Red Deer’s population continues to grow according to the 2014 municipal census results. From 2013 to 2014, 1,476 new residents decided to call Red Deer home, an increase of 1.5 per cent.
The Red Deer 2019 Canada Winter Games Bid Committee made a huge announcement this morning; Cari and Ron MacLean will be Honorary Chair Members for the Red Deer Bid Committee.
The construction in the westbound lanes of the 67 Street bridge will no longer affect commuters during peak travel times. Construction will be halted from 6:30 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. allowing both westbound lanes to be open.
Red Deer Emergency Services (RDES) will be knocking on doors in neighbourhoods that have experienced a fire to try to prevent similar incidents in future, as part of a new program called After the Fire.
The number of building permits issued in June increased substantially over the same time last year, from 130 to 210.
Last night, Red Deer City Council gave second and third reading to the Chicken Bylaw, opening the doors to new chicken licenses within Red Deer.
Residents of some apartment buildings south of the hospital may want to make plans outside of the home Wednesday, July 9, as a power outage is scheduled for most of the day.
The aquatic committee appointed to advise City Council on the size, location, included amenities, cost and phasing of a multi-use aquatic centre will present its final report to Council next Monday.
Power was lost to some areas of the Collicutt Centre this morning and is expected to be fully restored later today.
With the continuous increase of visitors to the Saturday Red Deer Market at the Red Deer Arena, parking has become a concern for area residents.
Advance warning flashers on some Red Deer intersections will change as of next week.
Drivers will have to make way for horses, floats and marching bands on July 16 for the Westerner Days Parade.
The Red Deer 2019 Canada Winter Games Bid Committee completed the final bid document and it was sent to Ottawa in great Red Deer style.
Emergency Services responded to a single vehicle accident on 67 Street westbound, west of Johnstone/Orr Drive. One fatality is being reported.
An apartment fire in downtown Red Deer is now under investigation.
If the long weekend plans include rafting on the Red Deer River, residents are reminded to stay safe.
Monday, June 30 is the deadline to pay 2014 City of Red Deer property taxes.
Next week, a section of 55 Street will close as part of the 55 Street Improvement Project.
In response to questions from members of the community, The City of Red Deer is clearing the air when it comes to the use of e-cigarettes in public.
The Mayor’s Garden Party originally scheduled to be held in City Hall Park today, has been relocated to Festival Hall due to inclement weather.
Forty-one individuals, the Red Deer Optimist Chiefs, Team Armitage and the “Newsies” from the Strive Dance Academy were recognized on Tuesday evening at the annual Mayor’s Recognition Awards presentation ceremony.
Water downstream of the Water Treatment Plant will likely turn pink as environmental consultants working for The City of Red Deer are conducting a dye study of the plant’s residuals discharges into the Red Deer River today from approximately 1 to 4 p.m.
Traffic light timing along Ross Street between Cornett Drive and 43 Avenue has been adjusted as The City tests a light synchronization system that may improve traffic.
Getting to Bower Bonds to take part in the Canada Day festivities will only be possible by trails or transit service this year.
Demolition of buildings on the old Civic Yards will start as early as this week as part of the Riverlands Area Redevelopment Plan (RDAP).
The City’s 2014 Green Deer program was a success with a record number of participants in the annual city clean up that ran from Monday, April 14 until Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Following a temporary closure to make a repair, the Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray & Play is open today at its regular hours of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
It’s fresh. It’s clean. It’s simple. It just makes sense. And now, it’s online. The new www.reddeer.ca was officially launched at tonight’s City Council meeting.
A new City website will make it easier for Red Deerians to find what they want, when they want, on any device they are using when the site goes live on Monday, June 23.
On Monday, Red Deer City Council will review data collected as a part of the Urban Chicken Pilot Program and will decide what steps to take going forward for urban chickens.
All ball diamonds and sports fields in Red Deer are closed today due to rain.
Property owners only have one more week to pay their 2014 property taxes, due Monday, June 30.
The following construction projects will result in traffic disruptions over the next couple of weeks:
Residents are invited to attend an open house on Thursday, June 26, 2014, to preview and provide feedback on three planning projects.
The Blue Grass Sod Farms Central Spray & Play is closed for crews to make a repair.
Once dubbed Mount Rederest by some, Red Deer’s Edgar Snow Storage site is shrinking.
Following a six month process, Red Deer & District Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Board is allocating $5.7 million to community organizations to deliver preventive social services.