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CONNECTing parents and teens

A new program focused on building strong parent-teen relationships will soon be offered in Sylvan Lake.

Starting in October, Chinook’s Edge School Division will offer a 10-week CONNECT Parent Group, which will help parents connect with their children through leadership and discussion. READ

Citizenship ceremony an important step for new Canadians

Canada has 116 new Canadians who took the oath of citizenship at ceremonies in Red Deer on Wednesday. READ

Lights! Camera! Animate!

Two new arts-oriented applied degree programs are being proposed by Red Deer College to broaden student learning opportunities in Central Alberta. READ

Red Deer residents urged to protect storm drains from yard waste

Residents cleaning up their yards for fall are reminded to protect storm drains from yard waste and chemicals. READ

Gun, drugs seized in bust

A man and woman face various Criminal Code charges after they were arrested in a stolen vehicle in Red Deer on Tuesday. READ

Four local youth to attend WestJet's Mentoring Matters Day

Four youth from Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Red Deer and District will be spending the day on Friday at Calgary International Airport (YYC), learning what goes on in the airline industry. READ

Training program for palliative care volunteers taking place next month

A training program for people who want to be volunteers in palliative care will be offered by Alberta Health Services next month in Red Deer. READ

Task force bust leads to charges in Red Deer

A man and woman face various Criminal Code charges after they were arrested in a stolen vehicle in Red Deer on Tuesday. READ

Wet, stormy summer gives way to fall

On this second day of the autumnal equinox, summer 2016 is now behind us, and hopefully so are the almost daily storms that brought too much rain for anyone’s liking, and way too much of the thundering, flashy, scary stuff. READ

County residents angered as gravel pit moves ahead

Residents opposed to a planned gravel pit northwest of Springbrook feel “misrepresented and dismayed” by the planning process. 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

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

QEII bridge to close for highway project

As early as next Monday, Gaetz Avenue bridge that connects to the QEII south of the city, will be closed for two years as a long awaited redesign of the major traffic artery begins. READ

Red Deer Mayor defends Energy East

Mayor Tara Veer challenged the Senate Standing Committee for Transport and Communication on Monday to look at how best to transport crude oil safely in light of TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline project. READ

Wildies mix of draft, Russian Altai breeds

The horses that roam wild in the foothills west of Sundre may have a Russian connection — but just how that happened is likely to be the subject of more than a few theories. READ

Public transit free for World Car Free Day

Ride the bus for free on Thursday. READ

Cultural Master Plan to set vision for Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake is embarking on its first Cultural Master Plan. READ

Bull Skit's annual FUNraiser! coming Saturday

Is there a Bull Skit cast member you’d like to pie in the face? READ

Prominent Sylvan Lake intersection closed

One of Sylvan Lake’s most prominent intersections will be closed as the long-running Lakeshore Drive redevelopment continues. READ

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