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EXEMPLARY - Lynne Mulder was this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient at the 11th annual Women Of Excellence Awards. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: 11th annual Women of Excellence Awards another big hit

Lynne Mulder received this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award

EXEMPLARY - Lynne Mulder was this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient at the 11th annual Women Of Excellence Awards. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
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Fighting cancer together at Relay For Life

Red Deer Relay for Life takes place at CrossRoads Church this weekend

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GETTING SCAMMED - Nairn Boutrup of Jaxville Gold & Silver Trading Ltd. holds up the counterfeit gold that customers have been bringing in after being scammed. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Counterfeit gold is on the rise in Red Deer

Shoppers being charged up to $500 for fake gold

GETTING SCAMMED - Nairn Boutrup of Jaxville Gold & Silver Trading Ltd. holds up the counterfeit gold that customers have been bringing in after being scammed. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
YEEHAW - Wyatt Laughlin does some bull riding at the 2nd annual Alix Icebreaker Roughstock event May 25th. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Alix holds 2nd annual Icebreaker Roughstock

Many come out to see some intense rodeo action

YEEHAW - Wyatt Laughlin does some bull riding at the 2nd annual Alix Icebreaker Roughstock event May 25th. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
Red Deer RCMP, Emergency Services and school divisions collaborate on training

Red Deer RCMP, Emergency Services and school divisions collaborate on training

Training exercise focused on multiple aspects of dealing with an active assailant

Red Deer RCMP, Emergency Services and school divisions collaborate on training
TORCH RELAY - Randy Mowat of MNP and Lyn Radford of the Games, watch on excitedly as Mackenzie Van Damme brings out the torch for the MNP Canada Games Torch Relay. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Red Deer the first ever to hold a national torch relay in the history of Canada Winter Games

Mackenzie Van Damme named first torchbearer of MNP Canada Games Torch Relay

TORCH RELAY - Randy Mowat of MNP and Lyn Radford of the Games, watch on excitedly as Mackenzie Van Damme brings out the torch for the MNP Canada Games Torch Relay. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
Gas prices going down in Red Deer

Gas prices going down in Red Deer

Crude oil is up $19 or $20 from this time last year

Gas prices going down in Red Deer
BIG ANNOUNCEMENT - Shannon Penny and Ben Antifaiff of Westerner Park spoke about what to expect at this year’s Westerner Days. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Westerner Days returns Central Albertans to their western roots

New additions and entertainment lineup announced

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT - Shannon Penny and Ben Antifaiff of Westerner Park spoke about what to expect at this year’s Westerner Days. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
COMMUNITY SUPPORT - Red Deerians came out to a charity barbeque and hockey game to show their support for the families and victims of the Humboldt Broncos. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: ‘Battle of the Badges’ event raises money for Humboldt Broncos

Red Deerians get together at charity hockey tournament April 20th at Servus Arena

COMMUNITY SUPPORT - Red Deerians came out to a charity barbeque and hockey game to show their support for the families and victims of the Humboldt Broncos. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
WINNERS - Duane Daines and Natalie Brooks won the night at the annual Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off April 14th. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
WINNERS - Duane Daines and Natalie Brooks won the night at the annual Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off April 14th. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
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Sister reflects on life of brother, Humboldt Broncos head coach

“He was a leader, he was a true, true leader”

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COURTSHIP - A scene between Any Buchanan and his wife Robin Johnstone in the upcoming on ice performance of Cirque Du Soleil’s Crystal.                                photo by Matt Beard @Cirque du Soleil 2017

Cirque du Soleil presents their first on-ice experience

Show adds another Red Deer date

COURTSHIP - A scene between Any Buchanan and his wife Robin Johnstone in the upcoming on ice performance of Cirque Du Soleil’s Crystal.                                photo by Matt Beard @Cirque du Soleil 2017
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Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools in need of new schools

Trustees reviewed Three Year Capital Plan

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UPDATE: Shane McPhee sentenced to six years in prison

UPDATE: Shane McPhee sentenced to six years in prison

A Red Deer man was sentenced in the killing of William Blaine Baker

UPDATE: Shane McPhee sentenced to six years in prison
UPDATE: Shane McPhee sentenced to six years in prison

UPDATE: Shane McPhee sentenced to six years in prison

A Red Deer man was sentenced in the killing of William Blaine Baker

UPDATE: Shane McPhee sentenced to six years in prison
WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE - This year there are 51 nominees for the Women of Excellence Awards Gala, which recognizes women’s contributions in the community. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Record number of nominees for Women of Excellence

Various Central Alberta women recognized for their different contributions

WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE - This year there are 51 nominees for the Women of Excellence Awards Gala, which recognizes women’s contributions in the community. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE - This year there are 51 nominees for the Women of Excellence Awards Gala, which recognizes women’s contributions in the community. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Record number of nominees for Women of Excellence

Various Central Alberta women recognized for their different contributions

WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE - This year there are 51 nominees for the Women of Excellence Awards Gala, which recognizes women’s contributions in the community. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
Red Deer County athlete receives grant towards Olympic dream

Red Deer County athlete receives grant towards Olympic dream

Kalena Soehn working towards Paris Olympics

Red Deer County athlete receives grant towards Olympic dream
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Johnny Reid makes a stop in Red Deer on his Revival tour

Johnny Reid makes a stop in Red Deer on his Revival tour

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BIG ADVENTURE - Dr. Ivan Hucal, orthodontist and co-owner of Hucal Edwards Orthodontics and Melanie Bott, registered dental assistant headed to Ethiopia Feb. 16th to provide dental services to those in need. photo submitted
BIG ADVENTURE - Dr. Ivan Hucal, orthodontist and co-owner of Hucal Edwards Orthodontics and Melanie Bott, registered dental assistant headed to Ethiopia Feb. 16th to provide dental services to those in need. photo submitted