Heather Marcoux

Heather Marcoux is a multi-platform journalist based in Red Deer, Alta. She worked in television newsrooms throughout the Prairie provinces before returning home to central Alberta.

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Red Deer Bureau

Red Deer's BIPOC youth hope community connections will turn harassment into acceptance

Two Red Deer women urge city decision-makers to listen to the concerns and hopes of younger citizens to create a more supportive community.
Red Deer Bureau

Onetime oil-and-gas worker now a filmmaker who's directing his energy to the eastern slopes

Red Deerian Travis Boschman is directing Love Our Eastern Slopes, a documentary dedicated to the preservation of the mountains he grew up on.

Central Alberta pit stop growing into its own community, entrepreneurs say

The stretch of highway known as Gasoline Alley is now a shopping destination.

Wet Paint: Downtown Red Deer welcomes back arts and culture with new murals

The central Alberta city’s downtown core is getting a makeover as 14 mural artists from across the country are turning alleyways into art ahead of Red Deer’s Meet the Street arts and culture festival. 

Summer program has Red Deer kids reading, writing and getting ready for Grade 3

The Foundation for Red Deer Public Schools is celebrating the 10th year of its Reading College program for elementary school students on the campus of Red Deer Polytechnic.

Rocky Mountain House: One medical clinic, much frustration booking appointments

Frustration over booking practices at the town's only medical clinic was the top issue at a digital town hall meeting hosted by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

A Red Deer gas station's sweet secret to success

A Red Deer gas station was once known for its washrooms, but the candy selection is what's attracting attention this summer.

Red Deer open for staycations, helping locals beat summer heat

Red Deer's hospitality industry is ready to welcome back vacationing Albertans as city facilities reopen.

Sylvan Lake Mayor Sean McIntyre ready to 'pass the torch,' will not seek re-election

The 37-year-old father of two is ready to step away from municipal politics.

Red Deer homeless shelter renews fight to keep downtown facility open past September

The organization running Red Deer's temporary homeless shelter is bringing the matter back to city council.