Jessica Jones

Homeowners reminded to apply for consumer rebate program

Homeowners hoping to get some extra money under the provincial consumer rebate incentive program for improvements to their home’s energy efficiency should apply soon.

  • Feb 21, 2012

More candidates are ready to run

An imminent provincial election has encouraged more candidates to make their nominations official in Central Alberta.

  • Feb 21, 2012
Pre-vet student Carly Montgomery works on homework in the Red Deer College library Thursday.

Students welcome changes to student loan program

Students will find it easier to get loans and pay them for the fall 2012 semester after changes to student finance come into effect, the province announced this week.

  • Feb 17, 2012
Pre-vet student Carly Montgomery works on homework in the Red Deer College library Thursday.

Woman injured in apartment fire caused by candle

A 47-year-old woman has suffered injuries after a lit candle caused her apartment suite to catch fire on Wednesday night.

  • Feb 16, 2012
Jason Heistad

Hospital support services workers launch surprise wildcat strike

General Support Services workers at Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre declared a surprise wildcat strike during an information picket outside the hospital at 12:30 p.m. today.

Jason Heistad

Thrill seekers prepare for annual Polar Dip in Blackfalds

No amount of Arctic preparations will help those taking the bone-chilling plunge in Sylvan Lake’s Polar Dip or in Blackfalds’ Penguin Dip this Family Day weekend.

  • Feb 16, 2012

Blackfalds borrows $10M for fieldhouse

The Town of Blackfalds, the fourth fastest growing community in Canada, has taken another step to add a recreational field house to its list of amenities.

  • Feb 16, 2012

Vulnerable sector checks will be quicker, says RCMP

Local volunteers hoping to work with seniors, children and other vulnerable people will now be able to get their vulnerable sector checks quicker, the RCMP has announced.

  • Feb 15, 2012