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Olivia and Liam top list for Alberta baby names in 2018

Premier Rachel Notley announced the top baby names in Alberta in 2018; Loki didn’t make the cut

Butter buds are tasty idea for the kitchen

Two recipes that date back to the Thirties

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Wetaskiwin Yellow Vest protest against carbon tax, pipeline bungling
Health Minister Sarah Hoffman speaks at Hinkley nomination in Wetaskiwin
Bruce Hinkley receives NDP nomination for Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin Jan. 8
Wetaskiwin Winter Warmup Christmas parade 2018

County council hears from chambers of commerce Nov. 6

Wetaskiwin, Pigeon Lake give updates to councilors

Lakedell 4-H Beef kids enjoy calf tour January 5

Lakedell 4-H Beef January report

  • Jan 16, 2019

Edmonton Police charged 236 people with auto theft in 2018

Police states many of the thefts are crimes of opportunity

UK lawmakers reject Brexit deal in 432-202 vote

House of Commons votes against the deal struck between Britain’s government and the EU

  • Jan 15, 2019

Ex-prosecutor to probe birth to comatose woman in Phoenix

Police served a warrant to get DNA from all male staff at the long-term care facility this month

Detroit parents charged after toddler dies from fentanyl poisoning

Autopsy showed Ava Floyd had ingested up to 15 times the amount of fentanyl authorities see on average

Overpaid workers will only pay back ‘net’ amounts under proposed new tax rules

For workers who inadvertently received too much pay, returning the money has been a nightmare

Postal workers in U.S. protest in solidarity with Canada Post counterparts

Members of the American Postal Workers Union and the National Association of Letter Carriers part of protest

Alberta Health Services, United Nurses of Alberta reach agreement to settle union grievance of nursing staffing shortage

Settlement includes the designation of 11.7 full-time-equivalent Registered Nurse relief positions

Woman’s complaint leads to sexual assault charge against Calgary priest

Malcolm Joe D’Souza, who is 62, has been charged with one count of sexual assault

7 people accused of using Florida teen as sex slave

St. Petersburg police Maj. Mark Hensley as saying that six men and a woman have been arrested

‘Miracle on the Hudson’ flight survivors mark 10 years

It’s been a decade since Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger steered the plane into the Hudson River

  • Jan 15, 2019

Wetaskiwin ‘Yellow Vest’ protest Jan. 12

Wetaskiwin residents protest Liberal/NDP carbon taxes, failure to support pipelines

New migrant caravan sets out from Honduras for U.S.

Caravan has about 300 people, mainly women and children

British Parliament nears historic vote on Brexit

A ‘no’ vote would throw British politics into further turmoil