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Bashaw's Stars festival highlights long weekend

Bashaw's Stars festival highlights long weekend

Spend the May long weekend relishing the sounds of country, bluegrass and gospel at Bashaw's annual 'Festival of Stars'. The tunes come alive when more than 80 musicians hit the stage over the weekend. Guests can also enjoy free camping.
Renowned artist and teacher in Red Deer

Renowned artist and teacher in Red Deer

Jean Pederson is a distinguished Canadian painter. Based in Calgary, she's taught at Red Deer College and shown her work here too, but has travelled internationally to paint and promote art.
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.