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Child killed in northern Alberta after reported accidental shooting

WATCH ABOVE: A young boy is dead after being shot by his younger brother in a home near Grande Cache. Vinesh Pratap reports.

EDMONTON — There was no word Tuesday on whether charges will be laid after a gun being handled by two children accidentally fired and killed one of them in northwestern Alberta. 232 more words


Evacuation order lifted for residents of Tallcree First Nation

EDMONTON – After spending five nights out of their homes due to a nearby forest fire, residents of North Tallcree First Nation are being allowed to return home. 195 more words


Fiery collision on Highway 63 south of Fort McMurray

EDMONTON – Highway 63 in northern Alberta was re-opened early Tuesday morning, after being shut down to traffic due to a fiery, two-vehicle collision Monday night. 148 more words


Another earthquake in Fox Creek raises concerns over hydraulic fracking

WATCH ABOVE: A 4.4 earthquake rocked the Town of Fox Creek Saturday. As Lisa Wolansky tells us, the oil and gas town has felt its share of shaking. 170 more words


A Goth's Look at Westerns - For Charlie

Since January of this year, I’ve been sending my stepfather, Charlie, our favourite westerns every couple of weeks or so.

I shopped on Amazon.ca and quietly sent them to my mother’s home in Northern Alberta. 627 more words

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Small forest fighting plane crashes

COLD LAKE, Alta. – A small air tanker used for fire suppression crashed Friday afternoon about 100 kilometres east of Lac La Biche, Alta., killing the 37-year-old pilot and sole passenger. 254 more words


Buck-A-Burpee - I challenge you!

There are a lot of charities out there to support, but this is one that I have a particular soft spot for.

A friend/colleague of mine came up with the idea last year to put two things together that mean a lot to him: Fitness and the Ronald McDonald House. 379 more words