June 23rd, 2017

Provincial News

Inquiry looks into slaying of peace officer who was checking dog complaint

By The Canadian Press on June 11th, 2017

CALGARY – A fatality inquiry begins Monday into the death of an Alberta peace officer who was killed when he responded to a dog complaint. Rod Lazenby, 62, died in August 2012 after going to Trevor Kloschinsky’s rural property south of Calgary. Lazenby was a retired RCMP officer who was responsible for enforcing bylaws in ... Read More »

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Canada’s Keean White places second in RBC Grand Prix at Spruce Meadows

By The Canadian Press on June 10th, 2017

CALGARY – Canada’s Keean White came second in the RBC Grand Prix on Saturday at Spruce Meadows, while fellow Canadian Vanessa Mannix joined him on the podium with a third-place finish. Mexico’s Patricio Pasquel won the jump off on the 13-obstacle track in a time of 43.44 seconds. White, of Rockwood, Ont., was aboard his ... Read More »

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Georgia shuts out Canada 13-0 in rugby international

By The Associated Press on June 10th, 2017

CALGARY – Flyhalf Merab Kvirkashvili scored all the points for Georgia, including the game’s only try in the 77th minute, to beat Canada 13-0 Saturday in a rainy international at Calgary Rugby Park. Georgia took a 3-0 lead in the third minute when Kvirkashvili kicked an early penalty, a score that held until halftime. Kvirkashvili ... Read More »

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Chris Surbey wins the RBC Capital Markets Cup at Spruce Meadows

By The Canadian Press on June 9th, 2017

CALGARY – Canadian Chris Surbey captured the RBC Capital Markets Cup on Friday on the 1.50-metre course at Spruce Meadows. Seven of the 27 entries qualified for a jump off against the clock, and Canada pulled off a 1-2 finish, with Keean White placing right behind Surbey. Spain’s Paola Amalibia Puig rounded out the podium. ... Read More »

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Bad weather may be factor in Alberta crash that killed one, injured three

By The Canadian Press on June 9th, 2017

BEISEKER, Alta. – Bad weather may have been a factor in a highway collision that killed a 16-year-old girl and sent three other people to hospital. RCMP say three people were in a southbound vehicle and a lone driver was in a northbound vehicle when they collided Friday night near Beiseker, Alta. Mounties say that ... Read More »

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Alberta dad accused of sexually abusing daughters several times over six years

By The Canadian Press on June 9th, 2017

EDMONTON – An Alberta father is facing nearly two dozen charges for numerous alleged sexual offences against three of his daughters. The 41-year-old man, whose name is under a publication ban, was arrested in a small town west of Edmonton in November 2016 after an investigation that started the month before. Police allege he sexually ... Read More »

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Women charged, in custody after children left in vehicle for an hour in freezing cold in Lethbridge

By J.W. Schnarr on December 16th, 2016

jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Two women have been charged with failing to provide the necessities of life after two small children were found unattended in a locked vehicle last night. Lethbridge Police Service rescued a three-year-old girl and four-year-old boy who were left unattended for over an hour in -18 C weather. At approximately 11:30 p.m., police responded ... Read More »

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WestJet Christmas Miracle

By Medicine Hat News on December 2nd, 2014

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