Red Deer and Area

The northside community centre, which will eventually be renamed, is close to being finished.
The northside community centre, which will eventually be renamed, is close to being finished. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Pair of City recreation facilities to open soon

By Storrm Lennie
March 18, 2019 - 7:07pm

The City of Red Deer says it is on time and on budget for two new recreational facilities currently being built.

The Northside Community Centre and the Red Deer pickleball facility have both been under construction since 2018 and are set to open this summer.

Inspector Gerald Grobmeier has been announced as the new Officer in Charge for Red Deer's RCMP detachment. Grobmeier has been acting in the position since the departure of former Superintendent Ken Foster last month.
Inspector Gerald Grobmeier has been announced as the new Officer in Charge for Red Deer's RCMP detachment. Grobmeier has been acting in the position since the departure of former Superintendent Ken Foster last month. Supplied

New Superintendent for Red Deer RCMP

By rdnewsNOW staff
March 18, 2019 - 12:55pm Updated: March 19, 2019 - 9:28am

A new Officer in Charge has been announced for Red Deer’s RCMP detachment.

Interim City Manager Paul Goranson says Inspector Gerald Grobmeier officially takes over the post effective immediately.

Nazim Khan (centre) takes a moment for himself at the candlelight vigil held Saturday night at Red Deer City Hall.
Nazim Khan (centre) takes a moment for himself at the candlelight vigil held Saturday night at Red Deer City Hall. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Education over paranoia, local Muslims preach after NZ attacks

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
March 16, 2019 - 12:19pm Updated: March 18, 2019 - 9:42am

 

“Please do not fear Muslims.”

Those are the pleading words from Jawed Iqbal, spokesperson for the Red Deer Islamic Centre, and board member with the Central Alberta Islamic Cultural Association.

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