Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)

A new parklet has opened up at the intersection near Alexander Way and Little Gaetz Avenue. (Leanne Murray / RDNewsNOW)

Parklet Pilot Project Unveiled in Downtown Red Deer

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
August 10, 2016 - 12:35pm

A new spot has opened up downtown for those who wish to sit and have lunch or relax and enjoy the atmosphere of downtown.
 
The Downtown Business Association unveiled the first parklet pilot project this morning at Alexander Way and Little Gaetz.
 

Red Deer's new rainbow crosswalk unveiled the morning of August 8, 2016 shown here with skid marks on it the same afternoon. It has since been repainted. (Photos submitted by Joe Whitbread)

Pride Crosswalks Repainted After Suspected Vandalism

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
August 9, 2016 - 2:22pm Updated: August 9, 2016 - 3:14pm

At least one of Red Deer's two new rainbow crosswalks had to be touched up this morning, just a day after they were unveiled to the public.
 
On Monday afternoon, a photo surfaced showing skid marks across one of them.
 

L-R: City Manager Craig Curtis, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes, Pride Society's Joel Graham, Councillor Paul Harris, Pride Society's Serge Gingras, and Councillors Lynne Mulder and Ken Wong help unveil Red Deer's first rainbow crosswalks on August 8, 2016. (Josh Hall / RDNewsNOW)

Downtown Red Deer Gets Infusion of Colour to Mark Pride Week

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
August 8, 2016 - 9:31am Updated: August 8, 2016 - 7:59pm

Pride Week doesn't officially get underway until Saturday here in central Alberta, but our local Pride Society had a big unveil this morning downtown.

At Little Gaetz Avenue and Ross Street is where you'll now find Red Deer's first two rainbow crosswalks.

Team Alberta's entry into the Warrior Peewee Boys Lacrosse Championship of Canada arrives at the tournament in Whitby, Ontario July 31, 2016. (Lorae Couchman)

Team Alberta Wraps Up National Championships in Ontario

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
August 7, 2016 - 7:52pm

Alberta lacrosse teams had varying levels of success at national championships this past week.

Red Deer's Jackson Hall and Traford Couchman were part of the peewee squad competing in Whitby, Ontario.

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