Red Deer and Area

The sun appears to be setting on the Kinex Arena's life.
The sun appears to be setting on the Kinex Arena's life. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Kinex Arena's death imminent, council hears during 2019 Capital Budget talks

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
November 19, 2018 - 5:57pm

The Kinex Arena in downtown Red Deer is likely on its last breaths.

On Monday, city council began deliberating the 2019 Capital Budget and heard from staff that the Kinex will cease to be operational within the next five years.

The new QE2 / Gaetz Avenue Interchange has opened in Red Deer. The new interchange is said to improve safety and traffic flow in the area.
The new QE2 / Gaetz Avenue Interchange has opened in Red Deer. The new interchange is said to improve safety and traffic flow in the area. Alberta Transportation

New Highway 2/Gaetz Ave. Interchange officially opens

By rdnewsNOW staff
November 19, 2018 - 1:51pm

The long-awaited opening of the new QE2 / Gaetz Avenue Interchange in Red Deer has now arrived.

Alberta Transportation officials say the new interchange will improve traffic flow and safety for highway travellers, local residents and commuters and businesses in the Red Deer area.

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