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Signing up

Signing up

Mackenzie Dziepak watches her mother Trina fill out forms to register the nine-year-old for Girl Guides at the Sylvan Lake Community Information Fair this week. Numerous non-profit groups plus the Town of Sylvan Lake set up displays on their efforts and offered one-stop registrations for their fall and winter programs. Penhold will hold its information fair on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the town’s Memorial Hall.

70-year-old Central Alberta man sentenced for sexual offences on children

A 70-year-old Central Alberta man was sentenced to a federal jail term after pleading guilty on Friday to sex-related offence against two children.

Switchboard - September 4

Lacombe Royal Canadian Legion offers court whist the first Saturday of every month at 7 p.m., and flag whist the third Saturday of every month at 7 p.m. Cost $3 per person per visit; refreshments provided. Phone 403-782-5365.
Red Deer Chamber Singers

Red Deer Chamber Singers

Sharon Braun conducts members of the Red Deer Chamber Singers at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church recently. The choral group, which specializes in western European ancient music from around 500 AD, Renaissance madrigals, classical, sacred, secular and folk music, as well as compositions by modern composers and show tunes, is seeking new members. Bass, alto, tenor and soprano voices, particularly those of men, are wanted.
Home Front - September 4

Home Front - September 4

People who want to capture the season in crafts can visit the Kerry Wood Nature Centre on Saturdays starting Sept. 5. From 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday people can drop in to create a nature-inspired craft.
African centre opens

African centre opens

When Pastor Petro Sabengele first moved to Red Deer from Zambia in 2001 he immediately got involved with non-profit organizations, helping immigrants like himself settle into their new homeland.
Following Pied Piper

Following Pied Piper

With her packed suitcase and gas mask in tow, 12-year-old Ruby Swales was ready to leave her parents behind in London, England.
Home Front - September 3

Home Front - September 3

The Innisfail Pipe Band is searching for experienced pipers and drummers for the new season, said band spokesman Michael McLetchie.
Association backs plan for Riverside Meadows

Association backs plan for Riverside Meadows

A community association’s efforts to get rid of piecemeal zoning within one of Red Deer’s densest neighbourhoods appear to be paying off.

Safer transportation

Strobe lights are in place on all of the buses in the Red Deer Catholic Regional School Division.