Court proceedings involving an Airdrie man who caused a fatal collision near Rocky Mountain House have exposed serious flaws in Canada’s criminal justice system, says the wife of the man who was killed.
On June 15, 2013, Rocky resident Wayne Rinas, 52, was heading north on Hwy 22, about 15 km north of Rocky, when his pickup truck was struck head-on by a southbound pickup truck driven by Peter MacLaurin, 25, of Airdrie. READ
July was one hot and steamy month — and it’s not over yet. Environment Canada Meteorologist Bill McMurtry said typically the daily mean temperature for July was 15.9C over the last 30 years in Red Deer. So far this month, the average temperature 17.1C, 1.2 degrees warmer. READ
Scorching hot temperatures are putting pressure on the power grid, forcing the Alberta Electric System Operator to ask all Albertans to conserve power. READ
A 19-year-old man was transported by STARS air ambulance after a single vehicle rollover near Blackfalds on Tuesday morning. Blackfalds RCMP Cpl. Barry Larocque said the man was southbound on Range Road 275 at about 11:30 a.m. and appears to have lost control in the gravel. READ
Residential development on the south shores of Pine Lake is back on the discussion table. READ
A two-month drug investigation has led to the arrest of four people, and the seizure of more than 1.4 kg of drugs and guns. READ
One member of the Red Scorpions gang and three associate members have been arrested after a series of warrants were executed in Red Deer, Airdrie and Calgary. READ