Red Deer County

Businesses at Gasoline Alley West Centre I prepared for the centre’s grand opening on July 29. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Gasoline Alley becoming a destination in central Alberta

Gasoline Alley West Centre I celebrates grand opening

 

A fork on upon entering the Canyon Ski Resort property. The road to the left goes to the proposed site for the campground, and the road to the right goes down the hill to ski lodge and lifts. (Photo by Advocate staff)

Fewer campsites proposed for campground at Canyon Ski Resort for now

Red Deer County approves phase 1 of campground

 

Firefighters and emergency services workers helped celebrate Barry Young’s 85th birthday at Timberstone Mews on May 29. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Firefighters in central Alberta make birthdays special

A fire truck arriving outside your house is not normally good news.…

 

Pony chuckwagon events have been part of Westerner Days in the past. The 2021 fair is still anticipated to go ahead in some form, but Westerner Park organizers are still waiting for confirmation of Stage 3 reopening in Alberta. (Advocate file photo)

Red Deer County should do more to financially support Westerner Park: shareholder

Michael Donlevy is disappointed by the county’s refusal of a $1M grant request

Pony chuckwagon events have been part of Westerner Days in the past. The 2021 fair is still anticipated to go ahead in some form, but Westerner Park organizers are still waiting for confirmation of Stage 3 reopening in Alberta. (Advocate file photo)
Westerner Park CEO Mike Olesen is looking for $1 million in hopes of receiving a matching provincial grant to replace the Centrium’s ice making and climate control machinery. Red Deer County turned down a grant request on Tuesday. (Photo contributed)

Red Deer’s Westerner Park goes to Plan B to find $2 million for upgrades

Westerner Park seeking $1 million to apply for a matching provincial grant

Westerner Park CEO Mike Olesen is looking for $1 million in hopes of receiving a matching provincial grant to replace the Centrium’s ice making and climate control machinery. Red Deer County turned down a grant request on Tuesday. (Photo contributed)
The Sweet Market Esso gas station in Gasoline Alley has grand washrooms, worthy of being in the Top 5 in Canada. (Contributed photo)
The Sweet Market Esso gas station in Gasoline Alley has grand washrooms, worthy of being in the Top 5 in Canada. (Contributed photo)
Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area, located at highways 2 and 42 needs a roundabout, says Red Deer County. (Photo from Red Deer County)

Red Deer County frustrated province not doing enough to improve safety at Junction 42 truck stop

County believes a roundabout needed outside truck stop east of Penhold

Junction 42 Partnership Rest Area, located at highways 2 and 42 needs a roundabout, says Red Deer County. (Photo from Red Deer County)
The Red Deer Rebels celebrate a win, without fans in the stands during a WHL game this season. Red Deer County turned down on Tuesday a $1 million request form Westerner Park to go towards a $2.1 million project to upgrade the Centrium. (File photo by Advocate Staff)

Red Deer County turns down $1 million request to upgrade Westerner Park Centrium

Westerner Park hoped to match county contribution with $1 million provincial grant

The Red Deer Rebels celebrate a win, without fans in the stands during a WHL game this season. Red Deer County turned down on Tuesday a $1 million request form Westerner Park to go towards a $2.1 million project to upgrade the Centrium. (File photo by Advocate Staff)
Red Deer County has announced a road closure at Mckenzie Road roundabouts starting June 19. (Contributed)
Red Deer County has announced a road closure at Mckenzie Road roundabouts starting June 19. (Contributed)
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Fire ban lifted in Red Deer County

Permits required for all fires

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(Advocate file photo).
Red Deer County will hold a public hearing on April 13 to gather public input on proposed zero lot line home development in Liberty Landing. (Photo contributed)
Red Deer County will hold a public hearing on April 13 to gather public input on proposed zero lot line home development in Liberty Landing. (Photo contributed)
More businesses want to call Red Deer County home. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)
More businesses want to call Red Deer County home. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)

Business booming in Red Deer County despite COVID

County council approves business applications

More businesses want to call Red Deer County home. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)
More businesses want to call Red Deer County home. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)
Red Deer County council approved the 2021 paving contract. (File photo Advocate staff)

Red Deer County may consider ramping up road work

2021 contract awarded to Border Paving Ltd

Red Deer County council approved the 2021 paving contract. (File photo Advocate staff)
The next Red Deer County mayor after the October elections will make $96,926 and the six councillors will get $68,029. File photo

Red Deer County approves 6.5 per cent pay increase for future council

Increase will not take effect until after Oct. 18 elections

The next Red Deer County mayor after the October elections will make $96,926 and the six councillors will get $68,029. File photo
Charlyn Stanley and her seven-year-old daughter Kaia look at vegetables being sold during at the Gasoline Alley Farmers Market in November. ( File photo by Advocate staff)

Central Alberta farmers market now open three days a week

Shoppers supporting Gasoline Alley Farmers Market

Charlyn Stanley and her seven-year-old daughter Kaia look at vegetables being sold during at the Gasoline Alley Farmers Market in November. ( File photo by Advocate staff)
Advocate file photo

Red Deer County holds the line on taxes in 2021

County bumps up capital spending to take advantage of competitive construction climate

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(Red Deer Advocate file photo).

Red Deer County seeks public feedback on draft budget

Minimal impact on ratepayers was the goal

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Some Gasoline Alley businesses aren’t subjected to the same COVID restrictions as those imposed in Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Chamber of Commerce says businesses should be treated equally

New COVID-19 restrictions in place for some Red Deer businesses

Some Gasoline Alley businesses aren’t subjected to the same COVID restrictions as those imposed in Red Deer. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Part of the Gasoline Alley project includes an asphalt path to provide a safe route to the Liberty Landing residential area and local businesses.

Gasoline Alley getting $2-million upgrade

Red Deer County widening roads, installing a roundabout and building paths

Part of the Gasoline Alley project includes an asphalt path to provide a safe route to the Liberty Landing residential area and local businesses.