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HIS STORY - Keira Vander Vliet tells his story involving the opioid crisis. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Former opioid user tells his story

Innisfail’s Keira Vander Vliet gives his take on the opioid crisis

HIS STORY - Keira Vander Vliet tells his story involving the opioid crisis. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
RALLYING FOR COLTEN - A group of Red Deerians gathered to rally for Colten Boushie outside of City Hall Monday. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Red Deerians gather at rally for Colten Boushie

“There’s no representation, there’s nothing for us.”

RALLYING FOR COLTEN - A group of Red Deerians gathered to rally for Colten Boushie outside of City Hall Monday. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
LOVE STORY - The Woodlands tell their love story just in time for Valentine’s Day. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

The Woodland’s love has been an adventure of a lifetime

Red Deer couple tells their story in time for Valentine’s Day

LOVE STORY - The Woodlands tell their love story just in time for Valentine’s Day. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
HARMONY - Michelle Colby, Kayla Williams and Ryan Marchant perform in the Time Machine Rock ‘n Roll Revue last fall. A shortened version of this will be a highlight of the The ‘Time Is Muscle Community Cardiac Awareness Dinner and Show’ set to run Feb. 24th at The Krossing. photo submitted

Time is Muscle event running in support of local cardiac treatment

Event aimed at raising awareness for cardiac catheterization lab in Red Deer

HARMONY - Michelle Colby, Kayla Williams and Ryan Marchant perform in the Time Machine Rock ‘n Roll Revue last fall. A shortened version of this will be a highlight of the The ‘Time Is Muscle Community Cardiac Awareness Dinner and Show’ set to run Feb. 24th at The Krossing. photo submitted
Red Deer boxer Cameron O’Connell prepares for big fight

Red Deer boxer Cameron O’Connell prepares for big fight

His favourite part of boxing is the kids he mentors

Red Deer boxer Cameron O’Connell prepares for big fight
CRISIS - Stacey Carmichael, executive director of Turning Point, says the opioid crisis is not getting better.                                Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Red Deer’s opioid crisis: six dead last month alone

Turning Point clients say there’s new, stronger batch of drugs in the City

CRISIS - Stacey Carmichael, executive director of Turning Point, says the opioid crisis is not getting better.                                Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
STRONG SHOWING - Grade 10 Hunting Hills student Coleman McKee is being recognized for his skiing. McKee was the Alberta Sport Development Centre-Central (ASDC-C) Male Athlete of the Month for January.                                photo submitted

Coleman McKee recognized for his skiing

Red Deer student hopes to coach skiing in the future

STRONG SHOWING - Grade 10 Hunting Hills student Coleman McKee is being recognized for his skiing. McKee was the Alberta Sport Development Centre-Central (ASDC-C) Male Athlete of the Month for January.                                photo submitted
MISS RODEO - Miss Rodeo Canada Brittney Chomistek says she’s looking forward to being part of the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer this year.Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Miss Rodeo Canada excited to be the first at Red Deer’s CFR

Brittney Chomistek excited for her year ahead

MISS RODEO - Miss Rodeo Canada Brittney Chomistek says she’s looking forward to being part of the Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer this year.Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
SCARY SITUATION - Barbara Smith recalls a scary moment she had downtown last week. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Mugging victim thankful she’s alive after scare downtown

Red Deer woman says man told her, ‘I’m going to kill you’

SCARY SITUATION - Barbara Smith recalls a scary moment she had downtown last week. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
WATCH: Country singer Dan Davidson goes home with four ACMA Awards

WATCH: Country singer Dan Davidson goes home with four ACMA Awards

Full house at Alberta Country Music Awards in Red Deer

WATCH: Country singer Dan Davidson goes home with four ACMA Awards
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Province not providing aid to Red Deer for its June storm

Cause of storm wasn’t ‘extraordinary’ according to province

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Red Deer’s Westerner Park announces major expansion

Red Deer’s Westerner Park announces major expansion

New 70,000 sq ft. building is in the works

Red Deer’s Westerner Park announces major expansion
GAME ON - Country group the James Barker Band are heading to Red Deer’s Bo’s Bar & Grill Jan. 29th. photo submitted

James Barker Band is ‘Game On’

Country group heads to Red Deer this month

GAME ON - Country group the James Barker Band are heading to Red Deer’s Bo’s Bar & Grill Jan. 29th. photo submitted
Alberta’s Gord Bamford releases Neon Smoke album January
Alberta’s Gord Bamford releases Neon Smoke album January
COUNTRY SINGIN’ - Local singer Jamie Woodfin performs at a past ACMA event. This year’s ACMA Awards run Jan. 28th.Bill Borgwardt photo

Alberta Country Music Awards coming up next month

The Awards are slated for Jan. 28th at the Sheraton Red Deer Hotel

COUNTRY SINGIN’ - Local singer Jamie Woodfin performs at a past ACMA event. This year’s ACMA Awards run Jan. 28th.Bill Borgwardt photo
CONCERNS - Dr. Michael Mulholland, physician lead of Medically Supported Detox at Safe Harbour, voiced his concerns on potential sites for supervised consumption services at the Dec. 19th public hearing.                                Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

City approves hospital for potential supervised consumption services

A report on potential mobile services will come back to council January

CONCERNS - Dr. Michael Mulholland, physician lead of Medically Supported Detox at Safe Harbour, voiced his concerns on potential sites for supervised consumption services at the Dec. 19th public hearing.                                Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
VOICING CONCERNS - Christine Harris voices her opinion at the Dec. 19th public hearing on locations for potential supervised consumption sites in Red Deer. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

List of supervised consumption sites narrowed to three

Red Deerians voiced opinions on locations for supervised consumption services

VOICING CONCERNS - Christine Harris voices her opinion at the Dec. 19th public hearing on locations for potential supervised consumption sites in Red Deer. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
Dan Davidson up for five ACMA Awards

Dan Davidson up for five ACMA Awards

Davidson will head to Red Deer with Brett Kissel in the New Year

Dan Davidson up for five ACMA Awards
GOOD TIMES - Country star Brett Kissel will be heading to Red Deer Jan. 19th to perform songs off his latest album We Were That Song.photo submitted

Country star Brett Kissel releases new album

Kissel excited to make a stop in Red Deer

GOOD TIMES - Country star Brett Kissel will be heading to Red Deer Jan. 19th to perform songs off his latest album We Were That Song.photo submitted
Celebrate the holiday season with the Live Nativity

Celebrate the holiday season with the Live Nativity

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will be holding the the event Dec. 19-21

Celebrate the holiday season with the Live Nativity