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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.
Nursing homes fight continues

Nursing homes fight continues

Protestors gathered in City Hall Park Tuesday to continue to try and change the provincial government's plans to shut down the Red Deer Nursing Home and Valley Park Manor.
Local swimmer wins big at recent Special Olympics

Local swimmer wins big at recent Special Olympics

At 18 years of age, Red Deerian Sam Rahbek-Ward has certainly faced his share of struggles. Born with cerebral palsy, there are constant physical challenges as he goes about his day to day routines.
Fundraiser for animal cancer

Fundraiser for animal cancer

A fundraiser is set to be held in Red Deer that will help pet owners who can't afford to pay for their animals to undergo cancer treatments.

Olds council delays voting on water business plan

Olds town council will be reviewing the business plan for the Mountain View Regional Water Services Commission following a presentation by top MVRWSC officials at Olds town council on March 14.

College considering partnering with humane society on shelter

Olds College is considering working in conjunction with the Airdrie and District Humane Society on establishing an animal shelter to be based on campus.

Hit-and-run in Bowden

Olds RCMP received a report that on Dec. 17, a white 1997 Ford Econoline van was struck while it was parked in the 1500 block of Westview Drive in Bowden.