Cityof Red Deer

Barricades were set up earlier this week at the McKenzie Trail Boat Launch and at other access points to Red Deer River. (Contributed)

Flooding concerns ease in Red Deer

City deactivates emergency operations centre

 

Heavy rainfall hit Red Deer hard on Tuesday and created some pooling on roads throughout the city. (Photo by Advocate Staff)

UPDATE: Red Deer prepares for potential flooding

Report blocked catch basins to Public Works

 

Ross Street Patio has been designated Red Deer’s first Entertainment District. (Advocate file photo)
Ross Street Patio has been designated Red Deer’s first Entertainment District. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer city council will pass a tax rate bylaw in April that includes the education requisition, the requisition for the senior’s lodge program and the property tax requirement approved by council in November 2021 at zero per cent for the municipal operating budget. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer encouraged by 2022 provincial budget

Maintains core capital and operating funding for the city

Red Deer city council will pass a tax rate bylaw in April that includes the education requisition, the requisition for the senior’s lodge program and the property tax requirement approved by council in November 2021 at zero per cent for the municipal operating budget. (File photo by Advocate staff)
New York-based Rivera Reese, from the Sylvan Lake area, is finding success on stage, doing Marvel touring shows and other projects. (Contributed photo)

Sylvan Lake-area native tackles Marvel super-villain and other roles in New York City

Rivera Reese said the stage combat skills she learned at RDC have come in handy

New York-based Rivera Reese, from the Sylvan Lake area, is finding success on stage, doing Marvel touring shows and other projects. (Contributed photo)
The state of local emergency was originally declared on Sept. 17 in response to the impact COVID-19 was having on the community and healthcare system. (File photo by Advocate staff)

State of local emergency renewed for Red Deer

Red Deer’s Emergency Advisory Committee of Council has passed a motion to…

The state of local emergency was originally declared on Sept. 17 in response to the impact COVID-19 was having on the community and healthcare system. (File photo by Advocate staff)
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…

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

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)
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

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)
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)