Cityof Red Deer

Several Red Deer city council candidates generally agree that Red Deer’s racist reputation needs to be confronted and remediated. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer to conduct recount of two voting stations following technical issue

The City of Red Deer will conduct a recount of two voting…

 

Marshall Lawrence Stone, of Rocky Mountain House, has been sentenced to life imprisonment with no parole eligibility for 13 years. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Rocky Mountain House man sentenced to life in prison

Marshall Lawrence Stone will have no parole eligibility for 13 years

 

Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer and other Alberta mayors have been advocating against the decision by Alberta Health Services and the Alberta government to consolidate regional ambulance dispatch services since July 2020. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer’s mayor takes ambulance dispatch complaint to Alberta Ombudsman

The change made in January is impacting patient care, says Tara Veer

 

Thirty candidates are running for Red Deer city council. (Advocate file photo)

Second code of conduct investigation against a Red Deer council member closes

An investigation stemming from a code of conduct complaint received by city…

Thirty candidates are running for Red Deer city council. (Advocate file photo)
Cindy Jefferies, city council candidate (Contributed photo)

Municipal election: Red Deer city council candidate Cindy Jefferies

Red Deer has been my home for most of my life. I…

  • Oct 2, 2021
Cindy Jefferies, city council candidate (Contributed photo)
Grace Engel, city council candidate. (Contributed photo)

Municipal election: Red Deer city council candidate Grace Engel

Grace Engel is a Red Deer city council candidate. My platform points…

  • Oct 2, 2021
Grace Engel, city council candidate. (Contributed photo)
FILE - Red Deer Emergency Services firefighters on the scene at a Red Deer house fire. (Photo by Advocate staff)
FILE - Red Deer Emergency Services firefighters on the scene at a Red Deer house fire. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Thirty candidates are running for Red Deer city council. (Advocate file photo)
Thirty candidates are running for Red Deer city council. (Advocate file photo)
A detour is in place at Ross Street and 40th Avenue. Black Press file photo

Section of 50th Street closed for fire hydrant replacement in Red Deer

50th Street west of 49th Avenue closed until Wednesday afternoon

  • Sep 27, 2021
A detour is in place at Ross Street and 40th Avenue. Black Press file photo
Red Deer city council voted to file a complaint with the Alberta Ombudsman regarding the province’s consolidation of regional ambulance dispatch services. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer city council voted to file a complaint with the Alberta Ombudsman regarding the province’s consolidation of regional ambulance dispatch services. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The municipal election is on Oct. 18. (Black Press file photo)

Two more Red Deer city council candidates declare their intention to run in fall election

Michael Dawe and Harish Ratra join the field of 18 council contenders

The municipal election is on Oct. 18. (Black Press file photo)
Red Deer city council took measures to reduce financial pressure on River Bend Golf and Recreation Area as plans are made for its future. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer city council took measures to reduce financial pressure on River Bend Golf and Recreation Area as plans are made for its future. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer’s e-scooter project has generally been getting good reviews. Scooters will be taken off the streets after Oct. 31 and will return back in March 2022. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer’s e-scooter pilot getting mixed reviews

City getting some complaints about careless riding and thoughtless parking

  • Aug 31, 2021
Red Deer’s e-scooter project has generally been getting good reviews. Scooters will be taken off the streets after Oct. 31 and will return back in March 2022. (Advocate file photo)
Agri-Trade Equipment Expo, which runs each November at Westerner Park, is set to go ahead this year, after it was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO Mike Olesen hopes large shows will go ahead as scheduled this fall. (Advocate file photo)

‘We’re going full-in,’ says Westerner Park’s CEO about fall schedule of shows

There’s a full line-up of hockey games and trade shows planned

Agri-Trade Equipment Expo, which runs each November at Westerner Park, is set to go ahead this year, after it was cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO Mike Olesen hopes large shows will go ahead as scheduled this fall. (Advocate file photo)
The temporary homeless shelter operated by Safe Harbour Society at the former Cannery Row Bingo is set to close Oct. 1. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Safe Harbour worries for shelter clients as winter approaches

‘If it would have been Oct. 1 we would have had to turn 55 people away’

The temporary homeless shelter operated by Safe Harbour Society at the former Cannery Row Bingo is set to close Oct. 1. (Photo by Advocate staff)
The Canadian Finals Rodeo will receive $50,000 from the City of Red Deer for hosting its 2021 event in the city this fall. (Advocate file photo)
The Canadian Finals Rodeo will receive $50,000 from the City of Red Deer for hosting its 2021 event in the city this fall. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer College will continue to evolve as a post-secondary institution and expand its breadth of programming and scope of opportunities for learners with its new name Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Polytechnic making masks mandatory in classrooms

Vaccination not required but strongly encouraged and masks must be worn in learning areas

Red Deer College will continue to evolve as a post-secondary institution and expand its breadth of programming and scope of opportunities for learners with its new name Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo by Advocate staff)
FILE - Red Deer’s walk-in COVID-19 immunization clinic is located at Westerner Park’s Exhibition Hall. (File photo by Advocate staff)
FILE - Red Deer’s walk-in COVID-19 immunization clinic is located at Westerner Park’s Exhibition Hall. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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30-year-old Camrose man dies in single-vehicle collision

A lone occupant of a vehicle travelling westbound on Highway 617 has…

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Trains are allowed to go 80 km/h, in the City of Lacombe, which many feel is too fast. The city has a laundry list of issues with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Lacombe frustrated with rail company foot dragging

Lack of information following derailment and cluttered right-of-way among issues frustrating council

Trains are allowed to go 80 km/h, in the City of Lacombe, which many feel is too fast. The city has a laundry list of issues with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (Photo by Advocate staff)