By ADVOCATE staff

Red Deer man to serve on Servus credit union board of directors

A Red Deer man has been elected to Servus Credit Union’s board of directors

Regional municipalities optimistic about receiving more sewer line cash

The province appears receptive to pumping more cash into a regional sewer line from Olds to Red Deer, says the head of the commission overseeing the project.

Cochrane man reserves plea on 14 charges

A Cochrane man accused of causing a collision that killed four people and seriously injured a fifth person on Hwy 2 near Innisfail made a brief court appearance on Friday.

Red Deer airport launches website

Red Deer Airport has launched a new website that its CEO says is part of broader effort to improve the facility for its users.

Four killed when vehicle ‘completely destroyed’

Four people are dead and a woman critically injured after a head-on collision on Hwy 2 near Innisfail late Sunday.

Drunk driving causing death trial slated to begin March 2013

A Red Deer man accused in relation to a traffic fatality in the city on July 1, 2010, will go to trial in March 2013.

One killed in collision between car, train in Sylvan Lake

A collision between a car and a train in Sylvan Lake claimed the life of one person on Monday morning.

Suspicious fires at vacant residences under investigation

Red Deer Emergency Services and RCMP continue to investigate suspicious fires at two vacant residences in Woodlea early Sunday morning.

No major accidents reported on snowy roads

RCMP responded to a slew of minor collisions on Hwy 2 on Monday morning but no major incidents were reported.

Flat Rebels take one on the chin in Moose Jaw

Warriors 5 Rebels 1 MOOSE JAW - The Red Deer Rebels were lacking in energy during their Western Hockey League meeting with the Moose Jaw Warriors Tuesday and the shortage of aggression proved costly.

Service for crash victim Wednesday

The service for a young teenager who died in a car crash near Breton last week will be held at CrossRoads Church today.

Pickup driver injured in collision

A pickup driver was injured and eastbound traffic was restricted after a traffic collision at Hwy 11 and Burnt Lake Trail early Monday morning.

Two men are in custody after RCMP seized drugs with a street value of more than $150

RCMP seize 959 marijuana plants near Rocky

RCMP seized 959 marijuana plants worth about $1.2 million in an early Thursday morning raid southwest of Rocky Mountain House.

Two men are in custody after RCMP seized drugs with a street value of more than $150

Agriculture ministers expects industry to reclaim economic throne

Agriculture was king in Alberta until energy supplanted it as the No. 1 source of exports. Evan Berger, the province’s ag minister, thinks the agriculture will one day reclaim its economic throne.

Rebels tame their nemesis in Medicine Hat

Rebels 6 Tigers 3 MEDICINE HAT — The Medicine Hat Tigers have been the Red Deer Rebels’ nemesis in recent times, with netminder Tyler Bunz and sniper Emerson Etem being two of the biggest villains.

Montreal firm gets Halkirk windfarm contract

A Montreal company has been awarded a contract for construction work on a windfarm at Halkirk.

Chamber working on policies

The Red Deer Chamber of Commerce has formalized its stand on issues ranging from local food production to the recruitment of foreign workers.

‘Good feeling’ to have joint development plan complete

The Intermunicipal Development Plan between Sylvan Lake and Red Deer County was approved at the county council meeting on Tuesday.

United Way hoping to see red

Officials at the United Way of Central Alberta are prepared to go red if they can push the campaign to its $1.9-million goal in the next three weeks.

City Budget in brief

The City of Red Deer will boost transit service to the neighbouring county this summer and is looking at the potential for routes to Lacombe, Sylvan Lake and Blackfalds.