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RDC was recognized with a Community Inclusion Award from Inclusion Alberta on Apr. 13. The award honours the college's efforts in supporting students with developmental disabilities pursue higher education.
RDC was recognized with a Community Inclusion Award from Inclusion Alberta on Apr. 13. The award honours the college's efforts in supporting students with developmental disabilities pursue higher education. Red Deer College

RDC honoured with Community Inclusion Award

By Sheldon Spackman
April 21, 2018 - 6:07pm

Red Deer College has been recognized for its commitment to including students with developmental disabilities pursue higher education.

On April 13, officials with RDC received Inclusion Alberta’s ‘Community Inclusion Award’ to honour those efforts.

The Diamond Willow Trail System in Ponoka has been temporarily closed due to rising water levels from spring run-off on the Battle River.
The Diamond Willow Trail System in Ponoka has been temporarily closed due to rising water levels from spring run-off on the Battle River. Town of Ponoka

Ponoka trail system closed from rising water levels on Battle River

By Sheldon Spackman
April 21, 2018 - 3:10pm

The Diamond Willow Trail System in the Town of Ponoka has been temporarily closed due to rising water levels from spring run-off on the Battle River.

As a result, Town officials advise the public to exercise caution in the Battle River Valley and adjacent low-lying areas.

The annual spring run-off of Piper Creek behind the Baymont Inn & Suites in downtown Red Deer has led to some localized flooding and City officials closing 43 Street to traffic between 48 Avenue and 49 Avenue. Residents are reminded to obey all signs posted in the area.
The annual spring run-off of Piper Creek behind the Baymont Inn & Suites in downtown Red Deer has led to some localized flooding and City officials closing 43 Street to traffic between 48 Avenue and 49 Avenue. Residents are reminded to obey all signs posted in the area. Sheldon Spackman

Spring run-off leads to downtown road closure

By Sheldon Spackman
April 21, 2018 - 2:45pm

Localized flooding from Piper Creek’s spring run-off in downtown Red Deer has led to a portion of 43 Street to be closed off to traffic for now.

Officials with the City of Red Deer say 43 Street has been closed between 48 Avenue and 49 Avenue in behind the Baymont Inn and Suites.

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