Red Deer County

Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area, located at highways 2 and 42 east of Penhold in Red Deer County, has welcomed its 100,000th visitor.
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Junction 42 highway rest area hits 100,000 visitors

Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area located on Highway 2 east of Penhold

  • Oct 28, 2020


Red Deer County fish farm benefits from jump in Alberta fishing licences

Smoky Trout Farm Ltd. raises 200,000 fish each year


Central Alberta counties rebut taxpayer group’s spending criticism

Canadian Taxpayer Federation’s budget critique does not tell whole story, says counties


Some Red Deer County residents oppose a gravel pit proposed for a flood-prone area

Howell’s Excavation co-owner says the proposal meets or exceeds standards

$20M fibre optic network on the way for Red Deer County

Better internet speed and reducing costs

Red Deer County urges government to maintain victim services funding

County joins other groups opposed to using victims services fund money for other uses

  • Jun 23, 2020

Springbrook skate park gets more financial help from Red Deer County

Construction expected to start this summer on $650,000 skate park

  • Jun 23, 2020

New abattoir approved near Innisfail

More meat processing capacity is badly needed in county, says council members

Red Deer County couple frustrated by proposed gravel pit

Couple unhappy area not identified as future gravel pit could now see one

Updated: Red Deer County freezes taxes

Tax rates won’t increase in 2020 to help residents facing financial hardship

Updated: Red Deer County freezes taxes to help residents cope with pandemic

County expects to bring in $2 million less in taxes because of slumping economy

Red Deer County man is intrigued by the ‘wonder and mystery’ of homing pigeons

Jeffrey Bondy wants to elevate the pigeon’s lowly reputation

Red Deer County boosts its borrowing power in light of energy industry troubles

County increases line of credit to $30 million to ensure worst-case scenario is covered

Red Deer-area farmers need this week’s rainfall

County ag specialist favours moderate showers— not a deluge

Tickets sold for 2019 Red Deer County farm tour

The Aug. 7 tour will focus on east end of County

Red Deer County holds the line on taxes

Council passes budget with no tax rate increases

  • May 7, 2019

Tree planting volunteers needed at Ellis Bird Farm

Arbour Day activities at Ellis Bird Farm

Municipalities oppose property-tax-free status for cannabis growers

Red Deer County waits for province to make changes