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Red Deer Rebels forward Talon Brigley chases the puck in the final preseason game against the Lethbridge Hurricanes. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

GUSTAFSON: Follow me along in my first WHL season

Rebels open WHL season Friday in Edmonton

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Lady Justice: Women Leading Change

Last fall, I presented at the Red Deer & District Chamber of…

  • Sep 23, 2022
Gwynne Dyer

DYER: Planetary Defence

On Monday, about eleven million kilometres from Earth, the US National Aeronautics…

  • Sep 23, 2022
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Tomlinson: Fall vegetable harvest can be plentiful

Harvesting the vegetables in fall is a more pleasant task on a…

  • Sep 22, 2022
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Threshing near Red Deer. (Red Deer Archives)

DAWE: The ups and downs of fall harvest

Another fall harvest is upon us once more. For much of September…

  • Sep 21, 2022
Threshing near Red Deer. (Red Deer Archives)
Treena Mielke

Mielke: Our roots keep us connected

Despite my best attempts at making it otherwise, my front entry is…

  • Sep 20, 2022
Treena Mielke
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Hay’s Daze: Finally getting off the ground

Let’s see, where was I? Oh yeah, last time I was moaning…

  • Sep 17, 2022
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HACKETT: Walking a mile is just the start

The conversation surrounding domestic and sexual violence has been kept quiet for far too long

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Lady Justice: Long Lived the Queen

On September 8, we lost the Queen of England and the Commonwealth,…

  • Sep 16, 2022
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Lord Byng of Vimy, Governor General of Canada, unveiling the Red Deer Cenotaph, September 15, 1922. (Photo by Red Deer Archives)

DAWE: Rich history of Red Deer Cenotaph

One hundred years ago, on September 15, 1922, Lord Byng of Vimy,…

  • Sep 14, 2022
Lord Byng of Vimy, Governor General of Canada, unveiling the Red Deer Cenotaph, September 15, 1922. (Photo by Red Deer Archives)
Treena Mielke

MIELKE: It’s never too late to start

I remember it well. The day I went to work for a…

  • Sep 14, 2022
Treena Mielke
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

HACKETT: The silent struggle

Since the moment the idea became a reality, I’ve struggled with what…

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
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Hay’s Daze: Trying to get off the ground

Mayhem! Madness! Havoc! Horror! No, I’m not describing the current season the…

  • Sep 10, 2022
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The unveiling of the Red Deer Cenotaph by Lord Byng of Vimy, Governor General of Canada, September 15, 1922. (Photo Red Deer Archives)

DAWE: Red Deer Cenotaph unveiled 100 years ago

One hundred years ago, on September 15, 1922, Lord Byng of Vimy,…

  • Sep 7, 2022
The unveiling of the Red Deer Cenotaph by Lord Byng of Vimy, Governor General of Canada, September 15, 1922. (Photo Red Deer Archives)
Red Deer Mayor Ken Johnston. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Mayor Ken Johnston: Summer slips by

Hello Red Deer! It is hard to believe that summer is coming…

  • Sep 6, 2022
Red Deer Mayor Ken Johnston. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Mielke

Mielke: September has arrived

The sunshine laughed and danced all over my front step this morning…

  • Sep 6, 2022
Mielke
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

HACKETT: What to do with all this anger

And here we are again. Anger, all around. Death threats to whomever…

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
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Lady Justice: Post-Pandemic Stress Disorder

Personal injury law involves an injured party pursuing another individual or legal…

  • Sep 2, 2022
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DYER: Could Russia use nuclear weapons?

On 25 August the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, announced that the…

  • Sep 1, 2022
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Red Der City Hall Park, looking east, c. 1955. (Photo by Red Deer Archives)

DAWE: Origins of City Hall Park

This year marks the Year of the Garden. Red Deer has deservedly…

  • Aug 31, 2022
Red Der City Hall Park, looking east, c. 1955. (Photo by Red Deer Archives)