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Woman killed in Highway 21 crash in Strathcona County

STRATHCONA COUNTY, Alta. — The RCMP say a woman has been killed in a crash on Highway 21 in Strathcona County just east of Edmonton. The accident happened Sunday evening and police say the woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died at the scene.

RCMP investigate suspicious death at Grande Prairie, Alta., residence

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — RCMP in Grande Prairie, Alta., say they are investigating a suspicious death in the city.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg tweets that she plans to visit Alberta

Climate activist Greta Thunberg tweets that she plans to visit Alberta

EDMONTON — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has announced that's she's going to Alberta.
Cooper leads Eskimos to 19-6 win over Lions and final berth in CFL playoffs

Cooper leads Eskimos to 19-6 win over Lions and final berth in CFL playoffs

EDMONTON — It wasn't the prettiest victory, but Edmonton Eskimos head coach Jason Maas will take it. Shaquille Cooper rushed for 94 yards and a touchdown to help Edmonton beat the B.C.
Hergy Mayala had two TDs as Stampeders hang on for 30-28 win over Roughriders

Hergy Mayala had two TDs as Stampeders hang on for 30-28 win over Roughriders

CALGARY — Hergy Mayala was happy that the majority of the 30,210 fans at McMahon Stadium were on his side on Friday night.
'I just knew I was hurt:' Women testify about being hit in Edmonton van attack

'I just knew I was hurt:' Women testify about being hit in Edmonton van attack

EDMONTON — It took more than a week for Kim O'Hara to understand what happened to her. O'Hara, one of four pedestrians struck by a speeding cube van in downtown Edmonton two years ago, testified Friday at the jury trial of Abdulahi Hasan Sharif.

Alberta charges village with improper use of strong poison strychnine

CEREAL, Alta. — The government has charged a community in southeastern Alberta with improper use of pesticides, including the strong poison strychnine.
Eskimos hope to lock up playoff berth and eliminate Lions

Eskimos hope to lock up playoff berth and eliminate Lions

EDMONTON — A win over the visiting B.C. Lions on Saturday won't just ensure the Edmonton Eskimos make the playoffs. It also will buy the Eskimos some time to get their game straightened out going into the post-season.

Edmonton photo radar supervisor gets five years for sex assault, kidnapping

EDMONTON — A photo radar supervisor in Edmonton has been sentenced to five years for sexually assaulting a woman he pulled over in a traffic stop. Paul Derksen was found guilty earlier this month on charges of kidnapping and sexual assault.
Tourmaline Oil shares rise after it spins off hybrid royalty corporation

Tourmaline Oil shares rise after it spins off hybrid royalty corporation

CALGARY — Tourmaline Oil Corp.'s creation of a hybrid royalty company to hold some of its energy assets spurred a buying rush for the company's stock on Friday, although its share prices remained well below their 52-week highs.