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Bast sent to Bench

Bast sent to Bench

The Red Deer judicial system is gaining a Court of Queen’s Bench justice but losing a provincial court judge.
Self-described ex-crack addict wins Lacombe Charity Triathlon

Self-described ex-crack addict wins Lacombe Charity Triathlon

Nigel Cook decided to celebrate his birthday by entering the Lacombe Charity Triathlon while Bernard Maillet celebrated a second chance at life by winning the second annual event Monday.
Red Deer athletes bring home medal haul from World Police Fire Games

Red Deer athletes bring home medal haul from World Police Fire Games

A dozen Red Deer Emergency Services workers participated in the 2009 World Police Fire Games in Vancouver recently, bringing home three gold medals and three bronze medals.
Fire destroys building near Gasoline Alley

Fire destroys building near Gasoline Alley

A farm building was destroyed by fire Monday evening shortly after a producer who had been working all day parked his tractor in the structure.
Two long-weekend crashes — Rimbey man killed near Red Willow

Two long-weekend crashes — Rimbey man killed near Red Willow

A Rimbey man was killed while seven people in a separate two motor vehicle crash walked away unscathed Monday.

Child porn suspect kills himself

A 45-year-old Alberta teacher has killed himself just a few days after being charged with importing child pornography after a trip to Thailand.

Plains of Abraham event to include FLQ manifesto

Organizers of a spoken-word event planned for the anniversary of the battle of the Plains of Abraham demanded a public apology Saturday from the provincial minister responsible for Quebec’s capital region,

More women working than men

Women labour leaders say there’s a “dark side” to Statistics Canada figures suggesting that for the first time in history there are more women than men in Canada’s workforce.
Outdoor pool closed for season Monday

Outdoor pool closed for season Monday

The outdoor pool at the Recreation Centre will close for the season at the end of the day on Monday.
Home Front - September 5

Home Front - September 5

Families who want to star gaze together can visit the Kerry Wood Nature Centre on Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m.