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Al-Qaida head bin Laden dead

WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the deadly Sept. 1… more
Search for missing person ends

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Sylvan Lake RCMP have located Robert William Plunkett, 69 yea… more

RCMP officers found not guilty during three day trial

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Town council votes for separate fire services

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RCMP Investigate Suspicious Person/Vehicle near Fox Run School

On January 14, 2016 at the end of the school day, a child was approached by two men in a Wh… more
Sylvan serial robber foiled thanks to local heroes

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Sylvan Lake serial robber apprehended

On January 11, 2016 RCMP in Sylvan Lake responded to a robbery in progress at Bayshore Market i… more
Attempted robbery at Bayshore Market

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At approximately 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon a suspect entered… more

Six robberies in 26 days for Sylvan Lake

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Sylvan Lake CIBC robbery under ongoing investigation

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On December 29th, 2015 at 3:40 p.m., a masked lone male entered the… more

Ponoka RCMP recover stolen laptops and property

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Ponoka RCMP issued a warrant of arrest for Ponoka resident Stephen … more

Grow-op bust nets $4M in drugs

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A call to the RCMP about a suspicious person ended up leading to on… more

Town council fires CAO

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Chief Administ… more

Alberta hunting season in good shape after mild 2014/15 winter

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Archery season is well underway, but as always, rifle enthusiasts w… more

Inquest finds Mounties acted ‘appropriately’ in Mayerthorpe killings

STONY PLAIN — A fatality inquiry into the deaths of four Alberta Mount… more
Japan suspends work at stricken nuke plant

FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Japan suspended operations to keep its stricken nuc… more
Japan says new radiation leaks harmful to health

SOMA, Japan — Radiation is spewing from damaged reactors at a crippled… more
Cancer battle inspires fundraiser

Battling lung cancer hasn’t deterred Mavis Goss from helping sick chil… more
Olymel closed pending test results

Operations at the Olymel hog processing plant in Red Deer could resume… more
Prairie flooding forces evacuations, Trans-Canada Highway closure

Stranded residents had to be rescued from their flooded homes by boat … more
Deafening roar warned residents to flee ahead of landslide

OLIVER, B.C. — A wall of mud, water and rocks roared down a mountain i… more
Gulf Coast oil spill starts washing ashore

VENICE, La. — An oil spill that threatened to eclipse even the Exxon V… more
Activist says meeting with Avatar director may spawn oilsands visit

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. — “Avatar” director James Cameron’s recent criticism of Alberta’s oilsands indus… more
Alberta cities dial down wattage

Albertans dialed down their lust for wattage during Earth Hour celebra… more
Earth Hour’s shadow moves across Canada

Earth Hour’s dark shadow moved across the country Saturday night as mi… more
Obama’s historic health-care reform to become law

WASHINGTON — Congress extended health care to tens of millions of unin… more
RCMP say almost everyone accounted for after deadly B.C. avalanche

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — What many feared would be one of the worst death to… more
No charges after stack of 30 dead pigs found in ditch

VERMILION — Provincial agriculture investigators say that nobody will be charged after officials rec… more
Hostage-taking at Calgary school ends

CALGARY — A 13-year-old boy huddled alone in an office, furtively talk… more
Families choose privacy for Mayerthorpe memorial

MAYERTHORPE — The tiny community of Mayerthorpe paused for a few minut… more
Bilodeau’s historic win makes for marketing gold

Even before Alexandre Bilodeau had Canada’s first home-made gold medal… more
7.0 earthquake hits Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The Haitian capital has largely been destroyed… more
New U.S.-bound flight restrictions cause ‘very significant’ delays

New restrictions on U.S.-bound flights caused “very significant” delay… more
Cross-Canada protests aimed at oilsands

The oilsands were the target Tuesday of environmental activists in Nia… more
Bosco Homes say it will keep group homes for troubled youth open, except for one

EDMONTON — Bosco Homes has reached an agreement with the Alberta government to continue providing se… more
Tories mulling EI benefits extension

OTTAWA — The Harper government appears poised to extend the duration o… more
Driver found guilty in fatal collision

RIMBEY — A gravel truck driver involved in a school bus accident that … more
Flaherty fires back on deficit

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has dismissed a prediction of deeper, longer-term deficits fr… more
Horses found shot

Police and wildlife officers are investigating the shooting deaths on … more
Crash cause not related to malfunction

Investigators have found no malfunctions prior to impact that would have contributed to an airplane … more
City needs project help

Look out, Red Deer— it’s time to chart a new course. Mayor Morris Flewwelling and city manager Crai… more
A matter of balance

As the festive season approaches, a number of homeowners are slowly st… more
Second lives with Terry Evanshen

Canadian football great Terry Evanshen loves throwing a softball durin… more
Stampede racing

The finish of the fourth heat of the Alberta Pro Chuckwagon Associatio… more
Sylvan bars comply with order

It should be business as usual this weekend for Sylvan Lake bars ordered to comply with a bylaw to s… more
A bit more change for parking

Starting this week, people using metered parking in the downtown core … more
Power-saving lights

While Can Traffic Services Ltd. (Sherwood Park) worker Eric Marchand, … more
Police nab armed carjacker

CALGARY — Police in Calgary spent Sunday afternoon chasing a suspect who appeared to be playing a re… more
Calgarian latest soldier to die in Afghanistan

CALGARY — The life-sized photo that now haunts the hallway of Calgary’… more
From trees to totems

Darren Jones puts the finishing touches on a face on a tree stump near… more