Birth announcements for Oct. 15

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (blog)Maternal grandparents are Robin Campbell, Julie Winters, Rick Winters. Paternal grandparents are Mike Whaley, Jodie Whaley, Stephanie Bowers. Great-grandparents are...

Why next six games are key for Texas after closes losses to ranked USC, Oklahoma teams

The next six games will determine whether the Red River Showdown and the double-overtime loss at Southern Cal portend something greater. Texas led both nationally...

Florida Insider Poll: Jeb handled hurricanes better than Rick Scott ...

Gov. Rick Scott received generally high marks for his handling of the hurricanes hitting Florida and its sister territory, Puerto Rico, but his PR team...

High Winds Continue to Fan Deadly Northern California Wildfires

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthAll told, 16 fires have burned 214,000 acres — collectively the size of Dallas — across seven counties this week, forcing 100,000...

Vibrant, hard-fought councillor races make up for lacklustre mayoral ...

In my first column for CBC Edmonton, I asked whether this year's municipal election campaign would be a Seinfeld election, an election campaign about nothing.and...

Harvest Homecoming Masonic Temple doughnuts made with 'liquid ...

NEW ALBANY — Those who have had one know the doughnuts made from scratch each Harvest Homecoming by local Masons are worth the wait.and more »...

The royal family has a new fashion icon on its hands. - Reader's Digest

Reader's DigestThe royal family has a new fashion icon on its hands.Reader's DigestWe still look back with hungry eyes at Princess Diana's outfit choices (and...

The Legend of Liz Tilberis —One of Bazaar's Best

“Elegance is refusal” was Diana Vreeland's dictum (which she pinched from Coco Chanel), while Carmel Snow famously described it as “good taste, plus a dash...

PBS's Vietnam Acknowledges Nixon's Treason

(blog) (blog)Five years ago, this story showed up in an article by Ken Hughes, and others by Robert Parry. Four years ago it made...

Varcoe: Federal watchdog says Alberta's fiscal policies ...

News flash: Alberta's financial policies are “not sustainable” over the long term.That blunt assessment doesn't come from partisan opposition critics, ...and more »...

Mom, coaches: Travis Homer ready for 1st Miami Hurricanes start

Running back Travis Homer #24 of the Miami Hurricanes tries to get around the tackle of linebacker Matthew Thomas #6 of the Florida State Seminoles...

A bracing sourness rescues 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' from sickly sweet banality

Before long Milne is committing Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Christopher Robin himself to the page, complete with illustrations by his friend E.H. Shepard (Stephen...

Still the greatest homer in Blue Jays history

(blog) (blog)I remember sitting at the Thanksgiving dinner table at whatever Casa Doug was a quarter of a century ago with one eye on...

Braid: As election day nears, are voters turning away from Smith ...

Naheed Nenshi debates arts and culture with Bill Smith, right, on Aug. 28. Mayoral candidate David Lapp is on the left. Darren Makowichuk / Postmedia.Andre...

Youth plotting to bring change to their communities

Bancroft's Mayor Paul Jenkins often begins each council meeting by sharing a few words of wisdom from author Doug Griffiths's book, 13 Ways to Kill...

Perez not giving up on placing fallen-soldier monument at Oyster Shell Park

Ken Hughes, Norwalk's interim parks director, said his department has provided the committee information on the feasibility of placing the monument at Oyster Shell Park.

Riverdale Season-Premiere Recap: The Green-Eyed Monster

TeenVogue.comThen Veronica unpacks Fred's belongings from the hospital, only to find his wallet missing. Archie is distraught, blaming his girlfriend for unpacking the bag in...

Journée internationale de la fille : Estelle Denis, Joyce Jonathan… elles postent des photos d'elles enfant pour militer !

Télé StarÀ l'occasion de la journée internationale de la fille, les femmes du petit écran se sont mobilisées pour soutenir la cause des filles dans...

13 ways to kill a community

There are 13 ways communities are sabotaging themselves, and Fort St. John residents will learn some important lessons to kick the habit next month. Former...

Former Rays' slugger Fred McGriff selling Tampa home

Custom-built for McGriff and his wife, Veronica, in the mid-1990s, the five-bedroom, six-bath home sits on nearly two acres fronting the golf course in the...

The one key thing D-FW lacks in its bid to land Amazon's HQ2

So how can Dallas become an elite destination for ETT? It starts with strong, interdisciplinary computer science and software engineering programs. From Stanford and Cal-Berkeley...

Lions Club Coordinates Team Effort To Beautify Downtown Entry Point

Lillian Oberle donated the ground to place the signage. Citizens Electric Corporation pitched in by helping mount the sign, and John Stuppy brought the sign...

Incumbent Caterina faces strong election challenges in northeast Edmonton ward

In the 2013 municipal election, Caterina received 6,064 votes; Dave Colburn 4,892 and Williams 1,770. With Andreychuk coming from the moderate centre-left and Williams from...

'Great Books (Abridged)' a romp from Homer to Homer Simpson

That would be funnyman Doug Jarecki, reprising his role from In Tandem's 2008 production, tall tube socks included. He's assisted by a campy drama professor...

Alberta RCMP charge guardians with neglecting four-year-old girl who later died

Clark said he wants assurances that court cases related to the abuse or death of children are not delayed. United Conservative Party members Jason Nixon...

Taranaki mountain bikers delighted with revamped tracks

It's 7pm on a cold winter's evening and everyone on the New Plymouth Mountain Bikers Club weekly ride is excited at the thought of riding...

South chosen for Les Schwab tourney

“I'll be honest with you, I thought it was a little bit of a surprise,” South Eugene coach Dave Hancock said of his team getting...

Calgary NDP MLA leaves caucus, opts to sit as Independent

An Alberta member of the legislature from Calgary says she is leaving the caucus of the governing NDP and will sit as an Independent. Backbencher...

Peace River Museum – 50 historical years

A week prior to the celebration, Alberta Minister of Culture Heather Klimchuk visited Peace River and the Museum. She met at Athabasca Hall with some...

Smooth operator: The Denis Coderre method to staying in power

It is Saturday morning in Coderre country, a slice of the island better known as Montreal North. In a community centre on Rolland Boulevard, just...

Retrospective Analysis of 20 Patients With Schwannomas: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Characteristics, Pain, and ...

Oberle et al reported that 8 (50%) of 16 patients developed new neurological deficits (2 motor and 6 sensory) that did not disappear completely. Sawada...

Robin Wright, Naomi Campbell & Emily Ratajkowski Celebrate Paris Fashion Week at Vogue Party!

Robin Wright and Naomi Campbell strike a pose together on the carpet while attending the Vogue Party as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear...

Jeff Johnson To Speak As Keynote Speaker At Hip Hop Summit

Journalist Jeff Johnson will feature as the keynote speaker at the Hip Hop Summit on Saturday, October 7 in the HUB. Johnson, who hosts “Rap...

Paula Simons: Can fairy tale hopes for Alberta's political centre come true?

When the legislature resumes one month from now, the Alberta Party's Greg Clark and lone PC MLA Richard Starke, the member for Vermilion-Lloydminster, will be...

Peace River Ponderings: Part 17

Photo Submitted IMG_3620 – Culture Minister Heather Klimchuk and teepee sculptor Sonia Rosychuk share a laugh while photographers try to capture them during the Minister's...

Government cash delay rankles Alberta agriculture societies

United Conservative Party agriculture critic Wayne Drysdale said last week that patience in rural Alberta was wearing thin. “It's tough to find out partway through...

“Take on the f**king demonstrators”: Nixon, Vietnam and the politics of polarization

It starts with Vietnam,” said filmmaker Ken Burns. In the ninth episode of “The Vietnam War,” titled “A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970–March 1973),” Burns and...

Domino teams up with Fred Segal, Home Depot for bicoastal holiday pop-ups

Domino Media, the shoppable home decor magazine and website, can't stop popping up. After three successful New York-area pop-up shops in partnership with Target, Jet.com...

SE Calgary MLA Rick Fraser leaves United Conservative Party to sit as an independent

He joins Richard Starke as the second Tory to choose not to sit with the UCP since it was formed this summer. In an interview,...

Mattoon student opens fire in cafeteria, wounding 1, police say - Herald & Review

Herald & ReviewMattoon student opens fire in cafeteria, wounding 1, police sayHerald & Review... added that, "I would ask that you would keep everyone involved...

Trio of MLAs endorse Jason Kenney in UCP leadership bid

Calgary lawyer Doug Schweitzer has the support of one UCP MLA after earning the endorsement of Grande Prairie-Wapiti's Wayne Drysdale earlier this month. Kenney noted...

Griffiths headlines HEDC Business Week

(subscription)Doug Griffiths, the author of 13 Ways to Kill your Community will the special guest for the Diner Cocktail starting at 5 :30 p.m.

Thomson: Albertans should steel themselves for an endless election campaign

On Wednesday, Kenney sent out an email boasting of his two new endorsements, while one of the endorsers, Nixon, followed up with a why-I-support-Kenney email.

Family of late MLA Manmeet Bhullar gets tour of school bearing his name

The family of an Alberta politician killed while helping a stranded driver on a highway shed tears of joy, grief and gratitude as they stood...

Manmeet Singh Bhullar Park 'will embody his spirit as well as his strength'

Manmeet Bhullar's widow says a park being built in his name will improve the community and honour his legacy in a tangible way. "It means...

2 politicians discover childhood connection after Cape Breton thank-you letter

Two Tory politicians have discovered a childhood connection in Whitney Pier, Cape Breton, thanks to a belated thank-you letter. Last week, Thomas Lukaszuk, a former...

'Thank you Sydney!' Former refugee fondly remembers warm welcome

In December 1982, Thomas Lukaszuk and his family arrived Nova Scotia as Polish refugees, bewildered, exhausted and unable to speak a word of English. Now,...

Calgary riding of late MLA Manmeet Bhullar could be renamed in his honour

Alberta is considering a request to rename the provincial riding of Calgary-Greenway after late legislative member Manmeet Bhullar. The Conservative politician was driving from Calgary...

PS Air Museum Kenneth P. Miles Korean and Vietnam War Hangar Beam Signing

Palm Springs Air Museum Board members attending included Fred Bell, Robert Borns, Bill Bramer, Dan Gilbertson, Jim Houston, Bill Hughes, and Dr. Dave Thompson as...

Short Answers Feb. 19

Dear Short Answers: I recently met a girl that I really like a lot. But every time I send her an email it takes her...