The major renovations at the Didsbury Memorial Complex arena are not expected to be done until some time in November. Head Coach Gord Olsen says the Mountain View Colts have made arrangements with the town of Carstairs for ice time and he thanks the town for helping them out. He adds, the Colts usually hold their Heritage Junior Hockey League training camp in Carstairs anyway.
The Mountain View Colts held their annual general meeting earlier this month.
Head Coach Gord Olsen says Keith Klinck remains the President of the local Heritage Junior Hockey League club.
The major renovations at the Didsbury Memorial Complex arena are not expected to be done until some time in November.
Olsen says the Colts have been exploring their options to find ice elsewhere while that work is being done.
He adds, the COVID-19 pandemic has them playing the waiting game as they prepare for training camp and the upcoming HJHL season.
As of July 20th, the Heritage Junior Hockey League had yet to release its schedule for the upcoming season.
Keep up to date on the latest information regarding the Mountain View Colts training camp by following them on Facebook or visiting the mountainviewcolts.ca website.
96.5 CKFM's Jeff Dyck spoke with Gord Olsen on Friday, July 17th.
From a learning point of view, Sacher says Chinook's Edge School Division is very excited to have its students back face to face with its teachers. He adds, that is where they learn best so CESD wants to get that back up and running in a safe, caring and productive way.
The Acting Superindendent for Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools was pleased to see the provincial government decide to make the wearing of masks mandatory for staff and older students when school resumes this fall. Students in Grades 4 to 12 and all staff will be required to wear masks in common areas, hallways and on buses.
Quinn Jacobs - one of the owners of the Tim Hortons locations in Didsbury, Innisfail, Olds and Sundre - says they started the Camp Day fundraising for the Tim Hortons Childrens Foundation about a week and a half ago. Jacobs says in 2019 they were able to raise about $21,000 dollars and they were only about $780 dollars short of that this year. He adds, it is absolutely amazing and they can't thank the people in their communities enough for supporting Camp Day.
RMA President Al Kemmere says the Rural Municipalities of Alberta are the first to admit that the oil and gas property assessment system is 15 plus years old and needs to be reviewed. However, he believes solutions are best built with everyone at the table. So all three - RMA, the provincial government as well as the oil & gas industry - should be equal partners for the discussions. Kemmere doesn't think it should just be four scenarios crafted between two of the three players which is then thrown at them to give comments on.
The Wild Rose Humane Society is launching its online Participation for Pets fundraising campaign. Volunteer Treasurer Mark Fournier says they are suggesting a sponsorship level of $1 dollar per kilometer with a target goal of 100 kilometres. This can be achieved individually or as a team. Make it a one-day event or accumulate the kilometres by September 10th.
Organizer Lucinda Watkins says normally at this time of year the Community Lending Shelf would have held specific back to school shopping nights, but instead they are encouraging people to send in requests.
“We offer our heartfelt condolences to everyone affected by and involved in this tragic incident” says Corporal Ryan Hack, Acting Operations NCO of the Rocky Mountain House RCMP. “We also offer our thanks to the citizens, and partner agencies, who immediately jumped into action to provide assistance in the face of these powerful Falls.”
Red Deer RCMP thank the public for their assistance in identifying the vehicle and driver in question after a fatal hit and run collision. Police say it happened on the afternoon of Sunday, August 9th. A male pedestrian was fatally injured after being hit by a passing vehicle on Highway 2A north of Red Deer, near the railroad tracks.
If you witnessed a male pedestrian being fatally injured after being hit by a passing vehicle on Highway 2A north of Red Deer or you know the suspect vehicle or know the driver involved, please contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
100 per cent of the proceeds from coffee and iced coffee sales at Tim Hortons locations on Wednesday, August 12th will be donated to the Tim Hortons Children's Foundation. It is their annual Camp Day fundraiser and this year it will help kids have the chance to go to a virtual summer camp.
“This was not a random attack, and the first degree murder charge speaks to the premeditated nature of this incident,” said Superintendent Gerald Grobmeier, Officer in Charge of the Red Deer RCMP.
“There were many witnesses and people who acted bravely during this assault, and we encourage anyone to reach out for support as these incidents can be traumatic and difficult to process.”
Red Deer RCMP say one male is in custody following an assault with a weapon at the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic on Monday, August 10th. The Major Crimes Unit has been called in to take carriage of what has now become an active homicide investigation.