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Lady Justice: Remote work revolution

Back in the last millennium (that would make me feel old but…

  • Aug 5, 2022
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DYER: James Lovelock: Darwin’s Heir

Jim Lovelock was a late bloomer. His first book, ‘Gaia: a New…

  • Aug 5, 2022
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Barb Sheppard

August 5, 2022Barb Sheppard passed away on August 5, 2022 after a…

  • Aug 5, 2022
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COVID-19 cases and deaths decline

1,688 new cases identified and eight more deaths in week ending Aug. 1

  • Aug 4, 2022
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Jack Westera

December 20, 1955 - August 4, 2022Mr. Jack Westera, known to be…

  • Aug 4, 2022
Western University researchers scooped up a hailstone weighing 292.71 grams (10.3 ounces) following a Monday storm near Markerville. It is the biggest recorded hailstone in Canada. (Photo from Western University Northern Hail Project).

Canadian record hailstone landed near Markerville on Monday

Western University’s Northern Hail Project researchers found hailstone

  • Aug 3, 2022
Western University researchers scooped up a hailstone weighing 292.71 grams (10.3 ounces) following a Monday storm near Markerville. It is the biggest recorded hailstone in Canada. (Photo from Western University Northern Hail Project).
Mayor Ken Johnston spoke to participants at the CommUnity Power of One event on March 19, 2022, at Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

JOHNSTON: Focusing on downtown Red Deer

Hello Red Deer, I hope you are enjoying our beautiful Alberta summer…

  • Aug 3, 2022
Mayor Ken Johnston spoke to participants at the CommUnity Power of One event on March 19, 2022, at Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Three Hills RCMP recovered stolen copper wire during recent investigation near Kneehill. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Thief attempts to steal copper wire from live electrical box

Attempted theft causes power outage affecting 6,000 customers

  • Aug 2, 2022
Three Hills RCMP recovered stolen copper wire during recent investigation near Kneehill. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Jazz at the Lake returns to its festival format Aug. 19 to 21. (Facebook photo/Jazz at the Lake)

Tickets available for Sylvan Lake’s Jazz at the Lake

Popular music festival is celebrating its 20th year on Aug. 19-21

  • Aug 2, 2022
Jazz at the Lake returns to its festival format Aug. 19 to 21. (Facebook photo/Jazz at the Lake)

David Parks MacNaughton

June 20, 1928 - August 1, 2022In Loving Memory ~ David Parks…

  • Aug 1, 2022

June O’Keefe

March 6, 1936 - July 31, 2022Mrs. June Elaine O'Keefe passed away…

  • Jul 31, 2022

Kenneth Marchmont ‘Ken’ Ing

July 23, 1929 - July 31, 2022Mr. Kenneth Ing died peacefully at…

  • Jul 31, 2022
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Hay’s Daze: Caught red-handed at the fair

So after last week’s rather effusive rant about how wonderful the Fair…

  • Jul 30, 2022
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Colorado Avalanche assistant coach Ray Bennett hoists the Stanley Cup after his team won the championship in June. (Photo by Ray Bennett)

Stanley Cup coming to Innisfail

Fans can get photos next to NHL’s famous trophy on Aug. 8

  • Jul 29, 2022
Colorado Avalanche assistant coach Ray Bennett hoists the Stanley Cup after his team won the championship in June. (Photo by Ray Bennett)
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Road closures on Riverside Drive starting Aug. 8

Traffic will be diverted through Riverside Industrial Park until Aug. 12

  • Jul 29, 2022
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Ferdinando Scavo

July 6, 1935 - July 29, 2022It is with great sadness that…

  • Jul 29, 2022

Paul Kucher

October 25, 1932 - July 29, 2022Paul Kucher, age 89, of Red…

  • Jul 29, 2022

SHAVER: Charest needs to challenge medical barriers

Gillian Steward in The Toronto Star asked whether Jean Charest can harness…

  • Jul 28, 2022
Ky Marshall of Bowden hangs on at last year’s CFR. All-In tickt packages are now on sale for this year’s even, which runs Nov. 2-6. (Advocate file photo)
Ky Marshall of Bowden hangs on at last year’s CFR. All-In tickt packages are now on sale for this year’s even, which runs Nov. 2-6. (Advocate file photo)

Ticket packages on sale for this year’s Canadian Finals Rodeo

CFR runs Nov. 2-6 at Peavey Mart Centrium

  • Jul 27, 2022
Ky Marshall of Bowden hangs on at last year’s CFR. All-In tickt packages are now on sale for this year’s even, which runs Nov. 2-6. (Advocate file photo)
Ky Marshall of Bowden hangs on at last year’s CFR. All-In tickt packages are now on sale for this year’s even, which runs Nov. 2-6. (Advocate file photo)
The old and the new East (Joffre) Bridges, north east of Red Deer, 1978. (Photo by John Roberts)

DAWE: Central Alberta marks centennial of East Bridge

This year marks the centennial of a development which helped to confirm…

  • Jul 27, 2022
The old and the new East (Joffre) Bridges, north east of Red Deer, 1978. (Photo by John Roberts)