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Sylvan Lake Gulls drop to .500

After a pair of big wins to start the WCBL, the Gulls lost twice over the weekend

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Red Deer’s Thomasina Payne was honoured by Special Olympics Canada as the Athlete of the Year for 2021. Payne has been involved in Special Olympics for the past 18 years and has competed in curling, athletics and speed skating. (Photo by Special Olympics Canada)

Celebrity Breakfast for Special Olympics returns to Red Deer

Since before the COVID-19 pandemic the Special Olympics Celebrity Breakfast after two years.

Red Deer’s Thomasina Payne was honoured by Special Olympics Canada as the Athlete of the Year for 2021. Payne has been involved in Special Olympics for the past 18 years and has competed in curling, athletics and speed skating. (Photo by Special Olympics Canada)
The Red Deer Rebels selected Luke Vlooswyk 17th overall in the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft. (Red Deer Rebels/ Twitter)

‘There are big things to come’: Rebels first-round selection excited to get started

Rebels first round pick was overjoyed by being selected by Red Deer

The Red Deer Rebels selected Luke Vlooswyk 17th overall in the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft. (Red Deer Rebels/ Twitter)
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Sylvan Lake Gulls take season opener in Lethbridge

Gulls win WCBL opener 8-7 on the road against Lethbridge Bulls

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Rd Deer’s Josh Zinger, a defenceman for the Brooks Bandits in the AJHL earned the Stewy Stewart Memorial Trophy this season. (Emily Duncan Photography)

Brooks Bandits to play in Centennial Cup semi-final, Central Alberta players contributing

Central Alberta’s Noah Hackett and Josh Zinger help Brooks Bandits reach Centennial Cup semi-final

Rd Deer’s Josh Zinger, a defenceman for the Brooks Bandits in the AJHL earned the Stewy Stewart Memorial Trophy this season. (Emily Duncan Photography)
Lacombe Zen Karate and Kickboxing’s Kaden Moen throws a kick during the Western Canadian Karate Championships at Hunting Hills High School in Red Deer Saturday. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)

Western Canadian Karate Championships returning to Red Deer Saturday

It’s been three years since the competition last took place in Red Deer due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lacombe Zen Karate and Kickboxing’s Kaden Moen throws a kick during the Western Canadian Karate Championships at Hunting Hills High School in Red Deer Saturday. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)
Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School were the 3A/4A zone champs. (Lindsay Thurber comprehensive High School/ Facebook)

Lindsay Thurber wins the 4A zone track and field title

The Central Alberta zone track and field meet was held in Camrose on Wednesday

Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School were the 3A/4A zone champs. (Lindsay Thurber comprehensive High School/ Facebook)
The Red Deer Rebels have signed first round 2022 WHL Prospects draft selection Luke Vlooswyk to a standard player agreement. (Red Deer Rebels Twitter photo)

Red Deer Rebels sign first-round pick Vlooswyk

Vlooswyk is a defenceman from Calgary

The Red Deer Rebels have signed first round 2022 WHL Prospects draft selection Luke Vlooswyk to a standard player agreement. (Red Deer Rebels Twitter photo)
Red Deer Riggers pitcher Rees DeRuyter tossed a gem in Sylvan Lake Wednesday to help the club clinch a berth in the Sunburst Baseball League final which gets underway next week. (Advocate File Photo)
Red Deer Riggers pitcher Rees DeRuyter tossed a gem in Sylvan Lake Wednesday to help the club clinch a berth in the Sunburst Baseball League final which gets underway next week. (Advocate File Photo)
Alberta premier Jason Kenney announced Wednesday that his government would commit $390 million will be spent over the next four years to ensure 99 per cent of Albertans have a link that meets the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications (CRTC) standard for acceptable broadband service. (Photo by Government of Alberta)

Poll: Who would you like to see succeed Jason Kenney as premier of Alberta?

Earlier this month, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced he was resigning as…

Alberta premier Jason Kenney announced Wednesday that his government would commit $390 million will be spent over the next four years to ensure 99 per cent of Albertans have a link that meets the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications (CRTC) standard for acceptable broadband service. (Photo by Government of Alberta)
Service Canada says people should never click on links or provide personal or banking information in response to text messages or emails that they didn’t ask for, or don’t know the sender. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel)

Watch out for energy rebate scam

Phishing scam targets Albertans

Service Canada says people should never click on links or provide personal or banking information in response to text messages or emails that they didn’t ask for, or don’t know the sender. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel)
Calgary Flames coach Darryl Sutter stands behind the bench during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Gene J. Puskar

Battle of Alberta hockey allegiances split in Red Deer

The old Crown and Anchor bar in Red Deer, Alta., was famous…

Calgary Flames coach Darryl Sutter stands behind the bench during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Gene J. Puskar
Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.

Hackett: Renewing a sense of community in Red Deer and beyond

We’ve seen fans gather over the past several months at Red Deer…

Byron Hackett is the Managing Editor of the Red Deer Advocate.
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RODE: Red Deer’s Jacob Plamondon relishes chance to play in CFL with Elks

After being invited to the U Sports national combine, Jacob Plamondon had…

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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)
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Alberta RCMP warn of ‘grandparent scam’

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

(File photo by Advocate staff)