Red Deer and Area

Taken Friday evening of a storm which formed west of Rimbey and made its way towards Ponoka.
Taken Friday evening of a storm which formed west of Rimbey and made its way towards Ponoka. Austin Harrison

UPDATE: Tornado Watch ended for Red Deer area, hail hits region hard

By rdnewsNOW staff
July 13, 2018 - 11:56am Updated: July 14, 2018 - 8:09am

As of 8:35 p.m. Environment Canada says the Tornado Watch, which went into effect around 2:30 Friday afternoon, has ended.

Environment Canada reported the following hail sizes and wind speeds:

Unofficial by-election results from the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding on Thursday show UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen will be the next MLA for the riding, winning nearly 82 per cent of the vote.
Unofficial by-election results from the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding on Thursday show UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen will be the next MLA for the riding, winning nearly 82 per cent of the vote. Sheldon Spackman

Dreeshen wins Innisfail-Sylvan Lake by-election

By Sheldon Spackman
July 13, 2018 - 1:13am Updated: July 13, 2018 - 8:32am

The voters of Innisfail – Sylvan Lake have elected UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen as their new MLA.

Unofficial results show Dreeshen garnering 8,033 votes in Thursday’s by-election, nearly 82 per cent of eligible voters who cast a ballot.

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