Sunday May 12
Scientists study rare, intact dinosaur skin fossil to determine skin colour for first time
One of the only well preserved dinosaur skin samples ever found is being tested at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron to determine skin colour and to explain why the fossilized specimen remained intact after 70-million years.
Sat May 11, 2013
RCMP investigating suspicious death in Grande Prairie
Marshall Topilko, 72, started working at Diamond International Trucks as a mechanic's helper when he was 22 years old.
Thu May 09, 2013
Wed May 08, 2013
Elections Alberta cites trio of candidates for campaign deficits
A controversial pastor who wrote that gays and lesbians will suffer in a "lake of fire" is among a trio of candidates who failed to erase their 2012 campaign deficits in the time prescribed by Alberta's election finance laws, according to a report from the chief electoral officer.
As teacher deal deadline looms, a handful of holdouts remain
Frank Bruseker, president of Alberta Teachers Union Local 38, says Education Minister Jeff Johnson has the authority to fire any school board that refuses to sign the teacher agreement hammered out in March, and replace trustees with an appointed board.
Journal of Commerce
Alberta announces a slew of school construction projects
The Government of Alberta is moving forward with construction of 24 new schools and several modernization projects across the province.
Tue May 07, 2013
Wildfire crews on high alert
"The last few days have been fairly warm and dry and the winds picked up, and that has created really good conditions for wildfires to start," said Whitney Exton, a wildfire information officer with Alberta Sustainable Resource Development.
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo expand Canadian tour leg
According to a new listing posted today at Ticketmaster.ca , the veteran multi-Grammy winning rocker and guitarist/producer hubby have added a new date on July 19 in Winnipeg, MB at McPhillips Street Station.
High temperatures have Alberta crews on high alert for brush, grass wildfires
With record temperatures in the forecast and tinder-dry brush and grass in many areas, Alberta's wildfire crews are on high alert.
Grande Prairie students kept in school as precaution as police seek armed, dangerous suspect
Grande Prairie RCMP focused on a residence east of the city Tuesday as police continue to search for a man described as "armed and dangerous." The man is wanted in a string of armed robberies between Beaver Lodge and Grande Prairie on Monday night and Tuesday morning, police say.
Grande Prairie, Alta. students held in school during manhunt
Students at all public and Catholic schools in Grande Prairie, Alta., are being kept inside their classrooms Tuesday while police hunt for an armed and dangerous man.
Mon May 06, 2013
Red Deer Advocate
Target opening in Red Deer Tuesday
U.S. retailer Target opens it's Red Deer location at the Bower Place Shopping Centre today.
Sun May 05, 2013
Former Jeopardy and weighlifting champ adds another chapter to her...
Answer: This 47-year-old cat-loving native of Savannah, Ga., is the new director of the Fort McMurray Public Library and holds a record in professional weightlifting, as well as being an opera singer and a one-time Jeopardy champion.
Fri May 03, 2013
Red Deer Advocate
Red Deer becomes first Alberta location for Browns Socialhouse
Work is under way renovating a commercial space at Clearview Market Square that will house the Browns Social House Restaurant.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Prince Albert Daily Herald
Tenille teaches students to Play It Forward
Tenille shared the Play It Forward message with the students of Westview Community School and interacted with the students after her performance on Tuesday.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Journal of Commerce
Grand Prairie dinosaur museum back on track
The construction of the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum in the County of Grande Prairie is moving forward with the help of the local council, after the project's tendering process was delayed due to a budget shortfall.
Province announces seven school projects for northern Alberta
The schools will provide space for as many as 3,100 students from kindergarten through Grade 9, with some new schools and others replacing aging facilities.
The Motley Fool
This Chinook Is Different and Flies at a Very Low Altitude
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Peace Country home to new bee diagnostic lab
Bee lab technician Patricia Wolf Veiga at the first diagnostic lab designed and outfitted exclusively for honeybee research.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Emergency alert system warns of flood, run-off dangers in northern Alberta
Flood and high streamflow advisories are being issued for several northern Alberta regions as snowmelt is expected to cause significant run-off. The Alberta Emergency Alert system issued a flood watch for the Little Paddle River, the Paddle River and their tributaries.