Red Deer County

The walls of the new hospital at the Medicine River Wildlife Centre went up on February 16.
The walls of the new hospital at the Medicine River Wildlife Centre went up on February 16. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Medicine River Wildlife Centre denied grant money for new roof

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
April 25, 2018 - 5:32pm

The Medicine River Wildlife Centre received some tough news this week.

The animal rehabilitation facility was informed they will not receiving any money from this year’s Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) grant.

Red Deer County residents in need of sandbags can get them at the community halls in Markerville and Spruceview.
Red Deer County residents in need of sandbags can get them at the community halls in Markerville and Spruceview. rdnewsNOW / Troy Gillard

Evacuation order ended for Silver Lagoon, county still watching water levels closely

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
April 24, 2018 - 3:07pm

As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, Red Deer County says the voluntary evacuation of Silver Lagoon subdivision is rescinded but the boil water advisory for Silver Lagoon and Red Lodge Estates remains in effect until further notice.

Inset: Submitted / Background: Tyler MacPherson

Broncos coach remembered by Red Deer sister as a man of God and integrity

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
April 14, 2018 - 11:17am

Darcy Haugan, the 42-year-old head coach of the Humboldt Broncos, was remembered Saturday at his funeral in the grieving Saskatchewan city.

He was one of 16 people who died as a result of the horrific crash which happened eight long days ago on Highway 35 between Humboldt and Nipawin.

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