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10 people forced from home in Edmonton blaze
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Fire crews in Edmonton were called to a blaze on Rutherford Road in the city's southwest just after 1 a.m. Saturday. When firefighters arrived, the roof of a triplex was fully engulfed and they called for more resources, but the fire spread to an adjacent duplex before crews got it under control....
Published at CBC Edmonton
Overnight fire at Rutherford Road triplex spread to neighbours
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Fire investigators are on scene of an overnight fire that started in a triplex and spread to both units in a neighbouring duplex.Residents were evacuated around 1:10 a.m. Saturdays when firefighters were called to a fire in a unit of a triplex in the 1500 block of Rutherford Road SW.Two crews wer...
Published at Edmonton Journal
'I love Satin,' 'I hate God' written on Morinville church and sidewalk
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'I love Satin,' 'I hate God' written on Morinville church and sidewalk
This Sunday will mark three weeks since a church in the heart of Morinville was vandalized -- "I love Satin" spray painted in blue on the side of the brick building, "I hate God" on the sidewalk.Words that, despite the spelling mistake, have shaken the small town north of Edmonton and have RCMP t...
Published at CBC Edmonton
The Hotel Mac wants your grungy bathrobe back (not really)
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The Hotel Mac wants your grungy bathrobe back (not really)
Hotel-item kleptomaniacs take note.Feeling guilty about that luxurious robe you "accidentally" took home with you after your last stay at the Hotel MacDonald? How about that silverware your great-grandma palmed on her honeymoon?The stolen treasures, along with any stories that accompany them, wil...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Enbridge says it warned PMO of 'unsolicited contacts' by Mike Duffy
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Enbridge says it warned PMO of 'unsolicited contacts' by Mike Duffy
Suspended Senator Mike Duffy's diary may show conversations between him and officials at Enbridge, but any talks were unsolicited, the company says — to the point it notified the Prime Minister's Office of the discussions.Duffy's detailed diary, which was made public as evidence in his trial on ...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Cops seek help after jewel heist
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Cops are turning to the public to help crack a $500,000 jewelry store heist.Thieves busted into an adjacent business before making their way into the Paris Jewellers near 95 Avenue and 170 Street sometime between 3:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. April 14.According to detåective Rae Gerrard, the thieves first...
Published at Edmonton Sun
High risk sex offender suspect in violent sexual assault
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High risk sex offender suspect in violent sexual assault
Ashton Natomagan, is considered a high-risk sex offender and is wanted on two Canada-wide warrants. (EPS)A high risk sex offender who now has two Canada-wide warrants out for his arrest is a suspect in a violent sexual assault that happened just north of downtown earlier this month.Ashton Natoma...
Published at CBC Edmonton
Suspect sought after jogger violently assaulted in Edmonton
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Police have issued a Canada wide warrant for a man after a violent attack where 37-year-old jogger was tied up and sexually assaulted on April 11.The woman was jogging west on 116 Avenue and 102 Street at around 6:30 p.m. when a man attacked her from behind, dragging her down a nearby alley.Polic...
Published at Edmonton Sun
Jewelry thieves cut through walls during $500,000 Edmonton heist
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Jewelry thieves cut through walls during $500,000 Edmonton heist
An employee of an Edmonton jewelry store ransacked earlier this month said the $500,000 theft is devastating to the family business.A group of thieves gained entry to the store near 95th Avenue and 170th Street by cutting through the walls of several neighbouring businesses, including a shared wa...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Come on down, Brenda: Price Is Right contestant wins trip to Edmonton on Thursday’s show
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Come on down, Brenda: Price Is Right contestant wins trip to Edmonton on Thursday’s show
Contestant Brenda won a trip to Edmonton on Thursday’s episode of the popular TV game show The Price Is Right.Brenda, from Palmdale, Calif., let out a shriek of excitement and clapped her hands when the trip was revealed. The capital city didn’t feature in the visuals, though. A picture of a pris...
Published at Edmonton Journal

Recent Blog Posts

Get Ready For Something Bold!!!
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Get Ready For Something Bold!!!
While it would be next to impossible to view the removal of Kevin Lowe and Craig MacTavish from their positions within the Edmonton Oilers organization as a questionable decision, Friday’s announcement that both would be relieved of their duties effective immediately was still rather shocking.&nb...
Published at Oil Drop
Buying on eBay, Part 3
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This is the last post in my eBay series, and I thought it would be a good idea to touch on a few safety tips. When I started buying on eBay again (after a brief foray in the late 2000s followed by a long hiatus), I was very gun-shy; I’d heard a million terrible stories, […]
Published at Blue Collar Red Lipstick
THE 90 BEST PLAYERS IN THE 2015 DRAFT
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The Oilers (as of this morning) choose No. 1, No. 16, No. 33, No. 60, No. 79, No. 89, No. 124, No. 131 (if Habs advance), No. 154, No. 184. I don’t think there’s a massive chance the Oilers use that No. 16 overall selection (I bet it ends up in Chicago, NYC or Ottawa) […]
Published at Lowetide
YEG Pizza Odyssey #9- Rose Bowl vs Plato’s Pizza
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This week’s search for the best Edmonton pizza takes me to a couple neighbourhood pubs doing thick crust pies, both with very long histories in the pizza community. After strategically taking a few weeks away from the thick ones to re-charge my enthusiasm for them, I was anxious to dive bac...
Published at Baconhound
Which Boston Bruins players might the Oilers target this offseason?
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Which Boston Bruins players might the Oilers target this offseason?
NHL people are like people anywhere: when they find something that works they generally stick with it. It’s not uncommon to see new general managers or coaches reach back to their old organizations for talent; they know the players, know what they can do and it only makes sense to grab a known qu...
Published at OilersNation
The Witchery Giveaway
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The Witchery Giveaway
While at Coachella I had the opportunity to drape myself in raw gemstones courtesy of my sister's company, The Witchery. They were the perfect accessory for the desert! Not only do I get to enjoy layering on the jewels, but one lucky reader can start their gemstone addiction by entering to win th...
Published at The Pretty Secrets
Why the Tory premier attacked the NDP leader: The simplest explanation is the best
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PHOTOS: Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and NDP Leader Rachel Notley face off during Thursday evening’s televised leader’s debate. (CBC photo) Below: Pollster Lorne Bozinoff. The principle is well understood that the simplest explanation is usually the right one. That’s why the reason Premier Jim Pr...
Published at Alberta Politics
The McDavid Effect
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The McDavid Effect
When Bill Daly turned the golden card, I honestly didn’t even hear the words (might have zoned out). I just saw the card and laughed maniacally for a good 15 minutes, frightening my kids in the process. I was happy to hear McDavid would be coming to Edmonton. But I was laughing at what the […]
Published at The SuperFan
Merci Monique!
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With the birth of her third child, Monique Moquin finally had to tell us that she needs to do a bit less volunteering for us, so she is stepping down from the Membership Chair. Monique and husband Pierre have donated tons of volunteer time over the years. In fact, her extended family has stepped ...
Published at Bonnie Doon Community League

Recent News Releases

Police asking public for help in locating suspect in sexual assault
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Police asking public for help in locating suspect in sexual assault
or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at .-30-Please contact Patrycia Thenu at (780) 421-2663 for more information.
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Early morning downtown shooting
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The Edmonton Police Service is investigating an early morning shooting in downtown Edmonton. Around 3:40 a.m. this morning (Friday, Apr. 24, 2015) police were called to 103A Avenue and 93 Street after a man was shot multiple times on the street. EMS also responded, treated and transported the man...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Safety booms to be installed at Harvie Passage
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Extensive damage from the 2013 flood has rendered Harvie Passage unsafe for public use. The area will remain closed to boaters and recreationists until repairs to the passage have been completed.In the coming days, as weather permits, the Alberta government, with support from the Calgary Fire Dep...
Published at Government of Alberta
CFL Scouting Bureau releases final Spring rankings
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The Canadian Football League Scouting Bureau today published its final edition of the top 20 ranked prospects eligible for the 2015 CFL Canadian Draft.
Published at Edmonton Eskimos
Call for presenters: Pecha Kucha Night 22
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Gather your shades, your sandals and your interesting ideas. Warm weather is coming, and so is Pecha Kucha Night 22 (PKN22)! Edmonton’s NextGen has announced the open call for presenters for PKN 22, slated for Thursday, June 11 at Louise McKinney Park. Derived from the Japanese phrase for &...
Published at City of Edmonton
Large fentanyl seizure for EPS
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Large fentanyl seizure for EPS
The Edmonton Drug and Gang Enforcement (EDGE) Unit within the Edmonton Police Service has seized the large amount of fentanyl.EDGE Unit conducted an investigation that resulted in executing a search warrant of a residence in the area of 102 Avenue and 117 Street on April 22, 2015. This resulted i...
Published at Edmonton Police Service
Get Ready In The Park - Hawrelak Park May 9, 2015
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Get Ready In The Park - Hawrelak Park May 9, 2015
Join the Edmonton Police Service along with Edmonton’s emergency response community for the 9th annual Get Ready in the Park event. This year’s theme is ‘Extreme Weather.’ Get Ready in the Park is a free, family-orien...
Published at EPS Success Stories
Mountains warming faster, say researchers
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Mountains warming faster, say researchers
An international research team found that high-elevation areas around the world may be warming at a faster rate than lower-lying areas, which could put more pressure on water supplies and alpine plants and animals. (Edmonton) An international team of scientists includin...
Published at University of Alberta ExpressNews
Oilers Entertainment Group Announces Changes to Senior Management
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Oilers Entertainment Group Announces Changes to Senior Management
(EDMONTON) – Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chair Bob Nicholson announced today significant changes to the management structure of the organization – both in hockey and business operations.Peter Chiarelli has been appointed President of Hockey Operations and G...
Published at Edmonton Oilers