Mark Weber

Council tables Notice of Motion on proposed bicycle registry

Council tables Notice of Motion on proposed bicycle registry

Buck Buchanan’s other Notice of Motion regarding shopping carts was withdrawn

Council tables Notice of Motion on proposed bicycle registry
Longer season for warming centre and overnight shelters approved by City council

Longer season for warming centre and overnight shelters approved by City council

Services opened Oct. 2nd instead of the beginning of November

Longer season for warming centre and overnight shelters approved by City council
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City council hears update on Canada Winter Games

Finances and projects are on track for the event, which opens Feb. 15th

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From left, Red Deer RCMP Insp. Dean LaGrange and Supt. Ken Foster presented Sheila Wetherelt of the Red Deer Food Bank with $7,500 on Sept. 28th. The funds come from $15,000 raised during the annual Regimental Ball held last month. Red Deer Victim Services also received $7,500 from the proceeds raised.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

Red Deer RCMP present cheques from Regimental Ball proceeds

Victim Services and the Red Deer Food Bank each recieve $7,500

From left, Red Deer RCMP Insp. Dean LaGrange and Supt. Ken Foster presented Sheila Wetherelt of the Red Deer Food Bank with $7,500 on Sept. 28th. The funds come from $15,000 raised during the annual Regimental Ball held last month. Red Deer Victim Services also received $7,500 from the proceeds raised.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Acclaimed Canadian Author Elinor Florence will be signing copies of her latest book Wildwood during a book signing event at Chapters on Oct. 6th.                                photo submitted

Acclaimed author Elinor Florence in Red Deer Oct. 6th

Florence will be at a book signing at Chapters

Acclaimed Canadian Author Elinor Florence will be signing copies of her latest book Wildwood during a book signing event at Chapters on Oct. 6th.                                photo submitted
Singer/songwriter Ben Kunder is including Red Deer on a tour out west. He performs Oct. 5th at The Krossing.                                Megan McIsaac photo                                Singer-songwriter Ben Kunder will be performing tunes from his latest disc during a stop in Red Deer Oct. 5th at The Krossing.                                photo submitted
Singer/songwriter Ben Kunder is including Red Deer on a tour out west. He performs Oct. 5th at The Krossing.                                Megan McIsaac photo                                Singer-songwriter Ben Kunder will be performing tunes from his latest disc during a stop in Red Deer Oct. 5th at The Krossing.                                photo submitted
Central Music Festival will be featuring Guy Davis and Fabrizio Poggi at The Elks on Oct. 12th. The show is being touted as an homage to Sonny & Brownie, as reflected in Davis’ and Poggi’s latest collaboration Sonny Brownie’s Last Train – A Look Back at Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry.                                photo submitted

Guy Davis and Fabrizio Poggi perform at The Elks on Oct. 12th

Show features tunes from Sonny & Brownies Last Train

Central Music Festival will be featuring Guy Davis and Fabrizio Poggi at The Elks on Oct. 12th. The show is being touted as an homage to Sonny & Brownie, as reflected in Davis’ and Poggi’s latest collaboration Sonny Brownie’s Last Train – A Look Back at Brownie McGhee and Sonny Terry.                                photo submitted
Celebrate ‘Alberta Culture Days’ here in Red Deer

Celebrate ‘Alberta Culture Days’ here in Red Deer

Lots of family-friendly activities set for this coming weekend

Celebrate ‘Alberta Culture Days’ here in Red Deer
Singer Don Amero will be performing tunes from his latest album Evolution during a show at The Velvet Olive on Oct. 10th.                                photo submitted

Don Amero brings rock-tinged country to Red Deer Oct. 10th

Amero will feature tunes from his latest disc at The Velvet Olive

Singer Don Amero will be performing tunes from his latest album Evolution during a show at The Velvet Olive on Oct. 10th.                                photo submitted
CATena offers glimpse into Central Alberta Theatre’s new season

CATena offers glimpse into Central Alberta Theatre’s new season

Visitors can also check out Memorial Centre refurbishments

CATena offers glimpse into Central Alberta Theatre’s new season
Sherlock Holmes (Jason Steele) ponders his latest case with his brother Mycroft Holmes (Matthew Taylor) in the background during a scene from The Second Stain, currently playing at the Nickle Studio.                                David Dinan photo

Exceptional performances fire up latest Sherlock installment

The Second Stain runs through to Sept. 22nd at the Nickle Studio

Sherlock Holmes (Jason Steele) ponders his latest case with his brother Mycroft Holmes (Matthew Taylor) in the background during a scene from The Second Stain, currently playing at the Nickle Studio.                                David Dinan photo
Entertainer Fred Penner is gearing up for a fundraiser to be held at Bo’s Bar & Grill Sept. 28th. The event will benefit both the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery and the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra. He’s also performing Sept. 29th at the Memorial Centre.                                photo submitted
Entertainer Fred Penner is gearing up for a fundraiser to be held at Bo’s Bar & Grill Sept. 28th. The event will benefit both the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery and the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra. He’s also performing Sept. 29th at the Memorial Centre.                                photo submitted
Red Deer City Councillor focuses on clamping down on shopping cart use

Red Deer City Councillor focuses on clamping down on shopping cart use

City council to further discuss the issue Oct. 3rd

Red Deer City Councillor focuses on clamping down on shopping cart use
Local singer/songwriter Steve Arsenault will be performing at the Golden Circle on Sept. 29th.                                photo submitted

Steve Arsenault to perform at the Golden Circle Sept. 29th

Local singer/songwriter is also expanding his influence via teaching

Local singer/songwriter Steve Arsenault will be performing at the Golden Circle on Sept. 29th.                                photo submitted
Lynzee Berreth of the Red Deer-based charity Home of Hope is pictured here during a mission trip to Africa earlier this year. Home of Hope is hosting the ‘Heroes Charity Gala and Silent Auction’ on Oct. 27th at the Radisson Hotel.                                photo submitted

Red Deer-based Home of Hope to host ‘Heroes’ Charity Gala

International charity has missions in several African nations

Lynzee Berreth of the Red Deer-based charity Home of Hope is pictured here during a mission trip to Africa earlier this year. Home of Hope is hosting the ‘Heroes Charity Gala and Silent Auction’ on Oct. 27th at the Radisson Hotel.                                photo submitted
Jersey Blair and Mayson Thompson enjoy decorating Smile Cookie at Tim Horton’s on Sept. 18th for the Smile Cookie campaign. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Local Reading College students decorate Smile Cookies

The campaign, in partnership with Tim Hortons, supports annual reading program

Jersey Blair and Mayson Thompson enjoy decorating Smile Cookie at Tim Horton’s on Sept. 18th for the Smile Cookie campaign. Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
City approves $50,000 to support CFR opening ceremonies

City approves $50,000 to support CFR opening ceremonies

Canadian Finals Rodeo expected to generate $25 million annually

City approves $50,000 to support CFR opening ceremonies
Red Deer College President Joel Ward announced his retirement which will be effective next year. Ward made the announcement on Sept. 13th in the Arts Centre.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Red Deer College President Joel Ward announces his retirement

RDC Board of Governors has launched its search for the next president

Red Deer College President Joel Ward announced his retirement which will be effective next year. Ward made the announcement on Sept. 13th in the Arts Centre.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express
Pictured here is Jason Steele as Sherlock and Lee Weselak at Professor Moriarty in one of the performances of the successful Sherlock Holmes series. The latest installment, The Second Stain, opens Sept. 20th in the Nickle Studio.                                David Dinan photo

Sherlock Holmes series continues with The Second Stain

The series has met with tremendous success and continual sell-outs

Pictured here is Jason Steele as Sherlock and Lee Weselak at Professor Moriarty in one of the performances of the successful Sherlock Holmes series. The latest installment, The Second Stain, opens Sept. 20th in the Nickle Studio.                                David Dinan photo
Crystal Chaput, Val Moore and Lynda Bowers chat while letting their pets explore a new dog park space recently opened at CollegeSide Gardens in Red Deer.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

CollegeSide Gardens opens new dog park space

Residents and staff are grateful to an anonymous donor and a gift of $35,000

Crystal Chaput, Val Moore and Lynda Bowers chat while letting their pets explore a new dog park space recently opened at CollegeSide Gardens in Red Deer.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express