Sean McIntosh

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)
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)