Photos of the day: Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017

Here is a collection of photos of around Central Alberta today.

Skip to the next and previous photo by typing j/k or ←/→.

 

photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff

A walker takes in the scene from the escarpment overlooking the Red Deer River at Westpark in Red Deer Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff

Casey Simpson of Lacombe cleans some weeds off his lure as he fishes in the Red Deer River Saturday afternoon. Wading out into the current is a good way to get a swim in along with fishing. Its also very refreshing he said. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Lanesha Dobson, and her children Danika and Jaelyn and another family member Eva Jansen get soaked as they get a little too close to the fountain at Bower Ponds Saturday. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

A runner makes his way along the trial at Great Chief Park Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Just Posted

Red Deer man says more cardiac care needed here

Ryan Gillies spent several extra days in hospital waiting to get a stent in Edmonton

Red Deer gets ready for CFR 45

A $20 to $25-million annual injection to the local economy

Former Red Deer teacher going to trial on child porn charges

Charges were laid in January 2017 after a woman came forward

Red Deer agency reports more than 1,000 lives saved with naloxone

Turning Point distributes 5,855 naloxone kits

WATCH: Ponoka residents enjoy first skate on ice path

A community initiative helped create a skate path for families in Ponoka.

Giddy up: Red Deer to host Canadian Finals Rodeo in 2018

The CFR is expected to bring $20-30 million annually to Red Deer and region

Got milk? Highway reopened near Millet

A southbound truck hauling milk and cartons collided with a bridge

Stettler’s newest residents overcame fear, bloodshed to come here

Daniel Kwizera, Diane Mukasine and kids now permanent residents

Giddy up: Red Deer to host Canadian Finals Rodeo in 2018

The CFR is expected to bring $20-30 million annually to Red Deer and region

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag at Pyeongchang Olympics

Not since Kurt Browning at the 1994 Lillehammer Games has a figure… Continue reading

Beer Canada calls on feds to axe increasing beer tax as consumption trends down

OTTAWA — A trade association for Canada’s beer industry wants the federal… Continue reading

Central Albertans recall Hawaii’s false missile alert

Former Red Deer councillor Paul Harris was hanging out at the Ka’anapali… Continue reading

Most Read


Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $185 for 260 issues (must live in delivery area to qualify) Unlimited Digital Access 99 cents for the first four weeks and then only $15 per month Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $15 a month