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Animal centre investigating after dog with casts on legs found abandoned on road

An animal rescue centre is hoping to find answers after a dog with two casts on its front legs was left with a bag of food by the side of the road in southern Alberta. READ

Underground explosion cuts power to parts of downtown Edmonton

An underground explosion has left parts of downtown Edmonton without power. READ

Mounties discover body after report of shooting in northern Alberta hamlet

A man is dead after a shooting at a home in northern Alberta. READ

Syncrude faces protection order after heron deaths in northern Alberta

Oilsands giant Syncrude is facing an environmental protection order after the deaths of 30 great blue herons at one of its sites. READ

Alberta Party chooses oil drilling engineer as candidate for Calgary Foothills

The Alberta Party has chosen a candidate for the riding of Calgary Foothills. READ

Armed man at government building shot and wounded by Alberta Mounties

RCMP say police have shot and wounded an armed man at a provincial government building in western Alberta. READ

Calgary man accidentally shoots gun inside home; bullet hits neighbour in stomach

Police say a Calgary man accidentally shot his handgun in his home, hitting a next-door neighbour in the abdomen. READ

Calgary Foothills voters move on from Prentice as NDP tested in byelection

The Jim Prentice era officially ends in Alberta on Sept. 3, but one of the candidates seeking to replace him in Calgary Foothills says voters the former premier abandoned on election night have already moved on. READ

Manitoba farmer donates 100 hay bales to Alberta farmers hurt by drought

A Manitoba farmer is donating 100 hay bales to Alberta farmers hurt by drought. READ

Two Alberta women accused of drug offences face child endangerment charges

Two Edmonton-area women accused of drug offences face child endangerment charges. READ

Canadian Natural posts $405-million net loss on higher Alberta tax rate

Canadian Natural Resources is warning that Alberta’s corporate tax hike will hit employment, though both company executives and Premier Rachel Notley agree the steep drop in crude prices is a much bigger challenge. READ

Organized crime unit charges two Albertans with fraud, money laundering

Organized crime investigators have charged two men in northern Alberta with fraud and money laundering offences. READ

Premier Rachel Notley calls Calgary Foothills byelection for Sept. 3.

Voters in the Calgary Foothills constituency will go to the polls on Sept. 3 to elect a member of the Alberta legislature. READ

Some damage reported as hail, rain and strong winds whip through Calgary

Heavy rain, hail and strong winds whipped through Calgary on Tuesday evening, leaving considerable damage in their wake. READ

Wildrose leader Brian Jean to check political pulse of Albertans during tour

The leader of Alberta’s Wildrose Opposition is touring the province to wave the party flag and listen to voters. READ

Alberta RCMP asking for public help in case of missing woman found dead in woods

Mounties are asking for tips to help them trace the last steps of a young woman found dead south of Edmonton. READ

Mounties investigating after human remains found in town south of Edmonton

Mounties are investigating after human remains were found in a town south of Edmonton. READ

Red Deer RCMP inadvertently rescue man; charge six people

When Red Deer RCMP executed an arrest warrant at a hotel in the city on Thursday, they interrupted an alleged aggravated assault and forcible confinement, and ended up charging six people. READ

Calgary mayor angry at NDP government for rejecting snowstorm compensation

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is blasting the NDP government for rejecting the city’s request for disaster recovery program funding for last September’s snowstorm. READ

Artillery shells found on former army land where First Nation casino now stands

The recent discovery of large artillery shells in the Weaselhead Flats and on a section of the Tsuu T’ina Nation has renewed public safety warnings in the area that once housed military training. READ

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