An improperly discarded cigarette sparked an apartment fire in Edmonton this past weekend, causing $14 million in damage and displacing all residents of the 90-unit building.
August 2018 News Archive
Red Deerians can prepare to sign up for fall recreation and culture activities with the release of the Activity Guide next week.
Transit users are advised that starting September 1, 2018 there will be an adjustment to some transit fares.
A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified in a pond at the Three Mile Bend off-leash dog park.
A water main replacement project will cause a portion of 48 Avenue near 52 Street will close for a week starting Tuesday.
Building permit applications picked up in July, with residential and commercial permits surpassing 2017 values.
New solar panels on the roof of the Sorensen Station Parkade will provide a new source of energy for The City of Red Deer.
The City of Red Deer is issuing a full city-wide fire ban effective immediately in light of dry conditions and poor air quality.
A portion of trail along the Red Deer River in Capstone will close Monday. The closure is expected to remain in place until August 27, but is dependent on weather and water levels.
A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom has been identified at Bower Ponds and at McKenzie Trails.
Motorists heading downtown can expect a few detours as multiple roads will be closed for a special event this Sunday.
The Michener Aquatic Centre will close for annual maintenance Sunday, August 19, 2018. Regular activities will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
Drivers can expect delays on 49 Avenue in the downtown as construction begins to repave the roadway.
Starting Monday, August 20 construction to update City Hall Park in front of the West entrance of City Hall will begin.
Residents are reminded that a full, city-wide fire ban is still in place.
All businesses operating in The City of Red Deer will require a business licence if City Council approves a new Business Licence Bylaw (3609/2018), which heard first reading at today’s City Council meeting.
Smoking, vaping and consuming cannabis in public will be prohibited if City Council approves an updated Smoke Free Bylaw that now includes regulations related to cannabis use. City Council heard first reading of the updated bylaw at City Council today.
Overnight road closures on 49 Avenue in the downtown will cause traffic delays as the roadway is paved.
Early this morning, Electric Light & Power crews responded to five separate power outages because of power pole fires.
If you are interested in shaping our city, you can volunteer to sit on one of several boards, committees, and commissions which directly contribute to the decisions made by City Council.
With the recent rainfall, and air quality at an acceptable level, The City of Red Deer is lifting the city-wide fire ban effective immediately.
Fee increases for Recreation, Parks & Culture (RPC) services will begin Saturday, September 1.
The Michener Aquatic Centre will remain closed next week due to necessary repairs being made by the Alberta Government.
Enhancements to a gravel parking lot north on 43 Street, north of Servus Arena, are scheduled to start this week (weather permitting).
Construction on a new right in/right out intersection will begin next week on 77 Street (weather permitting) to allow access to the new northside community centre.
A portion of 46 Street will be close on Wednesday as construction begins on a new project in the downtown.