Author: dolynchuk

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins

‘Nuge – Mr. consistent’ has played 13 seasons with the Oilers in the NHL. This year he scored 67 points in 80 games and in the playoffs has averaged over a point per game with 20 points in 18 games. “We’re very proud of him and we’re proud of the fact that he was a Red Deer Rebel” said Brent […]


On May 21, 2024 a packed house at Bo’s Bar & Stage celebrated leadership, mentorship and giving back to your community as part of the first ever Success Stories Unplugged event created by Dress for Success Central Alberta. The event kicked off with a keynote address from Emma May, founder of the Calgary based digitally native fashion brand Emma […]

Children’s checkups and hygiene

Regular dental cleanings and check-ups for children are not just a matter of maintaining a bright smile; they are fundamental to their overall health and well-being. The importance of instilling good oral hygiene habits in children cannot be overstated, and these routine visits to the dentist play a crucial role in achieving that goal. First and foremost, regular dental cleanings […]

Harrison Grant

This is Harrison Grants first-year in the sport of track & field. Harrison placed first in the 400m and 800m at the Central Alberta zone championships on May 29th. It was there that he broke the 30-year-old 800m record which was held by Ray Sully 2:05.22 in a time of 2:04.80.


The second annual Smart Manufacturing Technology Exposition ( in Red Deer was a great success. Held May 15 and 16 at Westerner Park, the expo hosted nearly 150 manufacturing and service companies alongside six post-secondary institutes, all levels of government, and various industry associations. Participants attended sessions to learn about the importance technology and manufacturing best practices play in overcoming […]

Notre Dame Cougars

The Notre Dame Cougars senior girl’s rugby team were named Tier I central zone champions last Wednesday and will represent Red Deer at the Alberta Schools Athletic Association (ASAA) 15s Tier I and II provincial championships in Red Deer from June 7-8. This is the Cougars second consecutive zone championship title after they won the Tier II title last year. […]


The Sunterra Sun Run was a heartwarming event that brought together families, friends, and the Bower Community for a common cause. Hosted by the Bower Community Association under the bright rays of the sun, the event raised money to pay off the recent Bower Kin Hall kitchen renovation. Through registration fees, donations, and sponsorships, the Sunterra Sun Run raised $24,000 […]

Avaline Thrush

Avaline started hiking and backcountry camping with an explore life attitude. In her first season, she hiked over 100km, climbed numerous mountains, scrambled up and down 75 degree scree slopes, and she has stood on the crest of multiple cliffs. She has stepped over countless piles of horse… gifts and scurried into the complete dark and silence of freezing ice […]


The power that many hands and hearts have was on display at The Lending Cupboard’s (TLC) signature fundraiser, The Ladies’ Luncheon, on May 9. Around 400 attendees indulged in a lunchtime meal and participated in prize draws. Guests heard from a local speaker, Elva Hammarstrand. The afternoon was highlighted by a fabulous fashion show by Side Street Fashion and Great […]

Gordon Huff

This 74-year-old Red Deer runner has run a half marathon every month for 100 consecutive months. He runs three times a week and admits some days he doesn’t feel like running but that lasts for about the first 10 minutes, then you’re right into it.