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Bottcher beats Koe 4-2 to win Canadian men's curling championship for first time

Bottcher beats Koe 4-2 to win Canadian men's curling championship for first time

CALGARY — Brendan Bottcher knew it would require a near-flawless performance to deny Kevin Koe a fifth career title at the Canadian men's curling championship.

WHL Roundup: Tarzwell's pair powers Rebels over Hurricanes

RED DEER, Alta. — Josh Tarzwell scored twice as the Red Deer Rebels defeated the Lethbridge Hurricanes 5-1 Sunday night in Red Deer. Both teams combined for four goals as the Rebels took a 3-1 lead into the third period.
Alberta's Bottcher edges Saskatchewan's Dunstone 6-5 to reach Brier final

Alberta's Bottcher edges Saskatchewan's Dunstone 6-5 to reach Brier final

CALGARY — Alberta's Brendan Bottcher hit a game-winning angle raise for a 6-5 win over Saskatchewan's Matt Dunstone in Sunday's semifinal at the Canadian men's curling championship.
'Patchwork quilt' approach to COVID-19 vaccine rollout frustrates worker groups

'Patchwork quilt' approach to COVID-19 vaccine rollout frustrates worker groups

CALGARY — The rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations across the country is frustrating several groups of workers who identify as front-line employees and want to be bumped up in the queue.
Corporate head office job losses a 'wake-up call' for Calgary

Corporate head office job losses a 'wake-up call' for Calgary

CALGARY — For the veteran Calgary oilman whose name adorns the downtown Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA, the recent closing of the facility due to falling membership is the “canary in the coal mine” for the Calgary economy.
Wild Card Two's Koe beats Wild Card Three's Middaugh to secure top seed at Brier

Wild Card Two's Koe beats Wild Card Three's Middaugh to secure top seed at Brier

CALGARY — In a Canadian men's curling championship loaded with uncertainty, one of its most consistent performers keeps on delivering.

WHL Roundup: Cotton, Hurricanes comeback against Rebels, win 4-3 in overtime

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — Justin Hall scored twice while Alex Cotton scored in overtime to give the Lethbridge Hurricanes a 4-3 win over the Red Deer Rebels in Lethbridge Saturday.
Sean Monahan scores twice for Flames in 3-1 win over Canadiens

Sean Monahan scores twice for Flames in 3-1 win over Canadiens

CALGARY — Sean Monahan produced his first multi-goal game of the season and the Calgary Flames won their second straight under new coach Darryl Sutter in a 3-1 victory Saturday over the visiting Montreal Canadiens.
Bookings to close soon for AstraZeneca vaccine in Alberta as supplies dwindle

Bookings to close soon for AstraZeneca vaccine in Alberta as supplies dwindle

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Services is running out of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine that it had been making available to younger people.
McDavid, Draisaitl help Oilers continue their domination of Ottawa Senators with win

McDavid, Draisaitl help Oilers continue their domination of Ottawa Senators with win

EDMONTON — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers continued their domination of the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.