Cochrane X Games athlete lands world’s 1st snowbike BASE jump

Your mind is in laser-sharp focus as you and your bike plunge off a cliff that’s hundreds of feet high in Whistler, B.C. Story continues below That’s how Cochrane, Alta., X Games athlete Cody Matechuk described his thought process during…

Sherwood Park woman reviving Ukrainian Easter egg tradition

Larissa Pohoreski wrote her first pysanky, the Ukrainian-style Easter egg, at the age of four. Now, decades later, she’s honed her craft and is selling her eggs to buyers around the world. Pohoreski says the eggs have a long history.…

Alberta FARRM animal sanctuary receives $10K donation following deadly barn fire

The Farm Animal Rescue and Rehoming Movement (FARRM) received a sizable donation to help recover from a devastating fire. READ MORE: Animal sanctuary reeling after 9 animals killed in Thursday night barn fire Story continues below During Saturday’s Global Edmonton Morning…

Easter event at Edmonton’s Muttart Conservatory a big hit with families

Hundreds of families attended the annual Easter Hoppenings event at the Muttart Conservatory on Easter Sunday. The yearly event gave families the chance to enjoy Easter activities and crafts, including potting Easter-themed plants. The Easter party also featured bunnies from…

3 mountaineers found dead after avalanche in Banff National Park

The bodies of three climbers who disappeared after an avalanche were found on Sunday, according to Parks Canada. On April 17, three mountaineers who attempted to climb the east face of Howse Peak in the Icefields Parkway were reported overdue,…

Trans Mountain pipeline still top priority for feds despite deadline extension: transport minister

Despite extending a deadline for deciding on next steps for the Trans Mountain pipeline, Transport Minister Marc Garneau says Canadians should still be assured the issue is the “number one priority” for the government. Story continues below In an interview…

Alberta man dies after collision during snowmobile race at B.C. ski resort

An Alberta man has died after a collision during a snowmobiling race in B.C. on Saturday. The man was taking part in the Western Canada Hillcross Tour at Sun Peaks Resort in Kamloops when he suffered serious injuries in the…

Death of 9-year-old Syrian girl raises alarm bells among mental health advocates

Following the death of a nine-year-old Syrian girl in Calgary, those working with young newcomers say it is an extreme outcome of a larger issue that many are facing. “It’s extremely real. If you go and visit schools with refugee…

Brush fire in northeast Edmonton comes close to homes

Wind, terrain and dry conditions kept firefighters busy battling a grass fire in northeast Edmonton on Saturday afternoon. Crews were called to the area of Hooper Crescent near Victoria Trail around 2:30 p.m. because of a brush fire in the…

Litter from Edmonton homeless encampments an ongoing issue, say residents, city staff

Now that the snow has largely melted in Edmonton, litter and other debris are becoming more visible across the city. Some of the mess is not only an eyesore but part of a bigger problem. Andrew Croy walks his dog…