On June 21st, hundreds of Painted Lady butterflies were individually packed and distributed via curbside pick up at Red Deer Hospice as part of their Live Butterfly Campaign. Running for its fourth year, the fundraiser offered individuals the opportunity to purchase live butterflies and release them in a location that was meaningful to them while supporting end-oflife care in Central […]

Managing aged teeth and recurring decay

As people age, their dental health often faces numerous challenges, including recurring decay, which can significantly impact tooth function and overall oral well-being. Deciding on the best treatment approach for these issues requires understanding when restorative options like crowns are more advantageous than fillings or even extractions. UNDERSTANDING AGED TEETH AND RECURRING DECAY Enamel Erosion: As we age, enamel, the […]

Ken Johnston, City of Red Deer Mayor

Mayor Ken Johnston proves that age is just a number! At 70 years young, Ken leads Red Deer City Council with energy and vigor but also setting the pace with his daily one and a half hour walks with his wife, Carolyn.With a whopping 582 community events under his belt last year alone, he’s not just the mayor; he’s the […]

Importance of regular dental care

Visiting the dentist is a critical aspect of maintaining good oral health, yet many patients may not fully understand the importance of regular dental care and what to expect during their visits. Here are some key points every dental patient should know to ensure a positive experience and optimal dental health. REGULAR DENTAL CHECKUPS Regular dental checkups, typically recommended every […]


The Royal LePage Charity Golf Committee and the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre would like to thank you for being a part of our 2024 Charity Golf Tournament. Together as a community force we raised over $75,000! We will be shaping and changing the lives of Children and Youth in our City and Central Alberta. The ripple effect of the […]

Rebecca Smith

Red Deer’s Rebecca Smith will compete in her second consecutive Olympic Games this summer in Paris, France after recently qualifying at the Canadian Olympic Trials in Toronto. The swimmer will compete in the women’s 4X100 metre freestyle relay, the same event she won the silver medal in at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.


Between April 15-25, more than 1500 developing artists participated in the 60th Anniversary edition of the Red Deer Festival of the Performing Arts. Supported by the City of Red Deer, local institutions, service clubs, and countless tireless volunteers, an estimated 200 000 artists have participated in the Festival over the course of the past six decades. From its humble beginnings […]

Hadley Guenther and Riley Easton

Hunting Hills has awarded their Senior athletes of the year. This fall Hadley will be staying close to home to get her degree in education at Red Deer Polytechnic while competing for the Queens’ cross-country and indoor track team. In July Riley will be joining the Okanagan Sun Football Club to play defensive back.


A momentous event was celebrated in Red Deer on June 12, 2024. The vibrant Filipino Community proudly wore their barongs, stood up straight with hands on their hearts as they sang their Philippine National Anthem with so much pride and love. Celebrating the 126th Philippine Independence Day and taking part with other hundreds of thousands of Filipinos all across Canada […]

Consequences of untreated dental infections

A brain abscess of dental origin is a rare but serious condition that underscores the intricate connections between oral health and overall well-being. While relatively uncommon in the era of modern dental hygiene and antibiotics, it serves as a poignant reminder of the potential consequences of untreated dental infections. A brain abscess is a localized collection of pus within the […]