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Volunteers will be out beside highways on Saturday cleaning up litter to raise money for non-profits. Motorists are urged to watch out for them and take safety precautions. (Black Press file photo).

Highway shoulders around central Alberta will be cleaned up on Saturday

Motorists are urged to watch out for volunteers

 

Patricia Arango, executive director of the Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre, says making consent part of the curriculum will help them reach more students. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Consent education in draft curriculum for elementary students a big win

‘Your body is your body and nobody has no right to touch it without your permission’

 

AuroraLynn Rogers-Kard was born on March 15, a mere 27 weeks old, at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. (Photo contributed)

Central Alberta baby born at 27 weeks

GoFundMe account set up for couple

AuroraLynn Rogers-Kard was born on March 15, a mere 27 weeks old, at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. (Photo contributed)
A killdeer was seen at River Bend Golf Course during the 2020 Central Alberta Christmas Bird Count. (Black Press file photo by Linda Shaw)
A killdeer was seen at River Bend Golf Course during the 2020 Central Alberta Christmas Bird Count. (Black Press file photo by Linda Shaw)
Hölmetrics CEO and co-founder Chad Verity said the Red Deer area could become a tech hub. (By SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer-area tech company attracts international attention

Focusing on economic diversity in Red Deer region

Hölmetrics CEO and co-founder Chad Verity said the Red Deer area could become a tech hub. (By SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Shaun Isaac, owner of Woodchucker Firewood in Trochu, is awaiting a new shipment during a firewood shortage in the province. All of the wood he has left is being saved for long-time customers who need it to heat their homes. (Contributed photo).

Firewood shortage in central Alberta caused by rising demand, gaps in supply

‘I’ve said “No” to more people than ever’: firewood seller

Shaun Isaac, owner of Woodchucker Firewood in Trochu, is awaiting a new shipment during a firewood shortage in the province. All of the wood he has left is being saved for long-time customers who need it to heat their homes. (Contributed photo).
In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)
In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)
October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!

6 ways to celebrate the spooky season around Red Deer

Are you ready to fall for Central Alberta?

October in Central Alberta is time for family gatherings, Halloween fun and pumpkin spice and everything nice!
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Alberta politicians reject throne speech

Premier Kenney disapointed with lack of support for Alberta energy

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Leaves are starting to show their autumn colours at Bower Ponds on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Pleasant start to autumn

Above average temperature for the week

Leaves are starting to show their autumn colours at Bower Ponds on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Explosion sound that prompted 911 call near Rocky Mountain House remains a mystery

Explosion sound that prompted 911 call near Rocky Mountain House remains a mystery

Extensive search comes up blank on what could have caused loud noise

  • Sep 18, 2020
Explosion sound that prompted 911 call near Rocky Mountain House remains a mystery
Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce recently conducted two surveys. Findings show 53 per cent of local businesses have used up their cash reserves as a result of the ongoing pandemic. Contributed photo

Survey: 43% of Red Deer area businesses do not plan to rehire once COVID crisis ends

Red Deer and District Chamber of commerce surveys local businesses

Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce recently conducted two surveys. Findings show 53 per cent of local businesses have used up their cash reserves as a result of the ongoing pandemic. Contributed photo
Police are looking for Keyshawn Mackinaw, 17. RCMP photo

Wetaskiwin RCMP locate one missing teen, still looking for another

Wetaskiwin RCMP have located Keyshawn Mackinaw. On May 27, police requested public…

Police are looking for Keyshawn Mackinaw, 17. RCMP photo
Women of Excellence Awards will be celebrated virtually this year

Women of Excellence Awards will be celebrated virtually this year

The Women of Excellence Awards Gala is going virtual this year. The…

Women of Excellence Awards will be celebrated virtually this year
Julia Faith Friesen is missing. Police are asking for public assistance. Contributed photo

Red Deer RCMP looking for 17-year-old

Red Deer RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate a…

Julia Faith Friesen is missing. Police are asking for public assistance. Contributed photo
Red Deer firefighters called out to brush fire near Kerry Wood Nature Centre area
Red Deer firefighters called out to brush fire near Kerry Wood Nature Centre area
Innisfail man charged two different times during recent traffic stops

Innisfail man charged two different times during recent traffic stops

Innisfail RCMP recently found drugs while conducting traffic stops, charging one man…

Innisfail man charged two different times during recent traffic stops
Former Red Deer Catholic Regional School teacher (left) receives 2020 Distinguished Service Award. Contributed photo

Former central Alberta teacher one of 10 in Canada to receive award

He was with Red Deer Catholic Regional School for brief time, says school principal

Former Red Deer Catholic Regional School teacher (left) receives 2020 Distinguished Service Award. Contributed photo
Wetaskiwin and Maskwacis RCMP seize drugs and weapons, arrest 13 people

Wetaskiwin and Maskwacis RCMP seize drugs and weapons, arrest 13 people

RCMP have arrested 13 people, while seizing illegal drugs and weapons. Thursday,…

Wetaskiwin and Maskwacis RCMP seize drugs and weapons, arrest 13 people