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The Aurora Café on the east side of Gaetz Avenue, south of Ross Street, 1913. (Photo via Red Deer Archives)

Michael Dawe: Armenians suffered horribly over the centuries

On Saturday, U.S. President Joe Biden officially recognized the century-old mass killings…

  • Apr 28, 2021

 

Capstone is a walkable riverside community close to Red Deer's Historic Downtown that at completion could be home to more than 5,000 people.

Meet the Cap Citizen: curious, engaged and enthusiastic

Innovative Capstone community takes shape

  • Apr 26, 2021

 

Above: Conceptual 3D rendering of Capstone at full build-out.

How Capstone’s past is shaping its future

Red Deer’s vision for Capstone is taking shape

  • Apr 12, 2021

 

The Alberta Orienteering Association is relaunching its Outdoor Adventure Program in Red Deer. (Photo courtesy Alberta Orienteerting Association)

Outdoor Adventure Program for children coming to Red Deer

The Alberta Orienteering Association is relaunching its Outdoor Adventure Program in Red…

The Alberta Orienteering Association is relaunching its Outdoor Adventure Program in Red Deer. (Photo courtesy Alberta Orienteerting Association)
Alberta Health Services declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Revera Aspen Ridge on Feb. 1. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Alberta Health Services declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Revera Aspen Ridge on Feb. 1. (Photo by Advocate staff)
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Different disposal options in Red Deer for dried-out Christmas trees

Firefighters aren’t doing pick-ups this year

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A $3-million Centrium renovation project is almost complete. New seating, updated dressing rooms and a new score clock are among the big changes.
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Centrium’s $3M makeover is almost complete

Project includes new score clock and seating and updated dressing rooms

A $3-million Centrium renovation project is almost complete. New seating, updated dressing rooms and a new score clock are among the big changes.
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The pensions of municipal employees cost the public almost $25 million a year, according to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. (File photo)

Taxpayer watchdog calls on cities to trim pensions

Canadian Taxpayers Federation said too many municipal workers getting double and triple pensions

The pensions of municipal employees cost the public almost $25 million a year, according to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. (File photo)
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2020 building permit values up over last year

Big increase in public service construction spending over 2019

  • Nov 4, 2020
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Retired city manager Craig Curtis will argue for keeping the Molly Banister Drive right-of-way at Tuesday's public hearing. He warns of future gridlock if the extension is removed by city council. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Former Red Deer city manager warns killing the Molly Banister Drive extension is ‘a terrible mistake’

Craig Curtis will argue for keeping the road alignment at next week’s public hearing

Retired city manager Craig Curtis will argue for keeping the Molly Banister Drive right-of-way at Tuesday's public hearing. He warns of future gridlock if the extension is removed by city council. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Trail closed near Red Deer water treatment plant until Nov. 1

Trail closed near Red Deer water treatment plant until Nov. 1

Construction on intake in river continuing

  • Sep 23, 2020
Trail closed near Red Deer water treatment plant until Nov. 1
Red Deer’s fire chief recognized as Canada’s best

Red Deer’s fire chief recognized as Canada’s best

Ken McMullin (third from right) named 2020 Career Fire Chief of the Year

Red Deer’s fire chief recognized as Canada’s best
City planners recommend no Molly Banister Drive extension

City planners recommend no Molly Banister Drive extension

Route projected in city plans would link Molly Banister Drive to 40th Avenue

City planners recommend no Molly Banister Drive extension
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
Racers at the Red Deer Mountain Bike Park. (Facebook/Black Press Medial files)

Red Deer Mountain Bike Park: Dedicated to adrenaline junkies

Cross-country single track, dirt jumps, berms, table tops, ramps and more

Racers at the Red Deer Mountain Bike Park. (Facebook/Black Press Medial files)
The Waskasoo Park Trails in Red Deer, Alberta, are part of a civic trail system that stretches for more than 100 kilometres. (Black Press Media file photo)

Red Deer: It would take you days to hike this city’s trail system

The Waskasoo Park trail system is part of a vast hiking network that stretches for more than 100 km

The Waskasoo Park Trails in Red Deer, Alberta, are part of a civic trail system that stretches for more than 100 kilometres. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary is Alberta’s oldest migratory bird sanctuary. The 122 hectares of protected land is within Red Deer’s city limits. (Black Press Media file photo(

Red Deer: This sanctuary is for the birds

Alberta’s oldest migratory bird sanctuary is within Red Deer city limits

The Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary is Alberta’s oldest migratory bird sanctuary. The 122 hectares of protected land is within Red Deer’s city limits. (Black Press Media file photo(
Alberta investing in new equipment to double COVID-19 testing

Alberta investing in new equipment to double COVID-19 testing

Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced a $4.5-million investment in new virus detecting…

Alberta investing in new equipment to double COVID-19 testing
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
A fire in Red Deer Friday night destroyed two homes and caused damage to a third. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
A fire in Red Deer Friday night destroyed two homes and caused damage to a third. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff