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Lana Michelin

Lana Michelin

Lana Michelin has been a reporter for the Red Deer Advocate since moving to the city in 1991. She’s since become familiar with a wide array of Central Alberta issues and personalities, covering everything from municipal affairs, to health and environment, to arts and entertainment.

Phone
403-314-4340
Email
lana.michelin@reddeeradvocate.com

Recent Work by Lana

Domestic violence calls in Olds area grew more than 200 per cent after pandemic

Domestic violence calls in Olds area grew more than 200 per cent after pandemic

The urgency of building an emergency shelter in Olds was underlined when domestic abuse calls in Mountain View Country grew by 270 per cent the year after the pandemic.
Donald, Lacey families honoured with Red Deer's Mayor's Recognition Awards

Donald, Lacey families honoured with Red Deer's Mayor's Recognition Awards

This family 'truly exemplifies the spirit of philanthropy, volunteerism, and community building in Red Deer and central Alberta.'
Red Deer singer Randi Boulton to perform at Velvet Olive

Red Deer singer Randi Boulton to perform at Velvet Olive

Red Deer singer Randi Boulton will perform a hometown show this weekend.
Red Deer Symphony is struggling with $24,000 loss of annual city funding

Red Deer Symphony is struggling with $24,000 loss of annual city funding

The Red Deer Symphony Orchestra is struggling financially for the second year without a city operating grant.
Public hearing at Red Deer City Hall on Monday for Bower apartments proposal

Public hearing at Red Deer City Hall on Monday for Bower apartments proposal

Residents of Red Deer's Bower neighbourhood can weigh in on a proposal to add more density to two apartment complexes at a public hearing on Monday.
Charlie Jacobson, Jack De Keyzer to perform in Red Deer

Charlie Jacobson, Jack De Keyzer to perform in Red Deer

A big, bad blues concert is planned to kick off the Canada Day weekend in Red Deer. On Saturday, June 29, the Juno Award-winning Jack de Keyzer Band will perform, along with hometown favourite, Charlie Jacobson and his band. The 7 p.m.
New family violence emergency shelter to open in Olds

New family violence emergency shelter to open in Olds

Kirsten's Place, the first family violence emergency shelter between Red Deer and Calgary is expected to open this fall in Olds.
Spruce View students get $20,000 grant for hydroponics project

Spruce View students get $20,000 grant for hydroponics project

Spruce View School students will learn how to grow vegetable crops year-round after receiving a $20,000 grant to purchase hydroponics equipment.
Chinook's Edge school district incorporates Indigenous articles in grad ceremonies

Chinook's Edge school district incorporates Indigenous articles in grad ceremonies

Métis sashes and First Nations medicine pouches are being worn by graduating Indigenous students at Chinook's Edge schools.
Many refugees coming to central Alberta need more trauma care: expert

Many refugees coming to central Alberta need more trauma care: expert

After Martha Cortes's father was murdered in his native Colombia for not allowing cocaine to be grown in his fields, paramilitary terrorists turned their attention to her and her husband.
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