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Waste not want not: Sylvan Lake pumped about water recycling

What do you do with 800,000 litres of barely-used water? If you are in Sylvan Lake, you recycle it of course.

The Town of Sylvan Lake has taken two separate situations involving large amounts of water and found secondary uses for it. READ

Inglewood school to be a ‘great community centre’

A school in west Inglewood is slowly becoming a reality for students in the Red Deer Public School District. READ

Letkeman in a league of his own

Reign Letkeman is living a dream. READ

Scratching an itch: study tackles common summer irritation

A study at the University of Alberta is taking aim at microscopic wiggly-squigglies that can turn a nice day at the beach into a week or more of itchiness-scratchiness. READ

Wildlife hospital on brink of extinction

Injured and sick animals in Central Alberta may be sent to either Calgary or Edmonton for care should the Medicine River Wildlife Centre’s hospital be forced to close. READ

Mother wants some good to come out of her adopted son’s death

Filled with compassion and forgiveness, the adoptive mother of a Red Deer teen killed in Calgary last week reflected on how those who committed the act must feel. READ

Fentanyl seized during Lacombe traffic stop

Lacombe Police Service seized 40 hits of an illicit drug that is taking lives at an alarming rate in the province. READ

Central Alberta Radio Fun Flyers host second annual air show

It was just like a real air show, only mini. READ

Send in the clowns: Street performers pack downtown

In an effort to get some fun in before the rain came down, people packed into downtown Red Deer to take in the wonder of the 13th annual CentreFest. READ

Lacombe affordable housing project to help at-risk male youth

A new housing project in Lacombe will provide affordable transitional housing to at-risk male youth in the community. READ

Local charity still in need of new roof

Loaves and Fishes, a local charity that helps disadvantaged people, is still in need of help to replace its roof. READ

Hundreds of insurance claims filed after hail storm

Hail damage claims have come in fast and furious since Tuesday’s storm in Central Alberta. READ

Street performers bring their zany acts to downtown red deer

Master of ceremonies Queen Elizabeth II officiated over acrobats, whips, contortionists and juggling flaming hockey sticks to kick off the 13th annual CentreFest on the steps of City Hall on Friday. READ

Fraud charges going to trial

Enough evidence was presented at a preliminary inquiry to move to trial on charges against a woman accused of stealing more than $1 million from an oilfield company. READ

Appeals court cuts sentence on robbery charge

Fifteen months in jail for robbery was too long, according to the Alberta Court of Appeals, after a judge imposed a longer sentence than the Crown sought for a Stettler woman. READ

Report touts housing benefits

Housing the homeless in Red Deer greatly reduced their impact on justice and health systems, statistics show. READ

Sylvan Lake hockey camp gives inner city youth some much needed practice

Two young American hockey players will have some stories to tell after spending a week at the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp. READ

Ponoka man working to create more caring, less hateful Alberta

A walk to the grocery store four years ago turned into a brutal attack. It ended up changing his life for the better. READ

RCMP investigating case of potential stolen dog

Red Deer RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in investigating a potential dog theft. READ

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