Home Front – September 5

Families who want to star gaze together can visit the Kerry Wood Nature Centre on Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m.

Family star gazing

Families who want to star gaze together can visit the Kerry Wood Nature Centre on Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. An interpreter will give a presentation on the night sky and its constellations during Family Planetarium. The cost is $3 per person or $10 per family. For more details, call the nature centre at 403-346-2010.


Officers honoured

The public is invited to a memorial march on Friday in honour of all firefighters and police officers who have died in the line of duty. Honour guards from Red Deer Emergency Services and Royal Canadian Mounted Police will be on the west steps of City Hall for the half-hour ceremony that starts at 9:30 a.m. The Red Deer County fire department will also be on hand. Both the Canada and City of Red Deer flags will be lowered at half mast. Those who attend will be asked to gather on the sidewalk near the northwest corner of City Hall.


Victoria Park summer fun

Victoria Park Retirement is inviting Central Alberta seniors and their families to come out for a Summer of Fun on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The public event at 9 Avery St. features carnival games and tours of the retirement community. A free barbecue will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 403-309-1957.

Just Posted

Scares and chills await at haunted house in Red Deer

Zed Haunted House helps raise money for Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer District

PHOTO: Renewable Energy Fair at Red Deer College

The Renewable Energy Fair and Workshops event was held at Red Deer… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Red Deer College Queens host third annual Pink in the Rink game

Queens raised $12,035 for the Central Alberta Cancer Centre.

PHOTOS: The Mustard Seed CEO speaks at Seeds of Hope Gala in Red Deer

The first-ever Seeds of Hope Gala was held at the Red Deer… Continue reading

WATCH: Make-A-Wish grants Star Wars loving teen’s wish

The Make-A-Wish Foundation granted Anakin Suerink’s wish in Red Deer Saturday afternoon

Except for 1 kick, Saints, Ravens are evenly matched

BALTIMORE — In a matchup between the league’s highest-scoring offence and top-ranked… Continue reading

Julia Louis-Dreyfus gets a top award for comedy

WASHINGTON — After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television… Continue reading

Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West enter Country Music Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE — Bluegrass and country star Ricky Skaggs, singer Dottie West and… Continue reading

AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking’s wheelchair, thesis for sale

LONDON — Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration… Continue reading

Canada deemed U.S. a safe country for asylum seekers after internal review

OTTAWA — Canadian immigration officials have determined that the United States remains… Continue reading

Bombardier sues Mitsubishi over alleged theft of aircraft trade secrets

MONTREAL — Bombardier is suing Mitsubishi Aircraft in the United States over… Continue reading

Three strong earthquakes reported in Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island

Three relatively strong earthquakes were recorded Sunday night in the Pacific Ocean… Continue reading

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi’s killing

ISTANBUL — In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey… Continue reading

Most Read