May 3, 2012

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The Photography Of Al Popil


Hi Don,

A couple of snaps Tuesday night from Cardiff Park. A coyote and a loon.

Al Popil
St. Albert


Nice to see you back behind the viewfinder for another season Al. Love that loon shot!

City Loses Second Team In Five Years

Well folks, you can chalk up yet another failure for $ervu$ Place. The money losing behemoth will be short whatever amount a small group of fans spent in the place for an entire AJHL season with the loss of the St. Albert Steel.

Remember that fancy new arena that councils and administration touted would restore hockey to the city and attract major entertainment as well? The current score is hockey/entertainment 2 = $ervu$ Place 0. To our knowledge, not a single concert or major entertainment show has ever been booked by the management of the White Elephant.

Dig for your wallets folks. It's going to cost you even more for about 10 percent of the city's elite population who can afford the membership fees to use the facilities on the public purse.

From the AJHL release:

The town of Whitecourt, Alberta will join the Alberta Junior Hockey League for the 2012-2013 season. The Alberta Junior Hockey League today unanimously approved a request submitted by the St Albert Steel to relocate the hockey club.

The Whitecourt Wolverines will begin operation immediately with details regarding the hockey operations staff, management and administration to be announced shortly. The Wolverines will compete in the AJHL North Division, replacing the Steel and maintaining a balance of eight teams per division. The newest member of the AJHL will play out of the recently renovated Scott Safety Centre in Whitecourt, a 1,058 seat facility.

The city of St Albert has a long standing history with the Alberta Junior Hockey League. The city was previously home to the St Albert Saints (1977-2004) and recently the St Albert Steel (2007-2012).

Complete details on the AJHL website.

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Links To Other Stories In The News:

Pilot in hang-glider fatality has bail hearing put off - CBC

FAA issues warning to passenger who filmed bird strike - CNN

Victim's son wants no mercy for Canadian on death row - CTV

Witness pulled child from Highway 63 wreck - Edmonton Journal

Edmonton Eskimos unveil new jerseys - Edmonton Sun

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Down at the cow wash . . .




An Egg Shell

But How

Do You Get The Egg

Out Of That Jar?

Dog Guards Owner's Bike

This is quite a dog, watching his owner's bike and then hopping aboard.


Playing Tonight At LB's Pub

Songwriters Showcase with Gordie Matthews

"HOW LOW WILL YOU GO SHOW" at 9:00. Then an Open Stage with "Shaved Posse" - Rocko Vaugeois, Charlie DeShane and Kenny Skoreyko

MGD $4.25, great food, service and music.


By Don Sinclair