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Dogs involved in Rocky attacks to be put down

Three dogs have been ordered euthanized after a Rocky Mountain House judge convicted the dogs’ owner of eight charges laid following vicious dog attacks on a community trail.

In Rocky Mountain House provincial court on Wednesday, dog owner Brandi Reeves of Rocky Mountain House pleaded guilty to her role in an April 27 incident in which two dogs were attacked by the dogs owned by Reeves. READ

RCMP investigating armed robbery in Clearview

Red Deer City RCMP are investigating a gunpoint robbery of a man as he walked in a city residential area. READ

Hockey Canada 100 Years of Hockey Century Tour in Sylvan Lake on weekend

Central Albertans will get one last chance to check out a hockey caravan that has been touring the country since last July. READ

Information and witness sought in connection with Feb. 2014 incident

Red Deer RCMP are looking for witnesses to an alleged assault where a man was robbed and dumped into a garbage bin in February 2014. READ

Penhold designer featured in New York

Penhold designer Beth Anne Pedersen’s fantasy gowns were spotlighted on a New York catwalk and in magazines all because she called the wrong number. READ

Poison suspected in death of dog

One dog is dead after a suspected poisoning in a Red Deer neighbourhood. READ

Desire to help Nepal deeply personal for garage sale organizers

It may be a local garage sale, but it comes with an international mission that could save lives. READ

RDC Faculty Association organizes non-confidence vote on Ward, Ralston

Some faculty members are unhappy with Red Deer College’s leadership and direction. READ

Human trafficking case adjourned to a future date

Two Red Deer people facing human trafficking charges under the immigration and refugee protection act had their lawyer appear for them, adjourning to a future court date. READ

Pollinator parks protection passes

Bumblebees, butterflies, moths, flies and other pollinators will now have a safe landing in Red Deer. City Hall Park, Snell Gardens, Bower Ponds and Maskepetoon Park were dedicated as pollinator parks on Monday. The average onlooker will not notice too much of a difference at the sites save for a few interpretative signs. But the payoff will be huge, says Trevor Poth, the city’s Parks superintendent. READ

City to limit use of pesticides

sing pesticides to curb nuisance weeds on city-owned and maintained public lands is slowly becoming a thing of the past. On Monday, council adopted a new policy that limits the use of pesticides on city-owned and maintained public land. READ

Ready to rock: lineup unveiled for Sylvan Lake music festival

Hedley, Our Lady Peace, Matthew Good, Dragonette and Dear Rouge are the first acts announced for a brand-new, two-day outdoor music festival planned for Sylvan Lake this summer. READ

Red Deer man found guilty of human trafficking

A Red Deer man caught trying to sneak a woman across the Canada-U.S. border will spend 60 days in custody after his human trafficking conviction. READ

Bone marrow donation might save boy’s life

Ten-year-old Liam Larratt went from healthy to critically ill boy over just a few short months — and no one knew what was wrong. Eventually the diagnosis was aplastic anemia, a rare disease where the body stops producing new blood cells. It’s life-threatening. READ

Perch often illegally stocked in lakes

Someone decides they want a better fishing experience so they dump live yellow perch into the waters of a nearby Alberta lake. The fish eventually do grow big and become plentiful but there can be serious ramifications. And in the end that fishing experience isn’t much of anything. READ

RDC putting together threat assessment team

Whether it’s the radicalization of students, a shooter on campus or a tornado bearing down, Red Deer College is moving toward a more comprehensive approach to assessing threats on campus. READ

Sylvan eyes more debt to pay for multiplex

Sylvan Lake administration is recommending going deeper into debt to cover the rising cost of a proposed multiplex. READ

RMCP need assistance to locate Makayla Herman

Red Deer RCMP are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing youth. READ

Cellphone being tested in case of recent Rimbey fire

A teenager’s iPhone 5c that sparked a fire is being tested to determine what caused it to burst into flames. READ

Charges laid against 30-year-old man in connection with fatal motorcycle accident

A 30-year-old man faces five charges after a collision that resulted in the death of a 44-year-old Springbrook man on Wednesday. READ

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