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Helipad’s possible closure mobilizes Sundre residents

It wasn’t just the possible closure of the Sundre helipad that drew more than 300 people to the Sundre Community Centre Tuesday night.
Benalto Fair and Pro Rodeo

Benalto Fair and Pro Rodeo

Morgan Grant of Granton, Ont., throws his calf before tying it for a 9.2-second time in tie down roping during morning slack competition at the Benalto Fair and Pro Rodeo on Saturday. In addition to rodeo events, the 92nd annual event sponsored by the Benalto Agricultural Society also featured bench shows of arts, crafts and baked goods, children`s events, a gymkhana and a Main Street tailgate sale put on by the Benalto Booster Club.
No official ruling yet on funnel cloud touchdown

No official ruling yet on funnel cloud touchdown

Weather specialists are expected to take more than a week to determine if a tornado or funnel cloud toppled trees and caused some structural damage just north of Red Deer on Saturday night.

City could ride high-speed rail to ‘Super Zone’

The Red Deer region stands to benefit from millions of dollars in new jobs and development when high speed rail runs between Calgary and Edmonton, says a report released on Monday.
Hillbilly wheels

Hillbilly wheels

Jerry Sutherland, left, admires Cliff Proctor’s Model T done up to resemble a hillbilly’s car.

Three Mile upgraded

Trails and amenities are being beefed up at Three Mile Bend off-leash dog park this summer.
Triple threat

Triple threat

Central Alberta must be a real hotbed of undiscovered musical theatre talent.No fewer than three area residents are singing, dancing and acting their way into the finals of CBC TV’s Triple Sensation.
Crash temporarily closes Hwy 11

Crash temporarily closes Hwy 11

A collision involving three vehicles temporarily closed Hwy 11, near Sylvan Lake, Sunday afternoon.
Funnel cloud sighting

Funnel cloud sighting

Saturday’s funnel cloud as it appeared behind Red Deer’s water tower. Central Park residents, just north of Red Deer, took cover Saturday night while a tornado or funnel cloud knocked down about 20 huge trees.
Twister touches down in Red Deer

Twister touches down in Red Deer

Central Park residents, just north of Red Deer, took cover Saturday night while a tornado or funnel cloud knocked down about 20 huge trees.