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Pollinator parks protection passes

Bumblebees, butterflies, moths, flies and other pollinators will now a safe landing in Red Deer. City Hall Park, Snell Gardens, Bower Ponds and Maskepetoon Park were dedicated as pollinator parks on Monday. The average onlooker will not notice too much of a difference at the sites save for a few interpretative signs. But the payoff will be huge, says Trevor Poth, the city’s Parks superintendent. READ


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Ducks down Blackhawks in OT

The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief. Jonathan Toews had just scored two improbable goals in 72 seconds, and Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was headed into an overtime where everything seemed tilted toward Chicago. These Ducks were stunned, but not staggered. And they needed less than a minute of extra time to get to the brink of the Stanley Cup finals. READ


Cougars advance to face Raiders in rugby final

The Notre Dame Cougars will have their chance at redemption on Wednesday. The Cougars boys defeated the Hunting Hills Lightning 34-17 in the Central Alberta High School Athletic Association tier I rugby semifinal on Monday at Titans Park. The Cougars are coming off a 45-0 loss to Thurber last Wednesday, but they believe they have much more to show the defending zone champs. READ


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