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The TaylorMade Driving Relief from Seminole Golf Club on Sunday attracted fans, in a May 18, 2020 story. (Stock photo)

Alberta Open golf championship kicks off

Central Alberta is well represented in the 54-hole Alberta Open golf championship,…

The TaylorMade Driving Relief from Seminole Golf Club on Sunday attracted fans, in a May 18, 2020 story. (Stock photo)
These teddy bears were made from the suits worn by the late Larry Clark, a dog trainer who was affectionately known as the ‘Don Cherry of the dog world.’ (Contributed photo)

Suits worn by ‘Don Cherry of the dog world’ transformed into teddy bears

Larry Clark, who was born in Red Deer, passed away last year

These teddy bears were made from the suits worn by the late Larry Clark, a dog trainer who was affectionately known as the ‘Don Cherry of the dog world.’ (Contributed photo)
The Calgary Stampede brought a Fireworks Spectacular to downtown Red Deer Friday night. (Photo contributed by Jill Traver)

VIDEO: Red Deer experiences Fireworks Spectacular

The Calgary Stampede brought a big fireworks display to Red Deer Friday…

The Calgary Stampede brought a Fireworks Spectacular to downtown Red Deer Friday night. (Photo contributed by Jill Traver)
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Letter: What do we want from our next elected Red Deer city council?

The municipal election is in October. With that, it is time to…

  • Jul 10, 2021
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Getting soaked by incoming water Nickolas Kabatoff, 4, of Red Deer directs a stream of water towards another boy water with one of the two water cannons at the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray Park in Red Deer on Thursday. The park, Located just north of the Recreation Centre at 47A Ave. and 48 St. in Red Deer opened for the season Thursday. Weather permitting the spray park is open daily 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Red Deer residents can beat the heat with pop-up spray parks

Spray parks will once again be popping up in neighbourhoods across Red…

Getting soaked by incoming water Nickolas Kabatoff, 4, of Red Deer directs a stream of water towards another boy water with one of the two water cannons at the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray Park in Red Deer on Thursday. The park, Located just north of the Recreation Centre at 47A Ave. and 48 St. in Red Deer opened for the season Thursday. Weather permitting the spray park is open daily 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
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Heat warning in effect for Red Deer, central Alberta

A heat warning is in effect for central Alberta, including Red Deer,…

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Red Deer’s Eileen Park was narrowly defeated at the 2021 Alberta U19 Girls Championship at the Carstairs Community Golf Club. (Photo courtesy Alberta Golf)
Red Deer’s Eileen Park was narrowly defeated at the 2021 Alberta U19 Girls Championship at the Carstairs Community Golf Club. (Photo courtesy Alberta Golf)
Bonnie Lawrence, of Red Deer, with her two-year-old son Harrison. Lawrence said nurses helped her tremendously during Harrison’s birth. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer woman voices support for nurses, as province aims to cut their salaries

Red Deer’s Bonnie Lawrence was in her 43rd hour of labour when…

Bonnie Lawrence, of Red Deer, with her two-year-old son Harrison. Lawrence said nurses helped her tremendously during Harrison’s birth. (Contributed photo)
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)