Red Deer and Area

Photo: Kent Fuller

Red Deer Man Glad To Be Home Following Fort McMurray Evacuation

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
May 4, 2016 - 9:30pm Updated: May 5, 2016 - 11:43am

A Red Deer man is just happy to be home with his wife and kids after escaping the devastating Fort McMurray wildfire.

Kent Fuller was at a Finning work site about seven kilometres north of Fort McMurray when he was told to get out Tuesday afternoon.

Job Cuts Coming as Wolf Creek Public Schools Tries To Balance Budget

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
May 3, 2016 - 10:48am

PONOKA - Wolf Creek Public Schools say job cuts will be needed in order to balance their budget for the next school year.

The division used reserves to cover a $2.2-million deficit for the current 2015-16 school year. Estimates have the deficit growing to $2.6-million for next year.