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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

 

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

 

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2020 building permit values up over last year

Big increase in public service construction spending over 2019

  • Nov 4, 2020

 

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
A fire in Red Deer Friday night has completely destroyed two homes and caused damage to a third. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
A fire in Red Deer Friday night has completely destroyed two homes and caused damage to a third. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Westerner Park is facing financial challenges. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

City council to receive legal briefing on matters related to Red Deer’s Westerner Park Monday

Westerner Park drives over $150 million of regional economic activity

Westerner Park is facing financial challenges. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Expect rain starting this afternoon in Red Deer and some parts of central Alberta
Expect rain starting this afternoon in Red Deer and some parts of central Alberta
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
Red Deer City Hall (Photo by Advocate staff).

Red Deer reaches out to business community with online survey

Survey part of a strategy to make city an economic leader

Red Deer City Hall (Photo by Advocate staff).
RCMP, city, health officials join forces in problem-property crackdown

RCMP, city, health officials join forces in problem-property crackdown

Eastview property had generated recurring complaints to RCMP

RCMP, city, health officials join forces in problem-property crackdown