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Queen's Diner owner mends fences

The owner of a local restaurant met with the Central Alberta Pride Society on Thursday after his “pick a bathroom” billboard recently sparked backlash in Red Deer.

Scott Shaw, Queen’s Diner owner, caused an uproar on social media after putting up a sign that read “It’s Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve! Pick a washroom” outside his restaurant in the Burnt Lake Industrial area. READ

Be responsible while celebrating beer

With Alberta Beer Week in full swing, Mothers Against Drunk Driving are reminding people not to drink and drive. READ

Plenty to see, experience during culture days

Red Deer will come alive with art, literature, theatre and dance as the city celebrates Alberta Culture Days this weekend. READ

Medical marijuana producers eye Red Deer County

Two prospective medical marijuana producers have their sights on Red Deer County. READ

Ready to Soar

Tom Li and Rain Li dreamed of becoming pilots since they were boys in China. READ

Feed 500 takes bite out of food waste

Hundreds lined up for a delicious feast made entirely from rescued food at City Hall Park on Thursday. READ

City seeking input to redevelop Centennial Park Plaza

A controversial park in downtown Red Deer is up for redevelopment. READ

Counties urge province to enforce reclamation rules

Central Alberta rural municipalities have joined forces to push the province to ensure gravel companies repair their environmental damage in a timely way. READ

Stuffed sea turtle puts man between a rock and a hard shell

A Red Deer man got more than he bargained for at a recent garage sale. READ

'Disgraceful and contemptible' act lands man 12 years in prison

A Red Deer County man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for kidnapping a young woman at knife-point from a Gasoline Alley parking lot, robbery and rape in December 2014. READ

Schalk guilty of sexual assault

A Red Deer community leader and volunteer pastor has been found guilty of sexual assaulting a female employee. READ

City, college, Canada Winter Games society formalize partnership

The City of Red Deer, Red Deer College and the 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Society have officially signed up to do their part to work together to prepare for the largest event is the city’s history. READ

Rural residents push back against crime

Hardly a day goes by that Jean Bota doesn’t hear about yet another incident of rural crime in Central Alberta. READ

Rural residents pushing back against crime

Hardly a day goes by that Jean Bota doesn’t hear about yet another incident of rural crime in Central Alberta. READ

Youths charged with stolen property, using stolen credit card

Two juvenile males wanted by police for an alleged crime spree now face 26 charges after being arrested by Lacombe Police Service on Monday. READ

Indigo adopts G.H. Dawe School

G.H. Dawe School has been chosen as the recipient for Indigo’s 2016 Adopt a School program. READ

All Prince Edward Island schools evacuated over potential threat

More than 19,000 students are being evacuated from all public schools on Prince Edward Island because of what police say is a “potential threat.” READ

Arrest made in connection with ATM theft

Red Deer RCMP have arrested and charged a man they allege tried to steal an ATM from a local gas station. READ

Blackfalds RCMP bust chop shop near Clive

Blackfalds RCMP expect that another major stolen property bust at the same rural property has put an end to any illegal activities there. READ

AHS earmarks $19M for regional infrastructure projects

Alberta Health Services Central Zone plans to spend $19 million on infrastructure maintenance projects at health-care facilities in 2016-17. READ

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