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Rebels run out of magic against Huskies

Sometimes in hockey, no matter how hard a team tries, a hot goaltender can derail any momentum.

That’s what happened to the Red Deer Rebels Friday night at the Centrium. READ

Eye to the sky for possible funnel clouds in Central Alberta

Environment Canada has issued an advisory that conditions for funnel clouds are favourable in Central Alberta, including Red Deer, early Friday afternoon until evening. READ

Rebels get sweet revenge

Less than four minutes into overtime in a 1-1 hockey game, the Rebels big second line got to work. Mostly used to check the top line, the physical play of Evan Polei, Conner Bleackley and Adam Musil has scored a big goal or two in the tournament and in the Western Hockey League Playoffs. READ

Cabbie faces long recovery after attack

The son of a Red Deer cab driver who was attacked while he was working the very early hours of Monday said his father suffered many injuries. READ

Central Alberta woman among applicants for doctor-assisted death

Ten years ago when there was no chance at physician-assisted death, Martha Kostuch took control of her terminal diagnosis. READ

Hunting Hills High School evacuated after bomb threat

Hunting Hills High School was evacuated on Wednesday morning because of a bomb threat. READ

Harper preparing to ending role as politician

OTTAWA — Former prime minister Stephen Harper is preparing to step down as a member of Parliament. READ

Group backing liquefied natural gas project finds sympathetic ear in Red Deer

A group of supporters of a $36-billion liquefied natural gas project in B.C. will pass through Red Deer on Wednesday morning hoping to garner support as they make their way to Ottawa by bus. READ

Cool weather, extra patrols brunt damage by weekend warriors

A mix of bad weather and good policing sharply limited the level of damage typically seen in the West Country during the Victoria Day long weekend, says the head of the Rocky Mountain House RCMP. READ

Suspect charged after attack on Red Deer cab driver

RCMP have arrested and charged a man with aggravated assault and robbery after a Red Deer cabbie was attacked and his taxi stolen early on Victoria Day. READ

Economic spinoffs of Memorial Cup pegged at up to $19 million

Long after the cheers have died down the MasterCard Memorial Cup’s legacy will live on. READ

Pharmacist left mark on community, customers

Family and friends are honouring the life of long-time Red Deer resident Ken Sproule who made his mark on the city through ample community service and superior customer service as pharmacist and owner of Sproule’s Mountview IDA Drugs. READ

Red Deer SPCA taking in pets from Fort McMurray

Red Deer & District SPCA is caring for 51 more pets evacuated from Fort McMurray. READ

Fire bans lifted across much of the region

Fire bans were lifted for the Rocky Forest Area and many Central Alberta communities and counties thanks to recent precipitation. READ

Dog saves owner from Blackfalds blaze

A barking dog proved a life saver after it alerted its owners to a fire that ripped through a townhouse complex in Blackfalds. READ

College honours distinguished alumni for community work

Leaders from Red Deer College took some time earlier this week to recognize the achievements of some of their former students as well as a relationship that has helped define the college’s role in health care. READ

Legion members vote to sell building, property

Red Deer Legion members overwhelming voted to sell their building and property near Bower Place and find a new home for the local legion. READ

'Everyone's a loser in this case': Final witness called in de Grood murder trial

The final witness in the murder trial of Matthew de Grood bolstered the defence's case that he was not criminally responsible when he stabbed five young people to death at a Calgary house party two years ago. READ

Alberta judge quashes decision that ruled against Suncor random drug tests

Oilsands giant Suncor Energy has won the latest round in its push to randomly test thousands of workers for drugs and alcohol in northern Alberta. READ

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