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Super-Pufft opens $50-million processing facility in Airdrie

Super-Pufft opens $50-million processing facility in Airdrie

A snack maker is opening its first multimillion dollar facility in Alberta.
Hunter's wife testifies she warned husband not to drink and drive the night he died

Hunter's wife testifies she warned husband not to drink and drive the night he died

A hunter's wife has testified she texted her husband not to drink and drive or get in a fight the night he and his uncle were shot to death on a rural Alberta road.
COVID hospitalizations continue to decline

COVID hospitalizations continue to decline

"Overall, the data shows we are getting past the BA.2 wave." ~ Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping, during a May 17 COVID-19 update.
Crash on 881 claims life of semi driver

Crash on 881 claims life of semi driver

Newfoundland man killed in crash on Lac La Biche highway.
Three more elementary school subjects ready for piloting come fall: Province

Three more elementary school subjects ready for piloting come fall: Province

Newurriculum for K-6 science, French first language and literature and French immersion language arts and literature will be ready for Alberta schools to pilot beginning in the upcoming schools if they so choose.
Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

Startled grizzly bear bluff-charges cyclist

“A bear came running off the side of the road and charged towards him, stopping at about 10 metres." ~Kananaskis ecologist with Alberta Parks of an incident between a grizzly and a cyclist.
'No way justified:' Murder trial told farmer, son assumed Metis hunters were thieves

'No way justified:' Murder trial told farmer, son assumed Metis hunters were thieves

A Crown prosecutor has told a murder trial that an Alberta farmer and his son followed and shot two Métis hunters assuming they were thieves who had earlier driven onto the family's property.
Calgary and Edmonton city councils make friendly wager on NHL playoffs

Calgary and Edmonton city councils make friendly wager on NHL playoffs

The Battle of Alberta has officially started with a friendly hockey wager between the city councils in Calgary and Edmonton.
Alberta premier dismisses need for big number in leadership review

Alberta premier dismisses need for big number in leadership review

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he doesn’t need overwhelming support in a leadership review because the pool of voters has been diluted by thousands of angry members bent on destruction.
Exoneree and justice advocate David Milgaard remembered for 'resilience, passion and kindness'

Exoneree and justice advocate David Milgaard remembered for 'resilience, passion and kindness'

“He still had a sparkle in his eye and a skip in his step. That was the most inspiring thing – to know somebody that could do everything in his power to turn a nightmare into a passion.” ~ Crystal Blanchard, David Milgaard's friend, commenting on his life after prison following the wrongfully convicted man's recent death.