Dave Nagy

Honey bees weather winter well

The winter of 2014 was a relatively good one for Central Alberta honey bees.

  • Jul 29, 2014

Dog goes missing from SPCA

Staff at the Red Deer and District SPCA are distraught and concerned after a dog in their care mysteriously vanished and may have even been stolen from the facility Thursday.

  • Jul 28, 2014

BlackBerry appoints new COO

WATERLOO, Ont. — BlackBerry (TSX:BB) has appointed Marty Beard, the former chief executive of LiveOps, Inc. as its new chief operating officer.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Piper Creek School demolition plans going ahead

The old Piper Creek School will remain in place for the start of another school year.

  • Jul 15, 2014

Birds blamed for power outages

A recent rash of power outages throughout Red Deer can be attributed to feathered creatures finding out the hard way how dangerous power lines are.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Investigators search Calgary-area acreage in missing family case

AIRDRIE — Police say a man who was questioned in connection with the disappearance of a five-year-old Calgary boy and his grandparents has been released.

  • Jul 7, 2014

CPR worker injured

A 44-year-old Canadian Pacific Railway worker was released from hospital on Tuesday afternoon after he was involved in a train crash earlier that day.

  • Jun 25, 2014

Premature baby saved twice

A Red Deer mother whose premature baby stopped breathing twice within 10 days praised city fire-medics.

Radio operators really hamming it up

Forget Facebook and Twitter. The world’s oldest social media network is making a comeback.

Ontario Liberals win unexpected majority

TORONTO — Kathleen Wynne powered Ontario’s Liberals past a legacy of scandal Thursday, staving off aggressive assaults from the Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats to cruise to a fourth straight mandate and an unexpected majority.

  • Jun 13, 2014

Drop in unemployment recorded

Unemployment in the Red Deer region dropped in May, based on the latest figures from Statistics Canada.

  • Jun 10, 2014

Big Ride for Bell arriving Saturday

When Olympic champion Clara Hughes rolls into Red Deer on Saturday organizers are hoping there will be a huge crowd at the Parkland Mall parking lot to welcome her.

  • May 28, 2014

Tory leadership candidates say planes for official use only

EDMONTON — Two candidates vying to be Alberta’s next Tory party leader and premier say they will ground the policy that allows family members of party MLAs to fly on government planes.

  • May 26, 2014

Trudeau says Liberal culture has changed

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says the party’s drop in support in the last 10 years or so can be put down to too much navel-gazing.

  • May 26, 2014

Keystone debate drags down U.S. energy bill

WASHINGTON — A widely popular, bipartisan energy savings bill fell victim in the Senate on Monday to election-year politics and the Obama administration’s continued indecision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

  • May 13, 2014

Former base facilities to remain open after cadet camp closes

The air cadets are entering their final summer of operation at Penhold, but the facility they have used for the last 48 years is not going anywhere.

  • May 12, 2014

Ross Street Patio returning

Ross Street Patio is back.

  • May 8, 2014

Man receives life-saving liver transplant from nephew

Only a liver transplant from a living donor was going to save Alan Richards’ life.

  • May 5, 2014

Changes coming to wildlife centre

By the time work on the new Medicine River Wildlife Centre hospital is complete, the only thing left of the original will be the two end walls.

  • May 4, 2014

Upswing in drilling forecast

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada has nudged upward its prediction of the number of wells that will be drilled in Canada this year.

  • May 1, 2014