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‘It felt like when you’re on a roller-coaster’: Fox Creek residents shaken by earthquake that could be linked to fracking
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‘It felt like when you’re on a roller-coaster’: Fox Creek residents shaken by earthquake that could be linked to fracking
Lee-Anna Jack was in her bedroom watching TV with her husband just before midnight on Jan. 22 when the door slammed open and the bed moved.“All of a sudden our bedroom door opened up. It was kind of freaky. The door slammed and the bed moved — it felt like when you’re on a roller-coaster and how ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Mother of dead Canadian jihadi says new anti-terror bill not enough
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The mother of a Calgary man who died in Syria fighting with ISIS says the federal government's new anti-terrorism takes the wrong approach and says the government must attempt to stop Canadians before they become radicalized. On Friday, Stephen Harper announced new anti-terror legislation to comb...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Uber offering free rides in Edmonton after council tells them to stop service altogether
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Uber is offering free rides while it continues to push for approval from the city.On Jan. 20, city council council passed a motion requiring the ridesharing company to stop operating in Edmonton until legislation dealing with ride-sharing and potential ways of improving the cab industry can be co...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Suspect in multiple Alberta, B.C., Saskatchewan bank robberies nabbed by cops
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RCMP have arrested a 26-year-old man in connection to a string of bank robberies spanning three western provinces.At around 2:30 p.m. on Friday, the RCMP serious crimes branch, in concert with the RCMP Grande Prairie Detachment and K-Division's Emergency Response Team, made the arrest at the Lod...
Published at Edmonton Sun
20 Questions with Geneva Tetreault, REALTORS Association of Edmonton president
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Geneva Tetreault, REALTORS Association of Edmonton president1) It’s Sunday morning, what are you having for breakfast?Ridiculously healthy waffles with flax, hemp and coconut oil slathered in homemade blueberry sauce2) If you didn’t do what you do for a living, what would you be?A teacher – I lov...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Rachel Notley says election about best interests of Tories, not Alberta
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The leader of the provincial NDP says Jim Prentice's arrogance is apparent when it comes to the possibility of a spring election.Rachel Notley says the recent spate of resignations from the PC caucus demonstrate that Alberta is on the eve of a provincial election."We've seen some fairly capable m...
Published at CBC Edmonton
School hides student mural of 2 boys kissing after complaints
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School hides student mural of 2 boys kissing after complaints
A school northeast of Edmonton is deciding what to do next after a student’s mural featuring two young men kissing was covered up.The mural was approved in advance by both by the principal and the art teacher at Onoway Jr/Sr High School before it went up in the hallway about one week ago.The scho...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Fracking possible cause of 4.4-magnitude Fox Creek earthquake
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Fracking possible cause of 4.4-magnitude Fox Creek earthquake
The Alberta Energy Regulator is investigating an earthquake near Fox Creek this month that may be linked to hydraulic fracturing.On Jan. 22, the AER confirmed a “seismic event” with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale about 33 kilometres west of Fox Creek, which is 260 km northwest of Edmonto...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Woman who grew up on the streets now feels like a ‘valued member of society’
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Woman who grew up on the streets now feels like a ‘valued member of society’
At 14, Stephenie White’s bedroom was a parking garage in downtown Edmonton.She often slept curled inside her jacket on the cold cement in parkades and building stairwells off Jasper Avenue, taking shifts with other homeless youth so they could watch over one another.When White became homeless in ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Uber announces rides will be free as fight with council escalates
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Uber announces rides will be free as fight with council escalates
They say there’s no such thing as a free ride, but Uber is making an exception — at least for now.An email sent to Uber users on Friday evening said rides in Edmonton will be offered free as a way for the company to “demonstrate (its) commitment” to ridesharing in the city.Contacted late Friday e...
Published at Edmonton Journal

Recent Blog Posts

BLOG: Hall doesn’t want to rush back
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Oilers winger Taylor Hall skated with the team Saturday morning in Calgary for the first time since he took a shot off the leg during Monday’s practice, forcing him to miss the last two games. Despite taking to the ice for morning skate, Hall will not return to action for Saturday night’s Batt...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
Oilers @ Flames Game 50 Preview
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Winners of three of their last four, the Oilers head into Calgary for an Alberta showdown.
Published at The Copper & Blue
BLOG: Injury updates on Pitlick and Nikitin
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The last game Tyler Pitlick played was on New Years Eve in Calgary. Now a month later, the Oilers return to Calgary but Pitlick remains out due to a lacerated spleen. Oilers Interim Coach Todd Nelson gave an update on Pitlick after morning skate. “I just saw him for the first time a couple day...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
GDB 50.0: Crushing the Dreams of the Calgary Flames
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GDB 50.0: Crushing the Dreams of the Calgary Flames
Todd Nelson is, as everyone knows, coaching for his life in the NHL; opportunities to run an NHL bench don’t come along very often and if he can get the Oilers pointed in the right direction he has a very good chance of finding himself at the helm of the team for Game 1 of next season. Beating th...
Published at OilersNation
BLOG: Hall returns as Oilers skate in Calgary
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Taylor Hall (leg) is on the ice for morning skate in Calgary. However, he took a line rush with Matt Hendricks and Rob Klinkhammer, which may indicate he’s not ready to return yet. Stay tuned for more from Interim Coach Todd Nelson. Keith Aulie will play his first game since New Years Eve agai...
Published at Edmonton Oilers Blogs
Edmonton Club (MacDonald Drive)
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1910 Google Streetview EdHGIS: 1914 Fire Insurance Maps & Google Earth Imagery …
Published at Lost Edmonton
internal sunshine day 1: curveball
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internal sunshine day 1: curveball
I promised myself I was going to write every day this month, and what better way than to start off with the biggest curveball I've been tossed in a long time. Someone asked me, yesterday, if I needed a kick in the ass to get my animation dreams rolling, and to get out of the design industry for g...
Published at breakfast jones
Ice On Whyte 2015 & The Top Gun Ice Statue!
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Ice On Whyte 2015 & The Top Gun Ice Statue!
This is the final weekend for another year of the Edmonton winter staple ‘Ice On Whyte‘! It is open now, goes until 10p (same times for Sunday!) and located at the end of Steel Park (Gateway Blvd, north of Whyte Avenue). More info here. Finally BEHOLD! The Val Kilmer Top Gun statue we hooked SONi...
Published at SONiC 102.9
THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM
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THE PACIFIC WAR ROOM
As you know, our friends at The Royal Half have created a weekly segment known as the Pacific War Room… It's a wrap-up of the past week in the Pacific from some of the best and brightest bloggers who cover the Pacific Division. Well, those writers have spent another week smashing their faces on t...
Published at OilersNation
OILERS AT FLAMES, G50 2014-15
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OILERS AT FLAMES, G50 2014-15
Don’t look now but there are signs of chemistry between Justin Schultz and Oscar Klefbom, they may end up being a pairing next season. Coach Nelson may feel he can run that pairing with a veteran duo (Ference/Fayne or Nikitin/Fayne) and then a third pairing that might be Darnell Nurse/Nikit...
Published at Lowetide

Recent News Releases

ON THE MARK: RUSH SOCK BLACKWOLVES 18-9
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“We played with a lot more edge and we really took it too them in all areas of the floor,” said Rush GM & head coach Derek Keenan. “The game could have gone either way. They're a scary team. I think they have a ton of speed and skill on offense and size. Aaron Bold made great saves and allowe...
Published at Edmonton Rush
Top line keeps rolling for ice Pandas
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Top line keeps rolling for ice Pandas
Deanna Morin EDMONTON – For the second-straight game, the top line of Alison Campbell, Deanna Morin, and Jessica Kampjes were crucial for victory, the No.4 University of Alberta Pandas beating the Saskatchewan Huskies by a 4-1 score, Friday night at Clare Drake Arena.The ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Quick goals end Bears regular season with win
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Quick goals end Bears regular season with win
T.J. Foster Scoring two goals in less than two minutes in the first period in a 4-2 win Friday night in Saskatoon's Rutherford Rink, the No. 1 ranked University of Alberta Golden Bears completed a sweep of the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. With the win, Alberta clos...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Bears push win streak to four over Brandon
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Bears push win streak to four over Brandon
Joel Friesen EDMONTON - The University of Alberta Golden Bears basketball team kept the momentum rolling Friday night at the Saville Community Sports Centre, defeating the Brandon University Bobcats 89-54. The Bears used big second and fourth quarters to take the win, mov...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Pandas hoops come up with big win over Bobcats
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Pandas hoops come up with big win over Bobcats
The Pandas were led offensively by senior forward Saskia Van Ginhoven, who had 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting from the field, along with five rebounds. Fourth-year guard Megan Wickstrom and senior forward Kendra Asleson added 11 points each off the bench, while fourth-year guard Jessilyn Fairbanks ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Bobcats shock volley Bears
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Bobcats shock volley Bears
Golden Bears volleyball BRANDON – The No.4 Brandon Bobcats came out swinging Friday night against the No.2 Alberta Golden Bears and didn’t look back, taking the match in straight sets (25-23, 26-24, 25-18) Friday night.Both teams came out strong early, matching point for ...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
Volley Pandas upset by Bobcats in five
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Volley Pandas upset by Bobcats in five
Mariah Walsh BRANDON – The No.8 Brandon Bobcats went to five sets for the tenth time this season, and picked up a huge win in the process over the No.2 Alberta Pandas (25-18, 22-25, 25-23, 21-25, 15-13) on Friday night.The Bobcats took control of the first set, earning as...
Published at University of Alberta Athletics
New judge appointed to Edmonton Provincial Court
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Zalmanowitz attended law school at the University of Alberta and the University of Toronto, graduating in 1978. Prior to his appointment, he served as a partner at Witten LLP, focusing on commercial law with an emphasis on franchise law.“Mr. Zalmanowitz has demonstrated a passion for the well-bei...
Published at Government of Alberta
Public information and warning
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Public information and warning
In the interest of public safety, the Edmonton Police Service is issuing a warning about Robert Edward Ventress, who is being released from the Calgary Correctional Centre on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, after serving an 18-month sentence for breaching an 810.1 CC recognizance order fear of sexual of...
Published at Edmonton Police Service