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Southern Alberta man accused of promoting hatred pleads not guilty

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A southern Alberta man charged with a hate crime and numerous firearms offences has pleaded not guilty.

Icy highway: Minor injuries as tour bus rolls in Banff National Park

BANFF, Alta. — There were minor injuries when a tour bus in Banff National Park rolled over on Tuesday night.
Doughty scores OT winner for Los Angeles Kings in 4-3 win over Calgary Flames

Doughty scores OT winner for Los Angeles Kings in 4-3 win over Calgary Flames

CALGARY — Drew Doughty and Matthew Tkachuk lived up to the hype around their rivalry. Doughty scored the overtime winner for the Los Angeles Kings in a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday.

Man missing in Jasper National Park since August dead, nothing criminal: RCMP

JASPER, Alta. — The body of a man who went missing in Jasper National Park in August has been found. Zexin "Joe" Yue, who was 23, was last seen in the resort town on Aug. 19. RCMP say there is no indication that his death was criminal.
Former TV sports anchor sentenced to more prison time for bank robberies

Former TV sports anchor sentenced to more prison time for bank robberies

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — A former Winnipeg television sports anchor and college instructor who pleaded guilty to robbing banks in Saskatchewan and Alberta has been sentenced to more prison time.
Southern Alberta man files counterclaim against intruder he shot in 2018

Southern Alberta man files counterclaim against intruder he shot in 2018

CALGARY — A southern Alberta man who is being sued by an intruder he shot on his property last year has filed a counterclaim alleging mental anguish.
Alberta politicians trade barbs on economy, budget as legislature resumes

Alberta politicians trade barbs on economy, budget as legislature resumes

EDMONTON — Alberta's fall legislature sitting began on full boil, with Premier Jason Kenney accusing the former government of trailblazing economic incompetence while NDP Leader Rachel Notley told him to stop throwing tantrums and take the wheel.
Day parole revoked for Calgary man who strangled wife, hid body in basement wall

Day parole revoked for Calgary man who strangled wife, hid body in basement wall

RED DEER, Alta. — A Calgary man who strangled his wife and concealed her body in a basement wall of their home is going back to prison because he broke terms of his day parole by being involved with a sex worker.
Wind power association pursues partnership with solar, other technologies

Wind power association pursues partnership with solar, other technologies

CALGARY — The president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association says the industry has proven that wind can compete on price with other sources of electrical power but now it must prove it can be just as reliable.
Alberta bill proposes agency to help Indigenous groups invest in energy projects

Alberta bill proposes agency to help Indigenous groups invest in energy projects

EDMONTON — Alberta is moving to set up a new Crown corporation to help Indigenous groups invest in major natural resource projects.