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Slave Lake man charged with multiple offences in connection with March shooting

A 32-year-old Slave Lake man has been charged with multiple offences in connection with a shooting at a Slave Lake house party last month.

An 18-year-old man was taken to hospital in Edmonton after being shot in the legs on March 11. 72 more words


Brush and grass fires force people from homes west of Edmonton

EDMONTON – Grass and brush fires are forcing people from their homes in some communities west of Edmonton.

Parkland County has issued a mandatory evacuation alert for people who live in and around the hamlet of Duffield. 149 more words

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Archaeology on Deer Mountain

On Friday, April 15th at 7 PM Tree Time Services Sr. Project Archaeologist Kurtis Blaikie-Birkigt will be presenting  at the High Prairie and District Museum on ongoing research on Deer Mountain, Alberta.   453 more words


Picture of the Week

Today’s picture is brought to you from the Peace River Trail. It is a nearly-complete Oxbow dart point, made of a medium-grained quartzite. Dart points are larger than arrow-heads and were used on long spears that were thrown using an atlatl. 58 more words


Checkout our Slave Lake Roadshow April 9, 2016

This Saturday, April 9, 2016, Tree Time archaeologists will be giving a presentation on some of our survey results in forestry developments along the historic Peace River Trail, which is located on the north shore of the Athabasca River between Smith and Sawdy, AB. 522 more words


Calgary Emergency Management Agency releases current list of top 10 hazards and risks in Calgary

The Calgary Emergency Management Agency has released its April 2016 report on the status of emergency preparedness in our city.

The report lists this year’s 10 “most likely natural, technological and human-induced events to occur in Calgary with the greatest potential impact,” and what’s being done to ensure we’re ready, should they happen (or should they happen again, in a lot of cases). 550 more words

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Early archaeology on Lesser Slave Lake

From 1979 to 1982, Dr. Ray LeBlanc, then Boreal Archaeologist with the Archaeological Survey of Alberta, conducted baseline surveys of the Lesser Slave Lake region.  Before that time there were less than 1000 archaeological sites recorded in the entire Green Zone of northern Alberta (including the Grande Prairie region).   568 more words