January 2014 News Archive

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City speeds up surface plowing

January 5, 2014 10:00 AM

Crews will speed up their surface plowing schedule tomorrow in an effort to complete all residential roads (Priority 6) by the end of the week before warmer temperatures hit central Alberta.

Surface plowing on schedule

January 6, 2014 10:00 AM

Crews will continue to surface plow residential (Priority 6) roads tomorrow in an effort to wrap up residential plowing by the end of the week.

Surface plowing continues to make progress

January 7, 2014 10:00 AM

Crews are making progress on the residential surface plow (Priority 6), and will continue tomorrow in an effort to wrap up residential plowing by the end of the week.

Budget increase proposed

January 8, 2014 10:00 AM

The first day of 2014 operating budget deliberations began yesterday with City Council considering changes to the initially proposed budget.

Changes to operating budget proposed today

January 8, 2014 10:00 AM

The second day of the 2014 operating budget deliberations saw further changes to yesterday’s proposed budget with administration making adjustments to the snow and ice control removal budget.

City personnel work together to clear fire hydrants

January 8, 2014 10:00 AM

The City of Red Deer’s Emergency Services, Environmental Services, and Public Works departments are coordinating efforts to check and clear all fire hydrants in the city to ensure they are accessible in the event of an emergency.

Full residential plow planned to begin next week

January 8, 2014 10:00 AM

A full plow of all residential roads (priority 6) and collector routes (priority 4) will start early next week following completion of the existing surface plow campaign that is currently underway.

Red Deer crime rate decreases over 2012

January 9, 2014 10:00 AM

Red Deer’s overall crime rate decreased by 9.8 per cent last year, according to annual crime statistics released by The City of Red Deer today.

Residential surface plowing completed today

January 10, 2014 10:00 AM

Crews wrapped up the residential surface plow program today, and will move back into neighbourhoods on Monday to initiate a full plow of all areas across the city.

Snow updates to be posted online

January 14, 2014 10:00 AM

A full plow of residential (priority 6) roads will start today with daily progress updates available on The City’s website at www.reddeer.ca.

Warming temperatures delaying waste collection

January 14, 2014 10:00 AM

Warm temperatures coupled with the snow pack from an unprecedented year for snowfall have delayed blue box and garbage pickup for some Red Deer homes this week.

Kick start your New Year’s resolution with UWALK Red Deer

January 15, 2014 10:00 AM

The City of Red Deer is teaming up with UWALK.ca and the Red Deer Primary Care Network to tell Red Deerians to take a hike as part of UWALK Red Deer, a program aimed at empowering people to be active through walking.

Garbage and recycling to go Up Front

January 16, 2014 10:00 AM

Starting Monday, January 20, all garbage and recycling in Red Deer will be picked up in front of people’s homes for the first time, in an effort to restore The City’s usual level of service.

Structure fire at Haliburton

January 19, 2014 10:00 AM

Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at Halliburton located in Edgar Industrial Close just after 9 a.m this morning.

Structure fire in Normandeau

January 20, 2014 10:00 AM

Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at a residence in Normandeau just after 11 a.m.

Structure fire in Parkvale

January 22, 2014 10:00 AM

Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a structure fire at a residence in Parkvale today at approximately 2 p.m.

Temporary snow storage site secured

January 22, 2014 10:00 AM

Public Works has received approval from Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Department (AESRD) to open a temporary snow storage site in Red Deer.

Collicutt Centre to close at 10 p.m.

January 27, 2014 10:00 AM

The Collicutt Centre will close at 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday starting February 3 after City Council approved the change as part of the 2014 budget deliberations.