Regional transit for Edmonton and nearby communities one step closer to reality

A final report was released Wednesday, spelling out the case for regional transit to serve Edmonton and 12 of its neighbouring communities. “The status quo will not meet the needs of residents,” explained Michael Walters, an Edmonton city councillor and…

Murder charge laid in death of Kelowna woman found west of Edmonton

A Spruce Grove man has been charged with murder after the body of a Kelowna woman was found just north of the city in Parkland County. On Sunday, Nov. 17 around 1:30 a.m., the body of Saladina Vivancos was found…

Sensory Halloween event aims to help kids who struggle with traditional trick-or-treating

An Edmonton-area woman is working to make sure that every child gets to trick-or-treat on Halloween, regardless of how they may react to a more traditional spooky setting. Last year, Kayleigh Lynds created Sensory Halloween, an event that sees specific…

Spruce Grove Tri Leisure Centre evacuated due to ‘unspecified threat’: RCMP

Posted October 17, 2019 9:43 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A recreation centre in the west end of Spruce Grove, Alta., was evacuated Thursday night because of what RCMP called…

Spruce Grove City Council unanimously passes motion to explore conversion therapy ban

A municipality west of Edmonton has become the latest municipality in Alberta to explore a ban on conversion therapy. Spruce Grove’s city council unanimously passed a motion Monday night to have city administrators prepare a report on options for how…

Prolific puffball: massive mushroom found near Edmonton thanks to wet weather

On Saturday, a backyard mushroom discovered by David and Karen Dickson near Devon, Alta. was a little larger than a basketball. “Its enormous! It’s grown colossally since over the last few days, I am not sure now whether you can…