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This week, Express reporter Mark Weber asked Councillor Larry Pimm questions regarding his thoughts on City council's recent adoption of the River Valley Tributaries Park Concept Plan.

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This week, Express reporter Erin Fawcett has asked Councillor Lynne Mulder questions regarding the preliminary design for the Gaetz Ave. revitalization project. "I really like what it does for our downtown," said Mulder.

Plenty of questions for Rebels new season

By the time this newspaper reaches your doorstep, we'll have exactly 11 days until the Western Hockey League season is upon us. Training camp for the Red Deer Rebels kicks off on Aug.

Creating a smoke-free generation in Alberta

After helping to "but out" a billion cigarettes over the past three years – enough cigarettes to circle the world twice if placed end to end – the provincial government was a worthy recipient of the recent Tobacco Reduction Achievement Award.

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This week, Express reporter Erin Fawcett has asked Councillor Lynne Mulder questions regarding the new facility for the SPCA and its benefit to the community. "I think it's made an enormous difference," said Mulder.

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This week Express reporter Erin Fawcett has asked former Councillor Vesna Higham questions regarding the upcoming election and why there doesn't seem to be much interest in it so far. "The tighter economy's likely a factor.
Boyden family had adventurous pioneer spirit

Boyden family had adventurous pioneer spirit

Central Alberta is one of the finest agricultural heartlands in the entire world. This wonderful distinction is based in a large part in the hard work and commitment to the community of our early pioneers.

Trouble with troubling stories

I have been pondering the implications of two recent articles – 'Home away from home' (Aug. 11) and 'Justice is not being served?' (Aug. 4). In the first article, our two MLAs are shown while touring the new seniors' facility which is very nice.

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This week, Express reporter Erin Fawcett has asked Councillor Buck Buchanan questions regarding the new ambassador program for the City's downtown. "They are virtually a Walmart greeter in the City's downtown," said Buchanan.

Small change in new space makes big impact

With all the water and destruction in our basement we have barely had time to enjoy being outside this summer so my husband finally said 'that's it' and got to work on our new fire pit area.