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'No criminal action' in death of woman found near Red Deer

'No criminal action' in death of woman found near Red Deer

Police say that no criminal action caused the death of a 41-year-old Red Deer woman who was found dead near the city on Tuesday.

Switchboard - October 16

Dancercise at the Golden Circle starts on Thursday September 10 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. There is a drop in fee of $1. Join in the senior friendly, low impact, fun way to get exercise and meet new people. For more information call the Golden Circle at 403-343-6074.
Westerner Park demolition stocks Habitat ReStore

Westerner Park demolition stocks Habitat ReStore

Mike Molyneaux, left, waits as Stan Davis, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore manager, examines a door in Westerner Park’s former administration building. The men came in to pick up numerous doors for stock at the charitable group’s used building supply store. The building will be demolished this week to make way for a new short roadway to eliminate the sharp turn in front of the Centrium.
Feel Good Ripple

Feel Good Ripple

Stephen Brosinsky of Servus Credit Union hands out Feel Good Ripple cards to Jacob Stenner, left, Tess McLachlin and Brittany Randal, all 10, at Joseph Welsh Elementary School. The Grade 5 students were part of the Feel Good Ripple, Servus’s effort that began on Wednesday to give away $200,000 in $10 bills to 20,000 individuals pledging to do a random act of kindness and inspiring the recipient to pass the feeling along.
Alberta premier, cabinet ministers taking 10 to 15 per cent pay cuts

Alberta premier, cabinet ministers taking 10 to 15 per cent pay cuts

Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach and his cabinet are taking pay cuts effective immediately.
Political will lags behind train debate

Political will lags behind train debate

Lack of political will is the biggest obstacle in front of bringing high-speed passenger trains to the Hwy 2 corridor, say experts who support the project.
The Soul Show

The Soul Show

The Red Deer and District Allied Arts Council and the Red Deer Public Library present The Soul Show in the Kiwanis Gallery downstairs at the downtown branch of the library. Sue Barker’s watercolour portraits will be on display until Oct. 31.
United Way's Day of Caring

United Way's Day of Caring

United Way chairman Darcy Mykytyshyn fits a fence’s cross boards while Warren Sinclair LLP lawyer Rhonda Elder, centre, and Karen Reay of the Red Deer and District Labor Council screw in a top board on Wednesday.

Stelmach tightens the belt in address

Premier Ed Stelmach used a provincewide broadcast Wednesday to warn Albertans of coming budget cuts and belt-tightening measures, starting with a two-year wage freeze for 6,500 senior bureaucrats.
Great Women of Excellence

Great Women of Excellence

In an evening devoted to women of excellence, lifetime achievement award winner Hazel Flewwelling paid an emotional tribute to her grandmother.