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Over the past few weeks, the City of Red Deer has hosted seven meetings to better understand the questions and concerns of downtown property owners.  (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer city council to consider public input options for permanent shelter

Council to decide if Red Deer or Alberta Government should lead public input effort

  • May 5, 2022
Over the past few weeks, the City of Red Deer has hosted seven meetings to better understand the questions and concerns of downtown property owners.  (File photo by Advocate staff)
Calgary Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, from Sweden, makes a save against Edmonton Oilers' Zach Hyman during second period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
Calgary Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, from Sweden, makes a save against Edmonton Oilers' Zach Hyman during second period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Alta., Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
Officials break up a scrum during Game 2 of the WHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Red Deer Rebels and Brandon Wheat Kings. The two teams will play Game 5 at the Peavey Mart Centrium Friday night. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer Rebels to host Brandon Wheat Kings for Game 5 Friday

It’s come down to a best-of-three series between the Red Deer Rebels…

Officials break up a scrum during Game 2 of the WHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Red Deer Rebels and Brandon Wheat Kings. The two teams will play Game 5 at the Peavey Mart Centrium Friday night. (Advocate file photo)
A young volunteer helps sort through donations, dropped off for Ukrainians in Red Deer. (Contributed photo)

Sixteen displaced Ukrainian families are being resettled in Red Deer, more expected

They need everything from toiletries to mattresses, says an advocate

A young volunteer helps sort through donations, dropped off for Ukrainians in Red Deer. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer Rebels forward Jace Isley opens the scoring Monday night as the Rebels battled the Brandon Wheat Kings at the Peavey Mart Centrium in Game 1 of the WHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal. (Photo by Byron Hackett/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer Rebels blank Brandon Wheat Kings to open WHL Playoffs

Chase Coward picked up his first career WHL playoff shutout with 18 saves

Red Deer Rebels forward Jace Isley opens the scoring Monday night as the Rebels battled the Brandon Wheat Kings at the Peavey Mart Centrium in Game 1 of the WHL Eastern Conference quarterfinal. (Photo by Byron Hackett/Advocate Staff)
(File photo by Advocate staff)

Alberta RCMP warn of ‘grandparent scam’

Seniors in Alberta are being targeted by what is being called a…

(File photo by Advocate staff)
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HAY: A brief history of chocolate

Please accept my essay entitled, “A Brief History of Chocolate” (below) as…

  • Apr 15, 2022
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A Red Deer man was arrested last week and charged with various drug possession offences. (Photo courtesy of RCMP)

Police seize drugs and cash at bust in Red Deer

Blackfalds and Red Deer RCMP have arrested and charged a Red Deer…

A Red Deer man was arrested last week and charged with various drug possession offences. (Photo courtesy of RCMP)
Red Deer's Rebecca Smith earned a spot at the Toyko Olympics this past week when she competed at the Canadian Olympic Trials in Toronto. Smith, 21, is one of 26 Canadian swimmers that will compete in Toyko. (Photo courtesy of Swimming Canada)

Red Deer swimmer Rebecca Smith named to Team Canada for World Championships

The 22-year-old will also swim for Canada at the Commonwealth Games in England

Red Deer's Rebecca Smith earned a spot at the Toyko Olympics this past week when she competed at the Canadian Olympic Trials in Toronto. Smith, 21, is one of 26 Canadian swimmers that will compete in Toyko. (Photo courtesy of Swimming Canada)
A Canadian International Rescue Organization team, which includes four central Albertans, has been are helping with search and rescue efforts in Ukraine. (Contributed photo)

Central Albertans part of search and rescue efforts in Ukraine

Four central Albertans are part of a team searching for survivors buried…

A Canadian International Rescue Organization team, which includes four central Albertans, has been are helping with search and rescue efforts in Ukraine. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer Rural Restorative Justice Program has been a success and is looking to expand. (Image contributed)

Central Alberta restorative justice program building on its success

Red Deer Rural Restorative Justice is planning to expand age range of offenders

Red Deer Rural Restorative Justice Program has been a success and is looking to expand. (Image contributed)
RDP Queens’ Justine Larson is the 2021-22 ACAC Women’s Indoor Track Rookie of the Year, Kings’ Ethan Duret is the ACAC Men’s Indoor Track Rookie of the Year and Kari Elliott has been named ACAC Indoor Track Coach of the Year. (Contributed photos)

Red Deer Polytechnic Indoor Track recognized by ACAC

Members of the Red Deer Polytechnic Indoor Track team have been recognized…

RDP Queens’ Justine Larson is the 2021-22 ACAC Women’s Indoor Track Rookie of the Year, Kings’ Ethan Duret is the ACAC Men’s Indoor Track Rookie of the Year and Kari Elliott has been named ACAC Indoor Track Coach of the Year. (Contributed photos)
Raye St. Denys, a Red Deer Metis woman, appreciates the Pope’s apology for abuses perpetrated by Catholic Church officials at Canada’s residential schools, but wishes it had come sooner. (Advocate file photo)

Words are not enough: Pope’s apology must stir change, say some Red Deer Indigenous leaders

Pontiff’s ‘sorrow and shame’ could have been expressed sooner, said Raye St. Denys

Raye St. Denys, a Red Deer Metis woman, appreciates the Pope’s apology for abuses perpetrated by Catholic Church officials at Canada’s residential schools, but wishes it had come sooner. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer band Face the Earth performs April 16 at Bo’s Bar and Stage. (Contributed photo).
Red Deer band Face the Earth performs April 16 at Bo’s Bar and Stage. (Contributed photo).
A look at Rover’s Scout Cabin in 1979. (Photo from Red Deer Archives)

Dawe: History of the Scout cabin

There has been a considerable amount of media attention recently on the…

  • Mar 23, 2022
A look at Rover’s Scout Cabin in 1979. (Photo from Red Deer Archives)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Hunter Mayo battles a Saskatoon Blades defenceman Marek Schneider for a loose puck in the first period of WHL action Tuesday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Bains, King add to scoring lead, Red Deer Rebels roll over Blades

Rebels 5 Blades 2 As the WHL regular season winds to a…

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Hunter Mayo battles a Saskatoon Blades defenceman Marek Schneider for a loose puck in the first period of WHL action Tuesday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Chase Lawless, a Red Deer College (now Polytechnic) grad from 2016, is making strides in Toronto film circles. (Contributed photo)

Former RDC acting grad makes some big strides in Toronto film scene

Chase Lawless appears in two films and a series in the New Year

Chase Lawless, a Red Deer College (now Polytechnic) grad from 2016, is making strides in Toronto film circles. (Contributed photo)
Keltie Manolakas, manager of engagement for Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Alberta region, stands next to a Colorado blue spruce tree that were available by donation at Kerry Wood Nature Centre Sunday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Nature Conservancy of Canada offers Christmas trees in Red Deer

The Nature Conservancy of Canada celebrated the holidays by offering Colorado blue…

Keltie Manolakas, manager of engagement for Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Alberta region, stands next to a Colorado blue spruce tree that were available by donation at Kerry Wood Nature Centre Sunday morning. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Alberta has 4,440 active cases of COVID-19, with 395 people in hospital, including 78 in intensive care. (Black Press stock photo)

Red Deer drops below 100 active cases of COVID-19

Red Deer dropped below 100 active COVID-19 cases Friday for the first…

Alberta has 4,440 active cases of COVID-19, with 395 people in hospital, including 78 in intensive care. (Black Press stock photo)