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.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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