Sheldon Spackman and Josh Hall

Students at Khatoon Qala Girls and Boys School
Students at Khatoon Qala Girls and Boys School A Better World

A Better World seeking support to finish Afghan school projects

By Sheldon Spackman and Josh Hall
March 26, 2018 - 5:14pm Updated: March 29, 2018 - 8:38am

A Lacombe-based humanitarian organization that makes investments into improving the lives of people in developing countries is looking for your support in completing one of its major projects this year.

Kale Howarth, 20, of Red Deer has been named to this year's First Team All-Stars in the BCHL. The 6'5, 207 lbs forward plays for the Trail Smoke Eaters.
Kale Howarth, 20, of Red Deer has been named to this year's First Team All-Stars in the BCHL. The 6'5, 207 lbs forward plays for the Trail Smoke Eaters. Trail Smoke Eaters

Red Deer hockey player named to BCHL's First Team All-Stars

By Sheldon Spackman and Josh Hall
March 16, 2018 - 11:25am Updated: March 16, 2018 - 1:16pm

A hockey player from Red Deer has been named to the British Columbia Hockey League’s First All-Star Team for the 2017-2018 season.

The Geminids meteor shower as seen from the US Virgin Islands Wednesday night. Calgary-based photographer Stuart Milliner is there doing damage assessment-related work following the recent hurricanes.
The Geminids meteor shower as seen from the US Virgin Islands Wednesday night. Calgary-based photographer Stuart Milliner is there doing damage assessment-related work following the recent hurricanes. Stuart Milliner

Look up tonight to see tail end of Geminids meteor shower

By Sheldon Spackman and Josh Hall
December 14, 2017 - 5:13pm

Central Albertans will have another chance tonight to view what is described as one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year.

Charges are pending in a suspected drunk driving crash in downtown Red Deer early Saturday morning Dec 9. RCMP confirm a truck involved in a hit and run later struck a concrete barrier near Hudson's Pub.
Charges are pending in a suspected drunk driving crash in downtown Red Deer early Saturday morning Dec 9. RCMP confirm a truck involved in a hit and run later struck a concrete barrier near Hudson's Pub. Blair Cramer

UPDATE: RCMP take two alleged impaired drivers into custody Saturday morning

By Sheldon Spackman and Josh Hall
December 9, 2017 - 11:46am Updated: December 12, 2017 - 10:07am

Charges are pending in a suspected drunk driving crash in downtown Red Deer late Friday night.