Tragedy shines light on disorder

BRANDON — In less than five days, Trevor and Becky Wyne went from one of the highest points in their lives, celebrating the birth of their son, Ethan, to one of their lowest, when he died because of a rare undiagnosed disorder. Ethan James Wyne died Sept. 12, 2013. It […]

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Missing teen last seen in Tyndall Park area

Winnipeg police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 13-year-old girl. Serenity Flett was last seen on Wednesday, July 23 in the Tyndall Park area. Police are concerned for her well-being. Flett is described as Aboriginal, 5-foot-2 and approximately 110 pounds. She has straight Read More

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Battle royal over North End home

Was it an expression of resolve to keep fighting against eviction or a signal of something more chilling? That’s the question being raised by words Andrew Baryluk spoke just weeks ago as he fought a losing court battle to avoid being kicked out of his home. Baryluk’s chances of being […]

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Killer driver gets 54 months

He was high on cocaine, drunk on alcohol and driving more than double the speed limit when he killed an elderly motorist. Now a Winnipeg man has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for the type of tragedy a Manitoba judge says is all too familiar. Adam Langan, 30, […]

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Holiday risky for drivers

Wherever you are going, whatever you are doing, no matter how excited you are about your destination this long August weekend, buckle your seatbelt and take your time to be safe on roads and highways. Take special care as you depart. A Manitoba Public Insurance statement notes nearly 40 per […]

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Death incites anger

The Winnipeg man who died during an armed standoff is being described as a virtual shut-in whose mental-health issues demanded more of police than a hail of bullets. Family members of Andrew Baryluk lashed out at police after the 17-hour ordeal, saying the tragic ending could have been avoided Read […]

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Beat the heat: Why you need to stay cool

With the temperature expected to approach 30 C today and stay relatively high for the long weekend, many Manitobans are taking notice and making plans to enjoy the heat. That’s all good — most people have been waiting for some hot weather. It is also important to remember too much […]

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