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Parker Thompson makes a big splash to start the 2019 Road to Indy race season

Double victories in St. Petersburg indicate 2019 could be Thompson’s best season yet

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Lacombe Singer Randi Boulton taking 2019 by storm

Lacombe Singer Randi Boulton taking 2019 by storm

Exciting opportunities on the way for gifted local musician

Lacombe Singer Randi Boulton taking 2019 by storm
Members of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 hockey team reunited at Red Deer College to play some road hockey. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Members of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 hockey team reunite at RDC

Female hockey athletes played road hockey during Canada Winter Games

Members of Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 hockey team reunited at Red Deer College to play some road hockey. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
Canada Winter Games athletes spend time with the pet therapy dogs Booker and Dylan at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Pet therapy brings calmness to Winter Games athletes

Canada Winter Games in Red Deer continue on until March 2nd

Canada Winter Games athletes spend time with the pet therapy dogs Booker and Dylan at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Torch runners participate in the final leg of the torch relay as the Canada Winter Games kick off Friday. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Canada Winter Games are finally here

Final leg of torch relay kicked off at Fort Normandeau

Torch runners participate in the final leg of the torch relay as the Canada Winter Games kick off Friday. Carlie Connolly/Red Deer Express
Local athlete Tammy Cunnington will be featured in a documentary call Power On Water set to be screened Feb. 22nd at Carnival Cinemas, starting at 6 p.m.                                photo submitted

Local athlete Tammy Cunnington featured in documentary film

19 films nominated for awards at Central Alberta Film Festival (CAFF)

Local athlete Tammy Cunnington will be featured in a documentary call Power On Water set to be screened Feb. 22nd at Carnival Cinemas, starting at 6 p.m.                                photo submitted
Daniel Baker and Steve Bradley discuss a scene during the production of The Wall, a short film to be featured at the upcoming Central Alberta Film Festival (CAFF).                                photo submitted

Former Red Deerian’s project featured at Central Alberta Film Festival

Central Alberta Film Festival (CAFF) runs Feb. 20th-23rd

Daniel Baker and Steve Bradley discuss a scene during the production of The Wall, a short film to be featured at the upcoming Central Alberta Film Festival (CAFF).                                photo submitted
Lyn Radford, chair of the Canada Winter Games Host Society, updated the community on the upcoming Games at a press conference Feb. 1st. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Red Deer is fired up for the 2019 Canada Winter Games

Kicking off Feb. 15th, the two-week event will feature more than 150 events in 19 sports

Lyn Radford, chair of the Canada Winter Games Host Society, updated the community on the upcoming Games at a press conference Feb. 1st. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
A Community Celebration Breakfast was held Jan. 25th to announce the results of the United Way’s ‘Show Your Local Love’ campaign. To date, more than $2 million has been brought in.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

United Way brings in $2 million to date

Annual campaign ‘celebrates the love’ shown in Central Alberta

A Community Celebration Breakfast was held Jan. 25th to announce the results of the United Way’s ‘Show Your Local Love’ campaign. To date, more than $2 million has been brought in.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Hoops Green joined the Harlem Globetrotters in 2017 becoming only the 15th woman to ever don the red, white and blue uniform in the team’s 93-year history. The famous team plays Red Deer on Jan. 27th.                                Brett Meister photo

Harlem Globetrotters land in Red Deer Jan. 27th

One-of-a-kind show set to run in the Enmax Centrium

Hoops Green joined the Harlem Globetrotters in 2017 becoming only the 15th woman to ever don the red, white and blue uniform in the team’s 93-year history. The famous team plays Red Deer on Jan. 27th.                                Brett Meister photo
Lacombe resident Linda Tomlinson holds a portrait of herself with husband Wendell, who passed away from dementia last May. This month marks Alzheimer Awareness Month.                                Todd Colin Vaughn/Red Deer Express

Reflecting on the impact of dementia in a loved one

January is Alzheimer Awareness Month

Lacombe resident Linda Tomlinson holds a portrait of herself with husband Wendell, who passed away from dementia last May. This month marks Alzheimer Awareness Month.                                Todd Colin Vaughn/Red Deer Express
Central Albertans will be better connected thanks to the launch of the 2A South Transit service Jan. 14th. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

2A South Regional Transit service launched this week

Service connects Innisfail, Penhold, Springbrook and Red Deer

Central Albertans will be better connected thanks to the launch of the 2A South Transit service Jan. 14th. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
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Red Deer College and Art With Impact Canada present ‘Movies for Mental Health’

Event also lands support from the Red Deer & District Community Foundation

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Singer Aaron Goodvin is set to host the Association of Country Music Awards on Jan. 27th at the Sheraton.                                Photo courtesy of Warner Music Canada

Aaron Goodvin gearing up for country awards hosting stint this month

Association of Country Music Awards set for Jan. 27th at the Sheraton

Singer Aaron Goodvin is set to host the Association of Country Music Awards on Jan. 27th at the Sheraton.                                Photo courtesy of Warner Music Canada
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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month focuses on bolstering both awareness and understanding

Organizers say it’s all about challenging attitudes and stopping the stigma

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Seven people have been arrested and drugs, firearms, cash and vehicles were seized following a search of local homes that yielded $66,000 worth of cocaine, along with evidence of drug trafficking, including scales, score sheets and packaging materials.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

UPDATED: Red Deer raids found $66,000 worth of cocaine

Seven suspected drug traffickers arrested following ALERT investigation

Seven people have been arrested and drugs, firearms, cash and vehicles were seized following a search of local homes that yielded $66,000 worth of cocaine, along with evidence of drug trafficking, including scales, score sheets and packaging materials.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Blood donor clinic set for Dec. 24th in Lacombe

Blood donor clinic set for Dec. 24th in Lacombe

Canadian Blood Services has called for more than 30,000 blood donors across the country

Blood donor clinic set for Dec. 24th in Lacombe
Singer David James will be performing at Bo’s on Jan. 29th as part of Aaron Pritchett’s ‘Out on the Town’ tour.                                photo submitted

David James lands at Bo’s on Jan. 29th

James featured on Aaron Pritchett’s current ‘Out on the Town’ tour

Singer David James will be performing at Bo’s on Jan. 29th as part of Aaron Pritchett’s ‘Out on the Town’ tour.                                photo submitted
A scene from a past Nuit Blanche event held in Red Deer. Organizers are planning to bring the arts-focused celebration to the City next August.                                photo submitted

Nuit Blanche Red Deer looking to make a comeback in 2019

Local organization is hosting a Christmas artisan market on Dec. 15th

A scene from a past Nuit Blanche event held in Red Deer. Organizers are planning to bring the arts-focused celebration to the City next August.                                photo submitted
Terry Loewen, board chair of the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre, speaks to the media following an announcement of where the future Centre will be located on the Red Deer College campus.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

Site of future Child Advocacy Centre on RDC campus unveiled

Centre to be located on the southwest area of the campus

Terry Loewen, board chair of the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre, speaks to the media following an announcement of where the future Centre will be located on the Red Deer College campus.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express