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Latest news from 660news.com - Alberta feed

  1. Brian Jean throws hat into the ring for leadership of United Conservative Party

    07.25 / 02:54 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    Alberta’s newest political party now has its first official candidate for leadership, former Wildrose leader Brian Jean. Jean, a businessman and lawyer by trade, has been a long time politician in the Fort McMurray area on both the provincial and federal stages. He made the announcement in Rockyview County late Monday afternoon and was quickly…
  2. Olympic bid committee asks for more time as it waits for IOC changes

    07.24 / 20:53 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    There will likely be more delays before council finally gets a recommendation on whether or not Calgary should bid on the 2026 Winter Olympics. The Calgary Bid Exploration Committee completed its report and presented its risk assessment and final recommendation to council on Monday. The early reviews from councillors are not great, with many still…
  3. CPS looking for CTrain stabbing suspect

    07.24 / 20:11 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    Calgary police have released CCTV images of a man wanted in a stabbing last week on the CTrain. A 45-year-old man was stabbed in the chest as the train approached Marlborough station, after getting in an altercation with another passenger on July 18. Originally in life-threatening condition, the victim has now been released from hospital.…
  4. RCMP charge boaters after rescue on shore of remote Alberta lake

    07.24 / 19:09 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    NORDEGG, Alta. – RCMP have charged two boaters in central Alberta after the pair were rescued from the shore of a remote lake after an intense storm. Mounties say the man and woman went floating in a small rubber boat on Abraham Lake Sunday wearing shorts, t-shirts and sandals. Police say neither was wearing a…
  5. Trending: #AbStorm, Michael Phelps, #7YearsofOneDirection

    07.24 / 15:07 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    If somehow you missed southern Alberta’s Sunday night storm, you could get a play-by-play Monday morning, online with #abstorm. Images and video of strong wind, lots of rain and hail, in varied sizes, some as big as tennis balls were shared on Twitter. My garden is done. Anders in Red Deer #abstorm pic.twitter.com/Y1sEEHU7Yq — Diane…
  6. Olympic bid report goes to council, speedy decision unlikely

    07.24 / 13:39 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    There will likely be more delays before council finally gets a recommendation on whether or not Calgary should bid on the 2026 Winter Olympics. The Calgary Bid Exploration Committee has completed its report, and will present its risk assessment and final recommendation Monday, but city administration is expected to ask for a week to review…
  7. SCIENCE SHIP: Could you outrun a T-Rex?

    07.24 / 12:15 www.660news.com 660news.com - Alberta
    It’s one of the most iconic scenes in Jurassic Park: Ian Malcolm sits in the back of a jeep urging the driver to go faster, as a Tyrannosaurus Rex crashes towards them. Unfortunately, Steven Spielberg may need to re-edit the movie: new research suggests the giant dinosaurs were much slower than first thought. 660’s Jonathan…