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Biologist wins elk calling competition

Biologist wins elk calling competition

An unknowledgeable observer might have thought they heard a seagull screeching, a lamb mewling or even a monkey screaming, as seven competitors took to the stage as part of the Canadian Elk Calling Championships on Saturday.
Cheering for gold

Cheering for gold

Celebrating Canada’s men’s hockey team winning the gold medal from the left Ashley Fleming, Naomi Williams, Aaron Kerchinsky, Raelene Purnell, Aubree Hjertaas and hidden Ashley Costigan cheer passing motorists along Ross Street Sunday afternoon.

Women are safe

Family and friends of two Red Deer women visiting Chile received good news in the early evening on Sunday when they found out both women were OK.
Howe kids enjoy Olympics

Howe kids enjoy Olympics

Five Red Deer children got to experience the Olympics the way their parents had wanted, even after losing them in a tragic car crash just a few weeks ago.
True North stronger Olympics triumph

True North stronger Olympics triumph

VANCOUVER — Brimming with pride as Olympic hosts, Canada exploded in a collective spasm of national joy Sunday as hockey hero Sidney Crosby dispatched the United States in a tightrope-tense hockey thriller, capping Vancouver’s Games with a record-setting 14th gold medal.
Local man waiting for word on fiancée in Chile

Local man waiting for word on fiancée in Chile

A Red Deer man is trying to contact his fiancée in Chile after an 8.8 magnitude earthquake tore apart houses, bridges and highways in the country early Saturday morning.
Shaken cashier describes robbery at downtown drugstore

Shaken cashier describes robbery at downtown drugstore

Red Deer City RCMP have arrested a suspect in three “brazen” robberies Friday afternoon.
Scottish Dance

Scottish Dance

April Barnhill, 15, left, and Anika Rose Rodney, nine, dance the lilt for adjudicator Sandra Bald-Jones at Westerner Park this week.
Catching air

Catching air

Nick Russell catches some air off a jump at the Red Deer Mountain Bike Park located above Riverside Heavy Industrial area. Nick has spent the last few days practising some moves on the dirt jumps that are already built.
Olympic spirit

Olympic spirit

Nathan Janzen, seven, left, and Roman Fehr, six, watch closely as Grade 1 classmate Jaben Belder, six, delivers his rock at the Gateway Christian School (Pines campus) Winter Olympics recently.