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Red Deer dropped to sixth from fifth place on the Crime Severity Index for Canadian communities with a population of 10,000 or more. (File photo by advocate staff)

Pinpoint strategy sees results in Red Deer

Crime severity index released for 2017

 

A total of 14 applications to set up retail marijuana stores in Red Deer have been submitted to the city. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Red Deer has 14 applications to set up cannabis stores

Development permit and a business licence required

 

United Nurses of Alberta met with Health Minister Sarah Hoffman on Wednesday to discuss the staffing shortage in the emergency department at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
United Nurses of Alberta met with Health Minister Sarah Hoffman on Wednesday to discuss the staffing shortage in the emergency department at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A baby jack rabbit is in care at Medicine River Wildlife Centre after its family was killed by a cat. (Contributed photo)
A baby jack rabbit is in care at Medicine River Wildlife Centre after its family was killed by a cat. (Contributed photo)
Perseid meteor shower is the backdrop for a fundraising event on August 11 for Kerry Wood Nature Centre. (File photo contributed by Jacob Pidherney)
Perseid meteor shower is the backdrop for a fundraising event on August 11 for Kerry Wood Nature Centre. (File photo contributed by Jacob Pidherney)
City of Lacombe was ranked fifth in the MoneySense review of the top places to live in Canada in 2018. (Photo by The City of Lacombe)
City of Lacombe was ranked fifth in the MoneySense review of the top places to live in Canada in 2018. (Photo by The City of Lacombe)
Walk or Run to Quit will be offered again at Red Deer’s Running Room starting August 9. (Photo contributed)

Walk or Run to Quit program offered in Red Deer

National smoking cessation program returns

Walk or Run to Quit will be offered again at Red Deer’s Running Room starting August 9. (Photo contributed)
Riders board a bus at Sorensen Station in Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff).
Riders board a bus at Sorensen Station in Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff).
Alice Koning, community and outreach programmer at Kerry Wood Nature Centre, was preparing the planetarium on Sunday for the centre’s monthly indoor show of the night sky and constellations. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Learn about constellations at Kerry Wood Nature Centre

Indoor Family Planetarium program in Red Deer

Alice Koning, community and outreach programmer at Kerry Wood Nature Centre, was preparing the planetarium on Sunday for the centre’s monthly indoor show of the night sky and constellations. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Asaf Barsella, juggler and acrobat from Israel, entertained crowds at Centrefest on Sunday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

WATCH: Centrefest sizzles and so does weather

Visitors enjoy Red Deer’s annual street performance festival

Asaf Barsella, juggler and acrobat from Israel, entertained crowds at Centrefest on Sunday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
A concession stand is preparing to open August 4 at the new Servus Arena. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Concession services are coming to Servus Arena

Food and beverages will be available at Red Deer arena

A concession stand is preparing to open August 4 at the new Servus Arena. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Creeping bellflower was spotted this week at the base of the sign outside city hall that declares Red Deer a nuclear weapon free zone. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Keep your eye open for creeping bellflower

Noxious weed spreads in Red Deer

Creeping bellflower was spotted this week at the base of the sign outside city hall that declares Red Deer a nuclear weapon free zone. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer has applied for federal funding to help pay for the expansion of G.H. Dawe Community Centre once the project is added the city’s capital budget. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSK/Advocate staff)

Summer camps and water fun at G.H. Dawe centre

Federal funding sought for expansion

Red Deer has applied for federal funding to help pay for the expansion of G.H. Dawe Community Centre once the project is added the city’s capital budget. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSK/Advocate staff)
City council approved a resolution on Wednesday to seek project funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure grant program offered by the federal government. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer seeks federal funding for infrastructure

Expressions of interest to be filed for Investing in Canada grants

City council approved a resolution on Wednesday to seek project funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure grant program offered by the federal government. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A proposed townhouse development in Glendale will return to city council for first reading in three months. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Glendale townhouse development discussion delayed

Tabled for return to Red Deer city council in three months

A proposed townhouse development in Glendale will return to city council for first reading in three months. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer city council approved a code of conduct for council members on Monday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer council adopts new conduct code

Second and third readings passed on Monday

Red Deer city council approved a code of conduct for council members on Monday. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Contributed photo                                Leah, left, with her sister Ashley Balan who wants to increase overdose awareness by organizing the five-km walk/run called Leah’s Light.                                Leah, left, with her sister Ashley Balan who wants to increase overdose awareness by organizing the five-km walk/run called Leah’s Light. (Contributed)

Walk to raise overdose awareness

Leah’s Light registration deadline July 25

Contributed photo                                Leah, left, with her sister Ashley Balan who wants to increase overdose awareness by organizing the five-km walk/run called Leah’s Light.                                Leah, left, with her sister Ashley Balan who wants to increase overdose awareness by organizing the five-km walk/run called Leah’s Light. (Contributed)
Don Melvin said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to know how important Greyhound bus service is for him and others who use the service. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deerian wants to chat with Trudeau about Greyhound

Greyhound ending bus service in October

Don Melvin said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to know how important Greyhound bus service is for him and others who use the service. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
A chance of showers is in the forecast for Red Deer over the next several days. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Showers on the way for Red Deer

Seasonal weather expected

A chance of showers is in the forecast for Red Deer over the next several days. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)