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Caster Semenya arrives for landmark case that will challenge science and gender politics

Caster Semenya arrives for landmark case that will challenge science and gender politics

Caster Semenya, the two-time Olympic 800-metre champion from South Africa didn’t take questions as she arrived at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday, but she flashed…

Team LeBron rallies for NBA all-star win

Team LeBron rallies for NBA all-star win

Kevin Durant had 31 points and seven rebounds, LeBron James added 19 points and Team LeBron overcame a big game from Giannis Antetokounmpo to defeat Team Giannis 178-164…

Barkov’s between-the-legs beaut helps Panthers beat Canadiens

Barkov’s between-the-legs beaut helps Panthers beat Canadiens

Aleksander Barkov got his second career hat trick and made his case for goal of the year as the Florida Panthers beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 on Sunday…

Hip Check: Panthers’ Barkov makes his case for goal of the year

Hip Check: Panthers’ Barkov makes his case for goal of the year

Florida Panthers centre Aleksander Barkov scored a hat trick against the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night, including this between-the-legs beauty.…

For Jill Officer, this year’s Scotties is both familiar and foreign

For Jill Officer, this year’s Scotties is both familiar and foreign

After stepping away from competitive curling one year ago after 23 seasons alongside Jennifer Jones, Jill Officer is back at another Scotties — this time as a fifth…

Local News

Adult Art Therapy at the Whitecourt library

Adult Art Therapy at the Whitecourt library

By Ashley Clementovich On Saturday, the Whitecourt & District Public Library held its monthly Adult…

Tearing down history

Tearing down history

By Vicki Winger Demolition began last Thursday on the old École St. Joseph School along…

Having a good night out in Whitecourt

Having a good night out in Whitecourt

This past Thursday at Eastlink Part, the town held its Night Out in Whitecourt (NOW).…

UCP West Yellowhead hosts fundraiser in Whitecourt

UCP West Yellowhead hosts fundraiser in Whitecourt

Last Thursday, the United Conservative Party held a social fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m.…

World News

No medicine, records or equipment: Haiti hospital struggles during protests

No medicine, records or equipment: Haiti hospital struggles during protests

The languid whack of a ceiling fan stirs the heat around the Intensive Care Unit. It’s the only sound on the ward. Because there is none of the…

US aid lands in Colombia as part of effort to deliver supplies to Venezuela

US aid lands in Colombia as part of effort to deliver supplies to Venezuela

A second wave of US aid arrived Saturday at the Colombian-Venezuelan border in the midst of Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis.…

Missionaries and nurses trapped in Haiti as protests sweep country

Missionaries and nurses trapped in Haiti as protests sweep country

A group of 24 Canadian missionaries and another of nurses are among visitors stranded in Haiti by ongoing street protests sweeping through the Caribbean country.…

Huffington Post

Canada Pension Plan Makes $1.75-Billion Investment Into Renewable Energy

Canada Pension Plan Makes $1.75-Billion Investment Into Renewable Energy

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. has signed a deal for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to buy 49 per cent of…

Oilsands Will Exceed Their Emissions Cap In 12 Years If Nothing Changes: Report

Oilsands Will Exceed Their Emissions Cap In 12 Years If Nothing Changes: Report

CALGARY — Canada’s oilsands production could grow to the point that its emissions exceed the Alberta government’s cap of 100 million…

Jason Kenney Calls Carbon Tax A ‘Frog In The Pot’ Situation For Canadians

Jason Kenney Calls Carbon Tax A ‘Frog In The Pot’ Situation For Canadians

OTTAWA — Jason Kenney arrived on Parliament Hill Monday ready to pick a fight against Liberals over the federal carbon tax.…