Mark Weber

Mustard Seed hosts Employment Readiness Fair

Mustard Seed hosts Employment Readiness Fair

Local organizations were onhand to offer services to clients and the public at large

Mustard Seed hosts Employment Readiness Fair
Red Deer author Tim Lasiuta has a chapter in a new anthology of stories about The Lone Ranger and Tonto.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

Red Deer author celebrates the Lone Ranger

Tim Lasiuta featured in new Lone Ranger and Tonto anthology

Red Deer author Tim Lasiuta has a chapter in a new anthology of stories about The Lone Ranger and Tonto.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Facing the challenges of living with Parkinson disease

Facing the challenges of living with Parkinson disease

Central Alberta resident Kim Harder was diagnosed in 2015

Facing the challenges of living with Parkinson disease
WATCH: Fort Normandeau celebrates local history

WATCH: Fort Normandeau celebrates local history

Annual event, featuring lots of family-fun activities, runs Aug. 25th and 26th

WATCH: Fort Normandeau celebrates local history
‘Step up for Parkinsons’ on Sept. 9th

‘Step up for Parkinsons’ on Sept. 9th

Annual fundraising walk starts out from the Golden Circle

‘Step up for Parkinsons’ on Sept. 9th
A group of re-enactors playing the part of the 65th Mount Royal Rifles fired a blank from a black powder cannon following a demonstration depicting the North West Rebellion as part of Fort Normandeau Days in Red Deer in this file photo. The annual festival celebrates Red Deer’s heritage.                                file photo

History lives during Fort Normandeau Days

Annual celebration of culture and history runs Aug. 25th and 26th

A group of re-enactors playing the part of the 65th Mount Royal Rifles fired a blank from a black powder cannon following a demonstration depicting the North West Rebellion as part of Fort Normandeau Days in Red Deer in this file photo. The annual festival celebrates Red Deer’s heritage.                                file photo
Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn head to the Elks Lodge Sept. 14th in a performance presented by the Central Music Festival Society.                                Tweten’s Photography

Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn head to the Elks Lodge Sept. 14th

Talented duo first in Central Music Festival’s new season

Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn head to the Elks Lodge Sept. 14th in a performance presented by the Central Music Festival Society.                                Tweten’s Photography
Barb Barber, executive director of The Outreach Centre, stands in the newly completed Dragonfly Children’s Healing Centre. file photo

The Dragonfly Children’s Healing Centre set to open next month

Expanded programming will broaden scope of The Outreach Centre’s work

Barb Barber, executive director of The Outreach Centre, stands in the newly completed Dragonfly Children’s Healing Centre. file photo
What’s Up Wednesday - August 15th, 2018

What’s Up Wednesday – August 15th, 2018

Tune in to What’s Up Wednesday, with hosts Carlie Connolly, Todd Vaughan and Mark Weber

What’s Up Wednesday - August 15th, 2018
Members of the Tony Connelly Singers were onhand at the Golden Circle recently to celebrate the group’s nomination for a 2018 Minister’s Seniors Service Award.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

Tony Connelly Singers offers a gift of community spirit

Group nominated for 2018 Minister’s Seniors Service Award

Members of the Tony Connelly Singers were onhand at the Golden Circle recently to celebrate the group’s nomination for a 2018 Minister’s Seniors Service Award.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Dr. David Lawrie shows off some of his collections of butterflies during the Bug Jamboree over the weekend at the Ellis Bird Farm.Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

WATCH: Ellis Bird Farm hosts annual Bug Jamboree

Visitors enjoyed getting up close and personal with butterflies, beetles and bees

Dr. David Lawrie shows off some of his collections of butterflies during the Bug Jamboree over the weekend at the Ellis Bird Farm.Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
Representatives with Central Alberta Pride Society, the City of Red Deer and local citizens gathered to walk across one of the rainbow crosswalks located in downtown Red Deer. Pride Week runs from Aug. 12th through to Aug. 18th, officially starting this Sunday with Pride in the Park.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Rainbow sidewalks kick off local pride celebrations

Pride Week officially runs Aug. 12th through to Aug. 18th

Representatives with Central Alberta Pride Society, the City of Red Deer and local citizens gathered to walk across one of the rainbow crosswalks located in downtown Red Deer. Pride Week runs from Aug. 12th through to Aug. 18th, officially starting this Sunday with Pride in the Park.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Heat warning issued for Central Alberta region

Heat warning issued for Central Alberta region

Mercury expected to hit 37C this Friday

Heat warning issued for Central Alberta region
Local residents gathered at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery to celebrate Metis Culture during the annual Welcome to Red Deer event hosted by the MAG. The afternoon event featured fiddle music, family crafts, bannock and even a jigging lesson.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Metis culture celebrated at Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery

Live music, crafts, bannock and family fun were afternoon highlights

Local residents gathered at the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery to celebrate Metis Culture during the annual Welcome to Red Deer event hosted by the MAG. The afternoon event featured fiddle music, family crafts, bannock and even a jigging lesson.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
SummerScapes Visual Arts workshop offers inspiring experience for teens

SummerScapes Visual Arts workshop offers inspiring experience for teens

For more information or to register, visit rdc.ab.ca/summercamps

SummerScapes Visual Arts workshop offers inspiring experience for teens
Singer Ryan Carnduff continues to make his mark on the local music scene via his unique and masterfully creative approach to his art.                                Jaydin Vonkeman photo

Red Deer singer Ryan Carnduff continues to carve out his own unique musical niche

Performances are being planned for September and into the fall

Singer Ryan Carnduff continues to make his mark on the local music scene via his unique and masterfully creative approach to his art.                                Jaydin Vonkeman photo
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Lacombe seeks program mentors

‘40 Mentors in 40 Days’ campaign will soon be underway

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Paul van den Bijgaart preps some glass that will ultimately be shaped into a marble. van den Bijgaart was one of the many accomplished instructors onhand during Red Deer College’s annual Series Summer Arts School.                                Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

Exploring the intricate craft of ‘marble making’

Students enjoyed an array of arts classes at RDC over the past four weeks

Paul van den Bijgaart preps some glass that will ultimately be shaped into a marble. van den Bijgaart was one of the many accomplished instructors onhand during Red Deer College’s annual Series Summer Arts School.                                Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
Lacombe lands at number five in MoneySense’s national ranking

Lacombe lands at number five in MoneySense’s national ranking

For a complete breakdown of the statistics, check out www.moneysense.ca

Lacombe lands at number five in MoneySense’s national ranking
Unveil Studios, the studio behind the locally-produced film She Has A Name, took home two awards at the Crown Awards last month. Studio owners Andrew Kooman, Matthew Kooman and Daniel Kooman were onhand to receive the honours in Nashville at the International Christian Visual Media Film and Media Conference.                                photo submitted

Unveil Studios lands more acclaim for Kooman brothers

International Christian Visual Media handed down honours last month

Unveil Studios, the studio behind the locally-produced film She Has A Name, took home two awards at the Crown Awards last month. Studio owners Andrew Kooman, Matthew Kooman and Daniel Kooman were onhand to receive the honours in Nashville at the International Christian Visual Media Film and Media Conference.                                photo submitted