Cameron Kennedy

AHS earmarks $19M for regional infrastructure projects

Alberta Health Services Central Zone plans to spend $19 million on infrastructure maintenance projects at health-care facilities in 2016-17.

Legion donation enables long-term care centre to buy bladder scanner

A handy piece of medical equipment that could keep more seniors out of hospitals was donated to the Extendicare Michener Hill facility.

Cyclists set off on charity ride for kids

Nearly 60 cyclists mounted up and headed out into the rain for charity on Thursday in Red Deer.

Expect traffic snarls as road work ramps up in south Red Deer

New traffic tie-ups are in store for motorists in south Red Deer as work begins on two major road projects.

Mother of child struck by truck urges drivers to be cautious

Ten minutes after her 12-year-old son left home on his bike on the first day of school, Erin Andersen got a heart-stopping phone call.

Guns, drugs seized in Sylvan Lake bust

Six Central Albertans are facing weapons and stolen property charges after a police bust in Sylvan Lake.

Executive director of Waskasoo Environmental Education Society retires

When Jim Robertson arrived in Red Deer in 1985 from Lake Louise, he noticed the local population wasn’t too plugged into environmental matters.

Local ballerina plies into prestigious ballet school

Ainsley Nivens is pirouetting towards her dream of becoming a ballerina by joining the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s professional school this fall.

Central Albertans urged to donate blood ahead of the long weekend

Fewer blood donations this summer have left the Canadian Blood Services supply drier than usual.

Enrolment expected to rise slightly

Red Deer Public School officials are cautiously optimistic that student enrolment will rise slightly this fall.

Foster named Red Deer’s top cop

The search is over.

Red Deer South MLA defends spending on K-cups

The MLA for Red Deer South says $5,000 was a reasonable price to provide fresh coffee for people visiting her office during her term.

Asooahum Crossing accepting applications for prospective tenants

An affordable housing project that has been a decade in the making will accept its first tenants in January.

Schalk’s fate in hands of a judge

A community leader who has played a key role in creating affordable housing options in Red Deer will learn in September whether he is guilty of sexually assaulting one of his workers.

Police raid luxury property bought with drug money

Police sent a strong message that crime doesn’t pay by seizing a $700,000 house in Timberlands, as well as two vehicles, furniture and electronics on Wednesday.

Alberta has little choice but to innovate: Senator

Innovation must become Alberta’s new advantage, says Alberta Senator Doug Black.

Red Deer city council approves $2.3M in extra spending

The City of Red Deer is in good financial shape but city council and administration face challenges ahead, due largely to trying economic times.

Olympic volleyball team peaking at the right time: former coach

Anyone visiting Keith Hansen’s house when Canadian Olympic volleyball is on be warned — it gets loud.

Street performers will pass the hat in downtown Red Deer this weekend

Rock ‘n’ roll marionettes, rope walkers and fire-eating circus acrobats will showcase their unique skills today at Red Deer’s City Hall Park in preparation for this weekend’s Centrefest.

Villa Marie expansion approved despite opposition

A two-storey expansion to Villa Marie will go ahead despite opposition from adjacent neighbours who fear they will be left in the shade.

  • Jun 16, 2016