Michael Dawe

Local commemoration of Queen Victoria

Last week, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated the 60 anniversary of her ascension…

A banquet for a cow

There have been many unusual events in Red Deer’s past. One of…

City gearing up for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts

From Feb. 18th to 26th, Red Deer will be the proud host…

Strong Scottish roots in Central Alberta

Today, Jan. 25th, is Robert Burns Day, which commemorates the birth of…

New landmarks for Red Deer

On Jan. 16, 1912, 100 years ago, Red Deer got the exciting…

A look back at the year 1992 in Red Deer

Another new year is now well upon us. While this is generally…

Challenging times for Red Deer in 1937

The 1930s are well remembered as the decade of the Great Depression.…

Prosperous times for New Year’s, 1912 in Red Deer

The start of a New Year is often a time for expressions…

Looking back to the Christmas of 1986

Another Christmas will soon be upon us. Since this is often a…

Meanings behind local place names

Place names are a very important part of our lives. They provide…

First Christian church marks key milestone

This past Monday, Dec. 5, was an important annual event for the…

Marking the Centennial of Chevrolet

This year marks an important milestone in the history of the North…

Red Deer River Canyon’s bid to become a national park

This year marks the centennial of Parks Canada, the world’s oldest parks…

Stories of local prisoners of war

Remembrance Day is only two days away. It is a time when…

Marking the centennial of municipal planning

Albertans live in an increasingly urbanized society. Consequently, they are concerned with…

Red Deer’s Chinese Canadians

This month marks an important centennial for a large portion of the…

Remembering Ethel Taylor’s local legacy

The evening of Oct. 18, 1961 marked a very important milestone in…

Red Deer Bottling celebrates 100th anniversary

This year marks an important milestone in the business history of the…

History of Red Deer’s Lyric Theatre

The official opening of the City Centre Stage by Central Alberta Theatre…

Honouring the achievements of the Twilight Homes Foundation

On Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. a special event will be taking…