Red Deer and Area

Innisfail Mounties arrest pair in stolen truck thanks to call from resident

By rdnewsNOW staff
February 20, 2018 - 6:02am Updated: February 20, 2018 - 3:27pm

A tip from a local resident led to Mounties arresting two people in a stolen vehicle last week near Pine Lake.

It was just before 6 p.m. last Thursday when Innisfail RCMP received a call about a suspicious vehicle stuck in the ditch near the Whispering Pines golf course.

The Town of Sylvan Lake has launched Reimagine Sylvan, a Sustainable Waterfront Area Redevelopment Plan which aims to gather public input over the next several months on how Sylvan Lakers would like to see their waterfront improved and attract new businesses to the downtown and tourist opportunities throughout the community.
The Town of Sylvan Lake has launched Reimagine Sylvan, a Sustainable Waterfront Area Redevelopment Plan which aims to gather public input over the next several months on how Sylvan Lakers would like to see their waterfront improved and attract new businesses to the downtown and tourist opportunities throughout the community. Sheldon Spackman

'Reimagine Sylvan' aims to redevelop town's waterfront

By Sheldon Spackman
February 18, 2018 - 11:33am

The Town of Sylvan Lake is embarking on one of the most exciting projects in its history with the launch of ‘Reimagine Sylvan’.

Over 175 concerned citizens, municipal leaders, elected officials and representatives from various stakeholder groups attended the Red Deer - Lacombe Rural Crime Watch AGM & Symposium at the Lacombe Memorial Centre February 16 & 17.
Over 175 concerned citizens, municipal leaders, elected officials and representatives from various stakeholder groups attended the Red Deer - Lacombe Rural Crime Watch AGM & Symposium at the Lacombe Memorial Centre February 16 & 17. Sheldon Spackman

Rural crime the focus of Lacombe symposium

By Sheldon Spackman
February 17, 2018 - 3:29pm

Rural crime prevention was the focus of a forum held at the Lacombe Memorial Centre this weekend.

It began Friday night and continued Saturday with over 175 people in attendance and representation from numerous municipalities and stakeholder groups throughout the region.

Many central Albertans will be taking to the outdoors this Family Day Long Weekend. Numerous communities throughout the region have several activities planned to mark the occasion.
Many central Albertans will be taking to the outdoors this Family Day Long Weekend. Numerous communities throughout the region have several activities planned to mark the occasion. City of Red Deer

Family Day Long Weekend activities in central Alberta

By Sheldon Spackman
February 16, 2018 - 4:46pm Updated: February 19, 2018 - 9:26am

Central Albertans will be able to keep themselves busy over the Family Day Long Weekend with numerous communities hosting special events to mark the occasion.

Grade 6 - 9 students at St. Francis of Assisi Middle School in Red Deer take part in an All Day Hockey Game Friday to raise money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation's Terry Fox Profile Program.
Grade 6 - 9 students at St. Francis of Assisi Middle School in Red Deer take part in an All Day Hockey Game Friday to raise money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation's Terry Fox Profile Program. Sheldon Spackman

All Day Hockey Game at St. Francis raising money for Alberta Cancer Foundation

By Sheldon Spackman
February 16, 2018 - 1:13pm

Student’s at Red Deer’s St. Francis of Assisi Middle School came together on Friday to help raise money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation by taking part in an All Day Hockey Game.

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