When Jac and Josie Hoppenbrouwers decided to farm naturally, dispensing with chemical inputs like fertilizers and sprays was relatively easy. Pulling the plug on the electrical grid took a bit more effort.
The couple, who operate White Creek Meats northwest of Bowden, installed a dozen photovoltaic panels, developed energy-efficient buildings and systems, and drastically altered their lifestyle. READ
A 15-year-old male student is facing charges of sexual assault and forcible confinement after an incident at Olds High School was reported to RCMP in March. READ
A regional bus service carrying passengers from Red Deer, Blackfalds and Lacombe will be on the road late this summer. READ
On Thursday when the Federal Court of Appeal upheld the landmark ruling that Métis are aboriginals under the Constitution, Raye St. Denys could only say, “It’s about time.” READ
Threats to shoot students found on a desk at Hunting Hills High School forced police to do a massive sweep and passively evacuate students from the school on Wednesday afternoon. READ
Red Deerians have two more weeks to score a free library card. READ