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Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Tim McFadden and Joe Junior Tag competed in the Reining Alberta Spring Classic on Friday.
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Tim McFadden and Joe Junior Tag competed in the Reining Alberta Spring Classic on Friday.
Red Deer Hospital Lottery’s dream home is located at 56 Larratt Close. (File photo by Advocate staff)

One month until Red Deer dream home is won

Red Deer Hospital Lottery tickets are still available

Red Deer Hospital Lottery’s dream home is located at 56 Larratt Close. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Deborah Fehr is the manager of reNew Thrift Store. The non-profit is holding its grand opening on Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Deborah Fehr is the manager of reNew Thrift Store. The non-profit is holding its grand opening on Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Karin Thordsen throws a bocce ball on a grass court outside Golden Circle Seniors Resource Centre while her teammates Rosemary Naegeli and Chris Bliesner watch Tuesday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Bocce Ball season is underway at Golden Circle in Red Deer

Red Deer celebrates Seniors Week, June 3 to 9

Karin Thordsen throws a bocce ball on a grass court outside Golden Circle Seniors Resource Centre while her teammates Rosemary Naegeli and Chris Bliesner watch Tuesday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Public Schools trustees Laurette Woodward and Bill Stuebing were among the many delegates from across the province attending the Alberta School Board Association’s spring general meeting at Red Deer Sheraton on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

ASBA to vote in new president and vice-president

Spring annual general meeting held in Red Deer

Red Deer Public Schools trustees Laurette Woodward and Bill Stuebing were among the many delegates from across the province attending the Alberta School Board Association’s spring general meeting at Red Deer Sheraton on Monday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Shay Vanderschaeghe and her dog Lyric will be welcoming another LGBTQ youth to Haven group home later this month. (Photo contributed)

Clients accessing Red Deer group home

LGBTQ group home for children and youth

Shay Vanderschaeghe and her dog Lyric will be welcoming another LGBTQ youth to Haven group home later this month. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer’s Coun. Lawrence Lee was re-elected to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities board of directors. (Photo contributed)

Lee re-elected to FCM board

Federation of Canadian Municipalities annual general meeting held in Halifax

Red Deer’s Coun. Lawrence Lee was re-elected to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities board of directors. (Photo contributed)
An Advocate reader captured American White Pelicans that recently gathered on the Red Deer River near River Bend. (Photo contributed by RIck Tallas)

READER PHOTO: Pelicans fly into Red Deer

One of the world’s biggest birds test Red Deer River waters

An Advocate reader captured American White Pelicans that recently gathered on the Red Deer River near River Bend. (Photo contributed by RIck Tallas)
Supervised consumption site not needed in Red Deer according to the Advocate’s online poll. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Supervised consumption site not needed in Red Deer according to the Advocate’s online poll. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Fire medic Andre Devore checked supplies in one of Red Deer’s ambulances to treat opioid overdoses. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Opioid overdoses keep Red Deer EMS busy

Highest rate of EMS calls in 2017

Fire medic Andre Devore checked supplies in one of Red Deer’s ambulances to treat opioid overdoses. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Last year the John Dolliver Memorial Truck and Car Show at CrossRoads Church attracted over 250 vehicles. (Photo from Facebook)
Last year the John Dolliver Memorial Truck and Car Show at CrossRoads Church attracted over 250 vehicles. (Photo from Facebook)
Cody Woodcock (left) and Brandon Myre celebrate after Teamsters Canada Rail Conference reached a tentative agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway to end a strike hours after it began. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)
Cody Woodcock (left) and Brandon Myre celebrate after Teamsters Canada Rail Conference reached a tentative agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway to end a strike hours after it began. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)
Black Press photo

Red Deer has highest fentanyl-related death rate in Alberta in 2018

Alberta Health report shows Red Deer has highest death rate based on population

Black Press photo
Red Deer River Cleanup will be held Sunday afternoon at Kerry Wood Nature Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer River Cleanup set for Sunday

Making the shoreline clean and safe

Red Deer River Cleanup will be held Sunday afternoon at Kerry Wood Nature Centre. (File photo by Advocate staff)
ALERT’s Red Deer organized crime and gang team seized drugs and weapons from a South Hill apartment last week. (Photo contributed)

Fentanyl and weapons seized in Red Deer

ALERT’s Red Deer organized crime and gang team lead investigation

ALERT’s Red Deer organized crime and gang team seized drugs and weapons from a South Hill apartment last week. (Photo contributed)
Finance Minister Bill Morneau reacts to questions at the National Press Theatre during a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The federal Liberal government is spending $4.5 billion to buy Trans Mountain and all of Kinder Morgan Canada’s core assets, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday as he unveiled the government’s long-awaited, big-budget strategy to save the plan to expand the oilsands pipeline. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
Finance Minister Bill Morneau reacts to questions at the National Press Theatre during a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The federal Liberal government is spending $4.5 billion to buy Trans Mountain and all of Kinder Morgan Canada’s core assets, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said Tuesday as he unveiled the government’s long-awaited, big-budget strategy to save the plan to expand the oilsands pipeline. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
Kitten found in engine is “so far, so good”

Kitten found in engine is “so far, so good”

It’s kitten season at Central Alberta Humane Society in Red Deer

Kitten found in engine is “so far, so good”
Barbara Breau shows a copy of the self-managed care agreement that allows her to hire caregivers to look after her mother instead of relying on home care arranged by Alberta Health Services. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Barbara Breau shows a copy of the self-managed care agreement that allows her to hire caregivers to look after her mother instead of relying on home care arranged by Alberta Health Services. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
The annual mosquito control program is well underway in Red Deer. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The annual mosquito control program is well underway in Red Deer. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A baseball instructor teaches Grade 5 student Hailey Stratichuk from École Mother Teresa School how to hit a baseball at the 15th annual Go Girl event being held Wednesday at Collicutt Centre. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Watch: Girls get active at Go Girl in Red Deer

15th annual event to promote physical activity and confidence

A baseball instructor teaches Grade 5 student Hailey Stratichuk from École Mother Teresa School how to hit a baseball at the 15th annual Go Girl event being held Wednesday at Collicutt Centre. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)