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Some Gasoline Alley businesses aren’t subjected to the same COVID restrictions as those imposed in Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Chamber of Commerce says businesses should be treated equally

New COVID-19 restrictions in place for some Red Deer businesses

 

Michener lands continue to be a popular place for Red Deerians to get some fresh air and exercise. (By SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

City buying Michener lands

Province and Red Deer working together on Michener north lands

 

Red Deer Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign kicks off Nov. 13 and runs until Dec. 24. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Watch out for Christmas Kettles starting Friday

Annual Red Deer Salvation Army Christmas Kettle fundraising campaign

 

“It has been shown to be effective. People can do it. It’s not an impossible task,” says a Red Deer doctor of mask wearing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Masks inconvenient for some, but effective, says doctor

Red Deer hospital pandemic preparations have paid off

“It has been shown to be effective. People can do it. It’s not an impossible task,” says a Red Deer doctor of mask wearing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Roy van der Sluis, a proponent of the aquatic centre proposal, is disappointed it’s still not in the City of Red Deer’s 10-year capital plan. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Aquatics centre project remains outside the City of Red Deer’s 10-year plan

‘An opportunity is being squandered,’ says proponent

Roy van der Sluis, a proponent of the aquatic centre proposal, is disappointed it’s still not in the City of Red Deer’s 10-year capital plan. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
The city is in close contact with health officials, and will assess the need for enhanced safety measures, such as changes to the face covering bylaw. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)
The city is in close contact with health officials, and will assess the need for enhanced safety measures, such as changes to the face covering bylaw. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)
The City of Red Deer’s archives receives requests from around the world, often related to families’ history. (Photo contributed)The City of Red Deer’s archives receives requests from around the world, often related to families’ history. (Photo contributed) (Photo contributed)

Red Deer’s archives and records are being put under one roof

Located in the former Only Women’s Fitness building

The City of Red Deer’s archives receives requests from around the world, often related to families’ history. (Photo contributed)The City of Red Deer’s archives receives requests from around the world, often related to families’ history. (Photo contributed) (Photo contributed)
This drum circle was one of a multitude of activities held at The Hub on Ross in downtown Red Deer. The facility was permanently closed by the provincial government his week. (Advocate file photo.)

Many Red Deerians react with anger, dismay at closure of The Hub on Ross

Many disabled people can’t afford other recerational options, says guardian

This drum circle was one of a multitude of activities held at The Hub on Ross in downtown Red Deer. The facility was permanently closed by the provincial government his week. (Advocate file photo.)
Award-winning Calgary developer Brad Remington stands with Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer at the site of three multi-family condo complexes that are planned for Capstone, west of Carnival Cinemas. (Photo by LANA MICHELIn/Advocate staff).

$36M condo project on its way to Capstone development

Calgary developer plans to create 180 housing units to open in 2022

Award-winning Calgary developer Brad Remington stands with Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer at the site of three multi-family condo complexes that are planned for Capstone, west of Carnival Cinemas. (Photo by LANA MICHELIn/Advocate staff).
Lee Kvern visits with her sister Jody, 62, who has lived at Michener Centre for 43 years. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Lee Kvern visits with her sister Jody, 62, who has lived at Michener Centre for 43 years. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Leslie and Rod Stewart won $100,000 on the Aug. 4 Lotto Max draw. The couple plans to travel when it is safe to do so. (Photo contributed)

Red Deer couple wins $100,000 lottery prize

LOTTO MAX ticket purchased in Valleyview

Leslie and Rod Stewart won $100,000 on the Aug. 4 Lotto Max draw. The couple plans to travel when it is safe to do so. (Photo contributed)
“We need to keep our hospitalization rate low. We need to keep our ICU beds open, and we need to keep people healthy and our case numbers low," says Karen Mann, Red Deer’s emergency management co-ordinator. (File photo by Advocate staff).

City says it is monitoring COVID around the clock

Following guidance from Alberta’s medical officer of health

“We need to keep our hospitalization rate low. We need to keep our ICU beds open, and we need to keep people healthy and our case numbers low," says Karen Mann, Red Deer’s emergency management co-ordinator. (File photo by Advocate staff).
Artist Nathan Scott’s The Face-off is one of Red Deer’s most recent public artworks. It was installed at Servus Arena. (Advocate file photo.)

Red Deer city council opts to leave public art selection to a commission

Only projects costing at least $1 million will now trigger art component

Artist Nathan Scott’s The Face-off is one of Red Deer’s most recent public artworks. It was installed at Servus Arena. (Advocate file photo.)
Red Deer City Coun. Michael Dawe spoke up about an attempted break-in at his home during a city council meeting that discussed policing priorities. (Advocate file photo).

All crimes should be reported, says Red Deer’s RCMP superintendent

Policing priorities are cracking down on property and drug crimes

Red Deer City Coun. Michael Dawe spoke up about an attempted break-in at his home during a city council meeting that discussed policing priorities. (Advocate file photo).
Boards for the neighbourhood outdoor rink near Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School are in place for the skating season. Like last year, the city will maintain 77 outdoor rinks throughout Red Deer. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Boards going up at outdoor neighbourhood rinks

City of Red Deer will alert public when rinks are ready to use

Boards for the neighbourhood outdoor rink near Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School are in place for the skating season. Like last year, the city will maintain 77 outdoor rinks throughout Red Deer. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer city manager Allan Seabrooke is comparing salaries in various municipalities to determine what’s fair and competitive compensation for the local mayor and council after the next election. (Advocate file photo).
Red Deer city manager Allan Seabrooke is comparing salaries in various municipalities to determine what’s fair and competitive compensation for the local mayor and council after the next election. (Advocate file photo).
Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer urged Red Deerians to take more pandemic precautions to stem the rising number of local cases of COVID-19. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer mayor urges citizens to take more pandemic precautions

Active cases are rising at a ‘concerning’ rate

Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer urged Red Deerians to take more pandemic precautions to stem the rising number of local cases of COVID-19. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
Turning the off-season Ross Street Patio into a vibrant, welcoming place for diners is the new goal of adjacent business owners, who plan to add some heaters and musical entertainment this winter. (Advocate file photo).

Ross Street Patio will keep running in downtown Red Deer this winter

City approves a pilot project during the pandemic

Turning the off-season Ross Street Patio into a vibrant, welcoming place for diners is the new goal of adjacent business owners, who plan to add some heaters and musical entertainment this winter. (Advocate file photo).
“After what small businesses have battled through, it would be like getting kicked when you are laying down,” says Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce CEO Rick More of a second lockdown. (Advocate file photo).
“After what small businesses have battled through, it would be like getting kicked when you are laying down,” says Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce CEO Rick More of a second lockdown. (Advocate file photo).