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Student art shows

Student art shows

Dale Moostoos’ painting titled Can I, Can I, Can I Just? is one of many pieces on exhibit in two locations in Red Deer. The Student Show, featuring works by students from the Red Deer College Visual Arts Department is now on exhibit runs at both the Red Deer Museum and the Library at Red Deer College.

RCMP investigating two recent deaths on area highways

Central Alberta RCMP are investigating two separate deaths on area highways.The most recent occurred Wednesday evening near the city when a 17-year-old male from Red Deer was killed in a fatal collision.
Season opener

Season opener

Payton Lagrange keeps the ball in his sights as he and his schoolmates play a game of soccer in the field outside Maryview Elementary School on Wednesday. With the recent return of warm daytime temperatures, students at the school have moved their snow soccer back onto the grass.

Cancer clinic addition included in health spending

Tuesday’s provincial budget confirmed that Red Deer’s cancer clinic will still get an addition to add three radiation treatments rooms.
Vintage motorcycle swap

Vintage motorcycle swap

With the help of several of his friends, Fraiser Wilson, left, loads one of two 1967 Honda motorbikes onto his truck. Wilson picked up the two bikes at the Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group’s 13th-annual Spring Motorcycle Swap, Sunday at the Agricentre.
In the bank

In the bank

Red Deer Food Bank volunteer co-ordinator Iris Boyd pulls a box of breakfast cereal out of a collection bin at the Real Canadian Superstore in Red Deer on Tuesday. Over the past two weeks Superstore customers and staff have raised a total of 372 kg. of food and $977.59 in cash for the food bank during the stores national coast to coast food drive campaign.

Seniors urged to mobilize over proposed drug plan

Seniors were urged to flood the offices of MLAs and government ministers with letters protesting a new drug plan that links the amount some people pay to their income.
Hooves and horns

Hooves and horns

The Hooves and Horns Bullarama was held at the Rimbey Community Centre on Saturday night.
Powersports food bank barbecue

Powersports food bank barbecue

Dominic Zyla, left, Alice Kolesnyk and Larry Mazzei serve up hamburgers and hot dogs for the Red Deer Food Bank at Red Deer Powersports Saturday. The volunteers found themselves cooking and serving steadily as customers lined up outside the Burnt Lake Business Park outlet to make donations over the lunch hour.
No shirt required

No shirt required

Avery Hawthorn, 14, of Blackfalds ollies over the steps at the town’s skateboard park Monday afternoon. As temperatures climbed to 12C, Hawthorn and his friend Kyle Foran (not shown) took advantage of the warm weather and hit the park for some early season riding.