Recent notable deaths: John Heard, Chester Bennington, Martin Landau, more

Actor Frank Pellegrino, with notable roles in "The Sopranos" and "Goodfellas," lost a battle with lung cancer on Feb. 1, 2017 at the age of...

Yurgine-Johnston: Dogs seem to have an unbreakable bond with their owners

Ken: Americans spent about $3 trillion on healthcare last year. Washington is tied in knots trying to figure out how to significantly cut that figure.

Discovery Canyon: Red Deer's Canada 150 legacy project officially reopens

Mayor Tara Veer, City staff and a good-sized group of Red Deerians made it out to take in the festivities before the party was rained...

Karen Stanek Johnston

, 71, of Tryon, North Carolina, died Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Mission Hospital, Asheville, North Carolina from a stroke. She was born in Sharon,...

Red Deer Reads unveils 2017 winning title

The title was unveiled Wednesday outside the library's downtown branch where Mayor Tara Veer was on hand and free copies of the book were given...

Warming centre gets two-year permit

(subscription)Paul Harris said he preferred a one-year operational permit and was the only councillor to vote against the warming centre resolution. A few local...

Councillor Handley looking to slow down speed on green tickets

By introducing a notice of motion Monday night, Tanya Handley says the City should delay the issuing of fines generated by speed on green cameras...

City Councillor Dianne Wyntjes seeks third term

Current Red Deer City Councillor Dianne Wyntjes will be seeking her third term in October. “For me it is a passion for politics, giving back...

John 'Buck' Elmer Buchanan

MISSOULA -- John “Buck” Elmer Buchanan passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017, peacefully at Riverside Health Care with family and friends by his side. Buck...

City Council demands more time for drug consumption site study

(subscription)Dianne Wyntjes said she was really frustrated by the push to get the study and consultation done in only 21 days. “Supervised consumption sites...

"Do the right thing," council urges health minister regarding Red Deer Regional Hospital

"Do the right thing," council urges health minister regarding Red Deer Regional HospitalA Red Deer city councillor has taken one more stand in calling on...

Red Deer City Council incumbent Lawrence Lee seeks re-election

Red Deer City Councillor Lawrence Lee will be seeking re-election for the coming term. “Having served a first term, you realize that the City's a...

Despite ailment, Buchanan active with Fishers of Men

For Buck Buchanan, serving as the Fishers of Men Eastern North Carolina Director is a labor of love. That was evident on Saturday afternoon at...

Incumbent Lynne Mulder set to run for council in this fall's election

Red Deer City council incumbent Lynne Mulder is officially in the municipal election race when voters head to the polls this October. Mulder was first...

UPDATED: City council hopefuls enter election race

Matt Chapin is running for a council seat for a third time. He also ran for mayor in 2013. Current Red Deer city councillors Buck...

Our Canadian Stories: Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer

(subscription) (subscription)With the 150 anniversary of confederation upon us, many Canadians are reflecting on either their origins in the country we are fortunate to...

From China to Red Deer — Frank Wong's Canadian experience

(subscription) (subscription)Frank Wong, who came here from China as a child to be the “breadwinner” for his family, believes Canada was and is still...

Tanya Handley announces her candidacy for the fall election

City Councillor Tanya Handley hopes to continue the work she has already done on council as she announces she will seek re-election this fall. “I...

Red Deer city council looks back at Mother Nature's 'hardball'

Red Deer City Councillor Lawrence Lee hit the nail on the head as it relates to last week's massive windstorm that throttled Red Deer. “Mother...

Claudie “Buck” Buchanan, age 76, of Heidenheimer died Thursday, June 15

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Yurgine-Johnston: Trump won. Now what happens?

Ken: Biggest upset since Truman beat Dewey in 1948 — Trump wins all the battleground states and totals 290 electoral votes becoming the president-elect. The...

Feasibility study for performing arts and cultural centre in Red Deer set for 2017

(subscription)Next year arts and culture groups will have an opportunity to tell the city what kind of performing arts centre/cultural facility is needed in...

Driver causes rollover on Highway 403 in Brant

Const. Ken Johnston said it was "the driving actions" of someone behind the wheel of a silver Mercedes SUV that caused the victim to lose...

Red Deerians invited to see community video

Mayor Tara Veer and City Manager Craig Curtis will introduce the video at the Collicutt Centre at 1 p.m.. The public is invited to watch...

Council hears update on Environmental Master Plan

Based on research from the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance and stream quality data collected for the City, administration has been able to produce baseline...

Rosier 2017 drilling forecast sparks cautious optimism in Red Deer

Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer said she's cautiously optimistic. "As much as many businesses are hanging in there, I think when we have positive news...

City council starts capital budget deliberations

(subscription)Paul Harris said he was not opposed to addressing the backlog of road work, but in difficult economic times the increase to the reconstruction...

Canada Games Celebration Plaza moves forward

“The Canada Games movement creates unity through sport, which not only results in infrastructure and sport legacies but also creates cultural legacies. Long-term, this partnership...

Historic Red Deer school moves towards becoming Canada Games central and later, cultural hub

(subscription) (subscription)Lawrence Lee called it a “priceless” opportunity to create another downtown gathering place, while Ken Johnston felt Red Deer residents will get a...

WIU's Taylor named finalist for Buck Buchanan award

Junior linebacker, and Macomb native, Brett Taylor has been named a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award, which is given to the top FCS defensive...

Former Vancouver Giants player Craig Cunningham in hospital following on-ice collapse

WATCH ABOVE: Countless prayers are being said for a B.C. hockey player who is still in hospital tonight. Craig Cunningham used to play for the...

World Prematurity Day celebrated at Red Deer's hospital

(subscription) (subscription)Lynne Mulder, who declared Nov. 17 World Prematurity Day in Red Deer, said it's startling that one in 12 babies born in Canada...

Home sales in Loudoun and Fauquier counties

Deer Chase Pl., 42941-Olen E. and Suzanne Scott to Anthony L. and Stephanie M. Miniello, $635,000. Gala Cir., 44025-Lynwood A. and ... Frontier Dr., 42654-Kenneth...

City to look at River Road safety in light of cyclist death

It was supported by Coun. Ken Johnston, who suggested the road be closed to cyclists altogether. Johnston, who operates a delivery business, said the 23000-block...

Regional Wastewater Services Commission seeks land expropriation in Red Deer

(subscription)Tanya Handley voting against it. Councillors Lawrence Lee, Dianne Wyntjes, Buck Buchanan, Ken Johnston, Lynne Mulder, Frank Wong and Mayor Tara Veer voted in...

Medicine River Wildlife Centre collecting drink containers

(subscription) (subscription)Red Deer City Coun. Lawrence Lee, who suggested the drink container pickup service to MRWC, said he had heard how well the program...

Alex Scearce Added to STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award List

CONWAY - Coastal Carolina senior linebacker Alex Scearce is one of seven players added to the STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award Watch List, it was...

@GWUFootball Linebacker Chad Geter Added To 2016 Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Gardner-Webb outside linebacker Chad Geter was one of seven FCS defensive standouts added to the 2016 Buck Buchanan Award Watch List Wednesday...

City council denies Occu-Dent parking lot

(subscription)The motion was defeated 5-3 with councillors Buck Buchanan, Lawrence Lee and Frank Wong voting in favour to allow a public hearing. Coun. Paul...

City council approved medical marijuana facility

As well, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes excused herself as she has a relative who owns property near the site who spoke at the public hearing Monday...

BOC transfers Baylosis to Sulu following corruption case

It's called in the Customs 'tara,' amounting to at least P100-220 million monthly," he said in a statement. The Customs Enforcement and Security Service (ESS)...

Ready to go toe-to-toe Led by linemen who might be able to control the trenches, Moscow is hoping for a breakthrough ...

(subscription) (subscription)Logan Brooks has been elevated from the JV to coach the receivers and defensive backs, and Buck Buchanan joins the staff as the...

Surdich on Bowling: It's curtains for field as Braham, Wescott win 9-pin no-tap

The Bantam champs from Bellevue Bowl were Banky Pearson, Tom Johnston, Karen Gustavsen, Chris Gustavsen, Bob Perry, Bogin Seidel, Dane Doyle, Sharon Doston and David...

House and property seized in Red Deer drug trafficking investigation

That will “hopefully redeem some of the damage that has occurred because of the (drug-related) activities,” according to Red Deer Mayor Tara Veer. Anyone with...

Outdoors calendar, week beginning Aug. 27

Meet to carpool from the corner of Race and Buchanan avenues at Buchanan Park. Lancaster County Bird Club field trip for public to ... Take...

Fairfax County home sales

- The Washington PostWashington PostThese sales data recorded by the Fairfax County Department of Tax Administration were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For...

Sports Notes

Power Golf Association social game Aug. 27 at Onward Talofofo Golf Resort. Show time: 6:16 a.m. Information: Otha at 488-6562. Guam Seniors Golf Association fun...

9 DAYS TO 2016 KICKOFF: Elijah Lee

He is a two-time recipient of the Buck Buchanan Memorial Award, given to the best lineman or linebacker in the top two high school classes...

Hillary Clinton's run-out-the-clock strategy

Their best hope is that Trump continues to veer wildly off script. Clinton remains, as one ally described, as decidedly and defiantly “puritan” as she...

Scoreboard: Prep golf, pro rodeo

Helena Capital (699): Riley Lawrence, 77-74-151; Holden Gehringer, 86-89-175; Hadley Snortland, 97-88-185; Clark Simon, 94-94-188; Cal Irvine, 97-96-193. .... Tyrell J Smith, 84.5 points on...