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First reported case of COVID-19 transmission in Alberta school: Dr. Hinshaw

First reported case of COVID-19 transmission in Alberta school: Dr. Hinshaw

EDMONTON — Alberta's chief medical officer of health says the province likely has it's first transmission of COVID-19 in a school. Dr.
Stanley Cup returns to old Edmonton stomping grounds, but just here for a visit

Stanley Cup returns to old Edmonton stomping grounds, but just here for a visit

EDMONTON — Stanley — that squat, barrel-bodied, bowl-topped polished silver mug — is officially back in Edmonton, a place he knew well back in the day.
Man sentenced to 7 years for gas-and-dash death of Alberta gas station owner

Man sentenced to 7 years for gas-and-dash death of Alberta gas station owner

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — A man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the gas-and-dash death of an Alberta gas station owner has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

EDMONTON — Five years after socially distancing from the Prince of Wales Trophy and losing in the Stanley Cup Final, the Tampa Bay Lightning got their hands on and arms around it to embrace their Eastern Conference championship.
'Not funny inside': Edmonton’s renovated, ridiculed library opens to the public

'Not funny inside': Edmonton’s renovated, ridiculed library opens to the public

EDMONTON — Some Edmontonians who got a peek inside the city's new downtown library say it's what's inside that matters. The Stanley A. Milner Library opened its doors to the public Thursday, four years after closing for renovations.
Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

EDMONTON — Alberta is shifting priorities for asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to reduce wait times.

Former Alberta bishop sentenced to prison for historic sex assaults

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A former bishop of a Mormon church in southern Alberta has been sentenced to five years in prison for multiple sexual assaults on two young girls in the 1980s and 90s.
Edmonton to host 2021 world junior hockey championship with no fans

Edmonton to host 2021 world junior hockey championship with no fans

Edmonton, currently hosting the Stanley Cup playoffs without fans in a COVID-19-free bubble zone, will now do the same for the upcoming world junior hockey championship.
Court orders recalculation of $1.4 billion in damages, supports Dow in Nova lawsuit

Court orders recalculation of $1.4 billion in damages, supports Dow in Nova lawsuit

CALGARY — Both sides are welcoming an Alberta Court of Appeal ruling that supports a trial judge decision in favour of Dow Chemical Canada over Nova Chemicals Corp. but orders a recalculation of its award of $1.4 billion in damages.
Speeding and sleeping? Tesla driver faces criminal charge in Alberta

Speeding and sleeping? Tesla driver faces criminal charge in Alberta

CALGARY — RCMP have charged a man with dangerous driving after an officer pulled over a speeding Tesla on a central Alberta highway that appeared to be driving itself with no one inside.