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'Black Beauty' and 'Hellboy' - the dino stars of the Royal Tyrrell Museum

'Black Beauty' and 'Hellboy' - the dino stars of the Royal Tyrrell Museum

DRUMHELLER, Alta. — It was Aug. 12, 1884 when a young geologist, Joseph B. Tyrrell, stumbled upon a 70-million-year-old dinosaur skull, deep in the heart of Alberta's Badlands.
Calgary sport school that grooms Olympic champions threatened with shutdown

Calgary sport school that grooms Olympic champions threatened with shutdown

CALGARY — The National Sport School in Calgary that produces Olympic and Paralympic champions faces possible closure after a quarter century.
Billboard pleas: Alberta man hopes sign will find him a kidney donor

Billboard pleas: Alberta man hopes sign will find him a kidney donor

CARBON, Alta. — The large billboard overlooking the town of Drumheller in east-central Alberta is hard to miss. Next to a photo of a smiling man in a blue shirt, his arms crossed, the sign reads: "Jim really needs a kidney donor.

Alberta to play for back-to-back women’s gold at Canadian Juniors Curling Championships

LANGLEY, B.C. — Alberta's Abby Marks defeated Nova Scotia’s Taylour Stevens 6-5 in the women’s semifinal of the 2020 Canadian Junior Curling Championships on Saturday.
Tumour on Edmonton woman's liver was rare parasite, not cancer

Tumour on Edmonton woman's liver was rare parasite, not cancer

EDMONTON — Cassidy Armstrong says she washes her hands, cleans her vegetables and doesn't own any pets. "How did I get it? I don't know," says the 36-year-old from Edmonton.
Alberta open to extending Feb. 28 deadline for high-tech panel report

Alberta open to extending Feb. 28 deadline for high-tech panel report

EDMONTON — Alberta's economic development minister says she is open to extending the deadline for a looming benchmark panel report on growing the high-tech sector, but says she wants to start taking action no later than the end of spring.

Keogh scores five goals as Halifax improves to 6-0 with 15-12 win over Calgary

CALGARY — Stephen Keogh scored five goals, including three during a nine-goal outburst by the Thunderbirds in the third quarter, as Halifax remained perfect with a 15-12 win over the Calgary Roughnecks in the National Lacrosse League on Saturday.

Human remains found in burned Alberta hotel after ice thaws enough to permit search

WETASKIWIN, Alta. — Police in Alberta say that after a week of waiting for ice to thaw enough for investigators to examine a burned hotel, they've found human remains inside the building.