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Dangerous offender arrested after escape

A dangerous offender on the lam for more than week has been arrested.

Killam RCMP arrested Darrell Peter Moosomin on Sunday after a report of a man matching the description of Moosomin was seen hitchhiking on Hwy 13 just east of Daysland. READ

Red Deer cadet honoured for performance

Red Deer’s Cadet Warrant Officer Joshua Brownell received the nod for the Regimental Sergeant Major’s Pace Stick award. READ

AHS to pick up tab to demolish Rocky water tower

Alberta Health Services will pick up the $430,000 tab for demolishing Rocky Mountain House’s landmark water tower. READ

Bold move to explore beaver lodge inspires abstract art

As a boy, Red Deer author and naturalist Kerry Wood once swam underwater to explore a beaver lodge. READ

Schalk trial delayed as new disclosure comes to light

The trial of a Red Deer contractor and volunteer preacher ground to a sudden stop on Monday when new disclosure was given to the defence. READ

Nordegg lauded as gateway to adventure

An outdoors magazine has listed Nordegg as one of Canada’s top 10 new adventure basecamps. READ

Wild Child Brew kombucha microbrewery sets up shop in Riverlands

Wild Child Brew will soon be stamped — made in Red Deer. READ

Skibsted surpasses own fundraising goal for CNIB event

The little boy came into the speech-language pathologist’s office determined to make a statement. As the tall blond woman with the bright blue eyes sat across from him, he lifted his shirt to show some angry words inked across his bare belly. READ

Walk with Angels raises awareness about miscarriage and infant loss

They’re the four hardest words an expectant parent can hear: “There is no heartbeat.” READ

Couple to take action under Dangerous Dog Act after woman bitten

Angry scars still cover the nose and upper lip of a Red Deer woman bitten in the face by a small dog while camping near Buffalo Lake on Aug. 6. READ

Canadian swimmers in Rio: local ripple effect

Canadian swimmers did more than win Olympic medals, they inspired young athletes — call it a ripple effect. READ

Tour of Alberta returns to Central Alberta

The Tour of Alberta will be back in Central Alberta this year with international cyclists making their way to Olds and Rocky Mountain House in two of the five stages. READ

Canada Winter Games organizers gearing up to recruit volunteers

Organizers of the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer have reached the pivotal point of beginning to engage the volunteer community directly. READ

Tough-on-crime strategy pays off

Red Deer’s new crime strategy is already producing results with a significant decrease in certain property offences during April, May and June, say officials. READ

Red Deer County adopts area structure plan for Gasoline Alley East

A new area structure plan could one day see the City of Red Deer’s Oxbows dog park connect with a greenway trail to Slack Slough, a protected marshland in Red Deer County. READ

Wildrose diversification tour stops in Red Deer area

Wildrose’s economic diversification tour arrived in the Red Deer area on Wednesday and kicked off with a meeting with Red Deer Airport officials. READ

Red Deer County weighs sidewalk snow clearing amendment

Now that Gasoline Alley has several brand new kilometres of sidewalks running beside its main thoroughfare, someone has to clear them when (shudder) snow and ice season arrive. READ

Free Our Finest hopes to raise $20,000 to support athletes training for Special Olympics

Law enforcement officers in the Red Deer area will once again demonstrate their dedication to Special Olympics by hoisting members atop scaffolding outside Walmart at Parkland Mall. READ

Addiction treatment centre opens new medical detox

iRecover Addiction Treatment Centre near Tees officially opened its new six-bed medical detox. READ

Court to consider convicted bomber’s appeal next month

In less than a month, the financial advisor convicted of setting a bomb on the doorstep and ultimately killing a former client will have his appeal heard. READ

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