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Alberta's Zeke Thurston claims world saddle bronc title at National Finals Rodeo

LAS VEGAS — Zeke Thurston of Big Valley, Alta., captured his second career world championship in saddle bronc at the National Finals rodeo Saturday.

Alberta's Zeke Thurston claims world saddle bronc title at National Finals Rodeo

LAS VEGAS — Zeke Thurston of Big Valley, Alta., captured his second career world championship in saddle bronc at the National Finals rodeo Saturday.
'I do miss dancing': Calgary patient sold on tongue-tingler neural therapy

'I do miss dancing': Calgary patient sold on tongue-tingler neural therapy

CALGARY — Isaac Kohtakangas just cleared several hurdles to becoming more self-sufficient as he lives with multiple sclerosis.

Male killed in single vehicle crash on Highway 3 in Fort Macleod, Alta.

FORT MACLEOD, Alta. — The RCMP are investigating a fatal single vehicle crash on Highway 3 in Fort Macleod, Alta. They said the male driver of a small sedan was killed after the vehicle left the road early Sunday morning.
Andersen 36-save performance helps power Maple Leafs past Oilers 4-1

Andersen 36-save performance helps power Maple Leafs past Oilers 4-1

EDMONTON — The bottom six forwards stepped up to the plate to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a big road win on Saturday. Alexander Kerfoot had a goal and an assist as the Leafs powered their way to a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.
James Reimer makes 32 saves, Hurricanes beat Flames 4-0; Calgary win streak over

James Reimer makes 32 saves, Hurricanes beat Flames 4-0; Calgary win streak over

CALGARY — It took a hot goalie, a surging power play and a close non-offside call to end Calgary's seven-game winning streak.
Milanovich says "gut" decision, Trevor Harris, reasons to join Esks as head coach

Milanovich says "gut" decision, Trevor Harris, reasons to join Esks as head coach

EDMONTON — Scott Milanovich said ultimately it was a gut decision, not to mention a chance to be reunited with quarterback Trevor Harris, that led him say yes to becoming the new head coach of the Edmonton Eskimos.

One person dies in hospital after house fire erupts in Calgary

CALGARY — The Calgary Fire Department says a person has died in hospital after being pulled from a burning home in the city's Glendale neighbourhood.
Man who tried to kill Edmonton police officer, pedestrians sentenced to 28 years

Man who tried to kill Edmonton police officer, pedestrians sentenced to 28 years

EDMONTON — A man convicted of attacking an Edmonton police officer and then running down four pedestrians with a U-Haul van has been sentenced to a total of 28 years in prison. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, 32, was handed 18 years for striking Const.

Stampeders sign offensive lineman Williams, defensive lineman Orimolade

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed offensive lineman Ucambre Williams and defensive lineman Folarin Orimolade. The club says Williams's deal runs through the 2021 season.