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$500/hour pay for doctors to treat flu

Alberta is considering paying some doctors more than $500 an hour to treat swine flu patients if there is a serious pandemic.
Falcons thriving atop city hotel

Falcons thriving atop city hotel

A family of four peregrine falcons seem to love their stay at one of Red Deer’s biggest hotels.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph, played by Clay Hitchcock, left, looks on as Danielle Larose passes in front of him during a dress rehearsal of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Matchbox Theatre on Wednesday.

City unveils ‘visionary’ Rotary Park plan

The Rotary Recreation Park could be transformed into a green downtown oasis connected by a wide pedestrian thoroughfare connecting ice and water sports centres featuring a competition-length pool and new dual arenas.

Trapping of cats, skunks to continue while city reviews beaver control

Red Deer residents still have access to live traps for catching skunks and cats while the City of Red Deer undertakes a review on beaver control.

Proposal would pay some Alberta doctors up to $518 an hour to treat swine flu

EDMONTON — Alberta is considering paying some doctors more than $500 an hour to treat swine flu patients if there is a serious pandemic.
Family friendly

Family friendly

Rob Kallos of Red Bone Design in Red Deer looks to artist Andi Murray on the ground for direction as he and his fellow employees Bonnie and Jake Kallos hang one of 15 large faces that will adorn the north side of the Family Services of Central Alberta building at 5409 50th Ave. in Red Deer.
Dog’s growl alerts Red Deer couple to man prowling around vehicles

Dog’s growl alerts Red Deer couple to man prowling around vehicles

Diesel was in high gear a few nights ago when she woke up the Nicolas household in Deer Park.
Famous animal expert visits local wildlife centre

Famous animal expert visits local wildlife centre

The Medicine River Wildlife Centre, near Spruce View, had a special visitor Tuesday.Wildlife expert and TV host Jack Hanna — known for his appearances on TV programs like the Late Show with David Letterman and the Ellen DeGeneres Show — visited the centre as part of a tour around Alberta. Hanna was visiting Alberta to film some episodes for his television show Into the Wild.
Where is Amanda Lindhout?

Where is Amanda Lindhout?

In an east African country rocked by violence and instability, a young, kidnapped Central Alberta woman has languished for nearly 365 days.