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Pharmacy drugs stolen in Red Deer armed robbery

Pharmacy drugs stolen in Red Deer armed robbery

Police are on the hunt for a potentially dangerous suspect following an armed robbery at a Sobey's grocery story location in the 5000 block of 22nd Street.

Massive lineups, long delays as thousands crowd clinics for flu shots

Alberta health officials said Tuesday they have been caught off guard with the overwhelming turnout at H1N1 vaccination clinics.
Home Front - October 28

Home Front - October 28

iddies rule at Red Deer’s two major shopping centres on Saturday. Indoor Halloween festivities open with Fright Night at the Parkland Mall from 2 to 5 p.m. and wrap up with tricks and treats at the Bower Place Shopping Centre from 4 to 8 p.m.

Mounties love Segways

Two-wheeled electric scooters known as Segways received a thumbs up from Sylvan Lake Mounties this summer, says an Alberta Transportation spokeswoman.Heather Kaszuba said the RCMP passed on its findings on how well the Segways worked and by all indications, they were a smash hit.

Stop the Cuts rally planned

Pressure will be on delegates at Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party convention in Red Deer on Nov. 7 to halt the province’s funding cuts to health care, education and other social services.
Police urge public to report suspected drug, gang activity

Police urge public to report suspected drug, gang activity

Provincial investigators could shut down far more crack and gang houses if more people would report the crimes taking place in their neighbourhood, says a Red Deer police officer.

Switchboard - October 27

ADHD public education forum , featuring quest speaker Dr. David Roseman, will be offered on Oct. 29 at Westerner Park Chalet from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is free but register by calling the Learning Disabilities Association at 403-340-3885.
Temporary Road

Temporary Road

While a grader in the background levels out some of the newly deposited soil, Barry Pope manoeuvres his packer over the existing dirt – which will become a temporary road for service vehicles looking to gain access into the extension of Clearview Ridge.
Home Front - October 27

Home Front - October 27

Supt. Brian Simpson of Red Deer City RCMP will host a townhall meeting about current policing issues on Thursday in Red Deer. The event will be from 7 to 9 p.m. at Notre Dame High School Amphitheatre at 50 Lees St. Simpson’s talk will be followed by a question and answer session.
Absenteeism spikes in Central Alberta schools

Absenteeism spikes in Central Alberta schools

H1N1 vaccine was made available on Monday in Red Deer just as student absenteeism spiked.