHL playoff matchup Friday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Marcel Schur, Jackson Siewart and Kyle Porter were part of a search and rescue team that travelled to Ukraine for a month. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Central Albertans return from search and rescue efforts in Ukraine

Four Central Albertans were part of a team that saved the life…

Marcel Schur, Jackson Siewart and Kyle Porter were part of a search and rescue team that travelled to Ukraine for a month. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The new Peavey Mart store in Red Deer will begin to welcome customers Friday. Store manager Kevin Boucher (left), president and CEO Doug Anderson, chief operating officer David Simmonds, and senior VP of store operations Jeff Crump stand outside of the new facility during a private event Thursday evening. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

New Peavey Mart store in Red Deer ready to open

Peavey Mart’s new flagship store in Red Deer is ready to welcome…

The new Peavey Mart store in Red Deer will begin to welcome customers Friday. Store manager Kevin Boucher (left), president and CEO Doug Anderson, chief operating officer David Simmonds, and senior VP of store operations Jeff Crump stand outside of the new facility during a private event Thursday evening. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer’s Julian Galenza is one of several Central Albertans competing at the Alberta Cup at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. (Photo courtesy of LA Media)

Alberta Cup begins in Red Deer

Alberta’s top 2007-born hockey players are showcasing their skills this week in…

Red Deer’s Julian Galenza is one of several Central Albertans competing at the Alberta Cup at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. (Photo courtesy of LA Media)
Red Deer’s Todd Labranche made history earlier this month by becoming the first National Lacrosse League official to call 400 career games. (Photo courtesy of NLL)

Red Deer’s Todd Labranche officiates 400th NLL game

A Red Deer man has made history by being the first referee…

Red Deer’s Todd Labranche made history earlier this month by becoming the first National Lacrosse League official to call 400 career games. (Photo courtesy of NLL)
St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church held its Easter service this past weekend. (Contributed photo)

Ukrainian Orthodox church in Red Deer marks Easter while Russia continues invasion

This past Sunday’s Easter service at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church was…

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church held its Easter service this past weekend. (Contributed photo)
Brandon Wheat Kings forward Zakhar Polshakov and Red Deer Rebels forward Jace Isley race to a loose puck during a WHL playoff game between the two teams at the Peavey Mart Centrium Saturday night. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Brandon Wheat Kings beat Red Deer Rebels in overtime to even series at 1

Wheat Kings 2 Rebels 1 (OT) (Series tied 1-1) A 38-save performance…

Brandon Wheat Kings forward Zakhar Polshakov and Red Deer Rebels forward Jace Isley race to a loose puck during a WHL playoff game between the two teams at the Peavey Mart Centrium Saturday night. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Playoff basketball returns to Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on April 20. The full schedule for the first round of the National Baseball Association playoffs was released Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Nurse says young Raptors must be prepared for roller-coaster series with Philadelphia

TORONTO — Nick Nurse is prepared for a “slug fest.” Three years…

Playoff basketball returns to Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on April 20. The full schedule for the first round of the National Baseball Association playoffs was released Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King scored his 50th goal of the season against the Edmonton Oil Kings Saturday. (File photo by Rob Wallator/Red Deer Rebels)

King scores 50th goal of season, Red Deer Rebels fall to Edmonton Oil Kings

Oil Kings 6 Rebels 4 Ben King has reached a pair of…

Red Deer Rebels forward Ben King scored his 50th goal of the season against the Edmonton Oil Kings Saturday. (File photo by Rob Wallator/Red Deer Rebels)
Firefighters battle a blaze at a home on Keith Close in the Kentwood neighbourhood of Red Deer. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer house heavily damaged by fire

A house in the north end of Red Deer was heavily damaged…

Firefighters battle a blaze at a home on Keith Close in the Kentwood neighbourhood of Red Deer. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins says the federal government’s 2022 budget, which was released Thursday, failed Canadians in three key areas: controlled spending to control inflation, tax breaks for Canadians and substantial action on increasing housing supply. (Advocate file photo)

Federal budget an ‘avalanche of unfocused government spending,’ says Red Deer MP

The federal government neglected the needs of Central Alberta and Albertans through…

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins says the federal government’s 2022 budget, which was released Thursday, failed Canadians in three key areas: controlled spending to control inflation, tax breaks for Canadians and substantial action on increasing housing supply. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer Rebels goaltenders Chase Coward (30) and Connor Ungar have each recorded 32 starts this season. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Rebels goaltenders push each other to play better

Despite entering the season with limited Western Hockey League resumés, both goaltenders…

Red Deer Rebels goaltenders Chase Coward (30) and Connor Ungar have each recorded 32 starts this season. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)