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Last Sunday was my first ever book signing. It went fairly well and it was great to see some old friends and meet some new ones. 72 more words

'Slave Lake' & 'Hunting Drums' by Leo Drezden

Either Prog-jazz with rock leanings, or Jazzy rock based prog, the Dublin based Leo Drezden have been molding themselves an interesting and unique sound. Labels were never my forté anyway. 92 more words

The Daily Suggestion

WATCH: South African firefighters in Alberta begin day with traditional song

WATCH ABOVE: Firefighters from South Africa, in our province to help battle the wildfires in northern Alberta, begin each day with a traditional song and march. 85 more words


Helicopter crashes while fighting wildfires near Slave Lake

EDMONTON — One person was taken to hospital Saturday afternoon after a helicopter crash near Slave Lake.

RCMP say the Bell 412 helicopter was helping battle wildfires when it crashed about 57 kilometres northeast of the town. 37 more words


Provincewide fire ban issued as crews battle out-of-control blazes

As wildfires burn out of control across Alberta and lightning storms hit, officials have implemented a provincewide fire ban in all forested areas.

The ban… 625 more words

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Chris Nelson: The sad forgotten hero of the Grant Notley aircraft tragedy

It was while watching the jubilation and adoration surrounding Rachel Notley on Tuesday night that the words, so long forgotten, came back.

“Nobody knew me and now everybody knows me. 629 more words


$6.5M cut from Alberta Environment's Firesmart program

EDMONTON — The Alberta government plans to reduce funding for preventing and fighting wildfires this year to save money.

Alberta Environment’s budget calls for $6.5 million less in spending for Firesmart, a program that includes cash for clearing brush and trees away from communities in forested areas. 168 more words