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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Mckenzie Road overpass roundabout construction

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Construction of two roundabouts at the Mckenzie Road overpass is tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, May 17. The project, expected to be completed in November 2021, will improve access to and from Gasoline Alley. The Mckenzie Road overpass will be c...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Why's of Agriculture

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With more farm vehicles on the road, how are farmers keeping our roads safe?

If you reside in Red Deer County, you’re no stranger to driving rural roads and, more often than not, we’re sharing the roads with farmers – this is ...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Red Deer County tables 2021 tax rates and approves tax penalty bylaw amendment

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At the April 13 Council meeting, Red Deer County gave first reading to the 2021 Tax Rate Bylaw, and approved a temporary amendment to the Tax Penalty Bylaw to reduce 2021 Tax penalties.  

Due to the ongoing economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

2021 Municipal Election information

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ELECTION INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES AND VOTERSAre you qualified to become a candidate?Information on the following categories are included in the election package which is available on the County’s Election website

  • Candidate Informatio...
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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Roadside Haying

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Red Deer County residents who wish to harvest hay from County roadsides must submit a request form to the Agriculture Services department between January 1 and May 1 of each year. Haying in a roadside area is not allowed without a permit. The County has a...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Red Deer County seeks public assistance in locating stolen equipment

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Red Deer County is asking for the public’s assistance in locating equipment stolen from Protective Services Station 4 in Springbrook sometime overnight between Tuesday, April 6 and Wednesday, April 7. An enclosed cargo trailer was stolen, contai...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Fire restrictions now in effect for Red Deer County

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As of 2:00 PM today, a restricted fire order is in effect for all of Red Deer County. A fast spring thaw has created dry conditions, which can lead to a fire growing out of control. The County requires that: 

  • All outdoor fires presently burning wi...
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Red Deer County News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Restorative Justice Processes Now Available for Youth from Blackfalds

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The Red Deer County Police Advisory Committee (PAC), in partnership with the Blackfalds RCMP, has formed a Restorative Justice (RJ) Program. This program will provide youth offenders from the Blackfalds detachment area with an opportunity to avoid enterin...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Alternatives for Gopher Control

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By Cody McIntosh, Red Deer County Agricultural Services Manager 

Gophers or Richardson Ground Squirrels (RGS) are currently listed under the Agricultural Pest Act as a nuisance species. The Act and this designation give a landowner or livestock ma...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Volunteer Appreciation Week: April 18 - 24, 2021

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Volunteer Appreciation Week: April 18 - 24, 2021"The Value of One, the Power of Many"Red Deer County is grateful for all of the community volunteers, especially in the past year, who have selflessly given their time, energy and efforts to a numb...

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Red Deer County News
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Why's of Agriculture

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What Keeps the Grain Farmers so Busy in the Winter?

Sure, the fields are still covered in snow. And sure, harvest is months away. So what has been keeping all the grain farmers so busy over winter? Simply put, more work. Work is never truly done on a farm ...

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Red Deer County News