‘The first reaction was disbelief’: Calgary researchers discover magnetic structure in Milky Way galaxy

It’s a discovery of cosmic proportions: a never-before-seen look into the magnetic structure of the Milky Way galaxy. The celestial breakthrough was made by two University of Calgary students, Russell Shanahan and Stephen Lemmer, who at first thought their findings…

Victim critically injured in Trans-Canada Highway crash near Bassano

Posted December 5, 2019 1:24 pm Updated December 5, 2019 1:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ RCMP say one person was critically injured in a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway…

Man, 78, trampled by cattle in Alberta: STARS

Posted October 12, 2019 3:12 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A 78-year-old man was injured after reportedly being trampled by cattle in Kneehill County, Alta., on Friday, according to STARS…

Support in Alberta for family devastated by Oyen crash has ‘touched our hearts’

The Jeffreys family has been overwhelmed by support from friends, loved ones and strangers since an Aug. 7 collision near Oyen, Alta., changed their lives forever. The crash, which involved two tractor-trailers and the family’s Kia Sedona, occured on Highway…

STARS Air Ambulance called to 2-vehicle crash near Smoky Lake

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle collision east of Smoky Lake, Alta., on Saturday afternoon. A number of emergency vehicles, including RCMP cruisers and ambulances, were seen at the crash site — near Highway 28 and Highway 857 —…

Little girl airlifted to Edmonton hospital after ‘unpreventable accident’ at Wainwright parade

A six-year-old girl from Wainwright, Alta., was airlifted to hospital in Edmonton this weekend after what officials describe as “an unpreventable accident” at a local parade. The girl, who is a 4-H member, was injured Saturday during the parade, which…

2 men with stab wounds airlifted from Rocky Mountain House to hospitals in Edmonton, Calgary

Two people suffering from stab wounds were airlifted out of Rocky Mountain House, Alta., on Wednesday to hospitals in Calgary and Edmonton, according to a spokesperson for STARS Air Ambulance. The spokesperson did not say what caused the stab wounds.…