Grieving mom returns to Calgary to meet mystery man who shared her son’s dying moments

Kian Mark Brotherton-Barkley, 15, was a generous, compassionate boy living in Calgary. But his family said he was suffering and he thought the only way out was to take his own life. His mom, Tanya Zaayer, is still devastated by…

Avenue Calgary releases list of best neighbourhoods for 2019

Brentwood has climbed the ranks of Avenue Magazine’s list of the finest of communities in Calgary, nabbing the top spot for 2019. The publication released its 10th annual ranking of the 50 best neighbourhoods in Calgary on Thursday, and the…

Opinions clash on Calgary flood mitigation berms

The City of Calgary’s utilities and corporate services committee received its annual flood resiliency update on Wednesday. The committee heard details of the work that’s taking place to protect and mitigate the impacts of a 2013 flood. An expert panel…

Calgary police seize drugs and stolen licence plates in traffic stops

Calgary police have laid charges against two people after drugs and stolen licence plates were seized in two different traffic stops in the city earlier this month. The Calgary Police Service (CPS) said a vehicle was pulled over in the…

Calgary nurse saves local musician during New Year’s Eve concert: ‘She was our angel of mercy’

Hexters Pub in Calgary’s Bowness neighbourhood was packed on New Year’s Eve. The house band, Gary Martin and the Heavenly Blues, performed to the sold-out crowd. After the first set, frontman Gary Martin noticed something wasn’t right with his saxophone…

9-year-old with achondroplasia hoping for return of custom bike

Sat, Oct 6: Finding a bike for a child with achondroplasia isn’t easy, but Dallin Krohn was able to spend much of his summer riding a custom two-wheeler his father modified to fit him perfectly. Unfortunately, that bike was stolen…

Calgary boy with achondroplasia pleads for return of customized bike

A Calgary family is pleading for the public’s help after an custom-made bike was stolen from their backyard Thursday night. Joshua Krohn said his son Dallin’s purple mini BMX bike was taken from the Bowness neighbourhood. “It is a very expensive…