Local News

Sylvan Lake Terry Fox run raises more than $2,100

There were 31 participants at the Sept. 17 charity run

Nomination Day yields acclaimed council

Council and Mayor positions won by acclamation

Nixon supports Jason Kenney for leader of UCP

Wildrose MLA Jason Nixon says Jean’s budget is an issue

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Lacombe County Councillor Dana Kriel reelected by acclamation

Kriel and three other councillors were unopposed in their divisions.

Photo: Living Flag made in Eckville

Students and community members worked to create a living flag

Improving student mental health at Red Deer College

Province announces funding for initiatives

Video: Games Celebration Plaza well underway

Red Deer’s Central Elementary School being revitalized for purpose

  • Sep 16th, 2017

Central Alberta riding group gives back

Iron Society IRC raised over $50,000 for health foundation

  • Sep 16th, 2017

Benalto train station restoration project recieves large donation

The Donald family donated $30,000 to the project

New recovery centre in talks for Red Deer’s downtown

Plans are in the works to have the facility open in 2018

Eckville Echo welcomes new editor

Myra Nicks started with the paper at the beginning of the month

Red Deer organization launches annual #IBelieveYou campaign

Central Alberta Sexual Assault Centre was set up at Red Deer College

Central Albertans speak out on Liberal tax changes

MP Blaine Calkins hosts town hall meeting in Blackfalds

Daisy, the blind baby goat, has been found

Daisy has been missing since Sept. 10 and was recovered by a neighbour

Autumn will ultimately be warm, despite dreary start

The Weather Network predicts a warmer than average fall season in their seasonal outlook

Alix armed robbery suspect sought

Cash taken in brazen daylight crime, Bashaw RCMP seeking information

Town Council approves the extention of RV parking in town

Eckville Town Council met for its regular meeting on Sept. 11