Red Deer and Area

Red Deer City Hall Park - Red Deer Lights the Night, Nov 18, 2017
Red Deer City Hall Park - Red Deer Lights the Night, Nov 18, 2017 Photo: rdnewswNow.com

Thousands attend Red Deer Lights the Night

By Sheldon Spackman
November 18, 2017 - 11:45pm Updated: November 19, 2017 - 8:02am

Red Deerians came out by the thousands Saturday night to enjoy what has become a much-loved tradition to kick-off the holiday season in our city.

‘Red Deer Lights the Night’, proudly presented by Stantec, was held at City Hall Park and along Ross Street next to the park.

Claire Stange was part of a group of Canadian high school students who attended the National War Memorial Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa.
Claire Stange was part of a group of Canadian high school students who attended the National War Memorial Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa. Submitted

Thurber student takes in Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
November 18, 2017 - 1:15pm

A Red Deer high school student has returned home from a once in a lifetime experience in Ottawa.
 
Claire Stange, a grade 11 student at Lindsay Thurber, spent a week in the nation's capital earlier this month participating in a program called Encounters With Canada.
 

There are questions whether Peter Toth (far left) actually served in the U.S. Military as he claims.
There are questions whether Peter Toth (far left) actually served in the U.S. Military as he claims. Facebook (St. Francis of Assisi Middle School)

Investigation underway into possible Remembrance Day imposter in Red Deer

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
November 17, 2017 - 6:59pm

An investigation is underway into whether a veteran who took part in Remembrance Day ceremonies at St. Francis of Assisi Middle School last week was an imposter.

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