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Red Deer businessman reserves plea in firearms charges

A Red Deer businessman charged with several firearms offences reserved his plea for three weeks when he appeared in court on Wednesday.

Bison on the loose in Lacombe area

Police are warning Lacombe area residents to be wary of a bison that is roaming in the area.
Trouble with trees

Trouble with trees

Karen and Ian Duduman’s garage might as well have a bulls-eye.
'No chance at a warning' says BVJ visitor

'No chance at a warning' says BVJ visitor

Jake Begin won’t soon forget his first trip to the Big Valley Jamboree.
Colourful Walk

Colourful Walk

Marion Scick, left, and Elaine Dunn of Red Deer had the opportunity Friday to take a stroll through City Hall Park to admire the flowers and were not disappointed. We are very lucky to have this park said the ladies who often visit the park when they go to the library located next to City Hall.
Sawfly alert

Sawfly alert

Red Deer residents are being urged to hunt down a pest that’s taking a toll on spruce trees — especially young ones in new neighbourhoods.

Woman wins $322,836 at Red Deer casino

One lucky lady cashed out in a big way at Red Deer's Jackpot Casino on Saturday night.Julie Vuong won the Caribbean Stud jackpot totalling $322,836.76.
Jamboree ends in tragedy

Jamboree ends in tragedy

Construction cranes replaced country music fans Sunday at Alberta’s Big Valley Jamboree as workers cleaned up after a devastating storm that smashed into the main concert stage, killing one person and injuring as many as 75 others.
Speedy storm tears up region

Speedy storm tears up region

Hail as large as golf balls and winds of up to 120 km/h were reported in Central Alberta during a thunderstorm that ripped through the province early Saturday evening.
‘Huckster’ tugs at drivers’ heart strings

‘Huckster’ tugs at drivers’ heart strings

In 1949, the Chevrolet Canopy Express used to pick up vegetables headed to a West Virginia market. But during the Rock’n Red Deer event this weekend at Westerner Park, the little green half-ton truck was stealing the hearts of attendees.