Alberta Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Diamond reunion for old SodbustersRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    It's been more than a decade since former members of the DeWinton Sodbusters were on a ball diamond together. Old stories flew like fastballs when a group of Sodbuster alumni reunited for a friendly match against their Peewee-level namesakes at the Davisburg Community Hall on June 27. 'It's always great to sit around, drink a beer and the stories start coming,' said Drew Herr, a former Sodbuster for 10 years in the 1980s and '90s.

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  2. Running back to SaskatoonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    ... of my own. I wasn't expecting to become such a political junkie, covering one of the most exciting and historic Alberta elections of all time. I remember the excitement in the air when the rumours started to swirl that Danielle Smith, Highwood's ...

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  3. Gritty Dawgs grind on MavsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    ... run to keep the Dawgs in the game before handing the ball to King. The victory gives the Dawgs a 12-10 record in the Alberta Division of the Western Major Baseball League. Okotoks, who was a cellar-dweller three weeks ago, sat in second-place in the ...

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  4. Minimum wage going up $1 in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    Minimum wage workers in Alberta will get a raise in October, the first of several increases that will see their wages rise to $15 per hour by 2018. Alberta's labour minister outlined the NDP government's plans to hike minimum wage, starting with a $1 per hour increase October 1 bringing it to $11.20 per hour.

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  5. Dry weather could affect cropsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    ... High River - are about half of normal levels so far this growing season. Ralph Wright, soil moisture specialist with Alberta Agriculture, said we are moving into the drier summer period. He said its too early to tell if low moisture levels will be a ...

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  6. Musical legend as strong as everRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    It was a typical Alberta day, with a combination of sunshine and rain sweeping over the prairies on June 23, but it wasn't so ordinary for legendary western singer Ian Tyson. Standing proudly in the Lost American Art Gallery and Museum on the main drag of the cozy village of Longview along the Cowboy Trail, Tyson shared handshakes with friends and fans while receiving congratulations for the release of his newest album Carnero Vaquero - his 13th with record label Stony Plain.

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  7. Walking tours delve into town's unique historyRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    ... neat about that building is it's not in its original place where it was built,' she said. 'It was in the middle of Alberta Avenue. They had to move it once they established all the roads.' Other historic buildings showcased include the Big Dipper ...

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  8. Blooms quite a sight at century-old churchRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    For 53 years, dozens of area residents band together to adorn the historic Christ Church Millarville and its grounds with bouquets, flowerpots and hanging baskets from their yards, gardens and fields. As is tradition, the annual Flower Festival will include a tea in the church hall featuring scones, homemade strawberry jam and whipped cream on July 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a church service on July 19 at 11:30 a.m. 'We get a number of visitors because it's an interesting looking historical church,' said Barb Haslam, secretary treasurer for the Millarville Ladies Seniors Guild.

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  9. Exhibit connects viewers with natureRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Western Wheel

    ... represents Marmont's interpretations of the prairie sky and landscape during her travels through Texas, Arizona and Alberta this past winter and spring. 'I believe that travel allows you to see things with fresh eyes and that is very conducive to ...

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  10. Politicians give a nod to looming election on Canada DayRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

    Canada's federal leaders were waving the flag and priming their political messages Wednesday on a Canada Day that landed smack in the build-up to this year's election campaign. Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered the traditional midday remarks from Parliament Hill's main stage, but also borrowed a line from his 2011 stump speech.

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  11. Historic Canmore Hotel set to enter new eraRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... want to use and want to enjoy," he said about the plans. The family that owned the hotel for decades became part of Alberta history - their tiny, but fierce, Italian grandmother Mary Rodda became the first woman in the province allowed to run a bar. ...

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  12. A man proposed marriage in today's Savannah Morning News. Here's her answerRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    Scott Sinclair knew for more than six months he wanted to propose to his girlfriend, Michelle Stevenson. The Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, resident hatched a southern United States trip that started with a flight from Seattle to New Orleans then to Savannah before crossing Georgia to Thomasville and wrapping up with a Fourth of July weekend at Orange Beach, Ala.

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  13. Women's World Cup 2015: T.V. schedule and times for Japan vs. England semifinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    Japan celebrates their win as Australia's Alanna Kennedy reacts during FIFA Women's World Cup quarter-final action in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Saturday June 27, 2015. ) The United States' opponent in the 2015 Women's World Cup final will be determined Wednesday night at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton as Japan takes on England in the second semifinal of the tournament.

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  14. Romantic Lodge Honeymoons for the Adventurous CoupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bride's Magazine

    ... cocoa in a hot tub; stowemountainlodge.com Fairmont Jasper Park Or, head north to the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Alberta, Canada for similar snowy adventures, such as ice skating and tobogganing, as well as skiing on one of the least crowded ...

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  15. France honours Bonnyville, Alta., WWII veteran on Canada DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    France will award William McGregor, 92, the rank of Knight in the Legion of Honour, the highest national order of France, on Canada Day for his duty during WWII. Today the 92-year-old WWII veteran will be awarded the rank of Knight in the Legion of Honour, the highest national order of France, for his services as a medic on the beaches of Normandy during the war.

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  16. 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Semifinals: Japan vs EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Maddux Sports Blog

    2015 FIFA World Cup Semifinals Japan vs England Commonwealth Stadium - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 7:00 pm Eastern, TV: Fox Sports 1, NBC Universo Spread: England +1/2 (-133) / Japan +1/2 (+118) Money Line: England +289 / Japan ...

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  17. Canadian HospitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Pordland Mercury

    I WAS SHARING a van with Vincent Mason, AKA Maseo of De La Soul. We were heading from the airport into Calgary, Alberta, on our way to the Canadian city's annual Sled Island Music and Arts Festival.

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  18. Simons: In our home and native land, we are all Treaty peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vancouver Sun

    ... less efficient, less deadly than the mechanized efficiency of the Nazi death camps. But what happened here in Alberta over the course of decades was an ethnic cleansing, nonetheless. European settlers wanted to tame and break and farm and develop a ...

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  19. $17.36 per hour needed to get by in Edmonton, says living wage reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... address these issues," said Allan Undheim, vice-president of Community Building and Investment for United Way of the Alberta Capital Region. This calculation does not take into account the costs of debt payments, savings for retirement, vacations, ...

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  20. Festival preview: Organizer hopes new Seven Music Fest becomes annual traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Edmonton Journal

    Hen ry the kit ten blinked a lit tle while curled up in a pink blan ket in the re cov ery room Tues day mor ning at the Edmonton Hu mane Society. The society's "warrior cat" was sleepy after hav ing his leg am pu tat ed.

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