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Local Author to Publish Sequel to Ukraine Mafia Thriller

A local author is getting set to publish a sequel to a book he wrote two years ago, based on his experience volunteering overseas. Former flight instructor, turned accountant, turned author Doug…

Gasoline Alley Service Road Along QE2 to Close for Good this Week

From Alberta Transportation: As construction continues on the Gaetz Avenue/Highway 2 interchange in Red Deer, the service road west of Gasoline Alley will close the week of July 23, weather…

Red Deer County Receives $160,000 for Emergency Preparedness

Handing out $2.6 million to six communities, the Alberta government wants to make sure the province is prepared for a disaster. The money will go to establishing "all-hazard" incident management…

RCMP Blackfalds Single Vehicle Rollover Results in Life Threatening Injuries

From Blackfalds RCMP: On July 18, 2018 shortly after 8 pm on a rural road south of Hwy 11a approx 1 mile, Blackfalds RCMP responded to a single vehicle rollover. The 4 occupants of the vehicle were…

Red Deer Filmmakers Pick up Two Awards in Nashville

Unveil Studios is a Red Deer based film company run by the Kooman brothers, Mathew, Andrew, and Daniel, who made the award winning film about human trafficking, She has a Name back in 2016. They were…

RCMP Request Public Assitance in Locating Missing Youth and Wanted Male Possibly In Red Deer Area

Swift Current Municipal RCMP request public assistance in locating missing youth 2018-07-191:45 p.m. The Swift Current Municipal RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 16…

Update: Charges Laid. Innisfail RCMP Remove 8 Dogs from Hotel, Arrest Female Suspect

From Innisfail RCMP, July 19th, 10:00 am: Innisfail RCMP have laid charges in relation to the seizure of eight dogs from a room at the Bluebird hotel in Innisfail Alberta. Karin Adams 46 yrs old of…

14-year-old Boy Missing from Red Deer

From Red Deer RCMP: Red Deer RCMP are asking for public assistance to locate 14 year old Keagan Chatwood. Keagan Chatwood was reported missing out of Red Deer on July 16 and RCMP wish to verify his…

Thieves steal $26,000 Worth of Tools from Store on Burnt Lake Drive

From Red Deer RCMP: Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify two men who broke into KMS Tools on Burnt Lake Drive in the early morning hours of July 16 and stole $26,000 worth of…

Ponoka Gathering Citizens Input on Waste and Recycling Program

The Town of Ponoka is looking to make some changes to their waste management and recycling program, with one suggestion being giving residents a green full organic compost cart they can use year…

Impairment, Sale, and Consumption: LA County Mulls Cannabis Concerns

Lacombe County is busy gathering information about what their residents think and feel about the upcoming legalization of marijuana. On Tuesday night a public meeting was held at the Bentley…

Red Deer RCMP arrest driver after pedestrian hit and run

From Red Deer RCMP: July 17, 2018. Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP have arrested a woman after a pedestrian hit and run on 59 Avenue sent a male pedestrian to hospital with critical injuries this…

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