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The new Setters Place at Great Chief Park in Red Deer officially opened to the public with grand opening celebrations on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Activities included skating, broomball, snow shoeing, crafts, games, live entertainment and free food.
The new Setters Place at Great Chief Park in Red Deer officially opened to the public with grand opening celebrations on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Activities included skating, broomball, snow shoeing, crafts, games, live entertainment and free food. Sheldon Spackman

Setters Place at Great Chief Park celebrates grand opening

By Sheldon Spackman
January 20, 2018 - 3:27pm Updated: January 20, 2018 - 10:13pm

Saturday marked the official opening of Setters Place at Great Chief Park in Red Deer.

It was the City’s latest ribbon cutting of a major recreational facility upgrade in the community in the past two weeks, with the Servus Arena opening its doors to the public just last Saturday.

City council closes 2018 Operating Budget with 2.02% tax increase

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
January 19, 2018 - 9:00pm Updated: January 19, 2018 - 9:49pm

Red Deerians will have an increase to deal with on their property tax bill in 2018.

City council wrapped up Operating Budget debate Friday, landing at a 2.02 per cent increase, marginally higher than the 2.0 per cent hike City administration recommended in December.

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Parking rates, tickets going up starting Canada Day

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
January 18, 2018 - 6:44pm Updated: January 18, 2018 - 7:20pm

Pay parking in Red Deer will cost you a little more come July 1.

City council voted 6-3 during Operating Budget debate on Thursday to increase rates by 25 per cent, which will on average amount to an extra quarter per hour, and push rates to a maximum of $2/hr in certain areas.

A water leak has led to a dozen residences on 59 Avenue Crescent in Red Deer being under a Boil Water Advisory. The advisory was issued on January 15.
A water leak has led to a dozen residences on 59 Avenue Crescent in Red Deer being under a Boil Water Advisory. The advisory was issued on January 15. City of Red Deer

Boil Water Advisory for part of West Park

By Sheldon Spackman
January 18, 2018 - 2:01pm

A water leak has led to a dozen residences in Red Deer’s West Park neighbourhood being under a Boil Water Advisory,

According to the city’s website, the advisory was issued on January 15 and it will remain in place until water tests confirm no contamination to the water supply.

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