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  1. 'Our '72 Summit Series:' Tiny Alberta town feels strong connection to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Northern Life

    ... the tiny hamlet of Markerville, Alta., about 30 kilometres off the main highway between Calgary and Edmonton near Red Deer, there is an Icelandic soccer fever that's equally fervent. Markerville was established in 1882 and boasts that Iceland's ...

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  2. Curlers aspire to host Scotties in LangleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Langley Advance

    ... attending the Scotties each year, the direct and indirect economic benefits can be a game changer. For instance, Red Deer, Alta. hosted the Scotties in 2012. Sighting revenue reports from that event, Easton said $559,000 was spent by spectators ...

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  3. Canada, Mexico clear air over visas on Mexican visitors, Canadian beefRead the original story

    Tuesday | Red Deer Advocate

    ... cutting energy waste through increased efficiency. COMMENTING ETIQUETTE: To encourage open exchange of ideas in the Red Deer Advocate community, we ask that you follow our guidelines and respect standards. Personal attacks, offensive language and ...

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  4. Provinces studying terms of reference for inquiry on missing, murdered womenRead the original story

    Tuesday | Red Deer Advocate

    ... to be concern about overlap," Lavell-Harvard said. COMMENTING ETIQUETTE: To encourage open exchange of ideas in the Red Deer Advocate community, we ask that you follow our guidelines and respect standards. Personal attacks, offensive language and ...

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  5. Jeep rollover with sawed-off shotgun inside leads to arrest in Red DeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    Red Deer RCMP have arrested a 28-year-old man after he sped through a neighbourhood, rolled his Jeep and then tried to flee the scene. Police responded to the call around 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday after the Jeep rolled several times on Kerry Wood Drive.

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  6. Canadian organization focused on helping sick kids holds first fundraiser in EdmontonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | GlobalNews

    ... do." The Edmonton event was the first of three this summer in Alberta, with the other two happening in Calgary and Red Deer.

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  7. Where you can go to see the stars this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | GlobalNews

    ... public in the summer and offer a tour of the night sky. Alberta has a lot of light pollution, from Edmonton through Red Deer to Calgary. But this 300 square-kilometre dark sky preserve was established in 2006 and is part of the Elk Island National ...

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  8. Singer Scott Cook is the travelling man....Read the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... a chuckle. "I decide what I want to see, then I go to the places where I want to go." On Thursday, Cook will be in Red Deer, performing with Boots and the Hoots at The Pinecone Opry at Fratters Speakeasy. The solo artist met the Red Deer honky-tonk ...

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  9. Canada beats U.S Virgin Islands at Beach Continental Cup FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Weyburn This Week

    ... ine which duo gets that berth. Canada already has one spot in men's Olympic beach volleyball with Chaim Schalk from Red Deer, Alta., and Calgary's Ben Saxton of Calgary already qualifying.

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  10. Canada beats U.S Virgin Islands at Beach Continental CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | CBC News

    ... ine which duo gets that berth. Canada already has one spot in men's Olympic beach volleyball with Chaim Schalk from Red Deer, Alta., and Calgary's Ben Saxton of Calgary already qualifying.

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  11. Former NHLers watch their sons rise up in the hockey hotbed of St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Globe and Mail

    Matthew Tkachuk of the London Knights keeps the puck away from Jacob Neveu of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies during the Memorial Cup final on May 29, 2016 in Red Deer, Alta. Matthew Tkachuk of the London Knights keeps the puck away from Jacob Neveu of the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies during the Memorial Cup final on May 29, 2016 in Red Deer, Alta.

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  12. Armstrong-Spallumcheen names Citizen of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Vernon Morning Star

    It's one of the many reasons the always-smiling, always-friendly Maxson was named Armstrong-Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce's Citizen of the Year Wednesday, and Todd and his staff were on hand at the Armstrong Spallumcheen Museum and Art Gallery for the celebration. Maxson, originally from Rocky Mountain house and Red Deer, Alta., moved in 1968 with her husband, Russ, and family -which includes eight children - to a farm south of Armstrong where Maxson still lives.

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  13. Tourism in your own backyardRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Red Deer Advocate

    By Mary-Ann Barr - Red Deer Advocate Published: June 22, 2016 7:55 AM Updated: June 22, 2016 9:57 AM That could be due to the combined impact of the low 78-cent Canadian dollar compared with the U.S. dollar, and the slump in the Alberta economy. Liz Taylor, executive director of Tourism Red Deer, said Friday that surveys are showing more Canadians are planning a "staycation" this year.

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  14. MGX Minerals Completes N.I. 43-101 Report for Alberta Lithium Brine ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | GlobeNewswire

    ... non-contiguous Permits can be divided into 15 sub-Properties that are located in four general areas of Alberta: The Red Deer group of permits are situated in the Red Deer, AB area of south-central Alberta and comprise 10 permits, including a ...

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  15. Caribou fence plan pannedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... is available at the same website, aep.alberta.ca. COMMENTING ETIQUETTE: To encourage open exchange of ideas in the Red Deer Advocate community, we ask that you follow our guidelines and respect standards. Personal attacks, offensive language and ...

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  16. Alberta college fends off 'ransomware type of attack' by locking down computer systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | CBC News

    Security experts warn about "ransomware," where computers or mobile phones are locked down by cyber thieves and money is demanded online. Red Deer College says it managed to ward off a ransomware attack last Friday after an employee downloaded an infected file but quickly noticed something was amiss and alerted the school's IT help desk.

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  17. Reunion stories: Indigenous adoptees find family, and themselves, in the N.W.T.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | CBC News

    ... and growing up in an alcoholic home." "I'd never met my father, but I knew his name, and I'd heard he was living in Red Deer, Alta." A 26-year-old Gordon decided to place an ad in the local paper, and to her surprise, she got a response. "I get a ...

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  18. A spoonful of Big SugarRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... but Alberta has a special place in the heart of our music." Big Sugar's frontman Gordie Johnson has family in the Red Deer area. But Hoppe feels the band made an Alberta connection even while Johnston was still living in Toronto in the late 1990s. ...

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  19. Creativity on display during open studio tour in Red DeerRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Red Deer Advocate

    Visual artists at work will welcome the public into their creative spaces during Red Deer's first Open Studio Tour. Nine local artists from seven studios will be holding demonstrations and offering original pieces for show and sale from 1-4 p.m. on June 25. The self-guided, free tour is open to anyone who wants a peek at the creative process, said Diana Anderson, executive-director for the Red Deer Arts Council.

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  20. White-breasted Nuthatch and Black-capped Chickadee in Red Deer, Alberta, May 2015, by John Pizniur.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Birder's World

    We recently enjoyed a screening of The Messenger, the beautiful and sobering new documentary about songbirds' struggle to survive in a world filled with cats, windows, illegal hunting and trapping, pesticides, sun coffee farms, and climate change. The screening was followed by a presentation by scientist Bryan Lenz about the many steps we can all take to help birds in our communities and in our backyards.

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