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Edmonton hockey dads tackle stinky gear with new invention
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The pungent stench of hockey gear is unmistakable — an eye-watering and, at times, breathtaking odour that can seem impossible to tackle.It was a problem as old as the game itself, one that would hit Peter Konidas in the nose every time he stepped into a locker room.Now he's teamed up with anothe...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Warning motorists about speed trap nets man $543 stunting ticket
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An Edmonton man who says he was just trying to do a "good deed" is angry about getting a $543 ticket for warning motorists about a speed trap.Salim El-Daccache was given the ticket for stunting on Feb.16 after he held up a handwritten sign with the warning "Laser slow down."He and a friend spent ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Edmontonians join cross-country rallies urging governments to consult drug-users on fentanyl crisis
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Two weeks ago, Edmonton outreach worker Shanell Marie Twan had to tell another client ready to get off drugs that there was nowhere to go for help.The current wait to get into a residential drug treatment program is as long as six weeks, Twan said."It's frustrating," she said. "These are people's...
Published at CBC Edmonton
'Hard-to-house' weak link in effort to end homelessness in Edmonton, report says
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is nearing the end of its 10-year plan to end homelessness, but a solution to the problem remains a distant reality.A new report called "Addressing Hard-to-House Homeless Population" shows Edmonton has built less than a third of the supportive housing units the plan called for in 2007.Now nine ye...
Published at CBC Edmonton
City testing new warning system to help motorists avoid flooded underpasses
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City drainage experts hope round-the-clock monitoring of water level sensors, electronic signs and depth markers painted on concrete piers will prevent dramatic rescues of motorists from flooded freeway underpasses.A pilot project is coming to two south-side underpasses on the Whitemud Freeway th...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Organized criminals continue to target Edmonton vehicles with car-related crimes at six-year high
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A small group of organized criminals is being blamed for the escalation of vehicle-related crime numbers in Edmonton, with theft of and from vehicles now at a six-year high.Last year, police responded to 15,812 incidents, a 16 per cent increase on 2015 levels, and that number is up by more than 6...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Murder trial starts Tuesday in fatal warehouse stabbing
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A man accused of killing two men and injuring four others at a west-end warehouse in 2014 will face a jury trial starting Tuesday in Edmonton.Jayme Pasieka is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and four counts of attempted murder and aggravated assault in connection with an attack at ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Organized criminals continue to target Edmonton vehicles
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A small group of organized criminals is being blamed for the escalation of vehicle related crime numbers in Edmonton with theft of and from vehicles now at a six-year high.Last year police responded to 15,812 incidents, a 16 per cent increase on 2015 levels and that number is up by more than 67 p...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Edmonton will do more to warn motorists about flooding underpasses
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City drainage experts hope round-the-clock monitoring of water level sensors, electronic signs and depth-markers painted on concrete piers will prevent more dramatic rescues of motorists from flooded freeway underpasses.This summer, a pilot project is coming to two south-side underpasses on the W...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Police investigate after truck crashes into southeast Edmonton home
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A driver suffered significant injuries after his truck crashed into a southeast Edmonton home Monday afternoon.The collision near 57 Street and 40 Avenue was reported to Edmonton police at 4:46 p.m.The man suffered injuries to his legs and face and remains in hospital, Staff Sgt. Jerry Nash said....
Published at Edmonton Sun

Recent Blog Posts

G60 2016-17: OILERS AT LIGHTNING
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The Edmonton Oilers are rolling through February, but there are some real challenges and we could see a breakdown dead ahead. Tonight, and tomorrow, this upstart Oilers group are going to get challenged in a real way. Take it to the limit, one more time. GOING TO TAMPA, YEAR OVER YEAR Oilers in O...
Published at Lowetide
Floral Romper
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Ahhh the long weekend is over and today is definitely feeling more like a Monday than a Tuesday. Lucky for me, I’ve got an XL cup of chai and the cutest floral romper to kick this week off! I’ve been on a spending freeze the past couple months to save up for boring adult purchases [&#...
Published at Over My Styled Body
Get Out of Town: Get Your Second Night Half off at Silver Creek Lodge
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Just a few hours out of town is an oasis of brunching, canyon walks and evenings spent lounging in a bath tub designed with luxury in mind. Silver Creek Lodge, in Canmore, is one of our favourite date destinations, bringing together romance and nature, delicious food and a spa experience, without...
Published at YEG Date Night
Tuesday’s OOTW – Buffalo Stance
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“We always hang in a Buffalo Stance, We do the dive every time we dance, I’ll give you love baby not romance, I’ll make a move nothing left to chance, So don’t you get fresh with me.” Neneh Cherry Nothing beats a new blog post that starts our with 80’s lyrics. ...
Published at Clothes But Not Quite
Top to Bottom — Trade Deadline Edition: Central Division Atlantic Division
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Embed from Getty Images This is a four-part series analyzing where each NHL teams stands heading into the trade deadline based on the context of each division, and the short- and long-term implications of buying or selling with the expansion draft around the corner. The Atlantic Division is com...
Published at OilersNation
#ToastTuesday
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Another week, Another #toasttuesday! And what am I serving up today? Classic Avo-Toast, of course! On this Tuesday I am having some yummy whole wheat toast with sliced avocado, sprinkled red pepper flakes, caraway seeds and spritzed with lime juice! So yummy! What are you having this #ToastTuesda...
Published at With Love, Meg
Tales From The Thrift: One Lucky Weekend
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Tales From The Thrift: One Lucky Weekend
I’ve never played the slots, but I think I can sometimes imagine the feeling of hitting a jackpot when I’m thrifting. It doesn’t happen every time, of course, but in a way that’s part of the fun. Sometimes the finds come slow and steady; other times, they come fast and fur...
Published at Blue Collar Red Lipstick
Rhinestone Cowgirl
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If the Great Mad Men Party of 2016 taught me anything, it’s that I love me a good cocktail theme party and luckily for me, my friend Karlynn loves throwing them!  This time, her theme was “Rhinestone Cowboy” in honour of the epic Garth Brooks concerts happening in Edmonton.   Ou...
Published at The Spirited Thrifter
Food Notes for February 20, 2017
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Food Notes for February 20, 2017
It sure was nice to have an extra day off from work this weekend – I hope you made the most of it too! On to this week’s food notes: FEAST: Recipes & Stories from a Canadian Road Trip is a new book by Lindsay Anderson and Dana Vanveller that spawned from an epic five […]
Published at Only Here for the Food

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