Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)

Left: Brandon Keown (second from right) with his family on Mother's Day 2017, and pictured again on the right.
Left: Brandon Keown (second from right) with his family on Mother's Day 2017, and pictured again on the right. Submitted

Friends want man who died in crash remembered as caring, generous

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
July 12, 2018 - 1:00pm

Friends of a man who died in a crash late last month in Red Deer describe him as a gentle person who would go to great lengths to help others.

On June 29, 27-year-old Brandon Keown died after fleeing police, striking another vehicle in an intersection and crashing into a tree.

On day three of Kids and Kops, campers and police members joined up for a fun event at Red Deer's Bower Ponds before heading to Innisfail for a K-9 demo.
On day three of Kids and Kops, campers and police members joined up for a fun event at Red Deer's Bower Ponds before heading to Innisfail for a K-9 demo. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Kids and Kops molding youth for 11th year

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
July 11, 2018 - 12:05pm

A long-running program in Blackfalds is teaching young kids not only what a day in the life of a police officer looks like, but also how to make healthy life choices.

An example of what the front of a home may look like under the amended R1WS regulations -- the garage flush with the rest of the house.
An example of what the front of a home may look like under the amended R1WS regulations -- the garage flush with the rest of the house. City of Red Deer

Council briefs: Single-family dwellings get a makeover

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
July 10, 2018 - 11:35am Updated: July 10, 2018 - 3:27pm

City council gave third reading Monday of a bylaw amendment changing the way single-family dwellings may look in new neighbourhoods.

R1WS, an alternate to R1, is an option for developers such as Melcor, who will use it for the Evergreen neighbourhood north of St. Joseph high school.

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