Alex Boyd

Grant opens nutritious doors

A Red Deer Catholic school will be french fries-free as of January, thanks to a new $25,000 grant announced on Friday. The money, which will be used to refurbish the school’s kitchen and serve up an all-new healthy menu next year, is a grant from Hellmann’s.

Glendale School Grade 6 students Jake Robertson

Airport card is a big lift for student

When Jake Robertson found out his drawing had won the Red Deer Airport’s Holiday Card Competition, he was “really surprised,” the 11-year-old said. “I knew that a lot of other schools were drawing, so I didn’t know that I would win,” he said on Wednesday.

  • Dec 26, 2011
Glendale School Grade 6 students Jake Robertson
Glendale School grade six students Jake Robertson

Grade 6 student wins Red Deer Airport Holiday Card contest

When Jake Robertson found out his drawing had won the Red Deer Airport’s Holiday Card Competition, he was “really surprised,” the 11-year-old said.

Glendale School grade six students Jake Robertson
Guests at the Olds College Christmas Party were in their seats listening to the year-end awards ceremony when a group of women got up and started to dance They weren’t performers and this wasn’t on the agenda.

Party guests flashed in Olds

Guests at the Olds College Christmas Party were in their seats listening to the year-end awards ceremony when a group of women got up and started to dance.

Guests at the Olds College Christmas Party were in their seats listening to the year-end awards ceremony when a group of women got up and started to dance They weren’t performers and this wasn’t on the agenda.

A tough season for local charities

It’s been a tough year for seasonal charities but community Christmas dinners will be served up as planned.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Ice Sculptor Lee Ross of Frozen Memories in Calgary works on one of large panels of ice which will be part of the Parkland Nurseries annual Ice Sculpture display on Thursday afternoon. The frozen work of art will take two days to install and be ready for viewing today. The theme for this years work  was inspired by the animated movie Cars 2. The best time to view the  sculpture is after dark when colourful lights illuminate the ice.

Ice sculptures pay homage to ‘Cars 2’

Calgary-based ice carver Lee Ross has been returning to Red Deer every December for over 20 years, and his frozen masterpieces are now a tradition at Parkland Nurseries and Garden Centre.

Ice Sculptor Lee Ross of Frozen Memories in Calgary works on one of large panels of ice which will be part of the Parkland Nurseries annual Ice Sculpture display on Thursday afternoon. The frozen work of art will take two days to install and be ready for viewing today. The theme for this years work  was inspired by the animated movie Cars 2. The best time to view the  sculpture is after dark when colourful lights illuminate the ice.
Dave Heykants adds pin striping to a 1950's era refrigerator  which has been restored by Comfort Collision and Restoration. The fridge will be raffled off at the Red Deer Street Rodders Christmas party this week. The annual beer fridge raffle has been done by the club which donates the proceeds from the event to the Red Deer Food Bank.

Antique fridge to raise cold hard cash

For the sixth year in a row, a Red Deer auto body shop owner is using a custom-painted antique fridge to raise money for local charities.

  • Dec 15, 2011
Dave Heykants adds pin striping to a 1950's era refrigerator  which has been restored by Comfort Collision and Restoration. The fridge will be raffled off at the Red Deer Street Rodders Christmas party this week. The annual beer fridge raffle has been done by the club which donates the proceeds from the event to the Red Deer Food Bank.