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Putting the patio back into Red Deer’s downtown

Putting the patio back into Red Deer’s downtown

Ross Street Patio reopens Wednesday

Putting the patio back into Red Deer’s downtown
Emily Andres pours a glass of kombucha at Wild Brewing Co. Starting on Saturday the brewery is donating $1 from each kombucha product sold until June 6 to the Women of Excellence. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Emily Andres pours a glass of kombucha at Wild Brewing Co. Starting on Saturday the brewery is donating $1 from each kombucha product sold until June 6 to the Women of Excellence. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
The City of Red Deer has a pilot project that uses recycled sand and rock chip to keep city streets in shape during the winter. (File photo by Advocate staff)
The City of Red Deer has a pilot project that uses recycled sand and rock chip to keep city streets in shape during the winter. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Lacombe writer Debbie Olsen is co-author of “125 Nature Hot Spots in Alberta. The Best Parks, Conservation Areas, and Wild Places.” (Photo contributed)

New nature book showcases Alberta

Co-authored by Debbie Olsen of Lacombe

Lacombe writer Debbie Olsen is co-author of “125 Nature Hot Spots in Alberta. The Best Parks, Conservation Areas, and Wild Places.” (Photo contributed)
Pharmacare will be the subject of a town hall meeting on April 30 at the Red Deer Legion. (Image contributed)

Pharmacare to be discussed in Red Deer

Meeting hosted by Red Deer District Labour Council

Pharmacare will be the subject of a town hall meeting on April 30 at the Red Deer Legion. (Image contributed)
Grade 5 École Barrie Wilson Elementary School students Presley Richert and Lyla McKeage concentrate on the video game “Anastazia and Olekly from Ukraine to Canada” that Richert created for her Coding Quest project. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Grade 5 École Barrie Wilson Elementary School students Presley Richert and Lyla McKeage concentrate on the video game “Anastazia and Olekly from Ukraine to Canada” that Richert created for her Coding Quest project. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
The federal government contributed $136 million over three years to expand Alberta’s $25-a-day child care program. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

$25-a-day child care program expanded

More affordable child care spaces in Red Deer

The federal government contributed $136 million over three years to expand Alberta’s $25-a-day child care program. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
David Suzuki is set to receive an honorary science degree from the University of Alberta on June 7. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

University of Alberta’s decision defended

Discussion continues about Suzuki’s honorary degree

David Suzuki is set to receive an honorary science degree from the University of Alberta on June 7. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Spring street sweeping in Red Deer is underway. (File photo by Advocate staff)

City street sweeping has begun

Residential alerts available at Notify Red Deer

Spring street sweeping in Red Deer is underway. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Warm temperatures this week for Red Deer
Warm temperatures this week for Red Deer
Waskasoo Creek has overflowed its banks in low lying areas near 43rd Street and Gaetz Avenue. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Watch: Flood watch remains for Waskasoo Creek

Red Deer crews monitoring creek

Waskasoo Creek has overflowed its banks in low lying areas near 43rd Street and Gaetz Avenue. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory for Central and Southern Alberta. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Fog warning issued for Red Deer area

Should clear up later this morning

Environment Canada has issued a fog advisory for Central and Southern Alberta. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
Red Deer Count Mayor Jim Wood and Red Deer City Mayor Tara Veer welcomed former NHLer Laurie Boschman, part of Hockey Ministries International, who was the keynote speaker at Central Alberta Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast held Tuesday morning at Westerner Park. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Count Mayor Jim Wood and Red Deer City Mayor Tara Veer welcomed former NHLer Laurie Boschman, part of Hockey Ministries International, who was the keynote speaker at Central Alberta Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast held Tuesday morning at Westerner Park. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Naloxone kits to counteract opioid overdose are available to drug users in Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff)

At least 15 opioid deaths in Red Deer

Turning Point receives funds for opioid awareness

Naloxone kits to counteract opioid overdose are available to drug users in Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deer RootsTech Family History Fair will be held on Saturday at at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Bower building. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Family history fair to be held

Central Albertans looking to trace their family history are encouraged to visit…

Red Deer RootsTech Family History Fair will be held on Saturday at at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Bower building. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
THE ILLUSIONISTS will be in Red Deer on April 13 at the ENMAX Centrium for one show only. (Photo from Facebook)

THE ILLUSIONISTS to stop in Red Deer

April 13 at Enmax Centrium

THE ILLUSIONISTS will be in Red Deer on April 13 at the ENMAX Centrium for one show only. (Photo from Facebook)
(Photo contributed)
(Photo contributed)
The Institute for Canadian Citizenship co-hosted a community citizenship ceremony in partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on Tuesday at the Westerner. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

UPDATED: Canada welcomes 40 new citizens

ICC Community Citizenship Ceremony held in Red Deer

The Institute for Canadian Citizenship co-hosted a community citizenship ceremony in partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada on Tuesday at the Westerner. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Unite! Take Back the Night on Thursday will include a march from Red Deer City Hall to Rotary Park. (Image from Facebook)

Take Back the Night returns to Red Deer

Wear purple to show support

Red Deer Unite! Take Back the Night on Thursday will include a march from Red Deer City Hall to Rotary Park. (Image from Facebook)