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Triple threat

Triple threat

Central Alberta must be a real hotbed of undiscovered musical theatre talent.No fewer than three area residents are singing, dancing and acting their way into the finals of CBC TV’s Triple Sensation.
Crash temporarily closes Hwy 11

Crash temporarily closes Hwy 11

A collision involving three vehicles temporarily closed Hwy 11, near Sylvan Lake, Sunday afternoon.
Funnel cloud sighting

Funnel cloud sighting

Saturday’s funnel cloud as it appeared behind Red Deer’s water tower. Central Park residents, just north of Red Deer, took cover Saturday night while a tornado or funnel cloud knocked down about 20 huge trees.
Twister touches down in Red Deer

Twister touches down in Red Deer

Central Park residents, just north of Red Deer, took cover Saturday night while a tornado or funnel cloud knocked down about 20 huge trees.
Summer cadet camps at Penhold revamped

Summer cadet camps at Penhold revamped

Cadets Canada is adapting to today’s cadets.This summer at Penhold Air Cadet Summer Training Centre, a new interactive general training program will allow cadets age 12 to 14 to spend less time in the classroom while getting a taste of a variety of cadet training.
Sylvan Lake woman scheduled for experimental treatment

Sylvan Lake woman scheduled for experimental treatment

Jessica Blunden is counting the days until she undergoes more chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant that could send her multiple sclerosis into remission.
Stampede showdown

Stampede showdown

The big guns in the Liberal and Conservative parties rode into Calgary on Saturday, but there was no showdown, only a shoot-out of words that rang out hours apart.

B.C. pipeline bombed again

For the sixth time in nine months, and the second time in three days, a bomb has exploded near EnCana’s natural gas pipeline in northeastern British Columbia.
Funnel clouds spotted north of Red Deer

Funnel clouds spotted north of Red Deer

A funnel cloud spotted towards Blackfalds at about 7:40 p.m. had Red Deer shutter bugs grabbing their cameras.
A decade and 70 countries later...

A decade and 70 countries later...

When Ian Coates set out on his 1992 Honda African Twin motorcycle in 1999, it was supposed to be a four-month trip.