Erin Fawcett

Details of Mr. Big sting operation discussed in Castor-area triple homicides

Details of Mr. Big sting operation discussed in Castor-area triple homicides

Klaus confesses to arranging murders, says Frank pulled the trigger

Details of Mr. Big sting operation discussed in Castor-area triple homicides
Accused murderer Joshua Frank’s confession ruled inadmissible

Accused murderer Joshua Frank’s confession ruled inadmissible

Frank asked for bathroom breaks; ruling says investigators waited too long to grant his request

Accused murderer Joshua Frank’s confession ruled inadmissible
Photos shown of charred remains in Castor-area murder trial

Photos shown of charred remains in Castor-area murder trial

Triple murder trial continues in Red Deer court

Photos shown of charred remains in Castor-area murder trial
Possible motive heard in Castor-area murder case

Possible motive heard in Castor-area murder case

Triple murder trial continues in Red Deer’s Court of Queen’s Bench

Possible motive heard in Castor-area murder case
Court hears audio of Joshua Frank’s arrest

Court hears audio of Joshua Frank’s arrest

Castor-area triple murder case continues in Red Deer

Court hears audio of Joshua Frank’s arrest
Jason Klaus tells investigators Joshua Frank killed Klaus’ family

Jason Klaus tells investigators Joshua Frank killed Klaus’ family

Triple Castor-area murder trial continues in Red Deer

Jason Klaus tells investigators Joshua Frank killed Klaus’ family
Klaus refuses to take polygraph exam months after family deaths

Klaus refuses to take polygraph exam months after family deaths

Triple murder trial continues in Red Deer’s Court of Queen’s Bench

Klaus refuses to take polygraph exam months after family deaths
Jason Klaus recounts hours before deaths of Castor-area family

Jason Klaus recounts hours before deaths of Castor-area family

Klaus and Joshua Frank charged with three counts of first degree murder

Jason Klaus recounts hours before deaths of Castor-area family
Triple murder trial set to get underway after delays

Triple murder trial set to get underway after delays

Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank charged with Castor-area murders; trial starts this morning in Red Deer

Triple murder trial set to get underway after delays
FOR A CAUSE - The dancers were announced for next year’s Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off. Also announced was that the 2019 Canada Winter Games will be the recipients of the funds raised. Erin Fawcett/Lacombe Express

Canada Winter Games to benefit from Celebrity Dance Off

‘Celebrity’ dancers named for next year’s event in Red Deer

FOR A CAUSE - The dancers were announced for next year’s Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off. Also announced was that the 2019 Canada Winter Games will be the recipients of the funds raised. Erin Fawcett/Lacombe Express
FUNDRAISING - The Red Deer Royals Marching Show Band is appealing to Central Albertans for their fundraising efforts. photo submitted

Red Deer Royals hope to appeal to Trudeau for funding

Show band is $600,000 short in fundraising efforts for the Kinsmen Fieldhouse

FUNDRAISING - The Red Deer Royals Marching Show Band is appealing to Central Albertans for their fundraising efforts. photo submitted
HUMBLED - Red Deer City Councillor Vesna Higham, who served on council from 2001-2004, is excited to be back at the council table. photo submitted

Two new faces on Red Deer City council

Michael Dawe and Vesna Higham excited to get to work

HUMBLED - Red Deer City Councillor Vesna Higham, who served on council from 2001-2004, is excited to be back at the council table. photo submitted
WATCH: Tara Veer re-elected as Red Deer’s mayor

WATCH: Tara Veer re-elected as Red Deer’s mayor

Contender Sean Burke said he learned a lot along the campaign trail

WATCH: Tara Veer re-elected as Red Deer’s mayor
ON TRIAL - The case of two men charged with the murders of a Castor-area family in 2013 was in court on Tuesday.                                Erin Fawcett/Lacombe Express

Castor triple murder trial delayed

Jason Gordon Klaus and Joshua Gregory Frank accused of murdering Klaus’ family in 2013

ON TRIAL - The case of two men charged with the murders of a Castor-area family in 2013 was in court on Tuesday.                                Erin Fawcett/Lacombe Express
Castor-area murder trial to begin in Red Deer next week

Castor-area murder trial to begin in Red Deer next week

Jason Gordon Klaus and Joshua Gregory Frank accused of murdering Klaus’ family in 2013

Castor-area murder trial to begin in Red Deer next week
SURVIVOR - Lisa Duke holds a photo of herself as she was undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Duke is now cancer free. She hopes to use her story to inspire other women. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.                                Erin Fawcett/Lacombe Express

Central Alberta woman using her story to support others

Lisa Duke was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016

SURVIVOR - Lisa Duke holds a photo of herself as she was undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Duke is now cancer free. She hopes to use her story to inspire other women. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.                                Erin Fawcett/Lacombe Express
HOME SAFE - From left, Penhold Firefighters Mackenzie Johnston, Danielle Meeres and Sean Pendergast, recently returned home from Las Vegas. They were in attendance of the Route 91 Harvest Festival where the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history occurred. photo submitted

Penhold firefighters return home safe after Las Vegas shooting

Group recalls terrifying events of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history

HOME SAFE - From left, Penhold Firefighters Mackenzie Johnston, Danielle Meeres and Sean Pendergast, recently returned home from Las Vegas. They were in attendance of the Route 91 Harvest Festival where the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history occurred. photo submitted
TERROR - One Red Deer resident recounts the events from last night’s Las Vegas shooting.                                photo by Canadian Press

Red Deer resident recalls terror of Las Vegas shooting

Jason Beisick recounts last night’s events - the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history

TERROR - One Red Deer resident recounts the events from last night’s Las Vegas shooting.                                photo by Canadian Press
MANS BEST FRIEND - Nicole and Paul Morellato sit with their three-year-old Rottweiler named Demon. On Sept. 11th someone tried to enter their Springbrook home through a window and Demon attacked the intruder. photo submitted

UPDATE: Dog attacks intruder during Springbrook home invasion

Residents say home looked like a ‘murder scene’ after attack

MANS BEST FRIEND - Nicole and Paul Morellato sit with their three-year-old Rottweiler named Demon. On Sept. 11th someone tried to enter their Springbrook home through a window and Demon attacked the intruder. photo submitted
COMMUNITY SPIRIT - The Iron Society Independent Riding Club spearheads three events a year, and is involved in many more, raising money for the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation, among other causes. To date they have raised in excess of $50,000 for the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation.                                photo submitted

Central Alberta riding group gives back

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

COMMUNITY SPIRIT - The Iron Society Independent Riding Club spearheads three events a year, and is involved in many more, raising money for the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation, among other causes. To date they have raised in excess of $50,000 for the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation.                                photo submitted