Red Deer and Area

Central Albertans enjoyed the sunshine, baby animals, barrel-train rides, tractors, antiques and local heritage during the annual Spring on the Farm event held at Sunnybrook Farm and Museum on Saturday.
Central Albertans enjoyed the sunshine, baby animals, barrel-train rides, tractors, antiques and local heritage during the annual Spring on the Farm event held at Sunnybrook Farm and Museum on Saturday. Sheldon Spackman

Local families enjoy Spring on the Farm at Sunnybrook

By Sheldon Spackman
May 26, 2018 - 5:35pm

It was a day filled with sunshine, baby animals, tractors, trains and children at Sunnybrook Farm and Museum in Red Deer on Saturday.

Red Deerians enjoyed some sunshine and sweet deals at the Big 105 and The Drive Garage Sale on Saturday. Profits from the sale of the donated items will go to Ronald McDonald House of Central Alberta. Officials $2,543.15 was raised.
Red Deerians enjoyed some sunshine and sweet deals at the Big 105 and The Drive Garage Sale on Saturday. Profits from the sale of the donated items will go to Ronald McDonald House of Central Alberta. Officials $2,543.15 was raised. Sheldon Spackman

Big 105 and The Drive Garage Sale nets over $2,500 for Ronald McDonald House of Central Alberta

By Sheldon Spackman
May 26, 2018 - 3:23pm

Local garage salers helped out a great cause and made off with some sweet deals at the Big 105 and The Drive Garage Sale on Saturday.

Hayley Christen outlines to students at Barrie Wilson Elementary School in Red Deer how important it is to remember the lives of Aboriginal children who went missing or died while in Canada's residential schools. Remembering the Children Day will take place in Red Deer June 11.
Hayley Christen outlines to students at Barrie Wilson Elementary School in Red Deer how important it is to remember the lives of Aboriginal children who went missing or died while in Canada's residential schools. Remembering the Children Day will take place in Red Deer June 11. Sheldon Spackman

Victims of residential schools to be remembered in Red Deer June 11

By Sheldon Spackman
May 26, 2018 - 1:45pm

Students at Red Deer’s Ecole Barrie Wilson Elementary School took time on Friday to learn more about a day set aside to honour the lives of Aboriginal children who died or went missing while attending residential schools.

Lyndon Olsen (left) pleaded guilty to criminal negligence with a firearm causing death in the Feb. 2017 death of Randee Stewart (right).
Lyndon Olsen (left) pleaded guilty to criminal negligence with a firearm causing death in the Feb. 2017 death of Randee Stewart (right).

‘Remorseful’ Olsen sentenced for accidental shooting death of Red Deer woman

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
May 25, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lyndon Olsen says he’d never do anything to harm Randee Stewart, and that he loved her.

Unfortunately, Olsen’s careless actions led to Stewart being shot and killed in Red Deer on Feb. 1, 2017.

Friday marked the first Food Truck Friday of the year in Red Deer and it will now take place in the parking lot of Carnival Cinemas from 11 am - 2 pm each Friday over the summer. Friday's event was held in conjunction with 'Waskasoo's' 17th birthday celebration, the 2019 Canada Winter Games mascot.
Friday marked the first Food Truck Friday of the year in Red Deer and it will now take place in the parking lot of Carnival Cinemas from 11 am - 2 pm each Friday over the summer. Friday's event was held in conjunction with 'Waskasoo's' 17th birthday celebration, the 2019 Canada Winter Games mascot. Sheldon Spackman

Food Truck Fridays kicks off new season at new location

By Sheldon Spackman
May 25, 2018 - 1:32pm Updated: May 25, 2018 - 7:43pm

Today's kickoff for the 2018 edition of Food Truck Fridays featured a special birthday celebration.

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