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Past articles by Melissa:

$10K worth of hay bales set to be donated to Alberta SPCA stolen from provincial park

About $10,000 worth of hay bales that were being donated to the Alberta SPCA has been stolen from a provincial park northwest of Edmonton. → Read More

Homeowner who shot, killed man in rural Alberta break-in won’t be charged: RCMP

Members of the Blackfalds RCMP department were on their way to the home when they learned one man had been injured and another had been shot. → Read More

Banff Mayor Karen Sorensen resigns to become independent senator

Karen Sorensen announced on Thursday she would no longer be serving as mayor of Banff or as a member of the Banff Town Council. → Read More

38 record highs set in Alberta Tuesday as historic heat wave continues

A whopping 38 communities throughout Alberta saw their previous record highs for June 29 broken on Tuesday. → Read More

City council to debate when Calgary’s mask bylaw should end

When will face masks stop being mandatory in Calgary? City council is expected to decide on Monday, June 21. → Read More

‘I’m going to die’: Albertan shares chilling details of grizzly bear encounter

Eric Macapus was hiking alone on Mount Crandell in Waterton Lakes National Park when the encounter occurred. → Read More

Owners of Calgary cleaning company charged with human trafficking

RCMP say a husband and wife exploited foreign nationals with their Calgary-based cleaning business. → Read More

19 new record highs set in Alberta as warm weather continues

Environment Canada says 19 new record highs were set in Alberta on Thursday as the province continues to see above-seasonal temperatures. → Read More

Man killed, child and woman injured after pedestrians struck by vehicle in southwest Calgary

Charges are pending against the driver, and police say excessive speed and drug use are being investigated as potential factors in the crash. → Read More

Calgary police explain why officer was recorded shaking hands with anti-mask protestor

Calgary police are explaining the circumstances that led to an officer shaking hands with an unmasked anti-mask protestor at Chinook Centre on Feb. 13, 2021. → Read More

Calgary police are reviewing video that appears to show officer kick K9 dog

The video, which began circulating on Wednesday, appears to show a canine unit officer kicking his police service dog. → Read More

$100K reward offered in search for Calgary murder suspect Kier Bryan Granado

Kier Bryan Granado, 24, of Calgary, is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for first-degree murder. → Read More

‘His life was in danger’: Calgary police charge parents with adult son’s ‘severe’ neglect

Police said the victim, a 27-year-old man, suffered from a medical condition and was completely dependent on his parents for all his basic needs. → Read More

Calgary Zoo gorilla is expecting her first baby, due in May

Yewande, a 12-year-old western lowland gorilla, is due in early May, according to the Calgary Zoo. This marks the first gorilla baby in the troop since Kimani’s birth in 2016. → Read More

Giant pandas Er Shun and Da Mao safely home in China after Canadian stay

Two giant pandas who remained at the Calgary Zoo despite a dwindling supply of bamboo are now safely home in China. → Read More

Calgary Lotto 6/49 winner to use $1M windfall to retire

Pamela Dyck-Viner claimed the $1-million guaranteed prize on the Oct. 28 Lotto 6/49 draw. → Read More

Watch live: Calgary’s 2020 Remembrance Day ceremony at the Field of Crosses

Only those taking part in the ceremony will be allowed in the Field of Crosses, which will be closed to the public from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. → Read More

Calgary police charge 19-year-old girl, 48-year-old man in sex trafficking of teen girl

The investigation started on March 25, when officers were called to the Sandman Hotel at 888 7 Avenue S.W. over concerns a 15-year-old girl was being sexually exploited. → Read More

Calgary meteorologist Jordan Witzel dresses as Glamorgan cheese bun for Halloween 2020

Jordan Witzel dressed as a cheese bun from Calgary’s much-loved Glamorgan Bakery on Richmond Road, which has been in business for over 40 years. → Read More

New rooftop park opens on top of downtown Calgary parkade

The newly opened space, aptly called High Park, sits on top of the City Centre Parkade at 340 - 10 Ave. S.W. and showcases expansive views east and west including an unobstructed view of the Calgary Tower. → Read More