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Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer and the traditional Norwegian costume that was worn by her late great-aunt Anna Anholt. It was donated on Thursday to Red Deer’s Laft Hus by Anna’s sons. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

Red Deer mayor’s relations make a personal gift to Laft Hus

The traditional Norwegian costume was worn by Tara Veer’s great-aunt, Anna Anholt

Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer and the traditional Norwegian costume that was worn by her late great-aunt Anna Anholt. It was donated on Thursday to Red Deer’s Laft Hus by Anna’s sons. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).
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Didn’t take long for Sylvan Lake Gulls player to catch up

Cooper Jones was a step behind when he took to the field…

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Red Deer down to 16 active COVID cases

Alberta identified 23 more cases to bring active cases to 697

  • Jul 8, 2021
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Lacombe Days is back, and runs July 23 to 25. (File photo by Black Press news services)
Lacombe Days is back, and runs July 23 to 25. (File photo by Black Press news services)
Letters to the Editor

Letter: Red Deer city council needs new blood

I see the silly season has arrived in Red Deer with a…

  • Jul 8, 2021
Letters to the Editor
An exterior design plan that was submitted to the City of Red Deer for a larger than anticipated car wash to locate in Clearview Market Square. (Contributed image).

Number of Red Deer building permits up but value down

There have been 603 building permits issued so far compared with 384 in 2020

An exterior design plan that was submitted to the City of Red Deer for a larger than anticipated car wash to locate in Clearview Market Square. (Contributed image).
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Letter: Investing $1.3B in refinery in Canada

Alberta’s finance minister says the province’s investment into the Keystone XL pipeline…

  • Jul 7, 2021
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Gavin Hilman, left, with his father Neil, mother Amanda, and brothers Wyatt and Hunter. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer County boy’s cancer surgery unsuccessful, fundraiser planned

There will be a fundraiser next month to support a Red Deer…

Gavin Hilman, left, with his father Neil, mother Amanda, and brothers Wyatt and Hunter. (Contributed photo)
TRANS MOUNTAIN - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley was in Red Deer on June 4th, 2018 to discuss the nationalization of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express

Opinion: Let’s seize the opportunity to create jobs, diversify economy

Our biggest industry is changing before our eyes, as we watch massive…

  • Jul 3, 2021
TRANS MOUNTAIN - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley was in Red Deer on June 4th, 2018 to discuss the nationalization of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express
Red Deer resident Jessica Symons sat on a bench in downtown on Canada Day, to shed light on the injustices perpetrated against Indigenous people in Canada. She said news of more unmarked graves of children who attended residential schools pushed her to try and take more action. Although she is seen next to a defaced statue in downtown Red Deer, she said she had nothing to do with the act of vandalism. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer woman quietly protests residential school injustices

Thousands attended rallies and remember the youth events in Edmonton and Calgary on Canada Day

Red Deer resident Jessica Symons sat on a bench in downtown on Canada Day, to shed light on the injustices perpetrated against Indigenous people in Canada. She said news of more unmarked graves of children who attended residential schools pushed her to try and take more action. Although she is seen next to a defaced statue in downtown Red Deer, she said she had nothing to do with the act of vandalism. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Protesters react to the arrival of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney in a parade for Canada Day celebrations in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

‘There’s some anxiety’: Alberta health minister and family swarmed on Canada Day

CALGARY — Protesters surrounded Alberta’s health minister, his wife and two young…

Protesters react to the arrival of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney in a parade for Canada Day celebrations in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, July 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
As daily case totals fall, there were two new COVID-19 deaths in the Central zone reported to Alberta Health over the past 24 hours. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
As daily case totals fall, there were two new COVID-19 deaths in the Central zone reported to Alberta Health over the past 24 hours. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Westerner Park CEO Mike Olesen announces this year’s Westerner Day Fair and Exposition has been cancelled during a media conference at the Harvest Centre Monday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

2021 Westerner Days in Red Deer cancelled

This year’s Westerner Days Fair and Exposition has been cancelled. Westerner Park…

Westerner Park CEO Mike Olesen announces this year’s Westerner Day Fair and Exposition has been cancelled during a media conference at the Harvest Centre Monday afternoon. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
The municipal election is on Oct. 18. (Black Press file photo)
The municipal election is on Oct. 18. (Black Press file photo)
Police are looking for public assistance from residents in Rosedale area to identify this woman. (RCMP photo)

Police investigating series of thefts from vehicles in Red Deer

Red Deer RCMP are investigating a series of thefts from motor vehicles…

Police are looking for public assistance from residents in Rosedale area to identify this woman. (RCMP photo)
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’s Rebecca Smith named to Canada’s Olympic swim team

Smith will compete for Canada in Toyko at her first Olympics this summer

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)
Like other Alberta school districts, Clearview Public Schools asks for masks to be worn in required areas, including in common areas and hallways, and for students in Grade 4 to 12.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Red Deerians won’t have to wear masks starting July 1, except in some settings

Red Deerians won’t have to wear a mask once the masking bylaws…

Like other Alberta school districts, Clearview Public Schools asks for masks to be worn in required areas, including in common areas and hallways, and for students in Grade 4 to 12.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Red Deer College will continue to evolve as a post-secondary institution and expand its breadth of programming and scope of opportunities for learners with its new name Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo by Advocate staff)

RDC receives new name: Red Deer Polytechnic

College will unveil new logo and branding in the fall

Red Deer College will continue to evolve as a post-secondary institution and expand its breadth of programming and scope of opportunities for learners with its new name Red Deer Polytechnic. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Sixteen per cent of those surveyed say they’re more likely this year to find a way to celebrate Canada Day, in a June 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Poll: Will you celebrate Canada Day this year?

Will you be celebrating Canada Day this year?

Sixteen per cent of those surveyed say they’re more likely this year to find a way to celebrate Canada Day, in a June 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A small selection of shoes line a step at the municipal government building in Sylvan Lake, with each pair representing a vicitm of residential schools in Canada. Tracey Greinke placed the first pair of shoes on the steps, hoping more would follow. (Photo by Megan Roth/Black Press news services)

Sylvan Lake woman sets up small memorial for residential school victims

Tracey Grienke placed a pair of moccasins on the steps of town hall, and a few more followed

A small selection of shoes line a step at the municipal government building in Sylvan Lake, with each pair representing a vicitm of residential schools in Canada. Tracey Greinke placed the first pair of shoes on the steps, hoping more would follow. (Photo by Megan Roth/Black Press news services)