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Shanelle Westerlund with Suicide Information and Education Services talks to grade two students at St. Patrick's Community School about empathy on Jan. 23.
Shanelle Westerlund with Suicide Information and Education Services talks to grade two students at St. Patrick's Community School about empathy on Jan. 23. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

St. Pat's students learn about mental health

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
January 23, 2018 - 4:16pm

Suicide and mental health aren’t easy subjects to teach to youngsters.

In Red Deer, however, Suicide Information and Education Services (SIES) is turning those difficulties into proactive education for students in Kindergarten to grade 12.

Minister Carlier with the 2017 4-H Hall of Fame inductees and family

Former Innisfail 4-H volunteer receives highest recognition

By rdnewsNOW staff
January 23, 2018 - 9:05am Updated: January 23, 2018 - 10:53am

EDMONTON- Two outstanding Albertans have been recognized for their long-standing contributions to 4-H and their communities.

Sylvia Mathon of Innisfail and Linda Gooch of Arrowwood join an elite group of Albertans inducted into the Alberta 4-H Hall of Fame.

City staff crafting bylaw changes for mobile supervised consumption services

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
January 22, 2018 - 6:48pm Updated: January 22, 2018 - 9:48pm

The City of Red Deer is moving forward in its attempt to be proactive on the supervised consumption services (SCS) front.

On Monday, city council directed administration to prepare amendments to the licensing bylaw for the purpose of facilitating mobile SCS.

Wetaskiwin native Matt Fonteyne has been named the 'WHL On the Run Player of the Week'. The 20 year-old forward plays for the Everett Silvertips.
Wetaskiwin native Matt Fonteyne has been named the 'WHL On the Run Player of the Week'. The 20 year-old forward plays for the Everett Silvertips. WHL

Wetaskiwin's Fonteyne named WHL Player of the Week

By Sheldon Spackman
January 22, 2018 - 6:26pm

A central Alberta hockey player has been named the WHL’s ‘On the Run Player of the Week’ for the week ending January 21.

Matt Fonteyne, a 20 year-old forward and native of Wetaskiwin, plays for the Everett Silvertips and earned 10 points and a plus six rating in three games last week.

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