Cameron Kennedy

Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war

Strikes raise tensions further between the two neighbours

Rural residents pushing back against crime

Hardly a day goes by that Jean Bota doesn’t hear about yet another incident of rural crime in Central Alberta.

Schalk guilty of sexual assault

A Red Deer community leader and volunteer pastor has been found guilty of sexual assaulting a female employee.

On Sept. 9

Blackfalds RCMP bust chop shop near Clive

Blackfalds RCMP expect that another major stolen property bust at the same rural property has put an end to any illegal activities there.

On Sept. 9
Rene Michalak

ReThink Red Deer planting edible forest for Canada’s 150th birthday

An edible forest will soon take root on a tract of stressed land between the Red Deer landfill and a Red Deer County industrial park.

Rene Michalak

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.

Red Deer Legion president Bev Hanes and 1st vice-president Dennis Morgan paid a visit to Extendicare Michener Hill in Red Deer Thursday to meet with Extendicare staff

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.

Red Deer Legion president Bev Hanes and 1st vice-president Dennis Morgan paid a visit to Extendicare Michener Hill in Red Deer Thursday to meet with Extendicare staff
Some 65 riders from across Canada embarked from Red Deer on a 500-km bicycle journey through central and southern Alberta on Thursday morning. With a cold rain falling

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.

Some 65 riders from across Canada embarked from Red Deer on a 500-km bicycle journey through central and southern Alberta on Thursday morning. With a cold rain falling

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.

Marcus Andersen

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.

Marcus Andersen
Array

Guns, drugs seized in Sylvan Lake bust

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

Array
Waskasoo Park executive director Jim Robertson is set to retire after a lengthy career.

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.

Waskasoo Park executive director Jim Robertson is set to retire after a lengthy career.
Ainsley Nivens

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.

Ainsley Nivens

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.

As Adrienne Capner and her sister

Enrolment expected to rise slightly

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

As Adrienne Capner and her sister
Ken Foster

Foster named Red Deer’s top cop

The search is over.

Ken Foster

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.

Construction on the Asooahum Centre in Red Deer on Riverside Drive north of the Lions Campground is set to resume this fall.

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.

Construction on the Asooahum Centre in Red Deer on Riverside Drive north of the Lions Campground is set to resume this fall.

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.

Movers remove furniture from a residence at 87 Towers Close in Red Deer Wednesday. The property and its contents have been seized as proceeds of crime.

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.

Movers remove furniture from a residence at 87 Towers Close in Red Deer Wednesday. The property and its contents have been seized as proceeds of crime.