Carlie Connolly

City considers locations for supervised consumption services

City considers locations for supervised consumption services

Red Deerians can weigh in on six potential sites

City considers locations for supervised consumption services
A BIG STEP - The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) is now backing the City of Red Deer in asking the provincial government to support hospital infrastructure. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

AUMA backs City of Red Deer in hospital expansion

More voices are now behind hospital expansion

A BIG STEP - The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) is now backing the City of Red Deer in asking the provincial government to support hospital infrastructure. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
CHRISTMAS CHEER                                Scott Woods will bring some holiday spirit to the Sunnybrook United Church on Nov. 22nd.photo submitted

Scott Woods and band bring Christmas concert to Red Deer

The band will play Nov. 22 in Red Deer at Sunnybrook United Church

CHRISTMAS CHEER                                Scott Woods will bring some holiday spirit to the Sunnybrook United Church on Nov. 22nd.photo submitted
LOTS OF SUPPORT - Blaine Calkins, Red Deer-Lacombe MP and Glen Pangle, president of the Red Deer Royals Alumni Association, stand with Royals band members who presented them with over 1,000 letters of support for funding for their new home, the Kinsmen Fieldhouse. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Red Deer Royals see over 1,000 letters of support for funding

MP Blaine Calkins to make an appeal to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

LOTS OF SUPPORT - Blaine Calkins, Red Deer-Lacombe MP and Glen Pangle, president of the Red Deer Royals Alumni Association, stand with Royals band members who presented them with over 1,000 letters of support for funding for their new home, the Kinsmen Fieldhouse. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
HELPING OTHERS - Emergency department patients now have access to 24-hour family violence crisis intervention. Ronnie Biletsky talks about the new Domestic Abuse Response Team.Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Domestic Abuse Response Team offers 24/7 support to ER patients

Partnership between the Red Deer Regional Hospital and The Outreach Centre make program possible

HELPING OTHERS - Emergency department patients now have access to 24-hour family violence crisis intervention. Ronnie Biletsky talks about the new Domestic Abuse Response Team.Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
CROWD FAVOURITE - The Barenaked Ladies will be coming out to Red Deer Nov. 6th to perform songs off their upcoming album Fake Nudes along with some old hits. photo by Matt Barnes

Barenaked Ladies set to hit a Red Deer stage

The band plays the Memorial Centre Nov. 6th

CROWD FAVOURITE - The Barenaked Ladies will be coming out to Red Deer Nov. 6th to perform songs off their upcoming album Fake Nudes along with some old hits. photo by Matt Barnes
COMMUNITY SUPPORT - Halloween Comedy Night will take place Oct. 28th at Westerner Park with all proceeds going to support the 126 Red Deer Sea Cadets future training. photo contributed

A night of laughs to support sea cadets

Halloween Comedy Night takes place at Red Deer’s Westerner Park on Saturday

COMMUNITY SUPPORT - Halloween Comedy Night will take place Oct. 28th at Westerner Park with all proceeds going to support the 126 Red Deer Sea Cadets future training. photo contributed
ANNUAL TRADITION - John Johnston of Youth HQ stands with a creepy family, which will be awaiting people lined up for the Zed Haunted House, running Oct. 18th to 31st.Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Guaranteed scares at this year’s haunted house

The Zed Haunted House opens in Red Deer tonight and runs through to Oct. 31st

ANNUAL TRADITION - John Johnston of Youth HQ stands with a creepy family, which will be awaiting people lined up for the Zed Haunted House, running Oct. 18th to 31st.Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
Province announces supervised consumption sites

Province announces supervised consumption sites

Red Deer working on application for federal exemption

Province announces supervised consumption sites
FALL FRIENDRAISER - Shalom Counselling Centre will be holding their annual Fall FriendRaiser event Oct. 21st at First Christian Reformed Church in Red Deer. Photo Submitted

Shalom Counselling to hold evening of celebration

Sharing compassion for others at Fall FriendRaiser event

FALL FRIENDRAISER - Shalom Counselling Centre will be holding their annual Fall FriendRaiser event Oct. 21st at First Christian Reformed Church in Red Deer. Photo Submitted
ANNUAL EVENT - Tickets are now available for this year’s Festival of Trees event which runs Nov. 22nd to 26th at Westerner Park.Express file photo

Organizers gearing up for Red Deer’s Festival of Trees

Tickets available now for annual event which takes place Nov. 22nd - Nov. 26th

ANNUAL EVENT - Tickets are now available for this year’s Festival of Trees event which runs Nov. 22nd to 26th at Westerner Park.Express file photo
MOTHER DAUGHTER LOVE - Parker Berry with mom Carrie Ann at the Partners For Life breakfast hosted by Canadian Blood Services Sept. 20th. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Red Deer’s Canadian Blood Services saves lives

Lacombe resident Parker Berry’s life was saved by blood donor

MOTHER DAUGHTER LOVE - Parker Berry with mom Carrie Ann at the Partners For Life breakfast hosted by Canadian Blood Services Sept. 20th. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT - Marlin Schmidt, minister of advanced education, announced funding for Red Deer College to help develop new tools and resources to assist students with mental health needs. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Improving student mental health at Red Deer College

Province announces funding for initiatives

FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT - Marlin Schmidt, minister of advanced education, announced funding for Red Deer College to help develop new tools and resources to assist students with mental health needs. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
LOCAL TALENT - Red Deer singer Kaylee Rose will be performing alongside other musicians at the Food Bank Fiesta at The Elks Lodge Sept. 23rd. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Singer Kaylee Rose ventures into new musical journey

Red Deer singer looking forward to new path

LOCAL TALENT - Red Deer singer Kaylee Rose will be performing alongside other musicians at the Food Bank Fiesta at The Elks Lodge Sept. 23rd. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
New recovery centre in talks for Red Deer’s downtown

New recovery centre in talks for Red Deer’s downtown

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

New recovery centre in talks for Red Deer’s downtown
HOSPITAL RALLY - Councillor Ken Johnston expressed his concerns with the Red Deer Regional Hospital at this year’s second rally Sept. 10th at the Memorial Centre. Carlie Connolly/Lacombe Express

Second hospital rally sees hundreds

Doctors, patients give feedback on Red Deer Regional Hospital

HOSPITAL RALLY - Councillor Ken Johnston expressed his concerns with the Red Deer Regional Hospital at this year’s second rally Sept. 10th at the Memorial Centre. Carlie Connolly/Lacombe Express
Glencross Invitation Charity Roughstock event sees great support
Glencross Invitation Charity Roughstock event sees great support
FORMING A BOND - Samantha Humphreys of Red Deer County with three-year-old Doc, will be heading to Fort Mcleod to compete in the Rocking Heart Ranch Colt Starting Challenge Sept. 16th. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

Video: Samantha Humphreys vies for horse Trainer of the Year

Red Deer County resident excited for the honour

FORMING A BOND - Samantha Humphreys of Red Deer County with three-year-old Doc, will be heading to Fort Mcleod to compete in the Rocking Heart Ranch Colt Starting Challenge Sept. 16th. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
Video: Local breakdancer heading to Stage 2 of Youth Olympic Games

Video: Local breakdancer heading to Stage 2 of Youth Olympic Games

Lacombe’s Jayden Adler is making her mark

Video: Local breakdancer heading to Stage 2 of Youth Olympic Games
TOP 12 ARTIST - Local musician Ryan Langlois was selected for the top 12 in this year’s Project WILD.                                photo submitted

Local artist Ryan Langlois in Project WILD’s Top 12

Central Alberta artist excited for future possibilities

TOP 12 ARTIST - Local musician Ryan Langlois was selected for the top 12 in this year’s Project WILD.                                photo submitted