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Hockey's Kevin Bacon: Playoffs are 6 degrees of Rick Bowness

EDMONTON — Rick Bowness looked at the Calgary Flames lineup written on the whiteboard in the Dallas locker room, and a strange thought crossed his mind.
Regional municipality in northern Alberta fined for releasing chlorine gas

Regional municipality in northern Alberta fined for releasing chlorine gas

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — A regional municipality in northern Alberta has been fined for releasing chlorine gas at a water treatment plant.
Alberta loosens rules for singing, wind instruments as long as precautions taken

Alberta loosens rules for singing, wind instruments as long as precautions taken

EDMONTON — Alberta's top doctor says people can sing and play wind instruments indoors once again, provided COVID-19 precautions are in place. Dr.
Alberta ramping up surgeries 150 per cent; boosting privately run day clinics

Alberta ramping up surgeries 150 per cent; boosting privately run day clinics

CALGARY — The Alberta government plans to expand the use of privately run day-surgery clinics as part of a plan to boost procedures by up to 150 per cent.
NHL moves up draft to Oct. 6-7, free agency starts Oct. 9

NHL moves up draft to Oct. 6-7, free agency starts Oct. 9

EDMONTON — The NHL on Friday moved its draft up to Oct. 6-7 and set an Oct. 9 start for free agency. The first round of the draft will be Oct. 6, with the New York Rangers on the clock and Alexis Lafrenière the consensus top option for the No.
Calgary doctor urging more shelter space as cold weather approaches

Calgary doctor urging more shelter space as cold weather approaches

CALGARY — A doctor who has been working with some of Calgary's most vulnerable citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic is worried homeless shelters won't have enough space to keep everyone safe once the cold weather hits.
Radulov scores 31 seconds into OT, Stars beat Vegas 3-2

Radulov scores 31 seconds into OT, Stars beat Vegas 3-2

EDMONTON — The entire Dallas Stars bench was yelling out to Joe Pavelski about what to do with the puck after a broken play in front of them only seconds into overtime.
Alberta hiring staff for feasibility study of replacing RCMP with new force

Alberta hiring staff for feasibility study of replacing RCMP with new force

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is looking to hire a contractor to study the benefits and costs of a proposed provincial police force that could replace the RCMP.
Flyers centre Sean Couturier wins Selke Trophy as NHL's best defensive forward

Flyers centre Sean Couturier wins Selke Trophy as NHL's best defensive forward

EDMONTON — Philadelphia Flyers centre Sean Couturier has been awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's best defensive forward.
COVID-19 outbreaks at three Alberta schools but no broad transmission: Hinshaw

COVID-19 outbreaks at three Alberta schools but no broad transmission: Hinshaw

Alberta's chief medical officer of health says COVID-19 outbreaks at three schools consist of two infected people in each school with no evidence of broader transmission.