Downtown Road Closures Tommorow

A small reminder that due to the Biggest Christmas Tree Festival and Christmas Parade, there will be some major road closures in the downtown on the afternoon of November 23. Read more

New Ghost Ideas Wanted

The downtown Sorensen transit station and parking garage is about to become home to Red Deer’s tenth "ghost". The ghosts of Red Deer are bronze statues of prominent figures of Red Deer’s past. It has been roughly ten years since the last ghost statue, of Mickey the beaver and Doris Forbes. Read more

Vital Signs 2010 Results Are In

The Red Deer and District Community Foundation released the results of its Vital Signs survey yesterday, October 5. The Vital Signs survey is designed to engage the community by presenting interesting and relevant data with the intention of increasing awareness of the issues that matter most to Red Deerians. Read more

Red Deer Civic Election Results…

There were a couple of surprises, including a tight race for mayor, and the loss of an incumbent Councillor, but for the majority, Red Deer’s next city council will look fairly similar to our previous council. Mayor Morris Flewelling will return for a third term, defeating upstart challenger Hillary Penko by fewer than 2000 votes. Read more

Christmas Light Exchange

Attention business owners! This holiday season, the City of Red Deer’s Environmental Initiatives and Electrical Light and Power have partnered with the Kerry Wood Nature Centre in bringing the incandescent Christmas Light Exchange. Read more

Tourism Red Deer Recognized

Tourism Red Deer’s Visitor Information Centre has been awarded the 2010 Alto Award for Service Excellence from Travel Alberta. Travel Alberta presents the Alto Awards to honour excellence in Alberta’s tourism industry. Read more

Red Hat Awards Recognize Downtown Businesses

The dedication to the tourism and service industry was recognized recently at the Red Deer Lodge, with Tourism Red Deer’s Red Hat Awards being handed out. The downtown was very well represented with a number of nominees and winners. Read more

Uptown Theatre Getting New Owner?

As reported by Mark Weber of the Red Deer Express, the Central Alberta Theatre is currently negotiating to purchase the currently vacant Uptown Cinema Theatre. Read more

Municipal Election Campaign Opens

The race for the open elected positions in Red Deer is heating up, and the Downtown is in the thick of things. Two Election Forums have been announced so far, the first on September 30 at the Golden Circle, from 1 to 3 pm. Read more

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