Dave Nagy

Camera captures thievery

A camera installed in a Blackfalds home after various items went missing has resulted in charges being laid against a housekeeper.

Terry Warke and Patrick Malkin meet outside the former Metropolitan Hardware Store on Little Gaetz Ave. in Red Deer. Built in the 1930’s the building is to be developed into a restaurant.

Downtown historic building to get facelift

Another historic building in downtown Red Deer is slated for a facelift and a re-purposing.

Terry Warke and Patrick Malkin meet outside the former Metropolitan Hardware Store on Little Gaetz Ave. in Red Deer. Built in the 1930’s the building is to be developed into a restaurant.

Blackfalds spared large tax hit

Residents in Blackfalds have been spared a large tax increase this year.

Loblaw to compensate families of collapse victims

TORONTO — The only Canadian retailer to publicly acknowledge it used a manufacturer in a poorly made Bangladeshi building which collapsed and killed hundreds last week said Monday it will pay compensation for the families of victims.

  • Apr 29, 2013

City campaign tries to reduce idling

If saving the planet isn’t incentive enough, think about the kids.

Nikki Uhryn stocks riding crops in the Kink Store's booth at the Taboo Sex Show.

Making choices both naughty and nice

With the extreme popularity of the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy came a greater openness to talking about the wide world of kink.

Nikki Uhryn stocks riding crops in the Kink Store's booth at the Taboo Sex Show.

Did you hear the one about…..?

Did you believe everything you read on the web on Monday?

  • Apr 2, 2013

RCMP warn residents to be wary of fraud

It should be no surprise that scam artists who try to sell things that don’t exist also use stolen credit card numbers to pay for their classified advertisements.

A Red Deer mother whose son committed suicide last year has a word of caution for parents. “If a child says they’re going to hurt themselves

Mother affected by suicide speaks out

A Red Deer mother whose son committed suicide last year has a word of caution for parents.

A Red Deer mother whose son committed suicide last year has a word of caution for parents. “If a child says they’re going to hurt themselves

Stompin’ Tom fans party at joyous memorial

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — A public memorial to Stompin’ Tom Connors was a joyous celebration Wednesday night, as thousands of devoted fans packed the Peterborough Memorial Centre to pay homage to the late Canadian country icon with songs, signs, suds and one standing ovation after another.

  • Mar 14, 2013

Watchdog unearths more cooked deals

OTTAWA — A federal watchdog is blowing the whistle again on a series of cooked contracts at a school that teaches public servants about ethics and values.

  • Mar 13, 2013

Faced with dementia diagnosis, Pierre Trudeau rejected cancer treatment

OTTAWA — Pierre Trudeau’s guiding motto in politics was “reason over passion.” In the end, it seems, he chose reason over life.

  • Mar 7, 2013

City launching backyard composting during Home Show

Red Deerians can get rid of their vegetables and other food scraps and make good compost from them through a free green initiative.

Alleged triad cash laundered in Canada

VANCOUVER — An accused triad leader from Macau laundered millions of dollars of dirty money in Canada as immigration officials waited over a decade for access to police wiretap information that allowed them to move to have him deported, court documents show.

  • Mar 4, 2013

Columnist Bob Scammell named to Hall of Fame

A longtime Central Alberta outdoor sports writer has been named to the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.

New look for heritage awards

The Red Deer Heritage Recognition Awards are back to honour those who have put historical preservation first.

Bill Welikoklad of Red Deer is travelling to the United States this week to undergo his second hip replacement.

Man travelling to U.S. for hip replacement

A Red Deer County senior says severe hip pain is forcing him to go to the United States for hip replacement surgery.

Bill Welikoklad of Red Deer is travelling to the United States this week to undergo his second hip replacement.

Teachers reject contract offer

EDMONTON — The Alberta Teachers’ Association rejected an offer Tuesday from the province for a four-year labour agreement.

  • Feb 27, 2013

Man pleads guilty to driving over blood alcohol limit

The trial of a man charged in a hit and run collision that left a Red Deer pedestrian seriously injured wrapped up on Friday.

Charities waiting to learn fate of STEP program

Charities and businesses that rely on provincial funding to hire summer students are waiting to find out what is happening with the program this year.