Josh Hall and Troy Gillard

Mayor Richard Poole says The Town is very proud of the Sustainability in Action award they received from AUMA in 2017 for their work on Wadey House.
Mayor Richard Poole says The Town is very proud of the Sustainability in Action award they received from AUMA in 2017 for their work on Wadey House. rdnewsNOW file photo

Mayor Poole optimistic about Blackfalds in 2018

By Josh Hall and Troy Gillard
December 26, 2017 - 7:00am

With a population just shy of 10,000, the town of Blackfalds continues to have exciting prospects on the horizon.

Richard Poole, who was elected to the mayor's chair in October, says 2017 was a productive one and 2018 has a chance to be the same.

 

Executive Director of Safe Harbour, Kath Hoffman, speaks about the 20 new medical detox beds at Safe Harbour on Dec. 19, 2017. She was joined by Alberta's Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne.
Executive Director of Safe Harbour, Kath Hoffman, speaks about the 20 new medical detox beds at Safe Harbour on Dec. 19, 2017. She was joined by Alberta's Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Opioid detox beds officially open at Safe Harbour

By Josh Hall and Troy Gillard
December 19, 2017 - 1:13pm

The province has formally announced 20 upgraded detox beds for Red Deer’s Safe Harbour Society to provide better, faster treatment and new medical supports to central Albertans struggling with opioid dependencies.

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