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Lightning face adversity and Islanders in East final Game 6

EDMONTON — Jon Cooper might have reacted differently five years ago to losing in double overtime in Tampa Bay's first chance to move on to the Stanley Cup Final, sulking with his head down and kicking the nearest soda can.
Caribou herds in Jasper National Park decline; wilderness group calls for action

Caribou herds in Jasper National Park decline; wilderness group calls for action

JASPER, Alta. — The woodland caribou herds in Jasper National Park are dwindling. An update posted on the Parks Canada website suggests that the three herds managed by the federal agency in the park in Alberta have dropped to critical levels.
Why not using cash during COVID-19 could make you more likely to overspend

Why not using cash during COVID-19 could make you more likely to overspend

U of A experts offer tips on how to handle your money during the pandemic—including decontaminating bills and coins.
No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional

No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional

EDMONTON — The Alberta Review Board says a mentally ill man who stabbed and killed five young people at a Calgary house party has been making progress but will not be going into a group home in the next year.
Doctors deliver bleak prognosis for St. Paul health services

Doctors deliver bleak prognosis for St. Paul health services

“If these people leave, do you know how many people will be without family doctors? It will be in the thousands."
Bid accepted to exit creditor protection and restart Ekati Diamond Mine

Bid accepted to exit creditor protection and restart Ekati Diamond Mine

CALGARY — The owner of the Ekati Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories says it plans to return the suspended project to full operating status after accepting a "stalking horse bid" by an affiliated buyer to allow it to exit court protection from
Isles stay alive: Eberle seals 2-1 2OT win over Lightning

Isles stay alive: Eberle seals 2-1 2OT win over Lightning

EDMONTON — Islanders forward Jordan Eberle knew exactly what to do upon seeing teammate and captain Anders Lee pounce on the loose puck once Tampa Bay’s Kevin Shattenkirk whiffed on his shot from the right point.
REVIEW: Mayfield Dinner Theatre steps up to the plate with powerful season opener

REVIEW: Mayfield Dinner Theatre steps up to the plate with powerful season opener

Playing With Fire a bold, uplifting show to help re-launch the Mayfield Dinner Theatre.
A good death: palliative care/hospices make a difference

A good death: palliative care/hospices make a difference

While Alberta lags behind eastern Canada for availability of hospice/palliative beds, advocates say it's a needed option.
Stars GM Jim Nill says Rick Bowness has earned Dallas Stars coaching job

Stars GM Jim Nill says Rick Bowness has earned Dallas Stars coaching job

EDMONTON — Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill says interim head coach Rick Bowness has "earned the right" to come back behind the bench, but says the decision will come after the Stanley Cup final.