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A fundraising campaign will be soon be launched to rebuild the barn at Piper Creek Community Gardens. (File photo by Advocate staff)

See goats in action at Piper Creek Community Gardens

Learn about fundraising efforts to rebuild the barn

A fundraising campaign will be soon be launched to rebuild the barn at Piper Creek Community Gardens. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Junktiques owner Vicki Finlay said 6:30 a.m. was a weird time for someone to break one of the front windows at her store in downtown Red Deer. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Vandal strikes downtown business

Window with PRIDE poster broken

Junktiques owner Vicki Finlay said 6:30 a.m. was a weird time for someone to break one of the front windows at her store in downtown Red Deer. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Southbound Hwy 2 traffic will soon be detoured onto the northbound lanes of Hwy 2 to accommodate interchange construction. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Southbound Hwy 2 traffic will soon be detoured onto the northbound lanes of Hwy 2 to accommodate interchange construction. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Black Press file photo

Conditions favourable for funnel clouds in Central Alberta, Environment Canada advises

Chances of a weak landspout tornado in Red Deer and Central Alberta

Black Press file photo
On Sunday cyclists with Chumak Way Cycle Tour of North America were in Calgary before heading to Red Deer on Monday. (Photo from Facebook)
On Sunday cyclists with Chumak Way Cycle Tour of North America were in Calgary before heading to Red Deer on Monday. (Photo from Facebook)
The CPR Pedestrian Bridge is closed until Thursday for soil testing. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Pedestrian bridge temporarily closed

Soil testing at CPR Pedestrian Bridge

The CPR Pedestrian Bridge is closed until Thursday for soil testing. (File photo by Advocate staff)
File photo

Taylor Drive night closures

To erect girders for southbound Hwy 2 bridge

File photo
A house fire in Normandeau that happened early Sunday morning was ruled suspicious by fire investigators. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer house fire deemed suspicious

RCMP investigating Normadeau house fire

A house fire in Normandeau that happened early Sunday morning was ruled suspicious by fire investigators. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Brad Vonkeman, chair of Parkland Regional Safety Committee; Rebecca Orr; and Mayor Tara Veer officially opened the Fallen Worker Tribute on Monday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Brad Vonkeman, chair of Parkland Regional Safety Committee; Rebecca Orr; and Mayor Tara Veer officially opened the Fallen Worker Tribute on Monday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer representative on French advisory council

Red Deer representative on French advisory council

Provincial coucil to advise the minister responsible for the Francophone Secretariat

Red Deer representative on French advisory council
New parking rates go into effect on July 3 in Red Deer. (Photo Contributed)
New parking rates go into effect on July 3 in Red Deer. (Photo Contributed)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced recreational marijuana will be legal in Canada as of Oct. 17. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

UPDATED: Red Deer area MPs worry about cannabis legalization

Recreational marijuana to become legal Oct. 17

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced recreational marijuana will be legal in Canada as of Oct. 17. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Jim Lazzari, of Norglenwold, says as a motorcyclists he tries to anticipate potential problems while on the road. (Photo from Facebook)

Sharing the road during motorcycle season

Being visible to other drivers is important

Jim Lazzari, of Norglenwold, says as a motorcyclists he tries to anticipate potential problems while on the road. (Photo from Facebook)
National Aboriginal Days activities will be held June 19 to 24 in Red Deer. (File Photo by Advocate staff)
National Aboriginal Days activities will be held June 19 to 24 in Red Deer. (File Photo by Advocate staff)
The owners of Joey’s Only Seafood Restaurant, at 5431 43rd St., was fined $5,000 for failing to maintain life safety equipment. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
The owners of Joey’s Only Seafood Restaurant, at 5431 43rd St., was fined $5,000 for failing to maintain life safety equipment. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
A panel discussion held Wednesday morning at the 7 Cities Conference on Housing First and Homelessness featured Jaime Rogers, manager of homeless and housing at Medicine Hat Community Housing Society; Tim Richter, president of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness, Catharine Hume, co-executive director of RainCity Housing; and Calgary Mountain View MLA David Swann. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Homeless challenges continue for communities

Red Deer focusing on co-ordinating access

A panel discussion held Wednesday morning at the 7 Cities Conference on Housing First and Homelessness featured Jaime Rogers, manager of homeless and housing at Medicine Hat Community Housing Society; Tim Richter, president of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness, Catharine Hume, co-executive director of RainCity Housing; and Calgary Mountain View MLA David Swann. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off 2019 seeks charities

Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off 2019 seeks charities

Applications are now being accepted

Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off 2019 seeks charities
Dallas Albert Rain is one of four prisoners who escaped from the Red Deer Remand Centre early Tuesday morning. (Photo contributed)

Updated: One prisoner still at large

Four prisoners escape from Red Deer Remand Tuesday

Dallas Albert Rain is one of four prisoners who escaped from the Red Deer Remand Centre early Tuesday morning. (Photo contributed)
The value of building permits slowed down in May for Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Building permits in May dropped to $9 million

111 building permits in May

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The value of building permits slowed down in May for Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Repaving scheduled for 32nd Street starting Wednesday. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Paving starts Wednesday on 32nd Street

Subject to weather conditions in Red Deer

Repaving scheduled for 32nd Street starting Wednesday. (Photo by Advocate staff)