Michael Dawe

Historical significance of the official opening of Veterans’ Park

On Sept. 22, at 10:30 a.m., the wonderful new Veterans’ Park, in…

The history of theatre in Red Deer

On Sept. 7, Central Alberta Theatre officially opened the new City Centre…

The history behind the City Centre Stage building downtown

This afternoon at 5:30 p.m., Central Alberta Theatre will be officially cutting…

The big changes of 1971

1971 was a year of huge changes in Alberta.The age at which…

Celebration of North Red Deer Centennial

This year marks an important milestone in our community’s history. It was…

History of the Red Deer and District Garden Club

Tomorrow, Aug. 18, marks a milestone in our community’s history.The Red Deer…

Early farm organizations in Central Alberta

Because Central Alberta is traditionally a centre of mixed farming, broad-based farming…

A look at one of North Red Deer’s first families

When North Red Deer was incorporated as a village in 1911, many…

A look back at the Sylvan Lake Regattas

This coming weekend is the August long weekend – long considered a…

A look back at the Red Deer Fair

Today marks the start of the annual Westerner Exposition. Because fairs and…

Celebrating the history of St. Paul’s Hillsdown

For many rural districts, the two key community centres were the local…

Reflecting on past visits from the Royals

The visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, popularly known simply…

Dealing with the wet spring weather

There has been considerable discussion in the past few weeks about how…

Celebrating the services of the Associate Clinic

Medical services are one of the most essential parts of a community.For…

An early community landmark – the Michener Fountain

Over the past century, Red Deer has sported several beautiful historic buildings…

Gearing up for the Norglenwold Centennial

The years 1910 to 1913 were wonderful times for West Central Alberta.…

A look back at Sylvan Lake’s dance halls

With the May long weekend just past, the traditional Alberta summer season…

Baird and McKenzie — one of Red Deer’s earliest successful businesses

One of Red Deer’s most important early businesses, and one which exemplified…

History of the Sylvan Lake pier

Although it has often not felt like it, spring and summer 2011…

A look at Red Deer’s longest serving mayor: Albert M. Donnelly

Over the past 110 years, there has been no other former mayor…