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Fun for families at the Children's Festival

Fun for families at the Children's Festival

More than 7,500 people are expected to attend this year's 4th Annual Central Alberta Children's Festival June 3 – 5.
New youth choir launching in Red Deer

New youth choir launching in Red Deer

Local music teacher and choir director Lisa Ward is branching out further with the start-up of a new community choir for youth ages 14 to 21.
Courageous cancer fighters

Courageous cancer fighters

Red Deer resident Cheryl Riley never expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer. And although her mother and aunt had battled the disease, it was still a shock when the doctor called Riley, 59, with the news in the winter of 2008.
Christian artist charged in brutal sex assault

Christian artist charged in brutal sex assault

A local Christian artist has been charged with sexual assault against a physically disabled man, who police said was afflicted with cerebral palsy and defenceless in a wheelchair. At about 9:55 a.m. on Aug.

Two men seriously stabbed downtown

Three males have been arrested in connection to a double stabbing incident early Thursday morning that left two men in serious condition. At about 3 a.m. on Aug.

Tragic accident claims life of City boy

RCMP investigators are probing the tragic death of a City boy who died after an apparent accident at a local industrial park. At about 3:50 p.m.
Penhold teen found dead on Hwy. 2A

Penhold teen found dead on Hwy. 2A

RCMP are waiting for the results of an autopsy to positively determine the death of a Penhold youth who was found lifeless along the side of Hwy. 2A just outside the Red Deer city limits. RCMP Sgt.
Mountie assailant gets six years

Mountie assailant gets six years

A man who struck an Innisfail RCMP officer with his vehicle during a high speed chase on the QE II Hwy. has been sentenced to six years in jail.
Ross St. closed for the weekend

Ross St. closed for the weekend

Partial albino robin spotted near Red Deer

Partial albino robin spotted near Red Deer

A rare find has been seen flying around Central Alberta. The partial albino robin has been spotted southwest of Sylvan Lake. It was born this summer and has about four other siblings, all of which look like an average robin.