Infrastructure

A Nov. 24 photo of the new Elks Lodge in Leslieville currently under construction.
A Nov. 24 photo of the new Elks Lodge in Leslieville currently under construction. Supplied

New Elks Lodge taking shape in Leslieville

By Sheldon Spackman
December 17, 2018 - 2:20pm Updated: December 17, 2018 - 6:03pm

Construction is progressing well on a new Elks Lodge in Leslieville to replace the one destroyed by fire last year.

Dave Clough, secretary for the Leslieville Elks, says the new building’s exterior is finished with their focus now on the interior.

Road flooding in Red Deer County, April 24, 2018.
Road flooding in Red Deer County, April 24, 2018. Red Deer County

Alberta gets federal disaster mitigation funding

By rdnewsNOW staff
December 17, 2018 - 12:48pm

More than two dozen Alberta communities including Red Deer are getting funding for new and replacement flood mapping to support emergency response and long-term planning.

The federal government has announced $8.7 million through the National Disaster Mitigation Program for 18 projects.

The Setters Place outdoor ice facility is set to open to the public this Monday, Dec. 17.
The Setters Place outdoor ice facility is set to open to the public this Monday, Dec. 17. City of Red Deer

Outdoor ice surfaces open, Setters Place on Monday

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 15, 2018 - 10:57am

Outdoor ice surfaces in Red Deer are ready to enjoy, including at Bower Ponds.

The City reminds skaters that they should be wearing helmets at all times.

Hockey is not permitted at Bower Ponds, nor at the city's newest outdoor ice facility. 

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