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Red Deer IDP changes slow annexation to city

New amendments are being brought forward to the Intermunicipal Development Plan for Red Deer County and the City of Red Deer that will slow the process of annexing land to the city.
Council votes to sell Westward Ho Campground in 2013

Council votes to sell Westward Ho Campground in 2013

Mountain View County council has directed administration to look at selling the Westward Ho Campground in October 2013.And with the five-year operating contract set to expire Dec.
Reed Ranch family restores what could be Alberta's oldest grain elevator

Reed Ranch family restores what could be Alberta's oldest grain elevator

When Raymond Dodd was a boy he and his brothers would mischievously sneak into the old grain elevator on their home property at the famed Reed Ranch.

Land buys ordered for Red Deer River berm

Mountain View County has taken the first step toward constructing a berm system that will protect downstream properties after the Red Deer River changed course in early summer.On Sept.

Bergen area resident dead after head-on collision

A two-vehicle collision on Hwy. 27 claimed the life of a retired businessman from the Bergen area.

P&P votes to forgive 2011 taxes for Bergen Store owners

Mountain View County councillors voted last week to cancel the 2011 property taxes for the owners of The Bergen Store after hearing how the couple has struggled to deal with flooding and sewage issues since buying the property in November 2007.

Council urged to fix dangerous Eagle Hill intersections

An Eagle Hill resident urged Mountain View County councillors last week to upgrade two intersections in the area that were deemed unsafe more than a year ago by an engineering firm.

Enrolment numbers hold steady in Chinook's Edge

Chinook's Edge School Division officials say they are buoyed by news that enrolment numbers have remained steady heading into the new school year.

Biofuel proposal for Antler Hill prompts development concerns

A number of Red Deer County residents are waiting to see what council has to say about the recommendations to approve a biofuel complex in Antler Hill, north of Innisfail.

Oil firm executive denied bail on home invasion charges

A Cremona man, a vice-president of a major western Canadian oil services company, has been denied bail on multiple charges he committed an early morning home invasion against his estranged wife and her boyfriend, who was allegedly ìpistol-whippedî in