Sean McIntosh

Red Deer College president Joel Ward and director of capital projects Doug Sharp tour the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre to members of the media Friday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre construction on schedule

Sounds of heavy machinery continue to fill the Gary W. Harris Canada…

Red Deer College president Joel Ward and director of capital projects Doug Sharp tour the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre to members of the media Friday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Jim and Marta Boulton in the backyard of their Red Deer home where they host concerts through the summer. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

A home and a live music venue

A love for music and mobility issues inspired Jim and Marta Boulton…

Jim and Marta Boulton in the backyard of their Red Deer home where they host concerts through the summer. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The Abbey Centre was a popular reason for why Blackfalds residents love their town. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Population of Blackfalds approaches 10,000

Sixteen years ago Sandra Congdon and her family made Blackfalds their home.…

The Abbey Centre was a popular reason for why Blackfalds residents love their town. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer deputy mayor Ken Johnston and Central Alberta Pride Society event coordinator Joel Graham lead people across the rainbow crosswalk for the first time after its unveiling Thursday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)                                Red Deer deputy mayor Ken Johnston and Central Alberta Pride Week event coordinator Joel Graham lead people across the rainbow crosswalk for the first time after its unveiling Thursday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Watch: Red Deer’s rainbow crosswalk unveiled

Central Alberta Pride Week kicks off on Sunday

Red Deer deputy mayor Ken Johnston and Central Alberta Pride Society event coordinator Joel Graham lead people across the rainbow crosswalk for the first time after its unveiling Thursday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)                                Red Deer deputy mayor Ken Johnston and Central Alberta Pride Week event coordinator Joel Graham lead people across the rainbow crosswalk for the first time after its unveiling Thursday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Staff Sgt. Gary Creed, Name the Puppy contest winner Mia Sharpe and Insp. Akrum Ghadban pose for a picture Wednesday during the police dog demo in Innisfail. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Watch: Name the Puppy contest winner honoured in Innisfail

Mia Sharpe had a doggone great time Wednesday at the RCMP’s Police…

Staff Sgt. Gary Creed, Name the Puppy contest winner Mia Sharpe and Insp. Akrum Ghadban pose for a picture Wednesday during the police dog demo in Innisfail. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer surgeon Dr. Lawrence Farries will be participating in the 200-kilometre Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer Saturday and Sunday. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer surgeon rides to conquer cancer

Cancer has affected Red Deer surgeon Lawrence Farries his whole life, and…

Red Deer surgeon Dr. Lawrence Farries will be participating in the 200-kilometre Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer Saturday and Sunday. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer’s Josh Partridge on the HMCS Oriole, the Canadian Navy’s only official sailing vessel. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer man sails Navy’s oldest commissioned ship

From travelling on the Canadian Navy’s oldest commissioned ship to meeting Canada’s…

Red Deer’s Josh Partridge on the HMCS Oriole, the Canadian Navy’s only official sailing vessel. (Contributed photo)
Nick Saik travelled the globe to film his documentary “Know GMO.” Currently he is releasing some of the information from the documentary as a part of an online series called “Learn GMO.” (Contributed photo)

Red Deer filmmaker releasing web-series on GMOs

A Red Deer filmmaker travelled the world to learn more about genetically…

Nick Saik travelled the globe to film his documentary “Know GMO.” Currently he is releasing some of the information from the documentary as a part of an online series called “Learn GMO.” (Contributed photo)
Help rescued cats one item at a time

Help rescued cats one item at a time

A huge garage sale was held in Red Deer this past weekend…

Help rescued cats one item at a time
Public positive about Red Deer Urban Forest Management Plan

Public positive about Red Deer Urban Forest Management Plan

Red Deerians had their say on what the city should do with…

Public positive about Red Deer Urban Forest Management Plan
Red Deer’s Jim Reid filled his truck up with gas earlier this week, only spending $20 on gas Friday before heading up to his cabin for the long weekend. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Gas price jumps at the pumps in Red Deer

A rise in gas prices is going to make travelling on the…

Red Deer’s Jim Reid filled his truck up with gas earlier this week, only spending $20 on gas Friday before heading up to his cabin for the long weekend. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer fire chief Brian Makey donates blood for the first time Friday as a part of the Lifesaving Summer Campaign at Canadian Blood Services. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Emergency service workers donate blood

Red Deer emergency service workers are taking a different approach to saving…

Red Deer fire chief Brian Makey donates blood for the first time Friday as a part of the Lifesaving Summer Campaign at Canadian Blood Services. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
A man riding a jet-ski speeds away from the pier at Sylvan Lake Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake group looking to quiet the waters

The noise on the water is a little too loud for one…

A man riding a jet-ski speeds away from the pier at Sylvan Lake Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Food Bank executive director Fred Scaife and The Mustard Seed managing director of Central Alberta Byron Bradley announced the opening of the new food bank location Thursday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Second food bank opens in Red Deer

Mustard Seed and Red Deer’s Food Bank join forces

Red Deer Food Bank executive director Fred Scaife and The Mustard Seed managing director of Central Alberta Byron Bradley announced the opening of the new food bank location Thursday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Sunnybrook Farm Museum executive director Ian Warwick poses next to some of the vintage cars the museum has on display. You’ll be able to see these cars and more at the 22nd annual Pioneer Days Festival on Aug. 19-20. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Walk back in time at Pioneer Days

Get ready to take a trip back in time. Sunnybrook Farm Museum…

Sunnybrook Farm Museum executive director Ian Warwick poses next to some of the vintage cars the museum has on display. You’ll be able to see these cars and more at the 22nd annual Pioneer Days Festival on Aug. 19-20. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer RCMP cracking down on crime

Red Deer RCMP cracking down on crime

A woman who fled police in a stolen vehicle and a pair…

Red Deer RCMP cracking down on crime
Stolen truck and ID cards lead to charges

Stolen truck and ID cards lead to charges

Innisfail RCMP arrested two people after fleeing from police in a stolen…

Stolen truck and ID cards lead to charges
Red Deer to celebrate The Great Trail

Red Deer to celebrate The Great Trail

A day to celebrate is coming for trail-lovers in Red Deer. In…

Red Deer to celebrate The Great Trail
Red Deer’s Natalia Brezovan, a student at École Secondaire Notre Dame High School, recently attended SHAD at the University of Saskatchewan. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer high school students attend SHAD

For most students summer is a time to take a break from…

Red Deer’s Natalia Brezovan, a student at École Secondaire Notre Dame High School, recently attended SHAD at the University of Saskatchewan. (Contributed photo)
By April 2018, cellphones will receive Alberta Emergency Alerts for incidents like this summer’s wind storm in Red Deer regardless of whether the app is downloaded onto the device. (File photo Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Mobile phone notifications to help Red Deerians in emergencies

When an emergency strikes - whether it’s like the Pine Lake tornado…

By April 2018, cellphones will receive Alberta Emergency Alerts for incidents like this summer’s wind storm in Red Deer regardless of whether the app is downloaded onto the device. (File photo Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)