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Treasures from crazy places

Treasures from crazy places

“You just never know,” says Anna Stanton. You never know when you’ll find an old treasure hiding in somebody’s yard or garage.

Rocky VLT debate possible

Both sides in the video lottery terminal issue look forward to a debate if one is called on whether the machines should be returned to Rocky Mountain House.
The beat of the moment

The beat of the moment

Grandview Elementary grade four student Josh Helder, 10, keeps the beat going as he participates in a music class on Thursday.
Kayakers emerge

Kayakers emerge

Pat Mulrooney leads his wife Tara through the tunnel separating Three Mile Bend’s lagoons Thursday. Hoping to eventually retire to the West Coast, the couple bought kayaks now to learn how to handle them on placid waters before taking out into the Pacific Occean.

Ombudsman wants fairness

Alberta Ombudsman Gord Button is insisting the province’s Out-of-Country Health Services Appeal Panel re-examine funding requests from two Red Deer families.
Affordable housing going up in the Valley

Affordable housing going up in the Valley

A project estimated to cost more than $5 million would see the Rancher’s Valley Inn in downtown Red Deer rise two floors and provide as many as 85 affordable housing suites.

Stelmach defies critics, says spring sitting went 'very well'

Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach is defying critics by saying the spring sitting of the legislature went “very well” and he’s proud of what his government accomplished.
Cleaning for Blackfalds Days

Cleaning for Blackfalds Days

Big M Shows labourer Priscilla Badger scrubs grease and dirt from a tarp destined to decorate the company’s Ferris wheel outside the Blackfalds Multi-plex Wednesday.
A better heritage

A better heritage

The City of Red Deer is looking to invest millions of dollars in upgrades at a horseriding recreation area on Red Deer’s west end.

Feds take a pass

The federal government has denied economic stimulus dollars for a water treatment project and a multi-million-dollar rink in Red Deer.