Susan Zielinski

A rodeo south of Bowden drew a huge crowd on May 1 and 2, 2021. (Photo courtesy Mom’s Diner’s Facebook page)

Central Alberta anti-lockdown rodeo rally was not in Bowden, says town mayor

RCMP investigate pop-up freedom rally in Red Deer

A rodeo south of Bowden drew a huge crowd on May 1 and 2, 2021. (Photo courtesy Mom’s Diner’s Facebook page)
Seniors in the 65-unit Piper Creek Lodge are among those waiting for COVID-19 vaccinations. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Central Alberta senior lodges anxiously waiting for COVID-19 vaccinations

“Should be at the front of the line, not the back of the line”

Seniors in the 65-unit Piper Creek Lodge are among those waiting for COVID-19 vaccinations. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Juliette was recently reunited with her family. (Photo from Facebook)

Lost central Alberta cat reunited with family after a year

Feral Cat Network Foundation of Alberta working to protect cats

Juliette was recently reunited with her family. (Photo from Facebook)
Juliette was recently reunited with her family. (Photo from Facebook)

Lost central Alberta cat reunited with family after a year

Feral Cat Network Foundation of Alberta working to protect cats

Juliette was recently reunited with her family. (Photo from Facebook)
Dustin Ellingson is one of the teens behind the Roses for Seniors campaign in Ponoka. (Photo contributed)

Valentine campaign for seniors in central Alberta

Communities encouraged to start their own flower campaigns for seniors

Dustin Ellingson is one of the teens behind the Roses for Seniors campaign in Ponoka. (Photo contributed)
The second-degree murder trial for Nicholas Climb Johnson continued in Red Deer provincial court on Thursday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Accused murderer’s delusion of Satan dismissed by Crown

Defence argues Stettler man not criminally responsible because of a mental disorder

The second-degree murder trial for Nicholas Climb Johnson continued in Red Deer provincial court on Thursday. (File photo by Advocate staff)
On Feb. 1, Alberta had 7,387 active COVID-19 cases. (Image courtesy CDC)

UPDATED: Alberta COVID cases increase by 355

709 active cases in central zone

On Feb. 1, Alberta had 7,387 active COVID-19 cases. (Image courtesy CDC)
Natalie Klein, of Bladez 2 Fadez, finishes up with her first client Daryl Dyck on Jan. 12. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Updated: RCMP attend shortly after central Alberta salon reopens

Innisfail shop owner stands up for small business

Natalie Klein, of Bladez 2 Fadez, finishes up with her first client Daryl Dyck on Jan. 12. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Battle River Medical Clinic currently has already lost three doctors since December 2019. (File photo)

Battle with government affecting doctor recruitment

Ponoka clinic needs more doctors

Battle River Medical Clinic currently has already lost three doctors since December 2019. (File photo)
An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., on August 11, 2020. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)                                In this Aug. 11, 2020 file photo, an impromptu memorial was created for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., on August 11, 2020. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)                                In this Aug. 11, 2020 file photo, an impromptu memorial was created for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Hunting Hills High School teacher Patrick McLean calls his grandfather, John William McLean, his hero. Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff

Red Deer teacher shares D-Day memories of his grandfather

Rifleman with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Hunting Hills High School teacher Patrick McLean calls his grandfather, John William McLean, his hero. Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Hunting Hills High School teacher Patrick McLean calls his grandfather, John William McLean, his hero.

Red Deer teacher shares D-Day memories of his grandfather

Rifleman with the Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Hunting Hills High School teacher Patrick McLean calls his grandfather, John William McLean, his hero.
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins apologized for his tweet about Liberal MP Omar Alghabra. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer MP apologizes for tweet

Liberal MP targeted online

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins apologized for his tweet about Liberal MP Omar Alghabra. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Chris Maloney, Brenda Schewalje and Mike Ward will compete in the 2018 Special Olympics Canada Bowling Championships.

Special Olympians to compete in bowling championship

Bowlers from Red Deer and Olds join Team Alberta

Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff                                Chris Maloney, Brenda Schewalje and Mike Ward will compete in the 2018 Special Olympics Canada Bowling Championships.