Southern Alberta land-use plan raises ire of off-road users

Nearly nine years ago, Fran Nykoluk was mauled by a grizzly bear near Isolation Creek in the Livingstone Range as she tracked an elk that her husband had shot a few minutes earlier.

The bear, a mother with two cubs, popped out of the woods and stared her down for a few seconds before swiping at her head and throwing her to the ground. She played dead while the bear attacked, breaking bones in her face and puncturing her arms, legs, chest and groin.

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Avoid identity theft during tax season

The slapstick comedy Identity Thief has been a hit with movie-goers. But in real life, identity theft is no laughing matter.

Ask Angela Beasley of Miami. When the single mother tried to file her tax return last year, it was rejected by the IRS because someone else already had submitted a return with her Social Security number.

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Next stop, St. Albert

Perhaps St. Albert and Edmonton will have commuter rail service between them … again. One hundred years ago, that dream was a reality courtesy of the Edmonton Interurban Railway.

The Edmonton Interurban Railway was born with the same prolonged deliberation as the potential future LRT line, and with as many hopes riding along too, including the birth of a village in between the two municipalities.

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Police stop grow-op in north Edmonton

An Edmonton landlord got a pungent surprise when she went to check on her north side property Saturday afternoon.

Police say the woman went to check on the home, at 90 Street and 129B Avenue, and discovered a small marijuana grow op inside.

Acting Staff Sgt. Colleen Maynes said there were less than 20 plants inside the home, along with several pieces of equipment.

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