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Pilot, first officer battled into crash

It was chaos in the cockpit of Transwest Air Flight 350 on the snowy night it overshot the runway at remote Sandy Bay, Sask., roared like a weed-whipper through evergreen trees and burst into flames, killing the pilot.

Woman stole almost $100,000, police allege

A former Red Deer woman charged with theft and attempted theft of almost $100,000 from an oilpatch company reserved her plea in Red Deer court on Wednesday.
Home Front - October 14

Home Front - October 14

The public is invited to learn more about the 2009-10 theatre season at the Scott Block at an open house, held from noon to 3 p.m. on Friday, at 4818 50th Ave in downtown Red Deer.
Camping companions report woman's body in makeshift campground

Camping companions report woman's body in makeshift campground

RCMP are investigating after a Red Deer woman’s body was found on Tuesday afternoon in a small wooded area between the north and south lanes of Hwy 2 near Gasoline Alley.
Call for coats

Call for coats

Red Deer Clothing Bank president Shirley Berry stocks the rack with men’s coats at the Clothing Bank on Tuesday.

DUI law gets broader

Central Albertans who are charged with drug-related impaired driving will see their licences suspended for at least three months under new Alberta rules coming Thursday.

‘Who’s going to have to die?’

The daughter of a 77-year-old woman who was attacked in the summer spoke out against cuts to Alberta’s mental health-care system at an NDP health-care forum on Tuesday afternoon.
Email us your Halloween photos

Email us your Halloween photos

Halloween always makes for great photo fun.

Damage estimate in millions of dollars after fire destroys Wetaskiwin church

A church in a central Alberta community has been destroyed by fire.

Switchboard - October 13

Thursday Live is back at Red Deer College on Oct. 15, 1 p.m. with a student produced concert of high quality entertainment. Admission is $2 at the door with proceeds from this concert to the RDC United Way campaign. For more information call Berni at 403-342-3536.