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Construction on downtown Alley of Light pocket park set to begin

A downtown park in the works for several years is finally seeing the light of day, with early construction expected to start next week.

Considered an underused space in the downtown core, the Alley of Light project focuses on reviving the area from Enterprise Square on 103 Street west to Beaver Hills Park on 105 Street. 110 more words


Fire officials plead with smokers to properly dispose of cigarettes

For single mother Olia Jofre, losing all of her personal belongings and two pets to Monday’s blaze caused by an improperly disposed cigarette is beyond frustrating. 308 more words


#tbt: wayne gretzky & janet jones get married in edmonton - july 1988

26 years ago this month, edmonton was graced with an event that the canadian media dubbed ‘the royal wedding’ – and could you blame them? it was gretkzy’s heyday, and he was bringing a hollywood actress to edmonton as his bride. 88 more words


August Frontline Workers Meeting

Attached is the link for the August Frontline Worker’s Meeting.  Please note that the date for the meeting is on August 19 and will be held on the lower level at Bent Arrow in Room 6.  10 more words


Environment Canada puts Edmonton on severe thunderstorm watch

Edmonton is under a severe thunderstorm watch.

Environment Canada put the city, as well as St. Albert and Sherwood Park, under the watch around 11 a.m. 46 more words


Climb Electricity for Everybody!'s Tourmalet

If you’re a Tour de France aficionado, you’ll know the Col du Tourmalet is one of the toughest mountain climbs for cyclists.  Tourmalet is also the title of a song by some indie-rock flatlanders — Edmonton’s… 88 more words

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University of Alberta VP of Advancement set to take job at Harvard

University of Alberta will say farewell to yet another member of its administration as Vice-President of Advancement O’Neil Outar heads across the border to Harvard for a new role with the prestigious institution. 171 more words