3 young Edmonton athletes identified in Olympic talent search

A cross-country search for new athletes to put into Canada’s Olympic talent pipeline has identified three young women from Edmonton as hopefuls. RBC Training Ground, in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee, has extended invitations to the its national final…

“She’s one of the most inspiring people I’ve met”: Edmontonian calls it a career after 43 years at Goodwill

After more than four decades at Goodwill, Elaine Wenger is ready to move on to her next adventure. Born with cerebral palsy, the 65-year-old has become an inspiration for many people seeking meaningful employment. “I experimented, I found what I…

Edmonton man wins ultramarathon after nearly 13 hours of running

While most of us spent our August long weekend relaxing, other Canadians gathered in the Rocky Mountains to push their bodies to the ultimate test. The Canadian Death Race is a strenuous 125-kilometre course divided into five legs that starts…

Room to grow: Run raising funds for Spruce Grove girl diagnosed with genetic muscle disease

Like most 14-year-olds, Pyper Whitecotton is looking for some independence. The small mobile home in Spruce Grove she shares with her mom, Heather Forsyth, is getting a little too cramped for the duo. Pyper was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy…

Elk Island National Park bison populating herds across globe ‘the cornerstone of conservation’

The bison you see in Elk Island National Park have relatives as far away as Scotland, Alaska and Russia. The park, though just a short drive away for Edmontonians, has expanded its reach around the world, thanks to its reintegration…

Edmonton man attends 27th Rolling Stones concert

Even after seeing the Rolling Stones 27 times in concert, Donovan Workun still can’t get no “Satisfaction.” The Edmontonian recently returned from his latest Stones concert in Burl’s Creek, Ontario. His first? October 21, 1989, in Los Angeles. “I was…

Saint Bernard trio returns to Edmonton after putting spotlight on pet adoption

The Saint Bernard trio that captured worldwide attention is returning to Edmonton this weekend for an annual pet festival. The Edmonton Humane Society first introduced us to Gasket, Gunther and Goliath in October 2018. The dogs had become inseparable and…